07/11/2012, 10:07 am
Touting it as a "new gaming experience for Kindle Fire," Amazon on Wednesday launched GameCircle, a social network for games akin to Apple's Game Center.
07/11/2012, 02:07 am
On the heels of last week's report that Amazon is working on a smartphone, another mainstream media outlet claims the retailer is already testing handsets sized between four and five inches and could begin mass production of a device as early as late 2012.
07/06/2012, 09:07 pm
A new report claims that Amazon will begin production of follow-up models to its Kindle Fire in late summer ahead of a possible fall rollout that is expected to bring new screen resolutions and 4G wireless compatibility to the 7-inch tablet.
07/05/2012, 11:07 pm
A new report claims Amazon is working on a handset that will compete directly with Apple's iPhone and Google Android smartphones.
06/15/2012, 10:06 am
Amazon is expected to release a new 7-inch Kindle Fire with a higher resolution screen for $199, which would push the current model to an even lower price of $149, according to a new report.
06/14/2012, 11:06 am
Amazon on Thursday updated its Kindle application for iPad, adding support for children's books, comic books and graphic novels purchased for the Kindle platform.
06/12/2012, 10:06 pm
A year after launching its Cloud Player music tool, Amazon has released an iOS app for it, bringing functionality that will compete with Apple's own iCloud and iTunes.
06/05/2012, 08:06 am
A new survey of potential tablet buyers has found that the Amazon Kindle Fire is "floundering," while Apple's iPad remains the most popular and satisfying choice for consumers.
06/04/2012, 05:06 pm
Apple owned the lion's share of the worldwide tablet market in the first quarter of 2012 after shipping 11.8 million units, 11 times more than second place Samsung managed over the same period.
05/22/2012, 04:05 am
A new survey again placed Apple as the world's most valuable brand, even as nearly half of the top 100 global brands, including rivals Google and Microsoft, lost value over the past year.
05/18/2012, 02:05 pm
Amazon has reportedly begun pitching to advertising agencies the opportunity to advertise on the welcome screen of its Kindle Fire tablet for a price of $600,000.
05/18/2012, 01:05 am
Publisher Simon & Schuster has settled an e-book antitrust lawsuit brought by attorneys general from 29 states in the U.S., while a new report claims Samsung achieved nine million preorders for its Galaxy S III smartphone. Also, a rumor claims Amazon is suspending plans for an 8.9-inch Kindle Fire in favor of a 10.1-inch model due out later this year.
05/04/2012, 07:05 pm
A new study released on Friday claims that the combined users of the three generations of Apple's iPad account for an overwhelming amount of all tablet-based internet traffic.
05/03/2012, 11:05 am
Shipments of Android-based tablets including Amazon's Kindle Fire saw a "steep drop" in the first quarter of 2012, allowing Apple's iPad to grow to 68 percent of tablets shipped worldwide.
05/02/2012, 01:05 pm
Target said it will stop carrying Amazon's Kindle product line, including the Kindle Fire, which is estimated to make up more than half of all US tablets using Android.
04/27/2012, 03:04 pm
Citibank has released a new banking app for tablets, but chose to support only Apple's iPad and the Amazon Kindle Fire with an "exclusive launch for Amazon Appstore for Android," a blow to Google's own efforts to deliver a modern Android tablet experience.
04/17/2012, 10:04 am
A new report from Greenpeace accuses Apple of lagging behind other technology companies, such as Facebook and Google, in utilizing environmentally friendly power for its cloud-based services.
04/13/2012, 07:04 pm
The methods with which Amazon advertises its streaming offerings may be misrepresentative of how many shows are available through the company's for-pay online service, igniting scrutiny of how online streaming services quantify their libraries.
04/12/2012, 10:04 pm
Apple has spoken out against the U.S. Department of Justice's lawsuit filed against the company earlier this week, noting that the launch of its iBookstore actually broke "Amazon's monopolistic grip on the publishing industry."
04/12/2012, 12:04 pm
Experts who have reviewed the U.S. Department of Justice antitrust case against Apple over alleged price fixing of e-books believe that the government will likely lose.