Netbooks still rule the education market

Remember netbooks? Yes, the once-popular devices which eventually fell out of favor once tablets like Apple's iPad and Amazon's Kindle took the mobile world by storm.

Amazon touts virtual currency for Kindle Fire lineup

Amazon has introduced a new virtual currency targeted at Kindle Fire tablet owners for the purchase of apps and in-game items.

CyanogenMod (Jelly Bean) hits Amazon's Kindle Fire HD

Amazon's popular Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch tablet is loaded with a (default) custom fork of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS).

Making room for Wonder Woman on the CW

We’ve spent a lot of time on TG lamenting the tragedy of Wonder Woman, specifically the fact that it’s been extremely difficult to resurrect her in either TV or movies.

The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia hits #1 on Amazon

Have you every met any hard-core fans of The Legend of Zelda? I'm sure we all have, but I honestly never realized how many of them there were out there.

Zombieland swarms to Amazon's streaming screen

The zombie serial has apparently found a home at Amazon.

Yes, Amazon's Kindle Fire strategy is working

Analysts at ABI Research believe Amazon's cross-subsidized device paradigm offers a viable strategy for the company's tablet lineup.

Amazon squares up to iTunes with launch of 'free' MP3 music

The CD may be getting a shot in the arm with the launch of AutoRip, a new service from Amazon that gives customers buying CDs a free MP3 version - including any music bought since the company's Music Store started up in 1998.

Amazon AutoRip turns your CDs into MP3s

Amazon has introduced its AutoRip platform, a service that offers users free MP3 versions of CDs purchased from the Seattle-based company.

Video: OpenCL mod for Kindle Fire HD shows untapped potential

One might reasonably think that manufacturers would take advantage of every last ounce of performance when it comes to tablets.  

Single developer behind Netflix outage

Amazon has given an explanation for the outage which brought down Netflix's streaming service on Christmas Eve, saying all it took was one absent-minded developer.

Apple sees big slide in customer satisfaction

Amazon's won the highest customer satisfaction rating in a survey  of online stores which also finds that Apple has seen its rating slip noticeably.

Amazon outage brings down Netflix

Netflix is blaming the Christmas Eve failure of its streaming service on Amazon Web Services, which appears to have suffered problems with its data centers.

Deforestation in Amazon is bad news for microbes

Scientists have found that deforestation not only affects the diversity of plants and animals, but is bad news for the forest’s microbes too.

Report: Foxconn is manufacturing an Amazon smartphone

Reports of an Amazon-branded smartphone have been circulating since 2011.

Amazon trees could survive global warming

Some good news, for a change: a new genetic analysis indicates that many Amazon tree species are likely to survive global warming in the coming century, contrary to previous findings.

Amazon Instant Video app goes live for iPhone, iPod touch

iPad owners have had access since August, and now Amazon's Instant Video app has gone live for Apple's iPhone and iPod touch.

Amazon launches all-you-can-eat kids' service

Amazon's launched a new subscription service for children, offering an all-you-can-eat menu of books, games, apps, movies and TV programming.

Amazon Kindle Fire HD poised for "mass market" success

Apple's wildly popular iPad and iPad mini will no doubt be a favorite this Black Friday and beyond, but Amazon's Kindle Fire HD may also be poised for mass market success.

8.9-inch Amazon Kindle Fire HD ships today

The WiFi version of Amazon's 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD is shipping today, with the LTE iteration slated to ship next week.