Tag: Kindle
SaveSavedRemoved 0

Amazon releases new Kindle commercial a day before big announcement

During today's opening NFL game between the New York Giants and the Dallas Cowboys (Go GIANTS!), Amazon ran a commercial showing off some different Kindle e-readers. While that might not sound like a big deal on its own, it suddenly becomes one when we expect Amazon to announce a number of new devices tomorrow, ...

SaveSavedRemoved 0

Amazon Kindle for Android gets updated with better support for tablets

If you use the Amazon Kindle app on your Android tablet to read ebooks, you should stop what you're doing and head over to the Google Play store to get the latest update available. Today, Amazon released a minor update to its Kindle app for Android that brings some new small features to tablet users. With the ...

SaveSavedRemoved 0

Amazon’s Kindle Fire receives 6.3.1 update, adds more parental controls

Amazon is pushing out a new update to the Kindle Fire with firmware version 6.3.1 bringing additional parental controls. You will now be able to password-protect your purchases, disable access to some content libraries and even block your kids from using the Silk browser. We have a new, free software update ...

SaveSavedRemoved 0

Kindle app for Android update brings real page numbers, smaller download file

The Amazon Kindle app for Android received an update the other day. Some of you might not care about the new feature included in the update, but many, especially the ones with mild OCD will definitely appreciate it. With the new update, the Amazon Kindle app for Android now features real page numbers. Instead of ...

SaveSavedRemoved 0

Amazon announces Q4 earnings, still doesn’t give up number of Kindle Fires sold

Today, Amazon announced their Q4 2011 earnings. Overall, the company generated a lot of revenue but failed to increase its net income from Q4 2010. During the fourth quarter of 2011, Amazon had revenues of $17.43 billion, a 35% increase from the $12.95 billion it generated in sales during Q4 2010. Despite the ...

SaveSavedRemoved 0

Kindle Fire is top-selling Amazon for the 8th consecutive week

The Amazon Kindle Fire is a success. For the 8th straight week, the Kindle Fire has been the best selling item on Amazon.com. In addition to strong sales for the Kindle Fire, the entire Kindle family's sales this Black Friday quadrupled compared to the same time last year. The Kindle Fire was released on ...

SaveSavedRemoved 0

Target, Walmart Stores selling the Kindle Fire for $123

It looks like some Target and Walmart stores are offering the Kindle Fire for $123, yes you read it right, $123 which is $77 cheaper than its suggested retail price. A Target location in Trumbull, CT has ran a limited time offer on the Kindle Fire selling it for $123.38. Another unknown Walmart location is ...

SaveSavedRemoved 0

iFixIt takes on the Amazon Kindle Fire, tears it down into pieces

With the Amazon Kindle Fire just released, the folks at iFixt didn't waste any time in tearing it down into pieces. Judging from the pictures, it doesn't look like it is going to be really hard to dismantle this 7-inch tablet. During the many steps of the teardown, you will find out that the K-Fire sports a ...

SaveSavedRemoved 0

Amazon Giveaway: 10 Kindle Fire tablets and $250 gift cards

While we are all awaiting the release of the Kindle Fire on November 15, Amazon decided to give some of them away along with $250 Amazon.com gift cards. All you have to do is head to their Facebook page and "like" it. Once you do that, you'll have to input your name, email and phone number in order to be entered ...

SaveSavedRemoved 0

Over 95,000 Amazon Kindle Fire pre-orders have been placed on day one

If you had your doubts about the Kindle Fire, this new report from eDataSource claims that over 95,000 pre-orders have been placed through Amazon on day one alone. On another report, Fox News said that these numbers are still short of iPad sales which amounted to 300,000 on day one. Since the Kindle Fire has ...

SaveSavedRemoved 0

Amazon to sell the Kindle Fire at loss; let the price war begin

According to Reuters, IHS iSuppli figured that the Kindle Fire is going to be sold at loss. They claim that the tablet manufacturing costs are $209.63, which is $9.63 higher than what it is going to sell for. It doesn't take a genius to understand Amazon's intentions are to beat the competition, which includes ...

Missed the Amazon Kindle Fire announcement? You can now watch it online

Didn't get a chance to attend Amazon.com's press even yesterday? As you know by now, Amazon announced the Android-powered Kindle Fire yesterday at an even in New York City. If you didn't get to attend, and really wanted to watch the announcement, you can do so now. The entire video has been posted below for your ...

SaveSavedRemoved 0

Video: Amazon’s Silk Browser for the Kindle Fire explained

Mobile viewing link Amazon announced earlier today that they'll release their very own Android tablet, the Amazon Kindle Fire. Along with it, came the Silk browser which is supposed to be using, just like the Opera browser, cloud servers to load data. A couple of software developers have put up a video ...

SaveSavedRemoved 0

Amazon announces the 7-inch Kindle Fire tablet — available November 15 for $199.99

The Amazon tablet that we've been waiting for is finally here. Today, at an event in New York city, Amazon unveiled their Android-based tablet, the Kindle Fire. The Kindle Fire features a 7-inch IPS display, Gorilla Glass, a dual-core CPU, Wi-Fi, 8GB of internal storage, and weighs less than a pound at 14.6 ...

SaveSavedRemoved 0

Report: Amazon tablet to launch by October

According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, Amazon could launch their tablet by October. This is in line with previous reports of the online retail giant launching a tablet as early as August/September. The Wall Street Journal reports that in addition to the tablet, Amazon also plans on releasing two updated ...

Amazon Kindle app for Android updated for Honeycomb support

The Kindle for Android app was updated by Amazon today. The update brings a better user experience for those using the app on their Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) tablets. In addition, the update also brings the ability to pause and resume downloads and enhanced word look-up with a built-in dictionary with over 250,000 ...

Droid Matters