Someone's already rooted the Kindle Fire

Well that certainly didn't take long.

Amazon App Store updated ahead of Kindle Fire

In what is no doubt a move to prepare itself for all that is entailed in offering a full Android tablet, Amazon has updated its proprietary app store format.

Amazon acquires text-to-speech startup, Siri challenger?

Without a lot of hype and fanfare, Amazon has snatched up a new company focused on text-to-speech technology.

Amazon prepared to ship 5 million Kindle Fires

Amazon has increased production of its flagship Kindle Fire tablet, reportedly so much so that the company is ready to ship more than 5 million units before the end of the year.

26% of Kindle Fire customers put iPad on hold

Customers whose attention was captured by the announcement of the Kindle Fire are now less excited about the possibility of buying an iPad, a new study has found.

Barrett Brown cashes out on Anonymous

Barrett Brown, who often presents himself as the so-called "face" of Anonymous, has reportedly clinched a six-figure book deal with none other than Amazon.

Nook Tablet: What Nook Color tried to be

Barnes & Noble has unveiled the latest entry in its growing Nook family, and this one is a direct threat to Amazon's Kindle Fire.

Speculation begins about new Kindle Fire

Amazon's widely hyped flagship Android tablet hasn't even gone on sale yet, and already details are starting to come in about what might be the next iteration of the Kindle Fire.

Kindle lending library launches with thousands of books

Amazon's opened its Kindle lending library, offering over 5,000 titles for loan, including over 100 current and former New York Times Bestsellers.

Disney expands deals with Netflix, Amazon

Realizing that online streaming video is the future, Disney-ABC has signed freshly minted deals to bring new content to Netflix and Amazon.

Amazon tries to court authors directly

Instead of dealing with publishers to get digital copies of books distributed through the Kindle, Amazon is now looking to connect with the authors directly.

Google+ slammed by...Google engineer?

A Google engineer has publicly criticized the recently launched social networking platform on... Google+.

Apple rumored to be readying 'iPad mini'

In an effort to offset the competition that is sure to be spurred by the Kindle Fire, Apple may be preparing to launch a cheaper iPad.

Pandigital launches new e-reader, but no one cares

If you're a largely unknown company and you had been working on an Android tablet, right now would be about the worst time to launch it.

Report: Kindle Fire pre-orders reach 250K

It's very possible that more people could be getting a Kindle Fire on launch day than was the case with the original iPad.

Is Kindle Fire hype fair to other manufacturers?

How is it possible that an online retailer with only the most peripheral experience in product design and development is poised to make a bigger splash in a market than the titans of consumer electronics?

Rumor: Amazon wants webOS for Kindle tablets

A new report claims Amazon is eyeing Hewlett Packard's defunct webOS for future iterations of its Kindle tablets.

Amazon refreshes Kindle e-reader lineup

Amazon refreshed its Kindle e-reader lineup on Wednesday, alongside the launch of its long-awaited Fire tablet.

Kindle Fire tablet to arrive Nov 15 at $199

The much-anticipated Kindle tablet announcement has come and gone, leaving us with all the pertinent details for the product's launch.

iPad clinches 80% of North American tablet market

Apple's wildly popular iPad claimed a whopping 80% share of the North American tablet market during the second quarter of 2011.