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Walter S. Mossberg / AllThingsD:
Kindle Fire HD Is Better but It Isn't the Best Color Tablet   —  Amazon is upping its game in the color tablet market.  Last year, it launched the 7-inch Kindle Fire, a pretty good, but limited, device mostly distinguished by its low price of $199 and its seamless access to Amazon's massive ecosystem …
Sep 12, 2012, 6:00 AMIn context
Joshua Topolsky / The Verge:
Amazon Kindle Fire HD review (7-inch)   —  Amazon brings the fight to Apple's iPad and the Nexus 7, but is the beauty more than skin deep?  —  To put a review of the Kindle Fire HD in perspective, you have to peer just a tiny bit into the past.  It was barely a week ago that the world watched Amazon begin …
Sep 11, 2012, 9:05 PMIn context
John Biggs / TechCrunch:
Amazon Kindle HD Will Allow Users To Opt-Out Of “Special Offers” For $15   —  If you've been put off by the (arguably obtrusive) Special Offers on the Kindle Fire HD, Amazon has just announced that they will allow users to pay $15 to opt-out of the ads for the life of the device.  —  An Amazon spokesperson wrote:
Sep 8, 2012, 9:45 PMIn context
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web:
Amazon's Kindle Fire won't be a threat to the iPad until it remembers the rest of the world   —  Amazon is doing a fantastic job of positioning itself as a serious contender in the tablet category after just a year in the biz.  It has one of the most charismatic and focused CEOs in Jeff Bezos …
Sep 8, 2012, 4:55 AMIn context
John P. Falcone / CNET:
Amazon confirms: All new Kindle Fires stuck with ads   —  All new Kindle Fire tablets have “Special Offers” (ads), and — unlike past Kindles — you won't be able to opt out.  —  Amazon introduced a bevy of new tablets and e-readers at its Santa Monica press conference yesterday.
Sep 7, 2012, 3:45 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Amazon says: yes, you can opt out of ads on new Kindle Fire models (update 2: not likely)   —  The new Kindle Fire range was barely out of the oven before Amazon drew flak for its plans to include Special Offers on the lock screen for US models.  In plainer language, the tablets ship with ads built-in …
Sep 7, 2012, 11:55 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon's Silk Browser Now Tracking User Behavior For New “Trending Now” Section...Wait, What?   —  Oh did you hear?  Amazon announced a bunch of new Kindles yesterday.  And here's another little tidbit - those devices, the Kindle Fire and Fire HD, are also getting an updated version of the Amazon Silk browser.
Sep 7, 2012, 10:50 AMIn context
Larry Dignan / ZDNet:
Amazon's gadget as a service theme: Hardware becomes irrelevant soon   —  Summary: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos walks the line between talking Kindle Fire specs and telling you services trump gadgets.  The entire tech food chain—prosumer to enterprise—will see hardware as a mere vessel for delivering broader services.
Sep 7, 2012, 1:20 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Amazon confirms Kindle Fire HD models use Android 4.0 under the hood   —  We already had a hunch Amazon's tablets would move to Android 4.0 behind the scenes, and that's just what's happened.  An Amazon spokesperson has confirmed to Engadget that at least the Kindle Fire HD's 7-inch …
Sep 6, 2012, 10:35 PMIn context
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
Amazon's Writing Is On The Wall For Physical Books   —  ... Literally, like on the presentation wall of what seemed like the longest Amazon Press Event in Amazon Press Event history.  —  For those keeping track at home, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos continued his one man attack on the print publishing industry …
Sep 6, 2012, 6:30 PMIn context

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