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The GSMA announces the nominees for its 2012 Global Mobile Awards

The GSMA has revealed the line-up for its 17th Annual Global Mobile Awards, featuring 30 categories and more than 150 nominees. The winners will be revealed during Mobile World Congress at the end of February.

Tablet ownership nearly doubles in January

Since millions of Americans became new tablet owners after unwrapping gifts during the holidays last month, tablet ownership has skyrocketed in just a few weeks.

Nyko unveils a new range of products for the PlayStation Vita, the Kindle Fire, and a new line of products with Yo Gabba Gabba

The company best known for its gaming peripherals has announced a handful of new products at CES for the Vita, the Kindle Fire, and two new products featuring the Yo Gabba Gabba license.
Android Army

Analyst puts Kindle Fire holiday sales at 5.5 million

A Barclay's analyst has put the Kindle Fire's holiday sales at 5.5 million units - will that be enough to slow Apple's iPad juggernaut?
Cool Tech

Amazon declares 2011 “best holiday ever” for Kindle

Amazon still won't say how many Kindle units it sells, but says it sold more than a million a week in December, with the Kindle Fire leading the way.

Sales of digital goods growing fast, good news for Amazon

Data from research firm comScore has shown that sales of digital content for devices such as tablets and e-readers is growing fast. The figures will please Amazon, which has sold millions of Kindle Fire tablets since its launch in November…
Cool Tech

Kindle Fire 6.2.1 update launches, brings Silk browser improvements

With just a few days before many Americans will be ripping off wrapping paper to discover a new Kindle Fire, Amazon rolls out a firmware update in time for the holidays.
Buying Guides

Digital Trends’ editor wish lists: What we want this year

With all the gift inventory we end up doing, a few gadgets naturally end up on our own lists. Check out the products we're personally pining for.
Android Army

Amazon Kindle Fire impressions jump 19 percent every day: Millennial

Millennial Media, a mobile advertising network, says ad impressions served to Amazon's Kindle Fire have risen an average of 19 percent a day since its launch last month, which equals to hundreds of millions of ads displayed on the hot…
Android Army

Google tablet could be out in the next six months, says Schmidt

In an interview given with an Italian newspaper this week, Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt suggested the web giant is planning to have its own tablet on the market in the first half of 2012.

One million Kindles are sold each week, says Amazon

Kindle Fire continues to push strong sales of Amazon's tablet and e-reader devices.

‘iPad mini’ with 7.85-inch screen rumored for late 2012

The 'iPad mini' rumor mill is turning again, with the latest reports suggesting such a device will be launched by Apple late next year, with a 7.85-inch screen.