In this day and age most members of a household have a smartphone or a tablet. Sometimes, just one person has about three to four devices. And all this usually leads to frustration over available power sources for charging. But with Griffin’s PowerDock 5, which allows you to store and charge up to five devices simultaneously, such situations are easily resolved. Read More
Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer has just launched an ad for the Amazon Kindle HD that compares the iPad’s gorgeous retina display to the HD screen of the Amazon Kindle HD. The ad clearly mentions that both devices have HD quality screens and that you won’t be able to spot the difference in screen quality, but when it comes to pricing, Amazon only charges $299 while the iPad is priced at $499. Read More
At an event today, even Amazon’s Jeff Bezos agreed that Android tablets suck. Before unveiling the new Kindle Fire tablets, Jeff Bezos clearly identified the competition and agreed for the fact that Android tablets are horrible and don’t work.
Here is what he said –
“Customers are smart. Last year, there were more than two dozen Android tablets launched into the marketplace, and nobody bought ‘em. Why? Because they’re gadgets, and people don’t want gadgets anymore. They want services that improve over time. They want services that improve every day, every week, and every month.”
Amazon have posted a new advertisement that yet again takes aim at the iPad. The company via the Ad tries to convey the message that cost of three kindles make up for one iPad and that the iPad is bad for reading in direct sunlight. The Kindle Fire has not got positive reviews from reviewers and although it is affordable and is wrapped up in a new modified version of Android, sales are nowhere near that of the iPad. Read More
As scheduled, Steve Jobs’ official biography by Walter Issacson has arrived on Amazon’s Kindle and for iBooks users. The kindle edition of the book is now available for $18.09, while the iBooks version is for $16.99. We have got our hands on the book, and boy it feels like gold. We will be reading it and posting incredible details that it shares here on TheAppleGoogle. Read More
Amazon has finally unveiled its long anticipated tablet, the Kindle Fire, which may challenge the Apple iPad in the tablet market.
Amazon showed off the tablet with a 7 inch screen on Wednesday, in New York. The Kindle Fire sports a colored 7 inch touch screen display and runs on a totally redesigned version of Google’s Android. Amazon is also using its web-based experience to make browsing the web extremely smooth and fast with its new tablet. In-fact, the techniques that Amazon is using could make webpages load faster on the Kindle Fire than the iPad 2 with A5. Amazon Silk the browser that powers the tablet learns users behaviors and starts caching often visited pages for quicker load times. It offloads content to Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) that shrinks it to a more efficient size. The iPad however, has a larger screen of 9.7 inches, which has its own advantages. Read More
Amazon has released a new advertisement that promotes its flagship product, Kindle and takes a shot at Apple as well as the iPad (indirectly). The new Kindle Ad is titled “The Book Lives On” and showcases the Kindle Store which boasts more than 80,000 titles.
Amazon has pushed out an update for its Kindle App for iPad and iPhone that takes the most amazing book reading application to version 2.5. The App now completely optimizes the iOS background capabilities and allows you to download a book in the background while you spend time on some other App.
No other company comes close to what Amazon has done with Kindle and the online Kindle Store. Amazon has pushed out an update to its Kindle App for Android that gives users access to more than 750,000 ebooks. Some exciting new features have been included with this update like the ability to buy and read kindle newspapers and magazines on Android, use volume rocker to flip pages, and share reading progress via social networks.