The launch of the Amazon Kindle Fire at its price point may disrupt the Android tablet market in a way that drives down prices, a note from UBS says.
The Kindle Fire may push other Android tablets manufacturers to lower the price of their products. Image: sethiele / Flickr (CC)
“We expect the Amazon tablet to… put pressure on the other non-iPad competitors as they are unlikely to be able to compete on price and value,” UBS said in its note.
“At the $199, we believe Amazon’s …
Amazon launched on Wednesday its challenger to the dominant Apple iPad tablet, the Kindle Fire, at a press event in New York City headlined by CEO Jeff Bezos.
Amazon launched Wednesday its new iPad competitor, the Amazon Kindle Fire. Image: kcxd / Flickr (CC)
The Kindle Fire will be sold for $199, proving true a previous report from The New York Post that the new tablet from the electronic commerce giant will be priced hundreds below the entry-level iPad.
For the past few weeks leading to the …
The anticipated Amazon tablet expected to be unveiled by the internet commerce giant tomorrow will be called the Kindle Fire, a report from Tech Crunch says.
The long-rumored Amazon tablet which will likely be launched tomorrow will be called the Kindle Fire. Image: matthewvenn / Flickr (CC)
“On Wednesday morning in New York City, Amazon will unveil the Kindle Fire. Yes, this is the name Amazon has settled on, to help differentiate the product from the e-ink Kindles, which will still be …
The long-rumored Amazon tablet may soon be launched by the internet commerce giant as the company sent invites to an event next week.
Amazon is expected to launch an Amazon tablet next week at a press event in New York City on Wednesday. Image: wabbit42 / Flickr (CC)
On Friday, Amazon sent out mysterious invites to a press event to be held in New York City this coming Wednesday.
In the invite, Amazon did not reveal what the topic of the event will be but judging from news this past months …
Internet giant Amazon is currently in negotiations with several book publishers with a view to engaging in the creation of an online library of digital books, reports WSJ.
Sources close to the matter note that the online library will be just like the online service Netflix where users have to pay a subscription fee, which gives them access to library content.
It is not yet known how successful the ongoing negotiations are. Sources say that not all the publishers like this idea. Some of them …
A J.P. Morgan analyst is saying that the success of the anticipated Amazon tablet could reshape the tablet market conditions and boost iPad competition.
J.P. Morgan analyst Mark Moskowitz believes that the Amazon tablet and Windows 8 will jumpstart better iPad competition. Image: Sean MacEntee / Flickr (CC)
“We believe Amazon’s entry into the tablet market could provide a shot in the arm to the non-Apple tablet market,” Mark Moskowitz, an analyst from the financial services giant …
Soon, Amazon orders may be picked up at 7-Eleven stores as Amazon is reportedly teaming up with 7-Eleven to offer pickups for orders at branches of the convenience store.
Amazon is reportedly teaming up with 7-Eleven to offer orders pickup at branches of the convenience store chain. Image: GeekWire
The rumor about the team up of Amazon and 7-Eleven has actually been circulating previously but a latest evidence of the cooperation between the two companies have been brought to light by …
Amazon is reportedly revamping its website possibly hinting that the release of the rumored Android tablet from the e-commerce giant is nearing.
Amazon is redesigning its website, presumably to optimize it for the new tablet it will soon release. Image: Daniela Meleo / Flickr (CC)
According to a report from TechCrunch, which recently reported that the publication’s MG Siegler has had the chance to try out the new tablet in the most concrete evidence yet of the tablet’s existence, says in …
Microsoft’s Azure and Amazon’s Amazon Web Services reportedly will power the coming iCloud service of popular tech company Apple, a report from British publication The Register says.
Apple has reportedly chosen Microsoft’s Azure and Amazon’s AWS to host iCloud. Image: TechFlash Todd / Flickr (CC)
The selection of Azure and AWS to host iCloud, if true, makes an interesting development between the three companies as Apple, Microsoft and Amazon are also rivals in certain areas in the …
UPDATE: MobileFun has informed us in an email that the white Galaxy S II is now “in stock” on their online site.
Samsung has dressed up its Galaxy S II Android smartphone in white to offer two variants for UK consumers starting today.
The black and white versions of Galaxy S II still offer the same specs that caught the world’s attention – the same power and elegance that makes this beast a must-have device for Android enthusiasts and followers.
All major UK retailer …