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Kindle Fire HD update arrives shortly after release

09/14/2012, Boy, don’t you think that everything is moving a little bit too quickly? I mean, Amazon has just rolled out their spanking new 7” Kindle Fire HD and the first update is already out, now how about that? Let me not even talk about how some other older...

E-book prices decline on Amazon after publisher settlement

09/11/2012, Recently, a U.S. court approved the settlement of some major e-book publishers. The publishers had been accused of price fixing and it was accused the many publishers had lobbied to maintain unfairly high prices of the e-books they published.  While most...

Amazon: New Kindle Fire lets you opt out of ads

09/07/2012, Amazon had quite a smashing press event yesterday morning (read our round up about it, from where you can continue on to the individual device details), but that does not mean that we know all there is to know about the new Kindle Fire family. It goes...

Kindle Fire HD Hands-On

09/07/2012, Yesterday, at an event in Santa Monica CA, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled the Kindle Fire HD. The device comes in two flavors, 7-inch and 8.9-inch, and they will retail for $199 and $299, respectively, with the former shipping from September 14th onwards...

Amazon Kindle press event round-up

09/06/2012, All right, so there was no Kindle smartphone announcement after all, but now that the dust at the Amazon Kindle press event has settled, what’s hot and potentially not? Let us give you a quick summary here so that you can shimmy off to the link of...

Kindle Fire HD 4G LTE at $499

09/06/2012, Amazon has had a pretty good run with their Kindle Fire tablets, and this morning, the Kindle Fire HD certainly had us sit up and take notice – but when you offer Amazon $499 in exchange for a tablet, what can they give you in return? How about the...

Kindle Fire HD is official, comes in 7-inch and 8.9-inch models

09/06/2012, At last, the main event for today. The Kindle Fire HD has just been announced, rightfully taking its place as the rumored new Kindle Fire which does seem to flirt with iPad-like sizes as well. We are looking at an 8.8mm thin device that tips the scales at...

Kindle Fire updated, doubles up on RAM and speed

09/06/2012, The Kindle Fire has just received a shot in the arm which might just see it eventually own more than 22% of tablet sales in the US alone. What can we find in the souped up version of the Kindle Fire? How does double the amount of RAM sound to you,...

Kindle Paperwhite announced

09/06/2012, As anticipated, the new device announced by Amazon this morning is the Kindle Paperwhite which seems to fit snugly onto the palm of your hand without running the risk of it slipping. Amazon claims that the Kindle Paperwhite has 62% more pixels and 25%...

Amazon Kindle event live updates

09/06/2012, Is it a new Kindle Fire tablet? Perhaps there is a new smartphone from Amazon, no matter how unlikely that is? The clock is ticking, people, in an under half an hour, the floodgates to Amazon’s Kindle Event will kick off, where myths and rumors will...

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite and Kindle Fire 2 spotted in new video

09/06/2012, About a week ago, a photo of a Kindle e-reader was leaked which many speculated is the upcoming Paperwhite device. Well it looks like the device can be semi-confirmed thanks to a a new video that was recently uploaded onto YouTube where the Paperwhite...

Amazon to debut Kindle smartphone later today? [Rumor]

09/06/2012, So Amazon will be holding an event today where presumably they will be showing off new Kindle e-readers and Kindle Fire devices, but according to The Verge’s sources, it seems that we could be in for a surprise. So far Amazon has released Kindle...

Amazon Kindle Fire 2 makes alleged log appearance

09/05/2012, We have heard about Amazon preparing new Kindle Fire tablets for the near future, especially after rumors of an iPad mini are being thrown about while Google’s Nexus 7 does seem to thrive pretty well in this market segment. Well, someone has tipped...