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Amazon and HTC plan to unveil 3 smartphones (rumors)

by Christine Kitsati Well it looks like that the rumor of the day (or the month perhaps) comes from the Financial Times and insists that Amazon is already working with HTC to build three new smartphones - with one of them being almost ready! With out having any solid information, the news post from the Financial Times insists […] 17 October 2013 at 03:58 pm

Amazon: no we have no plans to unveil a smartphone soon

by Christine Kitsati It looks like Amazon answered to Jessica Lessin (a former WSJ reporter) who had mentioned that the multi million dollar company plans to unveil a smartphone in the worldwide market... for free! Today the company - uses its blog to respond- saying that all of the above are just lies, since it has no plans […] 11 September 2013 at 07:07 pm

New Kindle Paperwhite from Amazon

by Christine Kitsati Here it is, a new announcement from Amazon, regarding its new Kindle Paperwhite. The 2nd gen Paperwhite will pack a 6 inch display, a 25% faster processor, improved display with higher resolution and a long lasting battery. In its new specs, Amazon incorporates Goodreads so that readers can have recommendations for what they will read […] 4 September 2013 at 05:07 pm

Amazon developing smartphone with 3D display

by Christine Kitsati According to a Wall Street Journal report, Amazon is building a smartphone with a 3D display! This 3D display smartphone, according to the Journal's sources, will feature eye-tracking technology similar to that of Samsung's Galaxy S4, displaying imagery that will "float" above the screen like a hologram. Users will be able to navigate through the phone with […] 10 May 2013 at 11:52 pm

Amazon is rumored to announce a 4.7-inch smartphone

by George Iosifidis Amazon, the company that brought the super competitive Kindle Fire tablet series, is rumored to be preparing a 4.7-inch smartphone. According to some sources, the company is currently developing the device's specs so that it can compete the recently released high-end smartphones of the market. For the time being we do not have more information […] 29 March 2013 at 02:27 pm

Inside Amazon’s warehouses

by Dimitrios Thomadakis Amazon has the largest online store in the world, and as is obvious, they need a huge space to store all of those products. Their warehouses take up an area of over 100.000 square meters. In there, approximately 65.000 people are employed, while operation is based on a logistics system known as “chaotic storage”. It’s […] 3 December 2012 at 11:38 pm

iPad Mini, Kindle Fire HD and Google Nexus 7 in the blender

by Dimitrios Thomadakis Oh, that Tom! The popular “Will it Blend” video series comes back in the most... violent way you could imagine. Tom and his technological kinks, this time victimize three small tablets, recently released, the iPad Mini, Amazon Kindle Fire HD and Google Nexus 7. After he smashes them, in a way that makes our hearts […] 11 November 2012 at 01:03 am

Amazon strikes back at the iPad mini

by Dimitrios Thomadakis With an ad on their homepage, Amazon pits their Kindle Fire HD tablet versus the iPad mini, trying to convince consumers that it offers much more at a better price. Initially quoting a part of Gizmodo’s review about the iPad mini, in which an editor from the popular website, expresses negative opinion for the screen […] 31 October 2012 at 03:21 pm
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Wii U on german Amazon with a price of 400 euros

by Dimitrios Thomadakis Are you sold on the Wii U specs, or are you just an early adopter? In any case, if your aim in life is to acquire Nintendo’s new console immediately when it’s released, then it’s worth taking a look at Amazon. Specifically, german Amazon, which posted the Wii U for preorder, dated for release on […] 21 June 2012 at 12:35 am
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Parental control options for the Kindle Fire in the new firmware

by Dimitrios Thomadakis On one hand, it’s god for kids to spend time with tablets, which offer decent learning tools, and are also are very good medium one can use to familiarize themselves with technology. On the other hand, they offer uncontrolled access not only to the internet, but also to all apps you have downloaded. Amazon shares […] 4 May 2012 at 01:54 pm