02/05/2014, Amazon usually doesn’t talk much about its ad business, it doesn’t break down revenues from advertising in its fiscal quarterly earnings reports. Even if the company talks about the business at various industry events, those presentations normally don’t offer much insight into the business. According to estimates by market research firms, Amazon’s ad revenue may have topped $800 million last year, which translates into roughly one percent of its total […]
12/05/2013, The Amazon Kindle Fire is a platform that is also able to handle games with aplomb, as we have read about how Assassin’s Creed: Pirates was just released on it. If you have missed out on the Cyber Monday deals for the Kindle Fire, that would be a damper, especially after you read about this survey from the App Annie & IDC Portable Gaming Report for Q3 2013, which claims […]
11/18/2013, Amazon has already started to ship its most recent generation of Kindle Fire tablets recently, so the question that begs to be asked is this – what would happen to the original Kindle Fire? Does it still have any kind of mileage left underneath the hood in order to be worth using even until now since its launch in 2011? Apparently so, as this 7” tablet with a 1,024 x […]
11/18/2013, Amazon released its latest Kindle Fire just last week called the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9, which includes a neat feature that allows its users to chat with a member of the company’s live support team through a “Mayday” button. As such, Amazon has rolled out an update to its tablet software that was specifically designed for its latest tablets.
11/04/2013, After months of deliberation, the FAA finally announced last week that it is going to relax restrictions on use of personal electronic devices such as tablets and e-readers during certain phases of the flight. Delta and JetBlue have become the first airlines to allow passengers to use their personal electronic devices gate-to-gate. To celebrate the FAA’s new rules with regards to electronic device use, Amazon has decided to offer several […]
10/15/2013, The “sweetest” game in the world, Candy Crush, will soon make its way across a slew of Kindle Fire devices, where among them would include the recently announced Kindle Fire HDX that was unveiled to the world at the end of last month. In other words, ladies and gentlemen, Candy Crush Saga is finally on the Amazon Appstore. It will arrive as a free download of course, where this is […]
10/03/2013, Amazon has long been rumored to be developing its set-top box. Such rumors have been around for a long time, but a product has not materialized as yet. Now there’s even more chatter about an Amazon set-top box, given that it was recently discovered that the company has filed to trademark “Firetube” in U.S. and Canada. While there’s no confirmation as yet on what Firetube really is, it may be […]
09/11/2013, Just a few months ago, we heard Amazon was in the process of updating its Kindle Fire tablets to receive improved displays and a slightly tweaked design. Shortly after the report was published, Amazon cut the price of its Kindle Fire HD by $40, which lead many to believe a new version was going to be announced sooner than later. It looks like we might finally be hearing about the next Kindle […]
08/08/2013, It seems that the entry-level Kindle Fire tablets from Amazon will be easy on the pockets and bank balances as well, as those are rumored to arrive with MediaTek-made mobile chipsets from next year onwards. If this particular rumor were to be true, then it would most definitely be a “win” for the chip maker which happens to be based in Taiwan. After all, MediaTek is right now a household […]
07/30/2013, It is already widely believed that Amazon is working on three new tablets that it will launch in the near future. One of these tablets is said to be the replacement for Amazon’s entry level Kindle Fire tablet, whereas the other two are said to be replacements for current Kindle Fire HD models. BGR claims to have received information regarding the specifications of these tablets from “multiple trusted sources.”
07/09/2013, Amazon has said that it is working on bringing back Flash video support to its Kindle Fire tablets. They have been testing an "experimental streaming viewer" with selected users since February.
07/09/2013, Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablets have been a huge success for the company, but they might be an even bigger hit if what a report is claiming turns out to be true as the company is expected to release new versions of its tablets with not only a bump up in its display, but a new design as well.
05/31/2013, The Watch ABC app is now available for Amazon's Kindle Fire, but not on Google Play.
05/28/2013, It is expected that tablet sales will overtake portable PC sales by end of this year. It is also a possibility that all PC sales might be overtaken by tablets in 2015.