News tagged ‘amazon’

Thursday, 25 Apr 2013

Amazon Poised to Launch Own TV Set-Top Box?

Amazon Poised to Launch Own TV Set-Top Box?

Amazon is planning to launch its own television set-top box, according to Bloomberg Businessweek. This TV-based device can be viewed as a natural extension to Amazon Instant Video that is an video-on-demand service currently only available in the United States.

Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013

Kindle Fire Rules Android Tablet Market in the U.S.

Kindle Fire Rules Android Tablet Market in the U.S.

According to app analytics company Localytics for Android devices, the U.S. accounts for 59 percent of Google's tablet market. Furthermore, one out of three Android tablets in the US is the Kindle Fire from Amazon.

Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012

Amazon Smartphone Reportedly Set for Mid-2013 Launch

Amazon Smartphone Reportedly Set for Mid-2013 Launch

According to Taiwan Economic News, the online retail giant has allegedly contracted Foxconn to built its Kindle smartphone and will have therm ready for a mid-2013 launch.

Amazon CEO Granted Patent for Airbag System for Portable Devices

Amazon CEO Granted Patent for Airbag System for Portable Devices

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Amazon VP Gregory Hart have been awarded a patent which outlines a number of innovative solutions to protect portable devices from hard impacts.

Monday, 3 Dec 2012

Amazon and Google Battle to be Cheaper on the Cloud

Amazon and Google Battle to be Cheaper on the Cloud

In an attempt to compete with Amazon's discount on cloud based services, Google has slashed its cloud pricing by over 30 percent.

Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012

Amazon Raises US$3 Billion in a Bond Sale

Amazon Raises US$3 Billion in a Bond Sale

Amazon.com raised US$3 billion on Monday by selling its bonds after a hiatus of more than a decade.

Monday, 10 Sep 2012

New Revelations About Forthcoming Kindle Fire

New Revelations About Forthcoming Kindle Fire

Even though the Kindle Fire has not begin shipping, Amazon has let a few key developments for the device be known. Apparently the default search engine for the product will be Microsoft's Bing. Customers will also have the option to remove the advertisements on the lock screen.

Monday, 30 Apr 2012

Amazon's Kindle Fire Is The Number One Android Tablet in US

Amazon's Kindle Fire Is The Number One Android Tablet in US

Amazon's Kindle Fire is now one of the most popular Android devices in the US, and the most prominent Android tablet in the market. But that doesn't mean Google is amused, because Amazon's version of Android is bringing developers into their yard.

Monday, 20 Feb 2012

Amazon Alleged to Launch 10-inch Next-Gen Kindle Fire in Q2

Amazon Alleged to Launch 10-inch Next-Gen Kindle Fire in Q2

Reports that a 10-inch next-gen Kindle Fire will make its rounds in Q2 after rife speculations that Amazon is looking into releasing an updated 7-inch version and a brand new 9-inch model have surfaced, according to China Times.

Monday, 13 Feb 2012

Amazon Reported to Be Launching 9-inch Kindle Fire in Mid 2012

Amazon Reported to Be Launching 9-inch Kindle Fire in Mid 2012

Pacific Crest analyst Chad Bartley claimed in his report that Amazon will be launching a new 9-inch Kindle Fire model alongside an updated 7-inch model in mid 2012.

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