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Amazon options movie rights to SEED author Ania Ahlborn

Amazon has offered option of movie rights to Ania Ahlborn, the author of horror/suspense ‘SEED’. Amazon is making headway in bringing up its original content in its ecosystem through its division Amazon Studios. Since the launch of Kindle Fire devices last year, the company has been targeted by experts for the lack of original content. […]

The real target is Kindle-based content not Kindle, says Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says its primary target is to sell tablet content not tablets themselves. The company is not seeing much profitability in the Kindle line of tablets, be it e-readers or the full-blown slate computers. The main purpose of the largest e-retailer in the world is to sell books, movies and television shows, especially the ones […]

Kindle tablets have 22 percent of the market share, Amazon says comes up with yet another good news. In a statement issued on Thursday, the company said that it has grabbed almost 22 percent of the US tablet market. Although the company also stated that the tablet is currently out of stock, preceding news was good enough to overshadow it. However, they did not mention […]

Kindle-exclusive titles have been downloaded more than 100 million times, Amazon says is making strong and encouraging statements that surely are going to inculcate confidence in investors. The company said Tuesday that its 180,000 books available for Amazon Prime membership have received over a hundred million-plus hits in terms of downloads, borrows and purchases. Though it has been less than a year since the service started […]

Amazon Prime membership increases in profitability, says the company’s biggest weapon is not the huge stock available online, nor is its Kindle device. It is the company’s Amazon Prime membership that spruce up its ecosystem. The company said Monday in a statement that its Prime Free Two-Day shipping is churning more profits than older Free Super Saver Shipping program. Though the company did […]

Apple leads the podium with biggest tablet market share, a recent report says

Apple still reigns over the tablet market even in the presence of big conglomerates like Samsung and Amazon. The second calendar quarter earnings report from IDC ranks Apple at the top with Samsung and Amazon following in second and third position, respectively. The Taiwanese companies Asus and Acer are at 4th and 5th position. According […]

The best three devices to purchase under a $100 (Globally) – Part 1

A $100 is a lot if you want to spend it is a day or two. Movies, books, theatre are some of alternatives that might get your something worth your while. However, a hundred bucks on something that might last more than two or three years with careful use is a steal. There are many […]

The best three devices to purchase under a $100 (Globally) – Part 2

Roku’s strongest suit in media streaming competition is the availability of the content. It has third-party applications like Netflix, Pandora, Hulu Plus, HBO Go and MLB.TV. Also, it has opened doors for unregistered application to be downloaded from the web. However, most of them do not work properly but it is worth a shot. It […]

Google’s new 7-inch tablet, Nexus 7: Hands-on Review – Part 1

Google, Inc. released a new tablet marketed directly under the company’s banner. Though its hardware is manufactured by Asus, Google’s hardware partner in tablets and smartphones, the device name Nexus 7 is a trademark of the search engine. The company showcased the tablet at annual developers’ conference, Google I/O, on June 27, 2012. It boasts […]

Google’s new 7-inch tablet, Nexus 7: Hands-on Review – Part 2

Design Google has a way to design both software and hardware, though they are not directly included in the hardware manufacturing industry but they surely have a say in the design. Despite the fact that the new Nexus is a 7-inch model that is very much identical to Kindle Fire in footprint and the main […]

Google’s new 7-inch tablet, Nexus 7: Hands-on Review – Part 3

Features As mentioned above the new Nexus is every bit a premium tablet sans the screen size. It has latest iteration of quad-core Tegra 3 processor from NVIDIA with all its goodies. The processor is supported by 1 GB of RAM that might look a norm to most of the experts out there but considering […]

Google’s new 7-inch tablet, Nexus 7: Hands-on Review – Part 4

The new Android also includes a voice-recognition application, name unknown. The new software lies somewhere in-between Siri and S-Voice from Samsung. The quality of recognizing the voice is less than stellar but improvement on the S-Voice. The software returns the command results faster than the Siri does on iPhone 4S. Performance It is hard to […]


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