Mar 22

Samsung has released a new TV ad for the Galaxy Tab Pro devices. The ad makes fun of the Apple iPad, the Microsoft Surface and the Amazon Kindle by showing functions such as multitasking, which the iPad doesn’t have and comparing the Surface to a laptop. It also notes that the Galaxy Tab Pro devices have a higher resolution and that the Kindle tablet can only read books. Check out the video after the break. » Samsung Makes Fun Of iPad, Surface and Kindle in New Galaxy Pro Ad

Sep 07

The Verge reported that Amazon’s larger Kindle Fire has finally been unveiled. At a press event in Los Angeles, Amazon introduced the new Kindle Fire HD features an 8.9-inch 1920 x 1200, 254ppi display. It includes an HD front-facing camera, HDMI output, Bluetooth connectivity, and a laminated touch sensor for better visuals and 25-percent less glare. Under the hood, Amazon has dropped in a Texas Instruments OMAP 4470 processor, which it says outperforms the Tegra 3 and runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. » Amazon Introduced 8.9-Inch & 7-Inch Kindle Fire HD and Updated Kindle Fire

Jul 06

Bloomberg reported that Amazon is currently working with Foxconn on a new smartphone product, one that would compete head-to-head with the iPhone and Android devices.

A smartphone would give Amazon a wider range of low-priced hardware devices that bolster its strategy of making money from digital books, songs and movies. It would help Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos — who made a foray into tablets with the Kindle Fire — carve out a slice of the market for advanced wireless handsets.

» Amazon Planning to Take on Apple in Smartphone Market

Mar 04

kindleiphoneThe Kindle, which was updated last month, costs US $359.00. Amazon says it has a library of more than 240,000 eBooks for sale. Today they’ve released a iPhone Kindle application that will allow you to read all the books available in the Amazon Kindle store.
» App Store – Amazon Kindle App for iPhone

Feb 22

papers_iphone_productshot2Mekentosj BV today introduced Papers for iPhone and iPod touch. Papers puts your entire research literature database in your pocket, available at your fingertips wherever you go; whether you’re at a conference, in class, visiting your peers, or on the road. Papers was redesigned from scratch to be a perfect and beautiful fit to the iPhone and iPod touch. Papers comes with 6 built-in search engines that give you access to millions of articles at any time.
» App Store – Papers