Amazon has recently brought a new version of its Kindle app for iOS to the iTunes App store, and with it comes a slew of new features, including access to magazines, newspapers, replica textbooks, and PDF support.
Amazon released an over-the-air update for its Kindle Fire last night in an attempt to address many of the universal complaints the retailer has received about its tablet.
We are mere weeks away from CES, and we are very curious what tablets vendors will roll out in Vegas. But before we speculate, lets' see what else happened this week in tablets.
While Amazon still hasn't released any comprehensive numbers in regards to its Kindle sales, the company has claimed that the eReader and tablet devices have been selling like hotcakes this holiday season, with the Kindle Fire remaining the top seller for the company.
Even with bombing sales of its NOOK Tablet, Barnes & Noble's has not forsaken its original tablet, the NOOK Color, brining the device its largest update to date today.
The Droid Xyboard launch and webOS going open source are the big news items this week, but plenty more happened in the tabletsphere, including new budget Ice Cream Sandwich tablets from Coby and others.
Barnes & Noble has released its second quarter sales and earnings results, with the company posting a net loss of $6.6 million for the quarter.
This is the year of the "eBook", simply because eBook reader devices have gotten so inexpensive, finally hitting that sub-$100 mark. But how do you choose a device when there are so many available, each with different features?
Notorious for never announcing its Kindle sales numbers, Amazon once again avoided details when publicizing its wildly successful Black Friday sales.
This holiday season, beware the total cost of low cost tablets. Both the Kindle Fire and NOOK Tablet have attractive price points, but both devices rely on streaming content services that require a subscription that adds significantly to the total cost of ownership.
While those who pre-ordered a Kindle Fire originally expected the tablet to arrive tomorrow, Amazon has surprised customers and began shipping the device today.
With much fanfare, along with frequent criticisms of the Amazon Kindle Fire, Barnes & Noble (B&N) rolled out the Nook Tablet in a press conference at B&N's flagship store in New York City. Find out what we thought in this NOOK Tablet hands on.
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