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Microsoft has made it clear that it wants its products on all platforms and that march continues as Microsoft has made OneNote available for the Amazon Kindle Fire and Fire phone.
The Chitika online ad network has released a new report, based on ad impressions data from the U.S. and Canada, that shows the Surface family of tablets experienced growth during the holiday period.
Amazon, which has been looking to broaden its ecosystem beyond tablets is reportedly working with HTC to introduce smartphones by 2014, according to a report from the Financial Times
BGR has posted what it claims are the first images of the 7-inch Kindle Fire HD 2, the next alleged version of Amazon's Android tablet that may be released later this fall.
A new report, via unnamed sources, claims to have the first details on the upcoming refresh for Amazon's lineup of Kindle Fire tablets, with higher display resolutions for all three models.
Amazon's Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD tablets now support the Android version of Microsoft's Xbox SmartGlass app, allowing even more tablets to access the Xbox 360 with a "second screen".
Amazon has announced that it has cut the prices of its two Kindle Fire HD 8.9 models, along with word that the Android-based tablet will now be sold in parts of Europe and Japan.
A new report from an online ad network shows that impressions from Microsoft's Windows RT version of the Surface tablet rank well below other tablets that have been previously released.
A new check of Twitter messages on Christmas Eve show that the Surface was referenced just 30 times for a person's "first tweet", compared to 1,795 tweets from a new iPad.
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Walmart will no longer sell any of Amazon's Kindle eReaders or tablets in its stores on on its website beyond what they already have in stock, including the newly announced Kindle Fire products.
First, there was no mention of it. Then it emerged that all Kindle Fires would have mandatory ads. Then Amazon said you could opt out. Then they said you can't. Now, they say you can...for a $15 fee.
Microsoft has yet to release pricing details for its upcoming Surface line of tablets, but just how much room is there for the company to price the tablet line? Not much, thanks to Amazon and Google.
A new report claims that the new Kindle Fire tablets announced by Amazon earlier this week have Microsoft's Bing as the default search engine, but this has yet to be confirmed.
Amazon's newly announced Kindle Fire tablets will all have "special offers" (i.e. ads) that will show up on the tablets' lock screen, and Amazon is not offering versions without the ads.
As expected, Amazon has announced two new models for its Kindle Fire tablet line, with a seven inch model selling for $159 and a larger 8.9 inch Kindle Fire HD tablet, including one with 4G support.
An image showing what may be the next hardware version of Amazon's Kindle Fire tablet has been leaked to the Internet, showing a different design than the version that has now sold out.
Amazon has announced that it is now sold out of its Kindle Fire tablets, which is a big clue that the company will launch a new version of the tablet in a press event next week.
Amazon will host a press event in Santa Monica, California on September 6th where the online retailer is expected to announce the next versions, or versions, of its Kindle Fire tablet.
The US head of the retail store company Staples claims that Amazon has five or maybe six new tablet SKUs planned for a future release. Amazon has yet to comment on this news.
A new report claims that Amazon could launch as many as four models of its next Kindle Fire tablet, including two with cameras and one with a 4G wireless connection.
A new report claims Amazon is looking to compete directly with Apple's iPhone by releasing a smartphone of its own later this year. The smartphone would reportedly run Android.
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A new rumor claims that Amazon could launch the next generation version of its Kindle Fire tablet later this summer, with a launch event targeted to happen as early as July 31st.
A new rumor indicates Amazon is considering cutting the Kindle Fire's price by $50 to make room for two new tablets: an updated 7-inch tablet and a new 10.1-inch tablet.
A new report claims that web traffic generated from Barnes and Noble's Nook tablet has now exceed that of its Amazon's Kindle Fire, while the iPad remains on top.
A new report claims that Amazon plans to offer advertisers a way to pay $600,000 for an ad package that will allow them to take over the welcome screen for the Kindle Fire tablet.
A stubbornly persistent rumor resurfaces once more, as yet another source claims that Apple is planning to release a 7-inch version of its tablet later this year in the $200 to $250 price range.
As figures reveal that the Kindle Fire has now captured over 54% of the Android tablet market, we consider how Amazon's slate is impacting Google's ambitions of making money in the tablet space.
Barnes and Noble announced that it is now started selling an 8 GB version of its Nook Tablet for the price of $199, matching the price of Amazon's 8 GB Kindle Fire tablet.
A new rumor claims that Amazon is planning to launch a brick-and-mortar retail store in Seattle in a few months, selling its Kindle eReaders and tablets along with Amazon Publishing books.
Amazon reported stronger revenues but much smaller profits in its financial numbers for the fourth quarter of 2011 while only saying it has sold "millions" of its Kindle line of devices.
Microsoft has announced that a new version of its Hotmail email client has been released specifically for Amazon's popular Kindle Fire tablet device, offering some changes over the standard client.
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Amazon has announced that it has now sold "millions" of its Kindle Fire tablet along with "millions" more of its Kindle eReaders and that it was the best holiday ever for the Kindle hardware family.
Amazon claims that it is now selling "well over" 1 million units a week of its various Kindle eReader devices, including the Kindle Fire tablet, for the past three weeks on its web site.
OnLive has announced the launch of its app for Apple's iPad and Android devices, allowing users of the streaming game service to finally play games via a number of tablets and other mobile products.
A new report from iSuppli claims that Amazon could ship 3.9 million units of its Kindle Fire tablets in the fourth quarter of 2011, leapfrogging over all of other tablets except for the iPad.
A member of the US House of Representatives is still not convinced that Amazon's cloud-based Silk browser for the Kindle Fire tablet will not be a privacy issue, despite answers from Amazon.
It's not supposed to be on sale but reports are that at least some Target and Walmart retail stores are selling the Kindle Fire for $123.38, well below its normal $199.99 price tag.
Amazon, without revealing specific sales figures, announced today that it has sold "millions" of the new versions of its Kindle family of devices, with the Kindle Fire tablet getting the most sales.
Amazon sent a wave crashing through the mobile industry when it announced its Kindle Fire would land with a price of $199. This is likely the best value tablet on the market, but is it an iPad killer?
Just a few days after being released, the Kindle Fire OS gets its source code opened up for the world to download. The software is a fork of Android 2.3 Gingerbread, tweaked to suit the new tablet.
Netflix has announced a new version of its popular mobile streaming video app for owners of Android-powered tablets, including the new Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet, with a new iPad version in the works
Amazon has announced that it has begun shipping its Kindle Fire seven inch tablet to customers, one day earlier than first announced; its new Kindle Touch eReaders start shipping out on Tuesday.
New studies indicate that Amazon's upcoming Kindle Fire tablet could cut into sales of Apple's successful iPad which may indicated that the Kindle Fire's much smaller price is more attractive.
Amazon has announced that the launch of its Kindle Fire tablet will be accompanied by thousands of Android-based apps including Twitter, Facebook, Netflix, Pandora, and games from EA and others.
If you own a Kindle device and subscribe to Amazon's Prime service you can now borrow for free up to one book per month from a list of thousands of Kindle book titles.
Barnes and Noble are looking to be very clever here, as rumor has it the company will attempt to edge out the Kindle Fire with a release of the Nook Color 2 one week before the Fire goes on sale