Items tagged with Amazon.com

When you think Amazon, you probably imagine books and freaky fast shipping. You probably don't think about drones and robots, both of which have crept into the company's fabric over the past year or... Read more...
The highly anticipated Amazon.com tablet will emulate something from the HP TouchPad, according to a recent report. No, it won't use HP's webOS platform, instead opting for Google's Android, but it will sell for hundreds less than Apple's $499... Read more...
Amazon.com is using California's initiative process to try to get a law requiring Amazon.com to collect sales tax in the state repealed, and as part of its process, the company is campaigning in... Read more...
Users might recall that the June 27, 2011 "Free App of the Day" at Amazon's Appstore was Pocket Casts. On the day it was free, 101,491 copies were "sold." Amazon said when it launched the Appstore that on the day an app was offered for free, the... Read more...
On Monday, Amazon.com announced a program that might help students defray their textbook costs: Kindle Textbook Rental.  According to Amazon.com, students can save as much as 80 percent off the purchase price of a textbook. The rental can... Read more...
A few weeks ago, Amazon.com dropped associates in California due to a new sales tax law. Needless to say, this action made many loyal Amazon users and sellers unhappy. Many people blamed the state of California while others placed blame on Amazon... Read more...
Faster than an Amazon Associate could blink, Amazon.com sent out notices on Wednesday, telling Associates that due to California's new budget, which includes a new sales tax on Amazon.com purchases, their accounts would be terminated, IF the sales... Read more...
The days of saying "the Amazon Appstore requires sideloading and thus can't be used on AT&T phones" may be ending. AT&T is reportedly beginning to push out updates to some older devices to enable sideloading functionality on them... Read more...
If you're wondering if the paid apps turned free that Amazon.com distributes every day in its Amazon Appstore are getting much uptake, the answer is yes. How do we know? Via Appbrain's daily hot list of apps. Appbrain, which used to be the only way... Read more...
The fact, or at least poorly hidden rumor, that Amazon.com is going to unveil an Android tablet "sometime," and probably sooner, rather than later. That's pretty exciting to many. How would you feel if you were to learn that the company is planning... Read more...
Amazon.com announced on Wednesday that they are going to open their own lending library. Unlike already-established third-party lending libraries, which rely on customers lending e-books to other customers, the Kindle Library Lending, which will... Read more...
Apple has sued Amazon.com over the use of the name "App Store." Amazon.com just today launched a new Android marketplace called the Amazon Appstore. However, Apple applied to register "App Store" as a trademark in the U.S., and the U.S. Patent and... Read more...
Retrevo.com, an online gadget review aggregator, recently launched its own online store that is designed to compete with the likes of Amazon.com and BestBuy.com. Retrevo marketing vice president Manish Rathi touted the new online store as a... Read more...
The new App Store rules that Apple announced on Tuesday were planted in a news release about subscriptions.  However, after a number of inquiries from different places, it's clear it's much more far-reaching than that, and at least one content... Read more...
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