For its rumored upcoming Kindle Fire refresh, expected next week, Amazon will add maps functionality but it won't go with Google's popular offering, sources told Reuters' Alistair Barr.
Before its official release date this Friday, reviewers have gotten their hands on the updated 7-inch Kindle Fire, which they like, but not as much as Amazon would like.
Google's $200 tablet is a better value than Amazon's $200 tablet, not just for consumers, but for Google, too.
The Amazon tablet doesn't have native Google apps, angering some would-be users. And Apple doesn't want them to use a certain marketing term.
With each Kindle Fire sale Amazon loses money, but not that much.
With the supposed iPad killer making its debut tomorrow, techies have gotten a day-early hands on look at the product, deciding that Amazon's tablet probably won't do too much damage to Apple after all.
Even though the Kindle Fire's riding a wave of positive reviews, the tablet's insecurities are showing as it gets ready for the big reveal next Tuesday.
Pretty late to the tablet party, Barnes & Noble officially released its Nook tablet today.
Just in time for a friendly Christmas competition with Amazon's Kindle Fire, Barnes & Noble is announcing the release of its competitor, a Nook Tablet.
The new Amazon gadget costs more to make than it does to buy, but that may be the idea
There are some scary privacy concerns about the Kindle Fire's browser
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