Kindle Fire
The head of US retail for Staples, Demos Parneros, said he expected “five or six” new models to reach stores, including at least one with a 10-inch screen to match the iPad. The first Kindle Fire, still only available in America, has a 7-inch screen. It made its debut last autumn but has itself recently Continue Reading →
Google Nexus 7
Google’s officially out of stock of 16-gigabyte Nexus 7 tablets. And, according to sources speaking to The Guardian’s Charles Arthur, it’s because the company “seriously underestimated” demand for the seven-inch device. “The Guardian understands that Google’s planners had thought that buyers on the Google Play store, more than from physical or online retailers, would be Continue Reading →
Google is an advertising company first and foremost, but the big revenue the company sees from ads is funding the rest of the company’s efforts — efforts that have brought us great products and services like Gmail, Google Maps and the company’s new Nexus 7 tablet. Search remains Google’s core product, of course, and countless Continue Reading →
[wpaudio url=”″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] If you were skeptical about the existence of the “tablet wars” before, there is no denying they are in full swing now. It’s widely agreed that Apple’s iPad trumps its competition but don’t count out Amazon’s Kindle Fire and Google’s Nexus 7. The Nexus 7 just became Continue Reading →
Google Nexus Tablet
Google has already admitted that it won’t be making any money selling its new Nexus 7 tablet. However, a new teardown from TechInsights suggests that Google could actually lose money on every single Nexus 7 it sells. Fudzilla did some calculations based on the TechInsights teardown and found that every 8GB Nexus 7 tablet has Continue Reading →
Kindle Fire
With Google’s Nexus 7 tablet set for a July release, Amazon is fast-tracking the production of its next-generation Kindle Fire. This is the message from China Times, which reports Amazon has already ordered two million Kindle Fire 2s from Quanta, and the tablets could arrive sometime in July or August. This information lines up with Continue Reading →
Ice Cream Sandwich
Everyone screamed for Ice Cream when it as released in October, and depending on your device, some are getting it faster than others. But with a successor already unveiled, some may end up skipping it. New figures show that eight months after 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) the eighth version of Google’s Android operating system — Continue Reading →