Amazon loses its head of Fire TV, Kindle and Luna to Unity

After a five-year stint, Marc Whitten — the man in charge of Fire TV, the Kindle and more — has stepped down as Amazon's VP of entertainment devices and services. News of Whitten's departure was spotted yesterday by consultant Matthew Ball o... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2021-02-25 17:27:36 UTC ]
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Amazon's Fire tablets and Kindles are on sale for everyone

Last month, Amazon introduced some hefty discounts on its Fire tablets and Kindle e-readers, but those discounts were only available to Prime subscribers. Now, the company has made those savings available to all customers in the US, with up to $40 of... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-10-21 12:02:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Fire tablets and Kindles are on sale for Prime members

Amazon's next big hardware event is just days away, and it appears the tech giant is using that as an opportunity to provide hefty discounts for Fire tablet and Kindle models for Prime subscribers. Most notably, Prime members get $40 off the Kindle P... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-09-16 14:27:00 UTC ]
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Amazon opens way for apps on Fire TV to sell ads with The Trade Desk, Dataxu

Amazon has struck a deal with The Trade Desk and Dataxu, two sources of online advertising, to deliver commercials to Fire TV. On Friday, Amazon announced the new arrangement developed for media companies that stream video on Fire TV. The video publishers can now set up what are known as... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-07-27 00:05:42 UTC ]
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Best Amazon Kindle and Fire tablet deals for Prime Day 2019

Amazon Prime Day isn’t just a day—it’s essentially a 60-hour event that starts right now with deals on Amazon’s own devices, including Fire tablets and Kindle e-readers. Bottom line: If you’ve been considering one of these devices, now is the time to buy, as we’re seeing discounts of up to 50... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2019-07-14 19:01:00 UTC ]
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These are the Prime Day deals Amazon is offering on its Kindles, Echos, and Fire tablets

Shoppers can save up to $80 on select Kindles. With Amazon’s Prime Day 2019 kicking off on Monday, the company has revealed some of the deals to be had on its range of hardware devices. The deals include everything from $70 off Echo Shows to $80 off on Kindle Oasis to $100 off on Fire TV... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-07-12 05:47:39 UTC ]
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Amazon Fire TV Stick now comes with Alexa Voice Remote at same affordable price

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos may be having a difficult time in his personal life right now, but professionally, the multi-billionaire is doing phenomenally. Amazon's stock is through the roof, and  there seems to be no slowing down the online retailer. Long gone are the days when the... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon is now taking a 30 percent cut of ad sales from Fire TV

Amazon is taking a bigger piece of ad sales on Fire TV, its connected TV devices, by requiring TV networks and digital publishers to hand over 30 percent of their commercial space for it to sell, according to new terms from the e-commerce giant.Until last month, Amazon let the publishers sell... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Your older Amazon Kindle may lose connectivity today, but there's an update

The Amazon Kindle has been around since 2007, and plenty of updates have been made to both hardware software during the years since it was released. If you have an older model then it still works just fine and, while Amazon would almost certainly like to sell you a new one, the company is still... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2016-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scribd takes on Amazon, brings its subscription ebook service to Kindle Fire tablets

The whole point of owning an Amazon tablet is that you're eventually gonna buy stuff. Want movies? Amazon's got you covered. Music? Time to check out Amazon's MP3 store. And then, of course, there's books: Amazon expects you to buy lots and lots of ... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2014-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon updates Kindle Fire HDX operating system

With both models of the new Kindle Fire HDX tablets now out in the wild, Amazon can concentrate on tweaking the system to add features and fix bugs. The device, while considered to be a competitor to the Nexus 7, is really more about media, specifically that from the retail giant's ecosystem.... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2013-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's bringing its Kindle Fire HD 7, 8.9 to India on June 27th

Having recently rebranded its operations in India under the Amazon name, the retailer announced today that it's launching the Kindle Fire HD 7 and 8.9 there later this month. Due on June 27th, the two tablets will ship for 15,999 ($275) and 21,999 ($380) rupees with access to a reported 1.9... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle comes to China: Paperwhite for $138, Fire HD for $244 (16GB) or $293 (32GB)

Amazon launched its Kindle ebook platform into China last Christmas, but locals looking to get their mitts on the company's hardware had to look, ahem, elsewhere. Fortunately for everyone but grey market importers, Amazon has released the non-cellular Paperwhite and the two 7-inch Kindle Fire HD... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon bringing Voice Guide and Explore by Touch features to Kindle Fires for vision-impaired users

Amazon's been attuned to the needs of its vision-impaired customers for years, first rolling out text-to-speech technology on its original Kindle e-reader years ago. Today the company revealed plans to add to that feature set in its Kindle Fire and Fire HD (7-inch) tablets with Voice Guide and... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Closer Look At Amazon’s New Kindle Serials: Part Dickens, Part TV

When a slide showing eight book covers popped up in Jeff Bezos’s presentation on Thursday, Jennifer 8. Lee--who was following along on a live blog from New York City--gasped. The books are part of Amazon’s new Kindle Serials format, and she published three of them: Hacker Mom, The Many Lives of... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2012-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon announces new devices, including HD Kindle Fire

Amazon's new lineup of devices includes a Kindle Fire tablet with HD and other new features as well as a back-lit e-reader called the Kindle Paperwhite. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon unveils $159 7-inch Kindle Fire 2012 with 1GB RAM and 44 percent better performance

Amazon has officially unveiled the 2012 vintage of the Kindle Fire, which is reportedly 44 percent more powerful than its predecessor. The service-orientated slate (as opposed to a gadget, which CEO Jeff Bezos claims nobody wants) comes with a bigger battery, a new processor and 1GB RAM --... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Expected to Cut Kindle Fire Orders in Half as New iPad Looms

Sources from Amazon's supply chain in the Far East indicated to DigiTimes that Kindle Fire orders with original device manufacturers are expected to be just 3 million units this quarter. That's half the 6 million units Amazon reportedly shipp ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Tablet Revealed: Kindle Fire

The long awaited device that has been rumored to shake up Apple's dominance of the tablet market is here. Amazon.com, Inc. announced early Wednesday that its 7-inch tablet product, the Kindle Fire (pictured), is finally hitting the market. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Fires up new Kindle

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 27/09/2011 - 09:26 Amazon has reportedly dubbed its new tablet device Kindle Fire, with the digital company set to unveil it tomorrow (28th September). Techcrunch, which revealed details of the device at the beginning of September, reports the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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