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New Amazon App Sparks “Boycott Amazon” Campaign

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So what has all these retailers up in arms? Amazon's new price-check app for Android and iOS.

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Amazon Kindle Touch Jailbreak Using An MP3 File [Video]

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You will probably kick yourself after reading this article wondering why you didn’t think about it earlier and enjoy yourself a few minutes of fame. Developer Yifan Lu has managed to jailbreak the Amazon Kindle Touch and he has done so in the simplest of ways, by playing an MP3 file. As you might know, the Kindle Touch isn’t the ...

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New Children’s Wish List App From Amazon

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Amazon is debuting a new holiday shopping app that is geared towardas kids. “Amazon Santa” is a free app for Android and iOS that allows children and their parents to create holiday Wish Lists to share with friends, family, and Santa Claus as well.

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Kindle Fire Sold At A Loss?

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Before we start applauding the millions of pre-sales that are already behind Amazon’s Kindle Fire, keep in mind the expensive involved in developing the tablet. According to HIS iSuppli they performed a detailed breakdown of the Fire and have concluded that it would cost about $201.70 to manufacture each device.

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Kindle Fire Tablet To Be Followed By KindlePhone In 2012

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They're currently enjoying roaring success with the aggressively priced Kindle Fire. And now it looks like Amazon is ready for its next big move with the preparation of a so-called KindlePhone for next year.

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Kindle Fire Source Code Available For Download From Amazon

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To be fair, this didn't exactly come flying out of left field. Amazon has already released the source code for its other e-readers, including the Kindle Touch, Kindle Wi-Fi, Kindle DX, and Kindle Keyboard.

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US Customers Can Buy Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus Now

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Well, you can now get the best of both worlds with the recently released Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus, which is hitting American store shelves just a touch ahead of schedule.

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Is A Kindle Phone On Amazon’s To-Do List?

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Amazon is known for their Kindle line which now includes five e-readers and a tablet. Many have wondered in recent years when they will join the smartphone producer list, considering their products sell like hot cakes.

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$200 Apple iPad mini in 2012 to combat Amazon Kindle Fire?

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Ticonderoga Securities analyst Brian White has been making his way through the factories in China and Taiwan. During his journeys with the component makers, he's heard more than a few rumblings about the possibility of an iPad mini.

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Checkout Kindle e-books from your local U.S. public library, if its in

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However, the public library treats the digital copy of a book much like the paper version of a book. They have a certain number of copies and, if they are all currently borrowed, you have to put yourself on the waiting list.

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Kindle hits the cloud

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Amazon’s new “Cloud Reader” web app is now available for use on Safari and Chrome, promising the look and feel of the Kindle reader on any internet connection.

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Amazon Appstore’s “Free App” costs developers plenty

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You see, the way that you can get your Android app featured on the front page of the Amazon Appstore is to agree to be the "Free App of the Day." The idea is you get the promotion, build up the user base, and gain more sales down the line as a result. However, there is a stipulation in there that goes contrary to earlier assumptions.

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Survey says Amazon Android tablet could be a threat to Apple’s iPad

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I wouldn't go quite as far as Retrovo in saying that an Android tablet from Amazon is the biggest threat to the iPad, but it goes to show you that the public would definitely be interested in one. When looking at the survey results, 55% of those who responded said that they would seriously consider buying a tablet from Amazon.

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Amazon tablet to combat Apple iPad this October

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People are saying an Amazon-branded tablet device is being geared for October. The irony is that Amazon could very well go with Android for its tablet... considering Google just stepped into its turf with the Story HD and, even before that, the rise of Google Books.

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iPlayer for Kindle plays videos… as comic strips

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BBC's Mark Longstaff-Tyrrell is bringing video playing capabilities to the Kindle by way of the iPlayer for Kindle. Longstaff-Tyrrell essentially took the BBC iPlayer video streaming service and adapted it to the Kindle platform by tossing in some software coding of his own and adding closed captioning. You can "watch" the videos on your e-reader because the iPlayer takes DVB digital TV and closed captioning info, together with any frame that has dialogue involved, and puts them together.

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