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 »
Hacking and modding development behind the Kindle Fire has been slowly but surely picking up ever since the device was first released. It’s no surprise that there are already a multitude of hacks and mods available, Amazon made it clear that they know the Kindle Fire will be rooted and that developers will have their ... Read More »
Amazon’s Kindle Fire is flying off the shelves, with some estimating Amazon will have shipped nearly 5 million units by the end of the year. With a souped up 10-inch model reportedly in the works, it is clear Amazon recognizes the importance of the exponentially growing tablet market, and has been the ... Read More »
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When the Kindle Fire first came out, the director of Amazon’s Silk browser project, Jon Jenkins, was sure to mention that Amazon doesn’t really care if you root the Kindle Fire or not. He said that “it’s going to get rooted, and what you do after you root it is up to you.” Not only ... Read More »
Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year in the United States, has come and gone, leaving many victors and losers in its aftermath. Waffle maker riots may have been the hot topic of the weekend, but now that things have calmed down, manufacturers and retailers are starting to talk turkey.
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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 »
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 tablets keep on coming. Amazon’s plan for an Android tablet has been the worst kept secret in the mobile world. So, it should come as no surprise that the rumors have now been confirmed; TechCrunch was lucky enough to get some hands-on time with the new Android-powered Kindle.
Reportedly, this tablet ... Read More »
Rumors about the Amazon Android devices have been shooting back and forth since our very own Taylor Wimberly brought the first details about Amazon’s “family” of devices. Today, the Wall Street Journal is bringing us a few more details they obtained via their secret tipster(s). We’ve heard a few rumors about the possibility of ... Read More »