SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep. 17, 2014– (NASDAQ: AMZN)–Amazon today introduced the all-new Fire HDX 8.9, which combines a startlingly light design and stunning HDX display with a new, more powerful processor, exclusive Dolby Atmos and the latestDolbyAudio, and all-new Fire OS 4 “Sangria” features and services. The new Fire HDX is available for pre-order starting today for just $379–learn more atwww.amazon.com/hdx.
Amazon Fire tablet owners that like to keep up to date with national news have a new app offering exclusive access. The app is from the Washington Post and Kindle Fire owners will get exclusive access at no cost for six months. The app was build for national and international readers.
For the past three years, Apple has had a free Mac app - iBooks Author - available for creating textbooks compatible with the company's iBooks app. Today, Amazon announced a beta version of Kindle Textbook Creator , designed to let educators and authors create Kindle books from existing materials and immediately make them available on the Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) platform.
Amazon is on a roll today, unleashing a barrage of new Kindle devices to make bibliophiles swoon. But for those who want a bit more functionality out of their device at the expense of e-ink, Amazon has a new generation of Kindle Fire HDs just for them. There is even one made especially for kids! There are two new models in this Fire HD line.
designated to work on the productUltimately, the latency problem was solved before launch.Varghese and Rahemtulla disagreed about how to handle the situation.Rahemtulla wanted to see if Discover would consider putting more money than its original $500,000 into the promotion.
Rounding up today's Amazon device frenzy is the new 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HDX , replacing last year's model . This new high-quality tablet boasts of a considerable internal upgrade that doesn't bump the price tag at all.
With the mid-size tablet genre being redefined, Amazon has stepped in with their latest, an 8.9-inch HDX version of the Kindle Fire. Taking square aim at the iPad mini and Air, as well as the Nexus 9, this tablet brings a familiar set of specs and viewing experience.
Your tablet can fire off emails and help you rotatebeautiful, Escherian worlds, but can it capture the world around you in glorious 3D? Probably not, but the newly revealed (and Android-powered)Aquilafrom Mantis Vision and Flextronics can.
There’s an old saying: “You can never be too thin or too rich.” In today’s tech-driven world, I would like to add to that: “You can never have enough backup power.” It’s grammatically clumsy to be sure, but it’s also true. We are more dependent than ever on places to plug in and recharge our growing collection of power-hungry devices—smart phones, tablets, MP3 players, you name it.
Things are about to heat up in the dongle wars. Amazon has just announced that they have started to ship the first batch of orders of their Fire TV Stick , basically Fire TV shrunk down to an HDMI dongle size. The retailer claims that it is their fastest-selling device ever, and perhaps it shows. The Fire TV Stick is immediately out of stock, with inventories replenished by January 2015.
Jeff Bezos may havebought theWashington Postwith his own money, but that doesn't mean that the paper won't be extra friendly to the boss' other company. The outfit has launched a new tablet-friendly app that's designed for a "national and international" audience but,as rumored, it's exclusive to Amazon'sFire Tabletsfor the next six months.
There are a lot of Android tablets on the market. It’s a dizzying array of screens, processors, manufacturers, and price. One OEM is bowing out of the race, and will instead focus on a segment the tablet was unable to kill off entirely: eReaders.
Amazon has introduced its new Kindle Textbook Creator, a tool that lets users create digital textbooks and related materials that include educational elements, not the least of which are flashcards. Students will then be able to access this content on the same devices other Kindle content can be accessed on, including their Fire tablets.
ince it's not backlit, you won't strain your eyes the same way you might after staring at a smartphone or tablet for hours.If you're anything like me, you probably read dozens of emails, news articles, and even the occasional e-book on your phone each day. The problem with constantly reading on your phone, however, is that it can wear the battery down pretty quickly .
The Oddworld franchise is a gamer’s treasure chest, and sadly, only people who have played the games can attest to that statement. Oddworld has never been a game that sold lots and lots of copies, but when it comes to uniqueness, the game truly delivers -- each game is different from the one before it, and each new game brings innovation to setting, story, aesthetics, and gameplay.