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Amazon’s Kindle Fire 2 rumored for a July launch

06/26/2012, With Amazon’s Kindle Fire launching last year with great success, it is not a stretch of the imagination to think that a successor could already be in the works. In fact there have been many rumors suggesting a larger Kindle Fire alongside the 7”...

Amazon Appstore launching in Europe this summer

06/20/2012, Amazon is announcing that developers can now start submitting apps for distribution in the U.K., France, Germany, Spain, and Italy, with the goal of distributing apps in these countries later this summer. Amazon said that it also has plans of expanding...

Amazon UK cancels Nintendo Wii U pre-orders

06/15/2012, The Nintendo Wii U pricing has yet to be revealed. This, unfortunately, was not announced at E3 which left many to wonder how much they could expect to pay upon its release. While Nintendo might have assured potential customers that the price will be...

Amazon Cloud Player arrives on iPhone

06/12/2012, So now that the dust has settled after yesterday’s WWDC 2012 announcements, what else is new on the iPhone? We are looking at the availability of the Amazon Cloud Player, where for many, it has been said to be a long time in coming. At least better...

Amazon Discounting Kindle Fire Ahead of The Nexus Tablet?

06/11/2012, The Amazon Kindle Fire can now be purchased with $30 coupons (local deal), which represent a 15% discount over the full $199 price of the device. This is not really a fire sale, but from what analyst firm IDC is reporting, the shipments of the Kindle...

HBO GO arrives on the Amazon Kindle Fire

06/07/2012, Good news Kindle Fire owners, just in case Amazon’s own offerings weren’t enough, it looks like you guys will now have the option of getting your videos via the HBO GO app! The app will be free for download of course, and is currently available via...

Amazon fixed rate SIM card introduced in Japan

05/31/2012, Nikkei reported that Amazon was working on selling prepaid 500MB SIM cards in Japan earlier this week, and it is said that those cards are now available on Amazon Japan for 1980 yen each month – which roughly translates to approximately $25 a pop....

Amazon could purchase Jumptap, goes aboard mobile ad business?

05/31/2012, Advertising is where the money is, although whenever there is an economic downturn, the first budget cuts to be introduced would be in the world of advertising. Still, advertisers do look out for different ways and methods to pick up the slack, finding...

Amazon’s Instant Video arrives on the Xbox 360

05/30/2012, Earlier last month, Amazon’s Instant Video arrived on Sony’s PlayStation 3 platform, and given the PS3’s fierce rivalry with Microsoft’s Xbox 360, we had to wonder if the Xbox might go for a rival service or come up with something on their own. As...

Amazon Appstore update comes with test drive feature

05/21/2012, Any application update tends to bring along with it its fair share of changes and updates, more often than not for the better. Well, the same can be said for the Amazon Appstore update, where it will now feature a test drive capability that allows you to...

Amazon rumored to launch 10.1″ Kindle Fire in Q3 2012

05/18/2012, Rumors of a new Amazon Kindle Fire arriving this year have been running rampant. Granted it’s not out of the question for Amazon to refresh the Kindle Fire’s hardware for 2012, but so far based on the rumors, it seems that Amazon could have either two...