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ComScore: Amazon’s Kindle Fire Now Has Over Half The U.S. Android Tablet Market (And All The Mindshare?)

On the same day that Amazon will be releasing its quarterly earnings, some <a href="http://www.comscore.com/Press_Events/Press_Releases/2012/4/Kindle_Fire_Captures_more_than_Half_of_Android_Tablet_Mar

Amazon May Finally Be Ready To Battle Apple In China With Kindle Debut

Are Amazon's Kindle tablets and e-readers ready to break into the world's biggest market? We've spotted some Chinese Help documentation for Amazon Kindle devices on the company's <a href="http://z.

Seven

Will Apple make a 7 inch iPad? That's the question being <a href="http://www.techmeme.com/120405/p10#a120405p10">batted around</a> yet again today. The true answer right now is easy: I don't know. No

Barnes & Noble Incorporates In Germany, Closest Sign Yet Of European Nook Launch

Just as Amazon is launching a <a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/Kindle-Touch-Wi-Fi-Screen-Display/dp/B005890FUI/ref=amb_link_163432307_8?pf_rd_m=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE&pf_rd_s=gateway-center-column&pf_

Kindle Fire Update Brings Sharing, Book Extras, Print Replica Textbooks To The Masses

Hey there, Kindle Fire owners -- Amazon's rolling out a brand new software update for you, and it packs quite a few worthwhile (and arguably overdue) tweaks for your budget-conscious tablet. Take s

Supplier Chatter Suggests New HD Models Of Kindle Fire Forthcoming

Early in 2011, upstream suppliers of displays and components let a few of <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/05/03/amazon-has-ordered-color-kindle-tablets-expected-before-holidays/">Amazon's </

IDC: Apple’s iPad Rules Tablet Sales Today But Android Makers Will Overtake It By 2016

With news of Apple's new iPad selling out its first run due to overwhelming demand, 2012 is off to a galloping start for the tablet market; and because of that IDC is upping its forecasts for how many

Jumptap: Android, iOS Now 91% Of All Mobile Ad Traffic, Kindle Fire 33% Of All Tablet Use

The onward march for Android and Apple continues apace, and leaves a big question mark for how other platforms can hope to compete, at least in the U.S. market: New figures out from Jumptap indicate t

Amazon Steals 14% Tablet Market Share In Q4, Apple Share Drops To 57%

We've known since the Fire first debuted that it would create some competition for Apple's iPad, which has dominated the market since it arrived. But today iSuppli has offered up a little insight into

“Think Profit.”

When Steve Jobs took the stage at Macworld in 1998, he did something unusual. For the first time in any presentation he had ever given, he ended with a slide reading, "Oh, and one more thing..." This

Flurry: Amazon’s Kindle Fire Is Already Starting To Smoke Samsung’s Galaxy Tab

Wuh oh, Samsung — better watch your tail. While Apple might not be <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/01/24/boom-boom-boom-boom-boom-boom/">seeing any impact (be it positive or negative) on i

Android Reaches 39% Tablet OS Market Share (Standing On Amazon’s Shoulders)

Apple's <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/product/ipad">iPad</a> reigns supreme from whatever angle you choose to look at the tablet market (profits, apps, quality, market share, mindshare, you name

Announcing The 2011 Crunchies Finalists And Tickets On Sale Now

The nominations have been tabulated and the votes are in. Over 300,000 nominations were calculated across 20 categories. Along with our partners <a href="http://gigaom.com/" target="_blank">GigaOm</a>

Video: Android 4.0 Hacked Onto The Kindle Fire

You wanted an Android tablet for Christmas... and you got one! Alas, it's a Kindle Fire. <em>Whoops!</em> While the Fire is technically well within the realm of "Android tablet" (and a mighty fine tab

Five Predictions For Online Video In 2012

In 2011, the long-promised ubiquity of video—on-demand anytime, anywhere—started to become a reality, driven by mobile (smart phones, tablets).  While this may seem obvious, remember, it was not

Amazon Stops Hiding Competitors’ E-Reading Apps On The Kindle Fire

<a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/amazon">Amazon</a> has stopped pretending that a group of e-reading apps it allowed onto its <a href="http://www.amazon.com/mobile-apps/b/ref=topnav_storetab

The Other Side Of Open

Open. Open. Open. Open. Open. Open. Open. Open. Open. Every chance they get, someone from Google brings this up as a huge advantage of Android over rivals like iOS. Never mind the fact that a good

Amazon Finally Releases OTA Kindle Fire Update To Address Performance And Touchscreen Issues

Great news, <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/kindle-fire/">Kindle Fire</a> owners. Amazon just announced the long overdue Kindle Fire update that's said to resolve many of the issues with the

Kindle Fire Display Doesn’t Stand Up To Nook, iPad 2 In Tests

You probably know that not all LCDs are created equal: at a given size, you can have different resolutions, lighting methods, and display-driving technologies. Apple has led the way in this regard, ge

Amazon Saves Christmas With Free Expedited Shipping For The Kindle And Thousands Of Other Items

Last minute Christmas shoppers, take notice. Amazon has your back. The online retailer announced free expedited shipping on many items. Stop procrastinating and get your Christmas shopping done. Or wa
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