Streaming devices are becoming a thing as Roku’s streaming stick and Google’s Chromecast have seen considerable success. It looks like Amazon could enter the streaming market with a dongle just like the aforementioned units. Amazon is rumored to be shipping this video streaming capable unit through its online stores as well as through retail outlets like BestBuy and Staples.
Amazon launched a refreshed version of the Kindle Paperwhite in India last month starting at Rs. 10,999, about eight months after the Kindle Paperwhite launched in the country. We got hold of the 3G version of the new Paperwhite. Is the second-generation Kindle Paperwhite better than the first one? Is it worth the price? Let us find out in the complete review. Continue reading “Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2013) Review”
Earlier this year rumors about Amazon’s gaming console running Android surfaced. Today, Dave Zats spotted a gaming controller with Amazon branding at Brazilian cetification website, similar to FCC. It did not have any other details, but we can clearly see a layout, similar to the gaming controllers for Android. You can see three familiar Android buttons for back, home and menu, below the Amazon logo. Continue reading “Amazon Game controller for Android-based console surfaces”
Amazon unveiled the New Kindle Paperwhite back in September last year, and announced that it would get Goodreads and FreeTime features in a software update. The New Paperwhite got the these features in an update in November, but the company did not announce these features for the first Generation Paperwhite. Amazon has rolled out a new update (version 5.4.4) to the first generation Paperwhite, that brings Goodreads integration, Kindle FreeTime feature and more features, that were available in the New Kindle Paperwhite. Continue reading “Kindle Paperwhite (First gen) finally gets Goodreads integration, Kindle FreeTime and more”
Amazon has just recently opened their online showroom in India and are competing in a very crowded eCommerce market. In addition to having a wide portfolio of products, they also sell their own products like the Kindles and digital content including Kindle books. In the Indian eCommerce, where Free shipping and Cash On Delivery are taken for granted, Amazon is introducing one day delivery which is something new in the space.
The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7″ tablet got a price cut in India last month, now Amazon has reduced the price of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ tablet as a part of limited period festive offer. It was announced last year and was launched in India back in June at a price of Rs. Rs. 21,999 and Rs. 25,999 for the 16GB and 32GB variants respectively . It has a 8.9-inch (1920 x 1200 pixels) display with 254 ppi, powered by a 1.5 GHz dual-core OMAP4470 CPU with 299 MHz PowerVR SGX544 GPU and runs on a forked version of Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). Continue reading “Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ tablet gets a temporary price cut in India, now starts from Rs. 17999”