Kindle fire articles

Amazon to tackle entry-level tablet market with $50 model

Amazon hasn’t exactly set the world ablaze with its Fire-branded mobile devices. The company’s Fire Phone was a commercial flop of colossal proportions, a failure that was directly related to the laying off of dozens of hardware engineers late last…

Amazon launches massive, day-long Kindle Fire sale

If you were on the fence about grabbing a Kindle Fire HD, Amazon is making that decision one step easier for you today. The company has launched a massive day-long fire sale on the popular tablets.

Amazon Appstore now supports web-based apps

Amazon's Appstore is undergoing some major changes as of today. Normally limited to Android apps only, the marketplace will now be open to web based applications as well. The newly accepted content will be sold alongside native Android apps and…

OLPC XO tablet will launch exclusively at Walmart next week

One Laptop Per Child’s (OLPC) XO tablet will launch exclusively at Walmart on July 16. The hybrid notebook / tablet is further expected to debut at many top retailers in the US, Europe and in North and South America soon…

Amazon's global Appstore expansion to encompass 200 countries

Amazon today announced the expansion of their global Appstore which will encompass nearly 200 countries in the coming months as the company continues the rollout for international customers. It’s a significant number when you consider that Google only sells apps…

Amazon Game Studios launches first mobile game, Air Patriots

Amazon's diversification of their multimedia product catalog seemingly knows no bounds. Earlier this summer the online retailer launched Amazon Game Studios with a single title, Living Classics. The Facebook game allowed players to interact with classic literature in a whole…