Can Barnes & Noble launch a device that can compete with Amazon’s wildly popular Kindle Fire? Today the oldest and largest book retailer in the US announced the Nook Tablet, which launches next week and will retail for $249. That’s a $50 premium over the $199 Kindle, so let’s take a closer look at ... Read More »
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Even though estimated pre-order sales already set the Kindle Fire up to be not only the most successful Android tablet to come out so far, but most successful tablet in general, Apple still seems to think the device won’t make a dent in the industry.
Barclays Group analyst Ben Reitzes recently sat down with ... Read More »
The Kindle Fire is about to get some pretty decent competition in the full-color ereader market. According to The Digital Reader, multiple sources have confirmed that the Barnes and Noble Nook Color 2 is set to launch on November 7th, a full 8 days sooner than the latest offering from Amazon.
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Would it surprise you to learn that Amazon could have the best selling Android tablet by the end of the year? Several weeks ago a leak surfaced that suggested Amazon was racking up 50,000 pre-orders per day of their newly announced $199 Kindle Fire. It now appears those numbers ... Read More »
Just can’t get away from the Samsung news today. Pre-orders for Samsung’s 7-inch Galaxy Tab Plus went live in Europe just a bit over a week ago, and now Amazon has the US version available for pre-order. Still no mention of the exact release date, however.
I have my doubts that the Galaxy Tab 7 ... Read More »
The announcement of the Galaxy Nexus and Ice Cream Sandwich was not the only major event that took place in Hong Kong. In fact, Google’s Andy Rubin had a chance to talk at AsiaD, covering topics like Android, its future, the competition and tablets.
Of course, the launch of Ice Cream Sandwich was ... Read More »
Earlier this week, we shared some initial pre-order estimates for the Amazon Kindle Fire. At the time, the outlook for a highly successful Kindle Fire debut was very positive, but some new leaked sales numbers may be far greater than anyone could have imagined. If the sales figures turn out to be true, Amazon ... Read More »
In a new report from eDataSource, “a leading provider of online competitive intelligence,” it’s been estimated that Amazon has sold more than 95,000 Kindle Fires on the first day of pre-order sales alone.
By using an inbox scanning technique, eDataSource was able to scour some 800,000 inboxes the day Kindle Fire pre-orders went live to ... Read More »
We’ve suggested for a while now that Amazon is working on a family of Android devices for 2011/2012: a phone, 7-inch tablet and 10-inch tablet–all rumored to be released sometime in Q4 2011. While the super-cheap Kindle Fire is set to lead the way in sales this holiday season, it appears Amazon is secretly working on at ... Read More »
The biggest product in tech news today is the Kindle Fire. Not only is Amazon offering a strong tablet/reader for a price below $200, but they’re also introducing the Silk Browser. This is no regular browser; it’s actually a cloud-accelerated browser meant to revolutionize mobile computing.
How is this browser different? ... Read More »