Amazon announces Kindle Fire HD 7 inch tablet for $199

Amazon today updated it’s entire Kindle line up of products including e-Readers and tablets. It has announced the  Kindle Fire HD 7”. This 7 inch tablet comes with a HD display, improved Wi-Fi,  improved HD audio featuring Dolby Digital Plus and offers 16 or 32 GB of storage. The device is powered by a Dual-core 1.2 GHz processor from Texas Instruments. The software powering this tablet is a heavily customized version of Android but since the device is not certified by Google , users would not have access to popular Android features and Google services such as Gmail , Google Maps etc.

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Carved Wooden Case for iPhone Review

With the thousands of cases out there for the iPhone, it can be exceptionally hard to find one which sets yours apart while imparting a bit of protection.

We’ve used a wide variety of protective cases and bumpers in the past but nothing has really stood out like the Carved Case. Lets take a better look at this wooden case for the iPhone. Continue reading “Carved Wooden Case for iPhone Review”

Amazon Selling Over 1 Million Kindles Per Week

Amazon has just revealed that they have managed t sell over a million Kindle e-books per week. Amazon do not usually disclose their sales figures particularly ones relating to their Kindle devices.

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Android 4.0 ICS makes its debut on the Kindle Fire

As expected , the Kindle Fire has received a preliminary Android 4.0 port. A video detailing the current alpha level development has surfaced on Youtube.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 Plus up for pre-order on Amazon

Yes, you read that right. The US version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 Plus is attainable and now available for pre-order on Amazon; pre-orders for Samsung’s 7-inch Galaxy Tab Plus went live inEurope sometime last week. Be that as it may, there is still no statement on a specific release date. The Samsung news just keeps pouring in.

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Amazon announced trio of Kindle e-readers

Amazon today announced a handful of new Kindle e-reader products, including the first ever Kindle with a colour display – the Kindle Fire.

Firstly, Amazon has lowered the barrier of entry once again with a new entry level Kindle. For $79, the WiFi-powered Kindle Button features a none-touch 6″ e-ink display. It will be the first Kindle without a built-in QWERTY keyboard. The new Kindle Button will be available from today.

Next up is the $99 Kindle Touch. Like the Kindle Button, the Kindle Touch will not have a QWERTY keyboard.  Instead text entry will rely on the infrared touchscreen similar to the technology used by Sony on their PRS e-readers.  WiFi is included as standard. A 3G version is priced at $149. Both versions will be available from November.

Finally, Android has announced that it will be making its entry to the tablet market with the Kindle Fire. Priced at $199, the Kindle Fire will feature a  7″ IPS display and dual core CPU. It will run on a fork of Android, and thus will be compatible with Android apps. The Kindle Fire will be compatible with a few Amazon services announced today, including the multimedia orientated Whispersync and Amazon Cloud Storage. It will ship from November.

The new Kindle devices are available for pre-order today.

WSJ: Amazon Android tablet coming out in October

Amazon is one of the leading online retailers in the world and they are offering a lot of good stuff on their store. They are also offering their very own products like the Amazon Kindle which is their best selling product. Last year in September, we reported that Amazon will launch their first ever Android tablet this year. And in May, we told you that the tablet has entered production and it’s coming out later this summer. Continue reading “WSJ: Amazon Android tablet coming out in October”

Amazon launching their own Android app store, also launching an Android tablet?

Amazon is one of the most popular online retailers in the world. Amazon is also known by it’s Kindle and Kindle apps, and we all know that Kindle is an e-reader, and it’s also very popular. Amazon is now launching their own Android App store, so if you want to become a developer Continue reading “Amazon launching their own Android app store, also launching an Android tablet?”

Amazon to bring Kindle app to Blackberry Playbook

A few hours ago, RIM officially unveiled their first ever tablet, the Blackberry Playbook, and I am honestly speaking that it’s a one sexy beast. And the one of the first companies to launch their app for Playbook is Amazon. Amazon has announced that they will bring the Continue reading “Amazon to bring Kindle app to Blackberry Playbook”