Amazon has tapped Foxconn to help build the rumored Kindle smartphone, according to the Taiwan Economic News. For what it’s worth, this matches up a previous rumor out of Digitimes who claimed the handset would arrive in mid-2013. Assumed to be an Android-based smartphone, the Kindle handset …
Things are looking pretty good for Android developers considering Amazon’s Appstore for distribution. App downloads are up 500 percent year over year and momentum just keeps building. A new press release going out today tells us that the Kindle Fire HD has proven to be …
Amazon, wanting to differentiate its tablet experience from others in the space, has launched a new service geared toward children ages 3-8. Called Kindle Freetime Unlimited, it allows kids access to an ever-growing assortment of content that includes games, apps, videos, and (of course) books.
The Amazon Appstore has arrived in the Land of the Rising Son as Japan becomes the next market to receive the Android app portal. The online retailer today announced that Japanese customers are now able to access localized content for their Android devices and Kindle …
If you’re the phablet type, then you’re probably ga-ga over the Galaxy Note II. Fortunately for you, buddy, Amazon Wireless has a deal for you: $175 for a GNII on a new contract, or $200 for an upgrade – both with AT&T. The rub? Both …
Amazon.com today announced the release of an updated Amazon Santa app (1.1) for Android, iOS, and Kindle Fire. Available for a few weeks now, this newly tweaked and free app lets users create interactive and custom Wish Lists for children. New features for the 2012 update …
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Amazon has released a new Android app that offers a more photography-based view of its cloud storage services. It’s called Amazon Cloud Drive Photos, it’s free to use, and it offers 5GB of storage for photos. Users can upload, view, backup, and share photos and photo …
Amazon just dropped us an email to let everyone know that their Kindle Fire HD is a worldwide best-seller. Yeah, like that’s a surprise to anyone. In all seriousness, the Android-based tablet has become the retailer’s #1 best-selling product across all of Amazon worldwide. Also, today sees …
Amazon just outlined a new Device Targeting feature which lets developers customize the Android application package (APK) to specific Amazon devices. Specifically aimed at providing a unique experience for the various members of the Kindle Fire family, it allows developers to optimize apps for screen …
Much of what makes the Amazon Kindle Fire HD such a compelling device comes in the user experience and the great stuff that you don’t get from other standard tablets. One such feature, GameCircle, makes for a great gaming experience that allows for leaders, achievements, …
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