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Brian Heater / Engadget:
Barnes & Noble's Nook HD 7-inch Android tablet, hands-on (video)   —  It was roughly this time last year that Amazon's Kindle Fire showed us just how successful an aggressively priced 7-inch tablet could be, becoming, arguably the go-to gift of the last holiday season.
Sep 26, 2012, 1:35 AMIn context
Brian Heater / Engadget:
Barnes & Noble announces Nook HD+ 9-inch tablet, we go hands-on (video)   —  Sure we heard some early rumblings about a new tablet from Barnes & Noble, and no, we can't say we were particularly surprised by the revelation — after all, no one expected the bookstore to sit idly by and let Amazon own …
Sep 26, 2012, 1:15 AMIn context
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM:
Amazon heads off app fragmentation on Kindle Fire, Android   —  Amazon added a new developer feature called “device targeting” on Monday, which will making it easier for device owners to find the right applications for their particular smartphone or tablet.  Mobile app developers …
Sep 24, 2012, 3:45 PMIn context
Robin Wauters / The Next Web:
Here's what the new gaming experience on Amazon's Kindle Fire tablets will look like   —  Two weeks ago, Amazon introduced its latest tablet, the Kindle Fire HD, which comes in two screen sizes, 7 inches and 8.9 inches.  The new Kindle Fire tablets will offer players a revamped gaming experience …
Sep 19, 2012, 4:45 PMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Amazon's new Kindle Fire and Fire HD 7 now on sale   —  Revealed at a press event earlier this month, Amazon's Kindle Fire HD 7 is now available for $199 today from Amazon.com.  The 7-inch tablet includes a 1280 x 800 7-inch IPS screen, HD webcam for Skype and 16GB of storage.
Sep 14, 2012, 2:40 PMIn context
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

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