There’s no denying that Apple is still the leader in the tablet segment, but according to the latest figures from the IDC, Android OEMs are giving Apple a run for its money. In the third quarter, Apple’s tablet market share shrunk to 50.4%, down from 65.5% in Q2. Over the same time period, Samsung managed ... Read More »
While Google has always been willing to release vague numbers regarding Android tablet activations, they have been silent about how popular the Nexus 7 truly is. Fortunately, Asustek’s CFO David Chang let slip that sales of the Nexus 7 have nearly doubled since launch and are now averaging just below 1 million units per month. It’s hard to ... Read More »
There’s no denying the relationship Android and Apple have together. They’re each other’s biggest competition. Constantly at each other’s throats, the target of lawsuits and ad campaigns. As such, there’s bound to be news stories that directly involve the two going head-to-head. We don’t want to fill the entire front page of Android and Me ... Read More »
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You might have missed it during the official announcement, since Amazon neglected to mention it, but the new Kindle Fire lineup will include lockscreen ads to help offset those rock bottom prices they are charging for the hardware.
I’m sure many users don’t particularly care what is on their lock screen, however, there was ... Read More »
The 7-inch and 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HDs are the headliners here, but the original Kindle Fire is still alive and has gotten a not insignificant spec boost while shaving 20% off the price.
Nearly one year after the first Kindle Fire, the number one selling item on Amazon, was revealed to the world, the good folks at Amazon have just taken the wraps off of their latest tablets: the Kindle Fire HD family.
Amazon is fully committed to Kindle Fire as a service. They’ve always been keen on ... Read More »
Amazon is expected to announce a new Kindle Fire tablet tomorrow, and if the latest rumors are true, they will also reveal an Android-based smartphone. Nilay Patel of The Verge is reporting that “multiple sources” have confirmed to him Amazon is “working on a smartphone that runs a variant of the Kindle Fire’s ... Read More »
Amazon is expected to announce their new lineup of Kindle devices on September 6th, and we might have our first glimpse of the next Kindle Fire. Chris Ziegler of The Verge was sent a purported shot of the next Kindle Fire and told that a ”pair” of Fires is likely.
Previous rumors from Digitimes suggested that ... Read More »
Amazon has a major product announcement set for September 6th, and today the company made two important announcements that reveal their plans for next week. First, the Kindle Fire is now sold out just nine months after it launched. And now the Amazon App Store is coming to Europe.
In Germany, France and Italy, customers ... Read More »
There’s a report out of Reuters this morning that Amazon is working on not one or two tablets, but a whopping six tablet SKUs coming fairly soon according to Staples’ President of U.S. Retail Demos Parneros. This could go one of two different ways. It could amount to an entire refresh of the overall Kindle lineup, with ... Read More »