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Android Devices

Amazon Kindle Fire sold out ahead of successor’s launch

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This is certainly an interesting turn of affairs as Amazon announced that the Kindle Fire is officially sold out.  By this terminology, I’m assuming Amazon is completely out of stock and it is impossibl…

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Android Devices

Amazon to hold press conference September 6, rumored to announce new Kindle Fire tablet

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For a while now, Amazon has been rumored to launch a successor (or two) to the original Kindle Fire.  While it was supposed to launch at the end of July or early August, it appears there was a delay in its production…

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Entertainment

AOL music app Play launches on Kindle Fire

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Play by AOL Music delivers thousands of songs and radio stations for anyone with an Android 2.1 or higher phone. The company announced today that it has extended that courtesy to tablets with the release of a ver…

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Rumors

Staples president claims Amazon has five or six tablets for launch later this year

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Amazon is rumored to launch two new tablets in the coming months: a 7 inch successor to the original Kindle Fire and a 10 inch tablet to compete directly with the iPad.  However, according to a recent report by Reu…

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Android News

Amazon GameCircle enables games with leaderboards, achievements, and progress sync

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Amazon has launched a new initiative for Android developers looking to make games for the Kindle Fire that are a little more social and powerful. The new GameCircle makes it possible to compete with other playe…

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Android Devices

Amazon rumored to announce Kindle Fire 2 on July 31

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Looking to build upon the success of the original Kindle Fire, Amazon is rumored to launch a successor to the 7 inch tablet.  For intents and purposes, I will refer to the device as the Kindle Fire 2, although Amaz…

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Tablets

Amazon has won the Android tablet war – Kindle Fire has 54% of U.S. market share

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The Amazon Kindle Fire was an instant hit during the 2011 holiday season, selling an estimated 5 million tablets in just a few short months. The Kindle Fire just nudged past the Samsung Galaxy Tab line of product…

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Android Devices

Galaxy Tab 7.7 – A Full Android Competitor to the Kindle Fire [Hardware Review]

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I’ve owned an Amazon Kindle, and I loved the Galaxy Tab 10.1, so the merging of a small form factor and Samsung’s hardware seems like an awesome idea. With Amazon’s Kindle Fire selling by the…

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Android apps

Amazon Appstore turns one, hits 31,000 apps and offers seven days of discounts

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When Amazon launched its own AppStore last year, there were many technology enthusiasts who predicted Android Market’s end, but also very many people who didn’t think Amazon will be able to gain enough popula…

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Asus Tablets

Rumor: 7-inch Google Asus Nexus tablet to launch in May for $200-250

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The Amazon Kindle Fire was by far the biggest surprise of 2011 in the mobile technology market and, ever since its launch, we have had rumors of technology manufacturers trying to go down the same road and come up…

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Android News

2011 holidays ”the best ever” for Amazon as the Kindle Fire continues to be their top-seller

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According to an official statement released just hours ago, Amazon has enjoyed the best holiday season in their history, mostly due to the success of the Kindle Fire tablet. The Fire, along with its ‘’siblings…

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Android Hacks

Kindle Fire gets Android Market, Nook Tablet gets Amazon Appstore

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The entire reason that Amazon and Barnes & Noble sell their Android tablets for such low prices is because the companies intend to lock buyers into their systems and sell content. But because Android users…

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Tablets

Kindle Fire will get Hulu Plus and “several thousand” apps, but not all Android apps will be compatible

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The Amazon Kindle Fire launches next week with thousands of apps available through the just re-launched Amazon Appstore for Android. Amazon just sent us a note that Hulu Plus and ESPN Scorecenter will be among…

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