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What can we expect from a new Amazon-based Android tablet?

All signs seem to point to a big announcement from Amazon about the new Android tablet the company plans to release in time for the Holiday shopping season. So what can we expect from Android’s first proper foray into the tablet market? There is already speculation about the new device, plus the ... Full Article »

September 26, 2011 4:30pm

Batter up: Amazon Kindle tab to be unveiled this week?

Like a star pitcher on the way to a no-hitter, Apple has fanned challengers to its iPad one by one. Some such as the Xoom from Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. had a decent showing in the reviews but just couldn’t stand up to iPad’s heat. BlackBerry’s PlayBook didn’t have game. Poor Sony has ... Full Article »

September 25, 2011 1:00pm

Study finds that e-reader growth has surpassed tablets in recent months

For the first time since the Pew Internet Project began tracking e-reader use in spring 2009, ownership of the portable reading devices has reached double digits. The project found that e-reader growth has accelerated in the past six months, as tablet growth has stagnated slightly, following a steep ... Full Article »

June 29, 2011 5:30pm

Nook Simple surpasses Kindle for the first time in Consumer Report rankings

Even without all the bells and whistles of the Nook Color, Barnes & Noble (BKS) managed to scrape by Amazon (AMZN) in Consumer Reports’ rankings of e-readers for the first time with its all new Nook Simple Touch Reader. The bookstore’s latest black-and-white e-reader, which is the first e-in ... Full Article »

June 21, 2011 5:15pm

Ad-supported Kindle could make a big splash in tab market

Amazon (AMZN) has quickly asserted itself in the mobile market. It released its Amazon Appstore to rival Google’s Android Market, it dropped a cloud music player service with Android support and left both Google (GOOG) and Apple (AAPL) in the dust on having anything to compete, and it’s testing ... Full Article »

April 12, 2011 1:24pm

E-readers become more like tablets with access to Android store

Barnes & Noble (BKS) is hot on Amazon’s heels once again with its announcement Monday that it will add Android store access for all Nook Color users, just one week after Amazon launched its own Android app store. And as the two e-reading companies compete closely in the same space, they are al ... Full Article »

March 29, 2011 9:19am

More CES expectations for Android tablets in 2011

Android tablets meet Time Warner cable CES 2011 proves to be a promising one for Android fans, with a number of innovative products running the mobile platform. Korean firm Enspert is unveiling its S200 Home Media Phone this year, looking to bring the two-part device to the U.S. market. With a hand ... Full Article »

January 4, 2011 10:57am

Dungeon Defenders among first Android games for Unreal Engine

Platforms getting gamed Yesterday we saw the open availability of Google’s (GOOG) App Inventor, encouraging anyone and everyone to make their own Android app. Today, we got an update on Epic’s Unreal Engine support for Android, with news of the upcoming title Dungeon Defenders: First Wave. It ... Full Article »

December 17, 2010 10:29am

B&N Nook Color looks to Android, and other industry news

Android readers get colorful eReaders are becoming big business, and Amazon (AMZN) has been taking the charge so far. Barnes & Noble (BKS) would like to stop playing catch up, and is making some big strides thanks to Android’s OS. Reports of an upcoming B&N Nook Color emerged today, noti ... Full Article »

October 22, 2010 11:17am


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