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Android tablet gaining share, thanks to low-cost devices [study]

08/01/2012, Android-powered tablets are gaining traction according to Frank N. Magid Associates. In fact they are selling fast enough to decrease the iPad’s overall market share, despite recent record sales for the Apple tablet. In a survey, Frank N. Magid...

Amazon Kindle Fire might see price drop to $169

07/24/2012, While we do know that Amazon is working hard to roll out the spanking new Kindle Fire 2 to the masses later this fall, does that mean the original Kindle Fire will just die a quick death? Apparently not, as there are whispers going around that the...

AOL PLAY now for the Kindle Fire

07/24/2012, AOL’s music app, PLAY, has been available on Android and iOS devices for some time now, but not for folks with the Kindle Fire (unless they managed to sideload it of course) and today it has finally arrived. AOL announced a new version of PLAY for...

Amazon to release six new Kindle Fire tablets?

07/23/2012, According to a statement by Staples’ president, Demos Parneros, Amazon has plans to introduce as many as six new Kindle Fire tablets. While some of you might be wondering – that’s a silly idea, and why would Amazon need six different...

Android Jelly Bean ported to Kindle Fire

07/11/2012, If you’ve got a Kindle Fire and you don’t feel like using Amazon’s customized version of Android – why not give it an upgrade to the latest version of Android? As usual, the folks over at XDA-Developers have worked their magic and...

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 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...

Amazon Kindle Fire resembles a Game Boy with new skin

05/17/2012, Now here is a skin that will definitely bring back fond memories for those who grew up with the classic Nintendo Game Boy as their primary mode of portable entertainment. Sure, you have ended up as more cerebral these days, but that does not mean you...

NPD: Apple Will Lose Quarter of Tablet Market by 2017

05/04/2012, According to NPD DisplaySearch the global market research and consulting firm, the tablet market is expected to grow by five times, over the next five years. The firm predicted that from a total of 81.6 million tablets that were shipped in 2011, it will...

Kindle Fire 6.3.1 update is better and safer

05/03/2012, Following the release of version 6.3 software update for the Kindle Fire last month that included moving rental timing tweaks, increased sharing options, and Wi-Fi reconnect, Amazon will be launching a second update to the device line-up with version...