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posted on 23 February 2012
Rain on Amazon's parade as the Kindle maker had to pull as many
as 4,000 digital titles from its US e-store after
a disagreement with a distributor.
Although the electronic books have been taken off Amazon.com,
hard copies are still being sold on the website.
Mark Suchomel, President of distribution group,
IPG's, was quoted as explaining mor... [read more]
posted on 06 January 2012
While Kindle Fire has been heating up the
tablet market as well as discussions as to whether it will be the
demise of the iPad, Google has been putting
together a master plan to build a rival to Amazon's tablet
As it is often the case, Google is planning to
premiere the creation in the US first, with only a few details
revealed unti... [read more]
posted on 04 January 2012
A stockbroking company has recently revealed that according to
its research, Amazon's Kindle Fire has already
started invading the sales of the mighty iPad.
As a quick reminder, the Kindle Fire is Amazon's cost-effective
answer to Apple's tablet computer. Amazon expected to cause a storm
in the tablet market by selling a device similar to the... [read more]
posted on 21 December 2011
According to recent rumours and reports, RIM has declined all
offers interested tech giants placed in order to do a merger with
the troubled BlackBerry maker.
Industry insiders hinted that web retail giant,
Amazon, has been speaking with its investment bank
to analyse a scenario where Amazon joins forces with RIM.
It has been confirmed that ... [read more]
posted on 16 December 2011
According to Amazon, the popularity of its
e-readers and tablets is quite grand. The web giant said that it
was selling roughly one million Kindles per week.
That's seven days.
The company claimed that this has been going on throughout the
last three weeks, and continued sticking to its guns when it
previously stated that electronic readers w... [read more]
posted on 13 December 2011
As Amazon plans to bring its Kindle Fire, it
also wants it to come fresh and flawless which is why the web giant
has announced today that it was issuing an "over-the-air"
The New York Times has reported a spokesperson for the firm,
Drew Herdener, as saying:
"In less than two weeks, we're rolling out an over-the-air
update to Kindle F... [read more]
posted on 08 December 2011
Good news to those who are waiting for the Amazon Kindle
Fire tablet to land in the UK, as according to recent
reports the gadget might be coming our way as soon as January next
As a quick reminder, Amazon's answer to the iPad has been coined
by the industry analysts as a fierce competitor to
Apple, which the latter should fear.
Inside... [read more]
posted on 02 December 2011
It seems that Amazon might have a new
competitor in the world of e-shopping, recent reports have
Google sees the future - in a system similar to
Amazon Prime or ASOS Premier, where customers are expected to pay a
fee to the retailer for a quick next day delivery.
The Wall Street Journal reported that Google has been speaking
to US... [read more]
posted on 21 November 2011
It seems that the online world went gaga for the iPhone
4S just before Christmas, placing Apple's
websites in second place in the top online retail websites
According to Experian Hitwise, an online
statistics analyst, Apple has hopped as many as eight positions to
reach the lucky number two, a post it has held for the first time,
while ... [read more]
posted on 18 November 2011
First there was Kindle, then there was
Kindle Fire, now the tech world is speculating as
to whether it was a smartphone they were smelling cooking in
As a quick reminder, Amazon's tablet computer, Kindle Fire is
currently available in the US.
Now industry insiders started to speculate as to when, not even
whether, Amazon's ... [read more]