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Rebecca Black crowned top search term in Google Zeitgeist 2011

With countless numbers of search terms flowing through Google's search engine all the time, the company likes to compile the most popular search terms each year and publish the Google Zeitgeist.
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Amazon plans to update Kindle Fire: Here’s a list of what needs fixing

After some criticism and negative user reviews, Amazon has promised that an over-the-air update will be sent to Kindle Fire owners in less than two weeks. Based on some browsing of negative user reviews and our own experience, we've come up…
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Amazon Kindle Fire hacked to run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

Amazon's $200 Kindle Fire tablet has successfully been upgraded with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, making it more of a full-blown Android tablet than it is with Amazon's heavily-modified user interface.
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The Goldilocks tablet: Why Amazon’s 7-inch Kindle Fire is ‘just right’

Neither too big nor too small, Amazon’s 7-inch Kindle Fire might just be the perfect third device for users who still have to juggle smartphones and notebooks.
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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.
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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.

Amazon reports record-breaking Kindle sales on Black Friday

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

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.

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.

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.
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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.

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.