Tag Archives: Kindle Fire

Editorial: Are The Android Glory Days Coming To An End?

I don’t mean to sound all doom and gloom here, but in my opinion, I’m foreseeing a shift in mobile industry.  A shift that will definitely change how we experience Android, and possibly the quality of experience we have when interacting with our mobile devices.  In  my eyes, there is a lot of evidence pointing towards this, and I’ll do my best to… Read more

Amazon, Google Will Deepen Their Rivalry In 2013

Its safe to say Google and Amazon are already rivals on a number of levels, including app stores, books, movies, and more. The seeds of rivalry began over 10 years ago when Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos got wind of Google’s plan to digitize product catalogs and Bezos saw a threat to his online retail giant. “He realized that scanning catalogs was interesting… Read more

Kindle Fire Goes On Sale For Amazon Mom Members With Prime

Amazon has just slashed prices for all of its Kindle Fire products. The only problem is that you have to be an Amazon Mom with Prime membership to qualify for the discount. The sale includes: $20 off the Kindle Fire – $139 $25 off the Kindle Fire HD – $174 $50 off the Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch – $249 The Kindle Fire tablets were already… Read more

Including The Visually Impaired, Amazon Bringing New Accessibility Features To The Kindle Fire And Fire HD 7″

Traditionally, many companies haven’t done  a whole lot to try and help visually impaired consumers use their electronics but Amazon is one of the exceptions. They originally started by incorporating text-to-speech into the original Kindle e-reader and now they’ve informed us all that they will be bringing Voice Guide and Explore By Touch to the… Read more

Gap Between iPad And Android Tablet Sales Closing Fast

Though Android tablets have been doing better and better, until recently they were absolutely no competition to the iPad. In a shocking bit of news, apparently that gap is closing fast, with the iPad holding a 55% market share and Android tablets holding 44%. But consider that many analysts thought that it would take even longer for Android to catch up… Read more

Barnes And Noble Announces Second Quarter Results, Nook Sales Doubled Over Thanksgiving Weekend

Taking a page right out of the Amazon playbook, Barnes and Noble announced their second quarter fiscal results this morning along with a choice quote on Nook sales over Thanksgiving weekend. In its press release, Barns and Noble highlights that Nook sales “doubled over the four-day Black Friday weekend, across all channels, based on information… Read more

Amazon Says Kindle Family Sales Double Last Year, Cyber Monday Biggest Ever

At this point I don’t think anyone disputes that Amazon is selling a lot of their Kindle product line, but every time they issue a press release that says “biggest day ever” or “sales doubled” we’re getting annoyed. Amazon’s press release issued early this morning says that Cyber Monday was the company’s “biggest day ever” for Kindle sales worldwide,… Read more