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  • September 11, 2012
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When Amazon announced the Kindle Fire HD last week, and it immediately caught everyone’s attention. The new tablet had a great set of specs for the price and  everyone wanted to buy it. That presented something of a problem for most of the world because Amazon is only planning to sell the Kindle Fire HD…

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  • September 6, 2012
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As we approach upcoming launch events for both Amazon and Apple, speculation is rife about what the things they’re launching could mean for the reading industry. For example, the Guardian ponders what it might mean to have new 7” tablets available for both Amazon and Apple. The article seems to me to lose a few…

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  • September 1, 2012
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Given what Nate has said about the risks of relying on Wall Street Journal stories for anything, it’s tempting to let this story pass, but all the same a piece in the Journal yesterday about the impending Kindle Fire launch piqued my interest. The Journal claims to have heard from inside sources that Amazon will…

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  • August 31, 2012
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The rumored launch of the new Kindle Fire is only 6 days away, and in spite of the leaked images we don’t really know much about it yet. But according to Reuters the new Kindle Fire is going to have location capabilities, so it will be able offer directions and ads based on your current…

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  • August 2, 2012
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It’s that time of year: Through August 15th, Amazon is offering a 40% discount on the current entry-level non-touch Kindle to holders of its Amazon.com Rewards Visa Card. As David Carnoy reports on CNet, you could get a basic Kindle for as low as $47 (with ads, or $65 without). Quantities limited, use promo code…

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  • July 24, 2012
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AOL has just announced that their music app, “You’ve Got Music” will soon be available for the Kindle Fire. I kid. The real name of the app is AOL Play, and like the many social music apps it lets users listen to their own music as well as from an extensive collection of free songs…

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  • July 6, 2012
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More Kindle Fire 2 rumors, from Unwired View’s translation of a China Times article: Amazon has reportedly ordered two million of the tablets to ship on August 7th, and is rumored to be preparing an announcement for July 31. According to these rumors, the Fire 2 will be 7”, 1280

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  • May 3, 2012
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On sale for today only, a certified refurbished Kindle Fire is on Amazon for $139. Limit of 5 per customer. Not much more to say than that.  I’m quite happy with my unit.

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  • April 27, 2012
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Amazon’s Kindle Fire has taken 54.4% of the Android tablet market, leaving the number two in the category — Samsung Galaxy Tab — in the dust, according to comScore. The Kindle Fire, introduced in November, nearly doubled its share over the last two months, comScore reports. Meanwhile, Galaxy Tab, which had a 23.8% share in…

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  • April 27, 2012
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Amazon’s Kindle Fire has taken 54.4% of the Android tablet market, leaving the number two in the category — Samsung Galaxy Tab — in the dust, according to comScore. The Kindle Fire, introduced in November, nearly doubled its share over the last two months, comScore reports. Meanwhile, Galaxy Tab, which had a 23.8% share in…