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Android Devices

New Amazon Kindle Fire leaks, is it real?

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Today is a big day for Amazon and its related Android products.  First, we heard the Kindle Fire is now out of stock, giving rise to the distinct possibility of a new model to launch in a couple of weeks.  Second, Am…

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Android apps

Amazon debuts Appstore in European countries

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A couple of months ago, we heard that Amazon was planning on unveiling its Appstore to countries outside of the United States.  Today, the online retail giant made good on its promise as the Appstore is currentl…

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Amazon Kindle Fire sold out ahead of successor’s launch

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This is certainly an interesting turn of affairs as Amazon announced that the Kindle Fire is officially sold out.  By this terminology, I’m assuming Amazon is completely out of stock and it is impossibl…

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Android Devices

Amazon to hold press conference September 6, rumored to announce new Kindle Fire tablet

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For a while now, Amazon has been rumored to launch a successor (or two) to the original Kindle Fire.  While it was supposed to launch at the end of July or early August, it appears there was a delay in its production…

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Rumors

Staples president claims Amazon has five or six tablets for launch later this year

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Amazon is rumored to launch two new tablets in the coming months: a 7 inch successor to the original Kindle Fire and a 10 inch tablet to compete directly with the iPad.  However, according to a recent report by Reu…

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Android apps

Domino’s Pizza app finds a home in Amazon Appstore

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A few years ago, Domino’s Pizza allowed customers to order a pizza online and be able to track the order from start to delivery.  Today, Domino’s teamed up with Amazon to offer a unique Android app t…

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Android News

Amazon GameCircle enables games with leaderboards, achievements, and progress sync

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Amazon has launched a new initiative for Android developers looking to make games for the Kindle Fire that are a little more social and powerful. The new GameCircle makes it possible to compete with other playe…

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Android Phones

Bloomberg: Amazon will launch its own smartphone by November

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With its foot already in the tablet door, Amazon may be testing the smartphone waters in the near future with its own offering.  Bloomberg is citing unnamed sources from Foxconn who claim Amazon is ready to manu…

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Amazon rumored to announce Kindle Fire 2 on July 31

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Looking to build upon the success of the original Kindle Fire, Amazon is rumored to launch a successor to the 7 inch tablet.  For intents and purposes, I will refer to the device as the Kindle Fire 2, although Amaz…

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Tablets

Amazon has won the Android tablet war – Kindle Fire has 54% of U.S. market share

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The Amazon Kindle Fire was an instant hit during the 2011 holiday season, selling an estimated 5 million tablets in just a few short months. The Kindle Fire just nudged past the Samsung Galaxy Tab line of product…

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Android Apps

Amazon Appstore officially launches in-app purchases

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Amazon has just announced that the Amazon Appstore for Android now supports in-app purchasing for all developers who wish to implement that option into their apps. Amazon recently began a testing program tha…

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Amazon Wireless giving free Android apps and price matching for new phone buyers

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Amazon is one of many retailers for Android phones, and it’s where many consumers buy other products or download apps. The online retailer is now putting those advantages to use by removing the “b…

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Android Apps

Amazon Appstore generates almost 4x as much in-app revenue as Google Play

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Amazon Appstore has not been the most attractive market place for developers. We’ve heard complaints about the store still being limited only to the U.S., unfair payment practices, and not providing t…

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Amazon Appstore turns one, hits 31,000 apps and offers seven days of discounts

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When Amazon launched its own AppStore last year, there were many technology enthusiasts who predicted Android Market’s end, but also very many people who didn’t think Amazon will be able to gain enough popula…

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Android News

Today only: Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 available for $399.99 on Amazon.com

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Ever since the Amazon Kindle Fire has been made available a few months back, tablet manufacturers have dropped prices day in and day out to make us technology geeks stay interested. However, Amazon is offering…

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