Possible prototype of Amazon’s smartphone leaks

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For years, rumors have been centered around Amazon and their plans to reveal their first smartphone. It may be happening sooner rather than later, thanks to a leaked image from BGR. So, is it real? Is this a 3D-capable smartphone? At the moment, we don’t really have any details, other ...

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Amazon slashes Kindles by 20% for one day only

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Been on the fence about whether to get a Kindle or Kindle Fire for yourself or a family member? Did you miss out on the Black Friday and Cyber Monday stuff? Well, you’re in luck! For perhaps the last time this year… Today sees Amazon slapping a 20% discount on their entire Kindle ...

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Amazon announces second annual 12 Days of Deals for books

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You bought yourself a new Kindle Fire HD or Android tablet, eh? You do plan to use that for educational and informational reasons, right? Amazon has introduced its second annual 12 Days of Deals for books. Note that it is not required that you own an Amazon tablet or something with ...

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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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6 of the best Android apps for reading magazines and newspapers

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One of our favorite uses for an Android tablet is to put that thing into portrait mode and read digital copies of our magazines and newspapers. Well, to be fair, landscape mode isn’t so bad either. We simply love not having to lug around all these paper copies of monthly issues or daily ...

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Barnes & Noble launching a successor to Nook Tablet?

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Today is finally the day when Amazon will launch some new “amazing” stuff, and that event will make an impact on their competitors,  forcing them to come up with new ideas and something that is “extraordinary”, and it seems Barnes & Noble is already planning ...

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WSJ reports Amazon working on “Kindle Phone”, to release as early as late 2012

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There have been rumors floating around for a bit now about Amazon working on a so-called “Kindle Phone”. Now, the Wall Street Journal is reporting the same thing, adding coals to the rumor fire. According to WSJ, the device is in fact real, and could be released as early as this ...

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Multiple Kindle Fire successors due, including a 4G LTE model

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Will Amazon raise the bar for Android tablets yet again this fall? Bet on it.

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Geek Alert: Refurb’d Kindle Fire is $139 shipped from Amazon [LIMITED TIME]

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Looking to pick up an Amazon Kindle Fire but don’t wanna spend $200 in the process? Why don’t you jump all over this deal then? Normally selling for $169 from Amazon, a refurbished and fully warrantied Kindle Fire can be had for only $139 today only!  Hurry, the clock is literally ...

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Updated Kindle app gives new access to comics, graphic novels, more

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Amazon updated their Kindle app for Android this week, adding in support for a wider assortment of illustrated children’s books, graphic novels, and comic books.  It’s now possible to access popular titles such as Brown Bear , Curious George, and Superman and enjoy them in a much ...

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It’s not too late to order a Kindle Fire for Christmas!

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Order before 8PM PST on December 21st and you can have it before Christmas!

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Amazon selling 1 million+ Kindle Fires a week as demand increases

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Not only are the Kindle Fire sales doing well, but the demand is getting higher.

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Platform Wars: A Meditation on the Amazon Kindle Fire and the B&N NOOK Tablet

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  Last night on the weekly podcast, we discussed the Amazon Kindle Fire and the new Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet, or,  the artist formerly known as the NOOK Color.  Are these actual e-Readers evolving into real tablets or are we witnessing the convergence of gadgets to come? The e-Reader ...

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Amazon Outlines App Development for Kindle Fire

At some point over the last week or so, Amazon posted a few common development question as it pertains to the new Kindle Fire.  Will Android developers need to do anything special to ensure that it plays nicely with the new “tablet” when it arrives in November?  When does an app ...

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