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 »
It turns out that Amazon’s multiple device strategy may finally be coming to fruition.
We reported way back in early 2011 that Amazon was bringing a family of devices to market, with a phone and two tablets rumored to be somewhere in the testing process. While the timing may have been a bit off, ... Read More »
Those of us wanting to get our hands on the oft-rumored Google branded tablet will have to wait a little longer. In a statement provided to The Verge, sources close to the project stated that in its current state, the Google-branded tablet would have to sell for $249. This has caused Google to ... Read More »
Time and time again, Android’s demise is spelled out by bloggers all across the globe. Whether it’s because of a lack of revenue generated by Android itself, fragmentation, a new iPhone or a patent lawsuit, someone, somewhere is always predicting Android is on the way out. Well if you haven’t noticed, that’s far from reality. ... Read More »
Looking for a great excuse to buy a Kindle Fire? Amazon’s Gold Box deal of the day features a refurbished Kindle Fire for only $139 (that’s $30 less than the usual $169 price tag of a used unit). According to Amazon, all refurbished Kindle Fire devices are pre-owned but have been tested ... Read More »
Amazon changed the tablet market with its Kindle Fire. Around 5-6 million units were sold just during the 4th quarter of 2011, quickly propelling Amazon to the #2 spot in tablet sales, behind Apple’s iPad. According to recent rumors, Amazon plans to continue its success by adding at least two more devices to ... Read More »
Google is slowly but surely trying to build up a full content ecosystem to compete with the likes of Apple’s iTunes and Amazon’s store. The search giant has added books, movies, and music to its content repertoire, and according to a rumor posted on the unofficial Google news site Google Operating System, Google may ... Read More »
Last year Amazon and Barnes & Noble released their low-priced Android tablets to for $199 and $249 respectively. The $199 Kindle Fire sold an estimated 3.9 million units while the $249 Nook Tablet sold 1.92 million units. Seeing that customers were responding to the lower price point, Barnes & Noble quickly decided to roll out ... Read More »