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Amazon launches Fire TV set-top box

Amazon has launched its much-anticipated TV streaming device, Amazon Fire TV, taking on the likes of Apple TV and Roku with its own internet-connect set-top.

Amazon updates tablets and e-reader

Online bookstore Amazon is stepping up its efforts in the hardware market by launching a suite of Kindle Fire tablets and a new e-reader. The firm revealed four new versions of the Kindle Fire tablet including three Kindle Fire HD versions in two format sizes; 7in for $199 and 8.9-in for $299 ($499 with LTE). In addition it launched an updated non-HD version of the tablet.

Future for e-reader market is a sad story

The nascent e-reader market may be on a strong growth curve at present, but the sector’s days are numbered with strong competition coming from a wide range of consumer devices.

Amazon opens app store of sorts

Social network cum online retailer Amazon expanded its empire with the launch of an app store of sorts for the e-reader market.

Kindle opens new chapter, goes global

Online retailer Amazon went some way towards validating the Kindle e-book reader’s nascent business model this week, when it announced plans to launch the device in 100 countries outside the US.

E-book readers Kindle new interest

While analysts expect e-book readers to become a new competition arena for device manufacturers, content producers like News Corp. threaten to derail the model with new pricing schemes.

Amazon intros next generation Kindle

Online retailer Amazon is seeking to shake up the wireless consumer electronics space with a revamped version of its Kindle electronic book.

Back to the future

With December almost upon us and Thanksgiving taking place in the US, you can already feel the telecoms industry settling down to hibernate until January. With not an awful lot else going on Amazon managed to grab good coverage for the launch of its Kindle electronic book thingy. Given the science fiction heritage of the […]

Amazon Kindles a wireless plan

The mobile services market is turning into a free for all at the moment, with online retailer Amazon announcing an innovative assault on the mobile content space this week. From November 29, the internet book shop will start selling ‘Kindle’, a wireless-enabled electronic book, in the US. The gadget is basically an internet terminal with […]


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