Grading My 2013 Mobile Tech Predictions

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This has been such a wacky year for me personally (actually the wackiness began in 2012) that I almost find it hard to believe I made mobile tech predictions for 2013. But I did. So in this post I’ll grade how I think I did before I put on my psychic cap and post my […]

Kindle Sale Sees Select Models Discounted at 20% Off

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As a part of Amazon’s Gold Box Deal of the Day, the company is holding a one-day-only Kindle sale on select e-readers and tablets, where it is discounting them at 20% off. You’ll be able to grab the entry-level Kindle e-reader for $56, the Kindle Fire HD 16GB for $136, or the Kindle Fire HDX […]

Amazon Drops Kindle Fire Prices by $50 for Cyber Monday Promo

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Amazon is offering the Kindle Fire HDX for just $179 after a $50 discount as part of its Cyber Monday promotion. The $50 discount also applies to the Kindle Fire HD, while the Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ is discounted by $40. The Kindle HDX 8.9″, which is being widely advertised on TV and remains priced […]

Tablet Christmas Shopping? Things to Consider

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So, you’ve decided to take the plunge and make this a Tablet Christmas. Good for you. Tablets are great things. Whether you’re looking at a Tablet as a companion device or as your next computer they offer a distinctly mobile experience that can free you up to work or play in a variety of locations […]

Pre Black Friday Deal: NextWorth Kindle Trade In Nets 50% Bonus

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If you’re looking to trade in a Kindle to make a few extra bucks to spend on Black Friday deals, NextWorth has a bonus for you. The Nextworth Kindle trade in, beginning today, allows you to trade in any Kindle device in any condition and get an extra 50% bonus on the cash you receive. […]

Amazon Selling PS4 and Kindle Fire HDX Bundle for $599

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To celebrate the launch of the PS4 (as well as giving its own products a bit of a promotional boost), Amazon is selling a PS4 bundle that includes a 7-inch Kindle Fire HDX tablet for $599. This means that you’ll essentially get the Kindle Fire HDX for just $200, which is $30 off the normal […]

Why the Kindle Fire HDX Tablets Make No Sense To Me Anymore

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I’ve  noticed that reviews are being published for Amazon’s new Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 Tablet and they are largely positive. Looks like another hit for Amazon. Amazon has certainly made an impact since the debut of its first Kindle Fire Tablet in 2011. The low cost Fire Tablets have hit a sweet spot with a […]

Amazon Discounting Kindles to Celebrate New FAA Policies

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The Federal Aviation Association recently overturned its policy that electronic devices were not to be used during takeoff and landing during a flight. Amazon is pretty excited about it, and they’ve discounted some of its Kindle products by 15%, including the 7-inch Kindle Fire HDX, Kindle Fire HD, and the entry-level Kindle e-reader. That means that […]

Kindle First Arrives for Early Access to New eBooks

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If you enjoy having early access to things before the general public does, then Kindle First might be for you. It’s a new service from Amazon that sees a handful of new books being chosen each month and offered to Kindle users for just $1.99, or for free for Prime members. New books are chosen […]

Apple’s New iPad Air ‘Kindling’ Amazon’s Fire

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Internet retailer Amazon isn’t shying away from its own recently refreshed Kindle Fire Android tablet after Apple’s announcement of the fifth generation iPad tablet known as the iPad Air. So what is Amazon to do? The company has launched a new ad on its website highlighting that the Kindle Fire HDX is “lighter than Air,” […]

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX Comes with “Mayday” Live Video Tech Support

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Amazon has launched a new feature with the new Kindle Fire HDX called Mayday, which offers 24/7/365 tech support for the tablet in the form of live video chats. It’s pretty much similar to Apple’s Genius Bar, only it’s completely remote, meaning that you don’t have to drive to a store and wait in line […]

Amazon Unveils Three New Kindle Fire Tablets to Take on Nexus 7

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Amazon has introduced three new Kindle Fire tablets for this year with the aim of taking on Google’s recently revamped Nexus 7 slate. And like the 2013 model of the Nexus 7, Amazon’s comparably spec’ed Kindle Fire tablet retails for the same $230 starting price. The more premium tablets are now branded under the Kindle […]

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 2 Photos Allegedly Tip New Design

A new Kindle Fire HD 2 is expected for the holidays.

Photos of the rumored next-generation Kindle Fire HD have leaked out, and they reveal a close up of the exterior of the new tablet. Granted, it simply looks like an all-black slab of matter in the provided photos, but nonetheless, we get to see some of the design changes that Amazon decided to make with […]

Kindle App Update is a Must Have Ahead of iOS 7 Release

Kindle delivers an iOS 7 app update that users need to install before the iOS 7 release date.

Amazon pushed an iOS 7 app update out this week that users should make sure to install before the iOS 7 release unless they want to re-download all of their books. This isn’t the first iOS 7 app update to arrive, and it won’t be the last one we see over the next week and […]

In Denial, Amazon May Have Confirmed Kindle Phone

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After it was reported that the Internet retailer is working on its own smartphone and could revolutionize the mobile industry by offering its Kindle-based phone for free even without requiring users to sign up for a typical two-year contract, Amazon has denied that a free phone is in the works. The retailer’s denial may be […]

Can Amazon Succeed Where Google, Apple Failed in Transforming Mobility?

After transforming tablet computing, Amazon could turn business models for wireless mobility on its head with a rumored Kindle Phone offering.

Amazon has long been rumored to be eyeing the smartphone market after having launched its Kindle Fire tablet based on a forked version of Google’s Android operating system, and now there is chatter that Amazon is looking to do what no others before it have even attempted. The move by Amazon to introduce the Kindle […]

Kindle Paperwhite Refresh Leaked by Amazon, Immediately Pulled

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It looks like a Kindle Paperwhite reboot is in the works, as a webpage about the new device was prematurely published on Amazon’s website before getting frantically taken down, but not before screenshots were taken. The leaked info reveals some of the new features coming to the second-generation Paperwhite, including new display technology and a […]

Will the Next Kindle Fire HD 2 Be a Nexus 7 Competitor?

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New screen captures taken from a site that collects hardware benchmarks for devices seems to back up earlier reports the Kindle Fire HD 2 will be a worthy competitor for the newly refreshed Nexus 7 tablet. According to the specifications, which came from the GFX benchmark utility and were later picked up on by Chinese […]