News tagged ‘kindle’

Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012

Amazon Smartphone Set for Mid-2013 Launch?

Amazon Smartphone Set for Mid-2013 Launch?

According to Taiwan Economic News, the online retail giant has allegedly contracted Foxconn to built its Kindle smartphone and will have therm ready for a mid-2013 launch.

Friday, 12 Oct 2012

Amazon: Zero Profits from Kindle Fire HD and Paperwhite Sales

Amazon: Zero Profits from Kindle Fire HD and Paperwhite Sales

Amazon's Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Bezos, has confirmed that the online retailer is not making a profit from sales of its latest Kindle tablet and e-reader devices.

Thursday, 11 Oct 2012

The Cheapest E-Book Reader Ever?

The Cheapest E-Book Reader Ever?

German firm, Txtr, has unveiled the highly affordable Beagle e-book reader, as they wade into the budget e-reader market. Read on to find out just how little this nifty reading companion costs.

Monday, 10 Sep 2012

New Revelations About Upcoming Kindle Fire

New Revelations About Upcoming Kindle Fire

Even though the Kindle Fire has not yet shipped, Amazon has let a few key developments for the device be known. Apparently the default search engine for the product will be Microsoft's Bing. Customers will also have the option to remove the advertisements on the lock screen.

Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012

Incoming: New Tablets from Amazon

Incoming: New Tablets from Amazon

Mr Demos Parneros, President of U.S. Retail for Staples Inc, has given word that Amazon has plans to introduce as many as six new tablets soon, including a 10-inch model. It is unclear if he is referring to variations of the Kindle Fire, or a combination of Kindle e-book readers and tablets.

Follow Up to Kindle Fire May Come in 10-inch Form Factor

Follow Up to Kindle Fire May Come in 10-inch Form Factor

According to a report from Reuters based on information from an executive at Staples, Amazon might be releasing a 10-inch version of the Kindle Fire during their next launch.

Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012

Amazon Acquires 3D Mapping Startup UpNext

Amazon Acquires 3D Mapping Startup UpNext

In a bid to have a mapping service of to call its own, Amazon has reportedly agree to a deal to acquire New York-based 3D mapping upstart UpNext.

Friday, 29 Jun 2012

Code-named 'Coyote' and 'Hollywood': Amazon Readies Two More Kindle Fire Tablets

Code-named 'Coyote' and 'Hollywood': Amazon Readies Two More Kindle Fire Tablets

A report from BGR claims that Amazon has two new Kindle Fire tablets in the works, slated to be launched as early as next month. One is allegedly a 7-inch dual-core model, and the other is a larger 10-inch variant which packs a quad-core processor.

Thursday, 14 Jun 2012

Android Get Kindle App Update

Android Get Kindle App Update

Amazon updates their Kindle app for Android, which includes improvements for reading on a tablet.

Monday, 30 Apr 2012

Amazon's Kindle Fire Is The Number One Android Tablet in US

Amazon's Kindle Fire Is The Number One Android Tablet in US

Amazon's Kindle Fire is now one of the most popular Android devices in the US, and the most prominent Android tablet in the market. But that doesn't mean Google is amused, because Amazon's version of Android is bringing developers into their yard.

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