Kindle Fire

Amazon Kindle Fire set to take second in 2011 tablet race

Just two weeks after its release, Amazon's inexpensive Kindle Fire tablet is on track to become the second most-sold tablet of 2011, according to market estimates.

Android Army

What you need to buy now: Hottest gadget gifts of the season

Don't wait only to find out inventory is dwindling or retailers have oversold. Here are the electronics that are likely to be in high demand this holiday shopping season.

Android Army

Amazon reports record-breaking Kindle sales on Black Friday

Kindle Fire continues its strong debut with quadrupled sales on Black Friday, according to Amazon.

Mobile

Skyrim fans release all in-game books for Kindle, Nook and iOS

While Skyrim continues to top the sales charts for both consoles and PCs, fans of the role-playing game are rolling out various forms of content in support of the game.

Gaming

Amazon rumor: 8.9-inch Kindle Fire due in 2012

Amazon will reportedly release a larger, 8.9-inch version of its Kindle Fire tablet next year.

Mobile

Opinion: Is the Kindle Touch, Kindle Fire or Apple iPad right for you?

Amazon’s new Kindle Touch and Kindle Fire present an appealing alternative to the iPad for some things, but there’s still room for a supersized Kindle Fire or a mini iPad.

Mobile

IHS: Amazon Kindle Fire costs $201.70 to make

IHS iSuppli reports that Amazon's Kindle Fire ereader/tablet costs the company $201.70 to make and put in a box...meaning Amazon is taking a bit of a loss for very Fire sold.

Android Army

Amazon may release a phone in 2012: report

Amazon is building its own phone, due for a late 2012 release, based on estimates from Citigroup researchers.

Mobile

Survey: Apple products top holiday wish lists

With the Black Friday kickoff of the holiday shopping season just a week away, consumers are hoping to see an electronic device created by Apple sitting under the tree this year.

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As with the Fire, the Nook Tablet is also shipping early

Those who preordered the Nook Tablet will be able to pick it up from stores on Wednesday. People who ordered the device online might also receive it in the mail on Wednesday. The early release of the Nook Tablet by a couple of days mirrors Amazon's move, also…

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Survey: Consumers hoping for a tablet, not a laptop, this holiday season

Consumers would much prefer to receive a tablet than a laptop this Christmas, according to the results of a survey, with Apple's iPad coming top of the wishlist. Of course, what they would like to receive and what they actually end up getting (a pair of socks…

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Amazon to ship Kindle Fire today

Amazon's Kindle Fire will ship one day early, just in time for customers to read through the first batch of reviews.

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Opinion: Amazon burns up Apple’s iPad model with the Kindle Fire

Apple knows the real money is in content, not hardware. Now Amazon’s following suit with the Kindle Fire, but where does the battle for consumer eyeballs end?

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Amazon: Kindle Fire will come with Hulu Plus, ESPN and Newsstand

Just a few days before its new tablet begins shipping in the US, Amazon has announced that its Kindle Fire device will be coming preloaded with Hulu Plus and the Kindle Fire Newstand. This follows announcements earlier in the week that Netflix and Pandora will…

Mobile

Weekly Rewind: Adobe kills Flash for mobile, B&N fights Fire with Nook, Apple finally fixes iOS 5 battery life

This week Adobe made a surprising announcement about the fate of Flash for mobile, Apple released an update to deal with battery life complaints, and Barnes & Noble took aim at Amazon and the Fire with a new Nook tablet.

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