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Amazon Introduces “Send to Kindle” Button for Websites

Amazon Introduces “Send to Kindle” Button for Websites

Amazon “Send to Kindle” feature which are currently available as plug-ins for Google Chome and Mozilla Firefox browsers is now going to be available for websites. The functionality will compete other apps like Instapaper and Pocket. “The Send to Kindle Button lets readers save your content to read later on their Kindle, at their convenience. Adding this button to your website opens it up [...]
Google Launching Google Shopping Express To Compete With Amazon Prime

Google Launching Google Shopping Express To Compete With Amazon Prime

Google’s plan to take on Amazon and Ebay were earlier reported by  The Wall Street Journal, Google is now reportedly preparing the launch of a same-day delivery service, Google Shopping Express according toTechCrunch. TechCrunch’s report says that the Google’s service would cost between $10 to $15 less than Amazon Prime’s service of free two-day shipping for $79 per year. Google’s [...]
Amazon Cloud Player Gets An iPad App

Amazon Cloud Player Gets An iPad App

Amazon on Wednesday announced that its native Cloud Player app has  been updated and optimized for the iPad. Users can also download or stream their library from the cloud, or play the music they already have on their device. Like the iPhone variant which was released few months ago, Cloud Player lets Amazon Cloud Player subscribers store up to 250 songs for free on the cloud, with support for 250,000 [...]
Amazon UK Top’s Customer Satisfaction Scores for the Top 40 Retail Websites in the UK

Amazon UK Top’s Customer Satisfaction Scores for the Top 40 Retail Websites in the UK

Amazon.co.uk  and amazon.com led ForeSee’s annual Holiday E-Retail Satisfaction Index Customer Satisfaction Scores for the Top 40 Retail Websites in the UK. Amazon.uk  garnered 86 points, to stay ahead of  Amazon.com, which recorded 84 points. John Lewis (80) stayed at in third this year, rounding out the list of three companies that surpass the excellence threshold of 80. Play.com (79), Apple [...]
Amazon Introduces Unity Plugins For Developers To Add  Add In-app Purchasing And GameCircle Features To Their Kindle Apps

Amazon Introduces Unity Plugins For Developers To Add Add In-app Purchasing And GameCircle Features To Their Kindle Apps

Amazon on Tuesday launched Unity plugins to enable developers integrate in-app purchasing and GameCircle features to their Kindle Fire games and apps. The plugins will be available via its Developer page. “Unity is one of the most popular tools for building mobile games,” said Mike Frazzini, Director of Amazon Games. “Amazon’s In-App Purchasing and GameCircle APIs help developers reach more [...]
Amazon’s Cloud Servers Crash Twice, Brings Down Netflix, Reddit, Heroku, Flipboard, Imgur And Others

Amazon’s Cloud Servers Crash Twice, Brings Down Netflix, Reddit, Heroku, Flipboard, Imgur And Others

Apparently, even virtual Clouds burst – an issue with Amazon’s Elastic Block Store  service, an important component of Amazon’s extremely popular Elastic Compute Cloud  network caused partial outages of several popular sites on Monday evening. among the sites knocked partially or totally offline were Netflix, Reddit, Heroku, Flipboard, Imgur among others.   The outages began [...]
Amazon To Launch Its Cloud Player In UK

Amazon To Launch Its Cloud Player In UK

Amazon has introduced  its Cloud Player media service in the UK, France and Germany. Amazon Cloud Player scans users Music Player libraries and and stores their MP3s with high quality 256 kbps copies on Amazon’s servers. All Amazon MP3 purchases are automatically saved to Cloud Player for free. Customers can store up to 250 tracks for free not including the Amazon purchased MP3s. Cloud Player [...]
New Kindle Fire vs Kindle Fire HD vs Nexus 7

New Kindle Fire vs Kindle Fire HD vs Nexus 7

It’s raining tablets, with a slew of tablet computers getting launched this year, these mobile devices are becoming faster, sleeker and cheaper. Amazon was a game changer last year when it came up with a under US  $200 tablet, which had its share of shortcomings, nevertheless, it was a game changer for what it offered at that price, Google and Asus had upped the ante with the Google Nexus release [...]
Amazon Announces Four New Kindle Fire Tablets : Upgrades Original Kindle, 8.9 inch 4G LTE, 7 inch and 8.9 inch HD

Amazon Announces Four New Kindle Fire Tablets : Upgrades Original Kindle, 8.9 inch 4G LTE, 7 inch and 8.9 inch HD

Credit : Ubergizmo.com At the ongoing Amazon’s Santa Monica press conference, Amazon has introduced four new Kindle Fire tablets. Amazon announced three new entrants to the Kindle Fire family, all three of them are called the Kindle Fire HD. Kindle Fire HD 4G LTE is Amazon’s first tablet with 4G LTE connectivity, it sports a 8.9 inch screen and will be retailed at US $499 and includes 250MB [...]
Amazon Introduces  Kindle Paperwhite Featuring Illuminated, Capacitive Touch Display

Amazon Introduces Kindle Paperwhite Featuring Illuminated, Capacitive Touch Display

Credit : Engadget.com At the ongoing Amazon’s Santa Monica,  press conference, the ecommerce giant officially announced, the Kindle Paperwhite, a new “frontlit” e-ink Kindle, with a sharper display, the device will compete with Barnes & Noble’s Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight device. The Kindle Paperwhite 3G is priced at US $179 and US $119 for Wi-Fi only, its close competitor, Barnes [...]
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