Amazon will soon be expanding the availability of the Kindle Fire HD 7 and the HD 8.9. According to details coming from Amazon, the tablets are now available for customers in more than 170 countries around the world. Pre-orders will begin today and the devices are expected to begin shipping on June 13.
lowered the price of the NOOK HD and NOOK HD+ for Mother's Day and it looks like Amazon will be having a sale of their own. The Amazon sale is for the 7-inch Kindle Fire HD and will be in effect through May 12. Basically, those shopping (and using the appropriate coupon code) will see a savings of $20.
Kindle for Android app update has come available by way of the Google Play Store. This update has brought the app up to version 126.96.36.199, but perhaps more important than a the new number -- the changes and new features that have been added. This is one of those changes that you will notice immediately upon launch. Just to begin with, Kindle for Android is now sporting a carousel display.
Amazon has a bit of good news for those who had been considering, but have yet to follow through on the purchase of a Kindle Fire HD 8.9. Basically, Amazon has announced some additional availability and also lowered the pricing. The tablet is now available in Japan as well as for those in the UK, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain. Perhaps key for those here in the US though, the price cut.
Amazon patent filing suggests that the company is working on a method that will allow you to sell your used ebook. And while that may seem a bit silly to use the term used in reference to something digital, this could have some perks for those who tend to read a book only once. The catch here, this is simply a patent approval and Amazon has yet to actually announce anything.
Amazon has launched a service called FreeTime Unlimited for Kindle Fire that is a kid-friendly entertainment service designed to keep kids happy and entertained. The subscription-based service pulls in books, games, educational apps, movies, and TV shows that are specifically designed with young people in mind.
BlendTec fashion today we have a treat for all of you happy tablet users. The folks from Will it Blend? have released an epic video showing off the Google Nexus 7 vs Apple's iPad mini and the Kindle Fire HD. In their usual "comparison video" they show off just how well devices handle (or don't handle) getting tossed into one of their popular blenders.
just announced their digital comics are headed to a variety of new platforms starting today. For those saying what about Google Play -- that app is already available -- and now the #1 Comic Book publisher's content can be enjoyed digitally on multiple new platforms.
Kindle products will now be in less brick-and-mortar stores starting today. In a move that would oust retail competitors like Amazon from their stores, Wal-mart has stopped selling all Amazon Kindle ereaders and tablets. No longer will you be able to try out Amazon's offerings of slates at one of the largest retail stores in the US.