Amazon Offering Prime Owners Free Book a Month in Lending Library

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*+-The eBook and eReader wars just took another step in its continuing escalation. Amazon is offering its customers who have an Amazon Prime account a new service called the Lending Library. Essentially this means Prime customers can get one free book a month to read on their Kindle device. That’s obviously the catch. In addition […]

Tablet Gift Guide – 6 Best Devices for the 2011 Holiday Season

Nook Tablet

*+-2011 has undoubtedly been the year of the tablet. From the millions of  iPad 2s sold, to the fall of the HP TouchPad, to the impending rise of Amazon’s Kindle Fire, slates have dominated technology headlines throughout the course of the year. And while the growth of the tablet market is good for (some of) […]

Will Google Be The Grinch for Android Tablet Lovers This Christmas?

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*+-Let’s face it, the hoped for swarm of Android Tablets featuring Honeycomb has basically turned into a discarded wasp nest of dashed possibility. Sure there are fan boys who love their Android Tablets, but Honeycomb Tablets haven’t yet produced much of a sting in the market. That’s probably as it should be. Even with promises […]

Amazon Sells Nearly 100,000 Kindle Fire Tablets on First Day

Kindle Fire Sells 100,000 on day one

*+-We had a pretty good feeling Amazon sold a massive amount of pre-orders for its recently announced Kindle Fire tablet when the device shot up to the #1 best selling item on the retailers rankings. And, lo and behold, our suspicions have been confirmed by a digital marketing firm which indicates that Amazon sold just […]

Kindle Fire Now #1 Bestselling Item On Amazon

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*+-People are kind of excited for the Kindle Fire. So much so that it’s currently listed as the #1 selling item on Amazon.com just above the new Kindles which are just above the old Kindles, crowding everything else from the top 10. All this before most people have even touched the thing. What is it […]

Kindle Fire vs. Nook Color

Amazon Kindle Fire vs. Barnes and Noble Nook Color

*+-Yesterday’s Kindle Fire announcement added heat to the tablet market, sparking speculation that it could be an “iPad Killer” not just because it costs $199 but also because it has the Amazon branding behind it. But comparing the Kindle Fire to the iPad isn’t completely apropos. They’re different sizes — 7 versus 9.7 inches — […]

Why I Pre-ordered a Kindle Fire

Kindle Fire

*+-I just pre-ordered an Amazon Kindle Fire Android tablet, announced today at Amazon’s press event in New York City. Why would I jump without ever seeing the thing? Let me share a few reasons I decided to buy the Kindle Fire today. Android on Amazon’s Ecosystem The most significant draw of this device has to […]

Amazon Announcing “Kindle Fire” Tablet on Wednesday, Launches in November?

Kindle Fire Mockup

*+-Last Friday, Amazon sent out press invites for an event scheduled for this Wednesday, September 28th, an event that was rumored to be the launch pad for Amazon’s Android tablet plans. Well, according to TechCrunch, Amazon will indeed be announcing an Android tablet this Wednesday and it will be called the ‘Kindle Fire.’ And while […]