Samsung and Amazon Create Partnership for Kindle Books


This is an interesting partnership that on the one hand seems unnecessary, and on the other makes much marketing sense when trying to feature something unique in a crowded smartphone market. (Even though you could be accused of helping to create that crowd.) Samsung announced today that it has created a partnership with bookseller Amazon […]

Is Amazon Planning to Put Kindle in Your Car?

Kindle iPhone in app purchases

When Ford developed AppLink and introduced it in the 2011 Ford Fiesta they touted the API and developer platform allowing people to create apps that would integrate into the vehicle. Recently Amazon announced support for its Cloud Music Player with AppLink. People for years have been listening to Audible (owned by Amazon) audiobooks in their […]

Amazon’s Whispersync for Voice Is a Killer Feature


When Amazon made its announcements for its new fall lineup of products earlier this year, the innovation that excited me the most was Whispersync for Voice. I’m a big audiobook listener and an Audible member. Audible is an audio book service that Amazon acquired awhile back. I pay a monthly fee and that gives me […]

Kindle Fire HD with 4G LTE Includes a Year of Data for $50

Kindle Fire HD with 4G LTE

In addition to launching new Kindle Fire HD tablets today Amazon pulled a surprise ou tat the end of the event offering a $499 Amazon Kindle Fire HD with 4G LTE. In addition to undercutting the iPad on pricing by over $200 Amazon is throwing in 4G LTE service for  $50 a year with the […]