Amazon Fire

Amazon’s Fire HD 8 gets upgraded with better specs and Alexa, for $90

If I were Amazon, I would definitely lead with the whole $90 bit. Granted, there are a few key upgrades to talk about here, but price point has always been a major selling point for Amazon devices (th

Amazon says it will bring device encryption back to Fire OS

Less than a day after it emerged that Amazon had quietly dropped device encryption support for its Fire tablets and other Fire OS devices, the U.S. firm has flip-flopped and said that it will restore

Amazon’s New Fire HD 8 Adds Removable Memory And More

It's a pretty sad state of affairs in the tablet world when removable memory is a way to lead off a review but there you have it - the Fire HD 8, Amazon's latest addition to its tablet family, has a r

Developers Can Now Target Amazon Fire Tablet Users With Facebook’s App Install Ads

Today, developers looking to find new users for their Amazon Fire tablet apps can now target those users specifically via Facebook app install ads, says Amazon. Mobile app install ads are a big busine

Gillmor Gang: Call Forwarding

The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Dan Farber, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor — record a midweek Wednesday edition after Apple and Facebook earnings calls. The Gang seems comfortable with Apple nu

Gillmor Gang: Blank Stairs

The Gillmor Gang — John Borthwick, Dan Farber, John Taschek, Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor — celebrated Office for iPad's 12 million in sales and who knows in real traction i.e. su

Barnes & Noble Has Shipped One Million Nook Tablets, Industry Report States

With all the hype around the Kindle Fire it's easy to forget about the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/11/17/review-the-nook-tablet-an-android-slate-in-ereaders-clothing/">Nook Tablet</a>. T

House of Cards

It's possible new media will steal a page from the VCs and the economics of the Cloud, putting these streaming deals together on multiple networks (Facebook, YouTube, Ustream, iCloud) with talent owni

Gillmor Gang 11.15.11 (TCTV)

The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, John Taschek, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — took advantage of the early rays of the new rising sun to record. It must have been fun to watch the caffeine kick