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Review: Amazon Is Gunning For Every Other Tablet Out There With The New Kindle Fire 8.9-Inch

Amazon and Barnes & Noble have always been good at building portable reading devices. But what happens when video and apps try to elbow their way into the pure reading experience? Well, you get de

Amazon’s LOVEFiLM Powers Kindle Fire Video Service In The U.K., One Month Free Trial For Fire Buyers

Amazon has confirmed it's using LOVEFiLM, the movie rental company it acquired at the start of 2011, to power the video service in Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD tablets sold in the U.K.. The slates g

Amazon Looks East: Launches First Japanese Language Kindle, The Paperwhite; Debuts Japanese Kindle Store; Sells Kindle Fire Tablets

Take that, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.aegindia.org/2012/09/amazon-kindle-stores-japan-tackle-rakutens-kobo-touch-reader-october/213816.html">Rakuten</a>! Amazon continues to extend its reach

Report: Amazon In Advanced Talks To Buy Texas Instruments’ Mobile Chip Business In Deal Worth Billions

Amazon is in "advanced negotiations" to buy Texas Instruments' mobile chip business, according to Israeli newspaper Calcalist, with the price expected to be in the billions of dollars range. If the de

Amazon Introduces Storefront Billboards To Help Select Kindle Fire, Fire HD Apps Stand Out

App discoverability is a constant thorn in the side of developers. It's also an obvious annoyance for consumers who have to spent time sifting through app store chaff to find the bits of software real

Amazon Doesn’t Want To Be More Like Apple, It Wants To Be More Like Amazon.com

With the introduction of <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/09/06/amazon-introduces-8-9-inch-32gb-lte-kindle-fire-hd-for-499/">the $499 8.9-inch Kindle HD with LTE</a>, Amazon now has a device

Amazon Announces First Kindle Fire Tablets Outside Of The U.S., Starting At £129 In UK, €159 In France

Along with Amazon's <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/09/06/live-from-amazons-2012-event-fire-it-up/">big tablet announcements earlier today</a>, it's finally also unveiled the first markets t

New Kindle Fire Software: Multiple Profiles, New Email, Custom Facebook And Skype Apps

Amazon in its <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/09/06/live-from-amazons-2012-event-fire-it-up/">ongoing press conference</a> has hinted at some improvements to the <a href="https://beta.techcr

Say Hello To Amazon’s New Kindle Fire Family: $159 Upgraded Original, $199 7-inch and $299 8.9-inch HD

Amazon just introduced new Kindle Fire tablets, including a revamped old version that costs $159, and is both faster and has longer battery life, as well as two Kindle Fire HD models, one with an 8.9

Amazon Rumor Roundup: Faster And Cheaper Kindle Fire, Kindle Touch With Better Screen And Maybe A Phone

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com">Amazon</a> is a company that just <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/08/24/loose-lips-sink-kindles/">cannot stop leaking information</a> about it

Amazon Talks Up Android Appstore Growth Ahead Of New Kindle Fire Announcement

And Amazon’s pre-announcement <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/08/30/amazon-wants-everyone-to-know-the-kindle-fire-is-sold-out/">PR onslaught</a> continues. While the recent <a href="https:

Could This Be Amazon’s New Kindle Fire?

After this morning's news that <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/08/30/amazon-wants-everyone-to-know-the-kindle-fire-is-sold-out/">the Kindle Fire is now sold out</a>, <a target="_blank" href=

Hey Amazon, What Are You Doing With The ‘Firedock’ Trademark?

For most geeks, uttering the word "Firedock" conjures up images of this <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/03/29/the-firedock-is-a-speaker-dock-for-your-kindle-fire/">Kindle Fire-friendly speak

Touch Publishing Platform Onswipe Moves Beyond iOS With Kindle Fire Support

Since <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/06/20/onswipe-wants-to-make-slate-forbes-and-your-website-feel-like-a-native-tablet-app/">fully launching a year ago</a>, <a target="_blank" href="http:

Amazon’s Kindle Fire Gets A Taste Of Jelly Bean Thanks To Beta ROM

Well, today's shaping up to be a banner day for Kindle Fire owners. If the news of some nifty features for <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/07/11/amazon-pumps-up-kindle-fire-gaming-with-gamec

Amazon Will Reportedly Launch A 10-Inch Quad-Core Tablet Alongside New Metal-Clad 7-Inch Fire

Amazon is said to be working on the next version of the Kindle Fire with more premium materials, including some type of metal casing. But perhaps even better (depending on your <a href="https://beta.t

Amazon To Cut $50 Off The Fire, Release A 10.1-inch Model And New $199 7-inch, Says Report

Amazon is prepping a 7-inch $199 tablet for a third quarter release, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20120615PD206.html">reports Max Wang for Digitimes</a>. Reportedly, this ta

Kayak Teams Up With Skyhook To Bring Reliable Location Services To Its Kindle Fire App

Amazon's Kindle Fire is one of the most popular Android-powered tablets, but it doesn't feature a GPS chip. Given how important location-based services have become, that's a bit of a drawback for many

Amazon To Launch Color Ebook Reader Later This Year, Says Report

A color Kindle might be on the way. Industry watchdog publication, Digitimes, <a href="http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20120509PD219.html">says Amazon will launch one</a> in the second half of this yea

JumpTap: Kindle Fire Usage Has Declined After Holiday Boost, iPad Back To Pre-Fire Launch Levels

The Kindle Fire from Amazon has stolen a march in the tablet world, with some estimating that it now makes up <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/04/26/comscore-amazons-kindle-fire-now-has-over-
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