Electronic Frontier Foundation shows Google fights for user privacy more than Apple, others

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If you have an interest in your privacy – and, let’s be honest, you really should – then this information from the Electronic Frontier Foundation should be of interest to you. According to a recent report from the EFF, Google has ranked as one of the highest in a slew of ...

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Amazon Kindle app for Android gets new interface

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  Amazon announced on Friday (April 26) an update to the Kindle app for Android which sees a number of new features and improvements. Most notably, the tablet experience looks more like the Kindle Fire experience with a carousel. Other changes include redesigned home screen, a more simple ...

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Amazon working on a Kindle TV set-top box?

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Lately, it seems that Amazon is trying to take over the technology world. They began with e-readers, moved on to tablets, revealed that they may be working on a smartphone, and now three sources close to the company say they are working on a TV set-top box as well. The e-commerce giant ...

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Amazon Appstore expanding to 200 more countries in coming months

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Amazon this week announced that the Amazon Appstore will be expansion to nearly 200 countries over the next few months. As part of the global growth, developers will be able to take advantage of the tools available today, including 1-click purchasing, in-app purchases, GameCircle, and A/B ...

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Siri-like voice app (and creator) reportedly purchased by Amazon for $26M

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Watch out Siri, Evi may be taking over! Amazon has reportedly bought a voice recognition app called Evi, as well as the company that created it, for $26 million according to TechCrunch sources. Evi, the Siri-like app that runs on both Android and iPhone, looks to possibly join Amazon’s ...

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ASUS MeMO Pad lands in USA for $149

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Earlier this year, ASUS introduced the $150 Android tablet known as ASUS MeMO Pad. Today, the tablet lands in the USA as one of the More inexpensive tablets around. Don’t be fooled by the cost, mind you. There’s plenty under the hood for the money. The Asus MeMO Pad will be running ...

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Former Windows Phone GM hired by Amazon

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According to The Verge, former Microsoft Windows Phone GM, Charlie Kindel, announced that he has been hired by Amazon. Listing his role as director of “something secret” on his LinkedIn profile, Kindel is wasting no time and is already courting mobile developers and testers, with ...

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AT&T to sell Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 LTE on April 5

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AT&T today announced that the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 LTE will be available starting from April 5. Available as standalone for $399, the tablet can be added to one of AT&T’s shared data plans. On the other hand, you can also pick it up for $249, provided you agree to a two-year ...

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Amazon Kindle Fire tablets get X-Ray for TV

Amazon today announced that its popular and rather cool X-Ray service has expanded into the realm of television. Ever find yourself watching a TV show and wondering, “Where have I seen that guy before”? This is the sort of app and feature that answers those questions. Tied to IMDb, ...

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Amazon smartphone reported to feature 4.7-inch display

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The rumored Amazon smartphone will feature a 4.7-inch display, according to a new DigitTimes report. Yeah – we know that the source is not always that accurate, but whatever…we’re passing along. Allegedly, the Amazon handset could arrive in the second quarter of the year where ...

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Is Amazon working on a $99 7-inch Kindle Fire HD?

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Amazon seems to be on a tablet price slashing spree lately, and the latest news seems to continue the trend. According to techcrunch.com, it is rumored that a $99 Kindle Fire 7″ tablet is in production, and will be shipping this year. The new Kindle Fire HD will still have a TI processor like ...

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Amazon offering drastically discounted Galaxy S 3, Galaxy Note 2

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Amazon Wireless is offering the Samsung Galaxy S3 for as low as one penny, starting today. We know it’s not the hot new phone being unveiled later tonight, but, on the other hand, it’s a mere penny! Additionally, the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is also being sold for much lower prices for ...

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Amazon shaves Kindle Fire HD 8.9 price to $269.99

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Amazon today announced that the Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ has received a price drop. Effective immediately, you can grab the best-selling tablet for as low as $269.99 for the 16GB Wi-Fi model. The 32GB variant is only $299.99 If you opt for the 4G LTE connection, you can score the 32GB edition ...

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Amazon announces ‘Amazon Coins’ virtual currency

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Amazon today announced a new virtual currency, Amazon Coins, to be used for purchasing apps, games or other in-app items on Kindle Fire.  Set to arrive in May, Amazon Coins are touted as an easy way for Kindle Fire customers to spend revenue on apps in the Amazon Appstore.  Once enabled, the ...

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Acer launching a $99 tablet next year?

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Acer has been quiet on the tablet front as of late long time now, but it seems that they are planning to make a comeback. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Acer is working on a tablet that will be launched next year which would cost around just $99 and reportedly come to market as ...

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