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iPad Mini Said To Have Led iPad Shipments In Previous Quarter

05/01/2013, Last year Apple finally released the iPad mini. This tablet was rumored for quite some time and it was believed that Apple was releasing it just so it could establish a footing in the mid-range tablet market. That particular niche of the global tablet...

Kindle iOS App Caters For The Visually Impaired

05/01/2013, It was just last week when we brought you word that Amazon has updated their native Kindle for Android app, and so I guess it is only fair that folks who are using iOS-powered devices too, would be on the receiving end of such an update. In fact, it is...

Amazon Updates Native Kindle For Android App

04/25/2013, Earlier today, those who were using the Kindle app for Android might have noticed something new, especially since today is the day when Amazon rolled out an update for its native Kindle app for Android, with the main spotlight being centered on design. If...

Amazon Expected To Release Set-Top Box For Streaming Videos

04/24/2013, Amazon has already single-handedly shaken up the tablet market with its Kindle, and it looks like the company may be looking for expand its consumer electronics presence by planning to introduce a set-top box some time later this year. According to people...

Amazon Kindle Fire Plays Nice With Xbox SmartGlass

04/22/2013, It was nearly a year ago when Microsoft first launched the Xbox SmartGlass, where an app for the Android version of the Xbox SmartGlass was also introduced sometime last year, seeing an update earlier this month which allowed it to play nice on...

Amazon Studios Starts Free Streaming Of 14 Original Series Pilots

04/21/2013, Last month we heard that Amazon Studios was moving in to the production of original content, which would bring it at par with its rivals such as Netflix and Hulu. They have now started streaming all new 14 original series pilots. The way this works is...

Amazon Patent Details Anonymous Mobile Payment System

04/17/2013, Amazon’s latest patent filing reveals a rather unique anonymous mobile payment solution. The system detailed in the patent would allow transactions without having to submit personal details such as email addresses or names. It would use temporary...

Amazon Android Appstore Expanding To Nearly 200 Countries

04/17/2013, Today Amazon has announced that it is expanding its Android Appstore to some 200 new countries. The company suggests that developers should start submitting their apps soon so that their can reach millions of new active Amazon customers in these markets...

Microsoft Cuts Price On Cloud Services

04/16/2013, In the highly competitive arena of cloud services, software giant Microsoft has slashed prices for both hosting and processing customers’ online data, and this move can be seen to be an aggressive challenge to Amazon.com Inc’s current lead in...

Amazon Discounts Blackberry Z10 To $99 For AT&T And Verizon

04/11/2013, Are you planning on getting a new phone but can’t decide what to get? If you’re thinking of maybe going with Blackberry’s Z10 smartphone, you could be in luck because it seems that Amazon has decided to drop the price of the Z10 to $99. Of course...

Windows Phone Exec Hired By Amazon For Secret Project

04/01/2013, Charlie Kindel took the big step of skipping out on Microsoft after 21 years of working for the software giant, and decided to pit his fortunes with Amazon. Kindel did helm a fair number of divisions at Microsoft in the past two decades, where his last...

Amazon Cloud Drive Now Features File Sync

04/01/2013, The Amazon Cloud Drive app for Windows and Mac was released in May last year. It was said that Cloud Drive was Amazon’s answer to popular services such as SkyDrive and Dropbox. However it had a few shortcomings. One major feature was lacking and...

Amazon’s Cloud Accounts Carry Unsecured Data

03/27/2013, Security can be said to be of paramount importance when it comes to your personal data and private information, and when you decide to upload stuff to the cloud, you would surely be taking a risk that there is a remote possibility of a hack or security...