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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
Dan Seifert / The Verge:
Amazon: ‘We are pretty much done’ with the Kindle DX   —  Amazon rolled out a new line of Kindle Fire tablets and Kindle e-readers today, and unsurprisingly, the older members of the Kindle family have been pushed to the wayside.  Amazon's aging 9.7-inch e-reader, the Kindle DX …
Sep 6, 2012, 5:05 PMIn context
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web:
Hands on with Amazon's 7" Kindle Fire HD and hands-off with the 8.7" model   —  We had a chance at Amazon's Kindle event to take a look at most of the new models that they're introducing today.  The Kindle paperwhite, which we found to be pretty great.  The Kindle Fire HD is the flagship, though and we also got a peek at it.
Sep 6, 2012, 4:25 PMIn context

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