Amazon’s press conference was surely a demonstration of how you should handle such a public event. Of course, we did see a lot of bragging from the Kindle makers, but, unlike other similar events, this one seemed more organized and focused, lacking any attacks towards the competition and only concentrating on what was on show.
Contrary to our report-slash-expectation yesterday that Amazon would have an Android-powered phone to show off on its Santa Monica event, insiders quoted by The Verge indicated it was a sure thing. But we found out that the Kindle phone wasn’t on the menu for the day. .
Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD coming to UK & Europe on October 25
Jelly Bean madness is spreading across the globe as the latest functional release of Android, and Sprint has decided to open the floodgates to their network. They've started with the popular Galaxy Nexus and Nexus S 4G, a duo of brains and brawn under the hood.
We're not sure what the deal is with Moto, but they have a reputation for not updating their phones to the latest Android. I mean, seriously Motorola, why not just correct the problem instead of bribing people which adds to your bottom line?
The entire Kindle Fire family will be ad-supported
A mere week after Sony outed the Xperia Tablet S, the wedge-shaped tablet is already on its way to some markets, specifically the UK. We mentioned before that Carphone Warehouse already reserved a spot for the first Xperia Tablet. But since the retailer hasn’t made it available on its website, your best bet to score the slate is to get it directly from Sony.
Amazon Kindle event is over, and man what a show it was
Today's Amazon Kindle event is over, and man what a ride it was. In the tablet world, Amazon's aging Kindle Fire was threatened by Nexus 7 and the upcoming iPad Mini. In the e-reader universe, the Kindle was falling behind the competition without its own fronlit model.
8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD 4G LTE: $499, not including $49.99 yearly Amazon 4G LTE Package
So we’ve seen the new, improved Kindle Fire that’s selling for $159, and we’ve seen the 7-inch and 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD tablets that will be shipping in mid-September and November, respectively. What else did Amazon announced during its recently ended California-based event? A 4G LTE Kindle HD model that’s certainly going to be very interesting to tablet buyers that don’t want to get stuck with Wi-Fi-only versions.