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jhotz
1 week ago

Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited service seems like it basically applies the Netflix model to e-books, with unlimited book “rentals” for a flat monthly fee. I love...

PapaRiver
2 weeks ago

Amazon has been fighting with the FCC over regulations to limit the ability of kids to make in app purchases. Other than the obvious answer, to wit, don’t...

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ttopp
5 weeks ago

Amazon has the OS system listed as Fire 3.5. What is Fire OS? Will it run apps from any of the other OSes (Windows, Android, iOS)?

mandril
6 weeks ago

I’m an Amazon Prime member, but I haven’t tried out the new service yet. A major reason why is that I have Spotify, Rdio, Pandora, next.fm and Play Music on...

TheCount
13 weeks ago

It seems that everyone and their brother has at some point decided to enter their own pony in the smartphone horserace - Ubuntu, Firefox, Samsung/Tizen, etc...

Tags: amazon, smartphone |
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jackson
16 weeks ago

Amazon just announced its new set-top box called Fire TV, but it seems to me that there are plenty of established products already. Roku, Apple and, to an...

Tags: amazon, Fire TV |
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dvarian
19 weeks ago

I just got an email from Amazon telling me that Prime Membership would be increasing from $79 to $99 per year when my membership renews. That’s a pretty...

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mstrauss
24 weeks ago

This week saw release of the beta version of Amazon's Storage Gateway, which automatically mirrors local data and backs it up in Amazon'...

The right to unlock your cellphone became law on Friday as President Barack Obama signed a bill that rapidly passed both houses of the U.S. Congress.
Microsoft filed suit against Samsung on Friday, claiming the device maker has backed out of an agreement that requires it to pay licensing fees to Microsoft for the Android phones it sells.
A U.S. district court judge has given preliminary approval for Apple to pay a US$450 million settlement for its role in an e-books price-fixing conspiracy.
Hewlett-Packard's SlateBook 14 laptop with the Android OS has started shipping on schedule, but it's priced at US$429, which is $30 more than the company had said it would cost.
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Oregon's effort to transition its health insurance exchange from a problem-wracked website originally developed by Oracle to the federal Healthcare.gov platform is going according to schedule and expectations, state officials said this week.
Suspicious job postings on LinkedIn leave many wondering if Nokia is preparing to reenter the Android phone market. Plus: Amazon gives away 30 free Android apps, and check out the gorgeous Android smartwatch engineered by Hewlett-Packard.
Security researchers have recently found a vulnerability that could be used to hijack Android apps and devices, but an older issue that can have the same effect remains a significant threat nearly two years after its discovery, according to security firm Bromium.
Malicious hackers are using remote access tools to break into retail point-of-sale systems and plant malware on them, the Department of Homeland Security warned.
Like previous famous barges before it, Google's barge on the east coast is about to meet an ignominious end. After months of speculation about what its ultimate purpose would be the Portland, Maine Google barge is headed for the scrap heap, literally.
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