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September 28, 2011

Amazon rolling out Silk, new web browser for the Kindle Fire tablet

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_u7F_56WhHk] Amazon has just unveiled at a press conference in New York its inaugural seven-inch tablet and a new family of Kindle e-readers that now include the $99 Kindle Touch and the low-priced regular Kindle which retails for just $99. Seth Weintraub is on the scene and the latest information includes the news that Amazon […]

August 31, 2011

Amazon also working on a 10.1-inch tablet, due early next year

Trade publication DigiTimes quoted market sources this morning who heard that the online retail giant, Amazon, is gearing up for mass production of another tablet, a 10.1-inch device, for the first quarter of next year. The world’s largest contract manufacturer, Foxconn, will take care of manufacturing, the report notes. Foxconn is also Apple’s long-time manufacturing […]

August 30, 2011

Amazon testing mobile-optimized shopping site ahead of tablet launch

This is interesting. Amazon appears to be testing a redesign of its shopping web site that appears to be specifically optimized for tablet browsing. The Next Web discovered several tweaks which seem to be accessible only to a small number of users who are testing out the new design. These include the more prominent search […]

July 27, 2011

DigiTimes: Amazon becomes the second-largest buyer of tablet parts

In what is another indication of a rumored Amazon tablet, Taiwanese trade publication, DigiTimes, this morning quoted sources from the supply chain who said Amazon has become the second largest buyer of tablet parts as component suppliers are lining up to provide parts for Amazon’s seven- and ten-inch slates. That’s a notable change from previous […]

September 22, 2011

DigiTimes: Success of Amazon’s seven inch tablet anything but given

A seven-inch Amazon tablet priced at $250 or less will compete against inexpensive Android tablets such as Lenovo’s $199 IdeaPad A1 (pictured above) or the $249 Nook color Amazon is reportedly launching its inaugural Android tablet in the fourth quarter of this year. If the back office chatter is true, the online retailer will first […]

September 26, 2011

Amazon gearing up for Kindle Fire tablet launch with video and magazine deals

A mockup of a seven-inch Amazon tablet running a forked Android version. As Amazon gears up to debut its long-rumored tablet on Wednesday at a media event in New York (a subtle hint of a media-focused launch), TechCrunch chimes in with a name. The Android-driven device will be apparently marketed under the Kindle Fire moniker in […]

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