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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
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Amazon Announces First Kindle Fire Tablets Outside Of The U.S., Starting At £129 In UK, €159 In France   —  Along with Amazon's big tablet announcements earlier today, it's finally also unveiled the first market to get the Kindle Fire tablets — both the new Kindle Fire and the HD version …
Sep 6, 2012, 5:50 PMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Kindle Fire HD 8.9: how the new Kindle tablet compares with the competition   —  Amazon stepped up its presence in the tablet market today with the introduction of Kindle Fire HD, an 8.9-inch tablet squarely aimed at high-end competition from Apple, Samsung, and other manufacturers.
Sep 6, 2012, 5:30 PMIn context

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