Amazon announces Fire TV to compete with Apple TV

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Apr 022014
 

After several rumors in the past, Amazon has announced its Fire TV home set top box  for today.

The fire TV is priced at $99 and will support Netflix, Hulu+, ESPN, Disney. As expected, the device will also have gaming support and a bluetooth controller is available for and extra $40. Continue reading »

Amazon may announce free, ad-supported streaming video service, at April 2nd media event

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Mar 282014
 

Amazon has sent out invitations to its April 2nd media event that the retailer will likely use to announce a new media streaming device, there aren’t much details on the device. According to a new report from the Wall Street Journal, Amazon plans to launch a free video streaming service for those who subscribe to the company’s Prime service. The new free video streaming service will be add-supported and will include original programming from Amazon as well as licensed content. Continue reading »

Amazon Takes A Dig At iPad’s Glossy Screen In New Kindle Commercial

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Sep 142010
 

Amazon has attacked Apple’s iPad in the new Kindle commercial launched over the weekend.

The ad features a guy sitting poolside in a t-shirt and shorts struggling to read an e-book on a black LCD-screen device that looks an awful lot like an iPad. A scene from Amazon.com’s latest TV ad for the Kindle. Continue reading »

Jul 052010
 

Tests taken across a small (24-person) sample group suggest reading eBooks remains slower than reading paper, with the iPad being faster to read than a Kindle device.

Jakob Nielsen of the Nielsen Norman Group set out to determine reading speed differences between the different platforms (book, ebook, iPad etc).
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