I feel like we’ve pretty well established at this point that the Amazon Fire phone probably doesn’t belong as your daily driver, but at this new low price of $130, you are basically walking out the door with the phone for free if you are a Prime subscriber anyway.
As a reminder, ... Read More »
Amazon has launched Kindle Unlimited, its subscription e-reading service that allows a user to pay a monthly fee for unlimited access to a library of e-books and audiobooks. The cost is $9.99 per month and the service includes popular titles such as the Harry Potter series, The Lord of the Rings series ... Read More »
Amazon introduced their Whispersync for Voice service in 2012, which allows for seamless syncing between books read on Kindle and listened to on the Audible app. Today they have brought that same functionality to the Kindle app.
If you aren’t familiar with the service, for $1-$4 you can upgrade a Kindle book purchase to include ... Read More »
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX, Kindle FireTV…Kindle Fire smartphone? If a new rumor is to be believed, Amazon will add a smartphone to its hardware lineup later this year.
Sources speaking to the Wall Street Journal say that Amazon is working ... Read More »
Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently-upgraded apps for the week. I’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the developers rather than selecting the apps with the most ... 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 »
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 »
When I got my first Android phone a little over three years ago, one of my favorite things was to browse the Android Market and watch which apps were being pushed to the Android Market. Developers soon began to exploit the Just In section of the Android Market with fake updates to get their app to the ... Read More »
When Amazon released UI updates to the Amazon Appstore and Kindle applications several months ago, the Amazon MP3 app was left out in the ugly cold. Though I personally have all of my music uploaded to Amazon’s cloud, I chose to take advantage of Google’s Music service because the application on my smartphone ... Read More »
Android manufacturers are not giving up on the fight against Apple. The situation is tense, and the war does not stay behind the borders of product competition. TV commercials and ads take direct swings at Apple. We can take Samsung’s latest commercials as an example – including their Super Bowl ad. But this time ... Read More »