After months of hard labor, Remixation, creator of the popular video discovery app Showyou, has released a new version of the app that works just as well for social media abstainers as it does for Facebook and Twitter users.
With the rumblings from Amazon about the early success of its new Kindle Fire over the holiday season, the company’s disappointing fourth quarter results came as a surprise.
Amazon will reveal its fourth quarter earnings Tuesday and finally put to bed the hottest question of the new year: Just how many Kindle Fire tablets did the company sell?
Good sales of Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet led to significant gains for Google’s Android operating system in tablet market share during the fourth quarter of 2011, according to new data from mobile analytics firm Flurry.
I'll take one of each.
That Google is developing its own Nexus Android tablet isn’t much of a surprise — Google chairman Eric Schmidt strongly hinted at it weeks ago — but can the company make it significantly cheaper than Amazon’s $199 Kindle Fire? I don’t think so.
Digital media is on Amazon‘s mind. The company is building out a team for an “existing product” in the Amazon Web Services division.
We’ve been hearing for weeks that the Kindle Fire is selling like hash browns at the Waffle House at the end of the universe, but now, one analyst says those sales have put a sizable dent in Apple’s iPad sales for the final quarter of 2011.
After some back-and-forth between Amazon and Wattpad, a third party e-reader app, Kindle Fire owners can now use a different apps to read e-books on their device.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CFsmyTIEz0c&w=560&h=315] In this clip from Conan O’Brien’s late night show, “Jeff Bezos” takes a moment to apologize for the Kindle Fire’s poor performance and idiosyncratic touchscreen. In classic tech founder fashion, he bills the bugs as features and offers a few nonsensical fixes.
In a push for last-minute and impulse buys, Amazon is offering its customers free two-day shipping on the four most-recent Kindle models before the end of the day on Dec. 21.
Sources in Apple’s Taiwan-based manufacturers say the tech giant may be thinking of downsizing the iPad’s 9.7-inch screen size.
Is your Kindle Fire frustratingly slow? You’re not alone, as many owners of the tablet have complaints about performance. But thankfully, it seems Amazon is listening.
Amazon has started a $6 million annual fund that seeks to encourage more independent authors to publish their works on Kindle first, the company announced today.
Shopping on the Android tablet got a little prettier today with the addition of Google Catalogs, an easy way to flip thought all of your catalogs digitally.
We might as well call it Kindle Fire Friday. Amazon revealed today that its Black Friday sales were through the roof for its Kindle lineup, though, as usual, the company didn’t offer any specific numbers.
Research in Motion has decided to cut the price of its problematic BlackBerry Playbook tablet to $199, at least for the holidays.
Amazon’s cheap Kindle Fire is indeed chipping away at the iPad’s dominance among potential tablet buyers — at least, according to one survey.
Amazon may be launching at least one larger version of the Kindle Fire in the first half of 2012.
Surprise surprise. Shortly after Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet started shipping, the company is rumored to be working on a phone for 2012.
Barnes & Noble has released its new $249 Nook Tablet today, following Amazon’s lead by unleashing its e-reader/tablet hybrid on the market a day early.
Speaking volumes about the sorry state of Android tablets, North American developers are far more interested in Amazon’s Kindle Fire than any other Android slate, according to a survey by mobile app framework company Appcelerator.
Amazon’s new tablet computer the Kindle Fire is getting a healthy injection of entertainment and sports content when it launches later this month.
Amazon’s new jaw-droppingly priced $79 Kindle actually costs $84.25 to manufacture, yet another sign that Amazon cares more about profiting on the content it sells rather than hardware.
If you believe in karma, it should come as no surprise that e-readers are slowly killing off print books — perhaps in retaliation for all those trees murdered over the years.
The tablet wars are shifting to to a new battleground, as an SEC filing today revealed that Amazon.com has purchased speech recognition app maker Yap.
Apple understands it. Amazon understands it.
In a remarkably speedy attempt at one-upmanship, Barnes & Noble announced its new Nook Tablet today, a direct competitor to Amazon’s similar Kindle Fire.
Let me make it clear up front: The Nook Tablet looks and feels exactly like last year’s Nook Color. But Barnes & Noble is hoping that its beefed up hardware will make it a worthy contender against Amazon’s upcoming Kindle Fire tablet.