Way back in 2000, cartoonist turned comics theorist Scott McCloud discussed infinite canvas in his book Reinventing Comics. The concept, simply put, is that electronic mediums afford artists an infinite space on which to create their work. Cartoonists should, therefore, take advantage of this new found freedom.
The way the industry works is that if you make an in-app purchase, the app host has to pay a hefty cut to the service provider. For example, if you buy a product or service via Apple's App Store, the app provider pays Apple a 30% cut from the sales; this is the Store policy.
Last fall, we told you about the Oyster ebook lending service that gave you unlimited access to ebooks on your iOS devices. At the time, they had 100,000 books in their lending library. Now, they have more than 500,000 titles available.
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.
When Amazon purchased Comixology, we knew it was only a matter of time before the retailer implemented some changes. The first of those has now come, with Comixology implementing a new way of buying comics from their mobile apps, which, interestingly, removes Google and Apple from the scene.
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.
If you've been thinking about picking up an Amazon tablet, the internet retailer could well force your hand with its latest deal. For today only, the company will sell you the7-inch Kindle Fire HDXat an £80 discount, meaning you'll be able to grab the 32GB model for just £149 or the 64GB model for £179. Surprisingly, the low-cost 16GB model isn't included, nor is the 8.
Looking to pick up an Amazon Kindle Fire HD or Kindle Fire HD X tablet? There’s no time like the present! Amazon has slashed the price of the 16GB Kindle Fire HD from $169.99 down to $129.99, a savings of $40 off the normal cost. For what it’s worth, the 8GB model is $119.99 today. The newer 7-inch Kindle Fire HDX is only $199.
Each weekRoss RubincontributesSwitched On, a column about consumer technology.
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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.
This week we've got a Mother's Day guide with a selection of tablets your dear Mama would love to receive. It’s not an easy thing, buying technology for a parent - or even a wife - but today we’ve got a list that can’t be easily misinterpreted.
Amazon is once again offering discounts on its Kindle Fire HD and Fire HDX line of tablets, this time for Mother’s Day. You do love the woman who brought you into the world, don’t you? Show that beautiful lady how much she means by scooping up a tablet.
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Pretty soon, it will no longer make sense to call Amazon an e-commerce company, as it moves deeper into both hardware sales and the media business.Here are some of the key takeaways on the Kindle Fire ecosystem:And the Kindle Fire offers an important example of how Amazon is locking users into its ecosystem of products, services, and digital content.
After bringing its TV Anywhere app to Android at theend of last year, Virgin Media has continually updated the list of supported smartphones and tablets. Today, it's adding another range of Android devices to this roster, namely Amazon's Kindle Fire tablets, as the TV Anywhere app has now dropped the Amazon Appstore.
Amazon just introduced their entry in the streaming-media box field. The Fire TV is a tiny, black box that streams many of the subscription services you expect: Netflix, Crackle,Hulu Plus, WatchESPN, and many others. Unlike the Apple TV, it also provides access to Amazon’s Instant Video, including the free content available to Prime users.