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Amazon Kindle Fire – a Q&A

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Amazon’s big Kindle Fire announcement day has come and gone, and a lot of you may be scratching your head trying to figure out all the news that happened while you were stuck at work or school.  We’ve taken the time to provide a handy set of questions and answers ourselves, and we think they would make a great starting point.  Of course, you can (and should) dive into the discussion in  [Read More…]

Amazon explains the Silk browser on the Kindle Fire

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What do you get when you take a traditional web browser, crunch it through some cloud servers, compress the data and make it more mobile friendly by sharing the load locally as well as in the back end? That’s Amazon’s Silk browser. Actually, it sounds a bit familiar, but it’s going to get some prominent play on the new Amazon Kindle Fire tablet, which is likely to be a hot seller when  [Read More…]

Amazon Kindle Fire, the 7-inch sub-$200 Android tablet (Update)

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Amazon is all set to unveil their 7-inch Android tablet to the market, with a press conference scheduled for 10 a.m. EST.  It seems Bloomberg has let the cat out of the bag a bit early this morning, and has revealed the official pricing for the upcoming tablet.

The 7-inch Amazon Fire will be unleashed for an incredibly affordable $ 199.

The Kindle Fire will feature:

Dual Core Processor Multi-Touch 7″  [Read More…]

Ask AC: How can I pre-order an Amazon Kindle Fire?

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Amazon’s now accepting preorders for the Kindle Fire Android tablet. (Yes, we’re going to call this guy a tablet and not a mere e-reader from here on out.)

For now, it’s $ 199. That’s no contract (as it doesn’t have cell radios), and remember that these are preorders. The Amazon Fire will ship starting Nov. 15.

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Will Amazon Announce Android Tablet on September 28?

It’s been a long wait, but we could finally be less than one week away from Amazon officially entering the Android tablet space.  According to various outlets, Amazon is sending out invitations to a a press event to be held on September 28th at 10:00 AM.  We can’t think of any other reason as to why Amazon would be throwing a media bash so we’re anxious to see  [Read More…]

Amazon sending invites for 9/28 press event, tablet(s) on the way?

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Amazon is sending out invitations to a press conference on September 28 in New York City. Though details of the press conference are as sparse as they come, it is believed that Amazon will be announcing at least one of their hotly anticipated tablets, which is slated to launch sometime in October or November.

It’s been a long road since we first caught wind that Amazon was working on a slew  [Read More…]

Borrow Books from the Local Library with new Amazon Kindle Feature

Amazon, making good on promises from back in the spring, has started up their library lending service for Kindle.  Beginning today, those of you with a Kindle or a phone/tablet with the free Kindle app can borrow books from your library.  These books can be found at more than 11,000 libraries across the United States and are checked out using the same library card you already own.  [Read More…]

Amazon Giving Users a $2 Credit Towards App Purchases in Exchange for a Simple Tweet

If Amazon has taught us anything, it’s that they sure now how to come up with clever ways to give away sell Android apps. Amazon’s latest promotion offers users a $ 2 dollar credit that can be used to purchase an app from their app store and all they ask in return is permission to send a tweet on your behalf. Sounds like a fair trade to  [Read More…]

Amazon Appstore looks to be rolling out internationally

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It looks like the Amazon Appstore for Android is finally rolling out across the world, following its US-only launch earlier in the year. Reports are appearing from a variety of sources in the UK, Australia, the Netherlands and India suggesting that customers in these countries can now directly download the Appstore and use it to install free or paid apps.

There’s still no official link  [Read More…]

“Geek Week” on the Amazon App Store: Useful Apps at Discounted Prices

Say what you will about the Amazon App Store, but one thing is for certain: it’s an avenue that definitely offers apps at low cost. This week Amazon has decided to offer a slew of useful “productivity” apps at discounted prices in what they are calling “Geek Week.” These discounted apps cover everything an Android “geek” could want from tethering to remote desktop access, and all for  [Read More…]