Commentary: Kindle Fire HD is attractive, but still no iPad-killer
The new Kindle Fire HD may not stir you to pass along your old iPad as a hand-me-down. But if you own an earlier small tablet running on Android or another operating system, or even last year's original Kindle ...
Review: Kindle Fire HD screen is a big improvement (Update)
(AP)—Buying movies and TV shows to watch on the Kindle Fire will be a lot more appealing now that Amazon's tablet computer sports a much more vibrant screen.
HP to make $169 Android tablet, eschewing Windows
Hewlett-Packard Co. is making a tablet computer that uses Google's Android operating system, steering clear of Microsoft's latest tablet-oriented version of Windows, the company said Sunday.
Amazon takes on iPad with larger Kindle Fire (Update 3)
Amazon unveiled four new Kindle Fire tablet computers on Thursday, including ones with larger color screens, as the online retailer steps up competition with Apple ahead of the holiday shopping season.
Holding out hope for a surprise with next iPad
With Apple expected to unveil the next version of the iPad early next month, I worry that I'll feel like a kid on Christmas who weeks before found the unwrapped presents hidden in the closet.
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New Kindle Touch is an impressive e-reader
When it comes to reading digital books, tablets are all the rage. But there's a lot to like about simple e-readers, which over the past year have become both a lot cheaper and a lot less clunky.
E-reader sales soaring but Apple captures the buzz
Sales of electronic book readers are booming, companies are jostling for a share of the fledgling market and Amazon's going global with the Kindle.
Review: Google Nexus 7 nice, but content lacking
If you want a tablet but can't afford an iPad, Google's new Nexus 7 is not a bad choice.
Amazon Kindle Fire sold out as new model expected (Update 3)
Amazon.com Inc. says it has sold out of its Kindle Fire tablet computer amid expectations of a new model for the holiday season.
The next generation of E-ink may be on cloth (w/ video)
With Kindle Fire, Amazon's digital ambitions burn
(AP) -- Amazon's unveiling of the Kindle Fire tablet computer sends a bright-hot message: The online retailer is ready to rival iPad maker Apple in an effort to be the world's top digital content provider.
Review: Google's Nexus 7 guns for the Kindle
In the 1982 sci-fi movie "Blade Runner," there are hints that the hero, played by Harrison Ford, is an artificial human an "android" or "replicant." His job is to go out and kill other, rogue androids.
Phone makers jockey for edge ahead of new iPhone (Update)
Nokia and Motorola have unveiled five new smartphones between them, while Amazon is expected to announce a new Kindle Fire this week before attention turns to a new iPhone from Apple next Wednesday.