Amazon Tablet Tracker from Xconomy
Amazon.com is widely acknowledged to be concocting a new device: its own, multipurpose tablet computer that could both compete with Apple's iPad and extend Amazon's success with its Kindle device and store. Here's a guide, with newest posts listed first, of significant news about the apparently forthcoming Amazon tablet.
- Dear Customer, I have big news for Amazon Prime members - we've just signed a deal with FOX to add a broad selection of movies and TV shows to our unlimited instant streaming service later this fall. The new additions from the FOX library include 24, Arrested Development, The X-Files, Ally McBeal, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and - available on digital video for the first time - The Wonder Years. We now have deals with CBS, NBCUniversal, Sony, and Warner Bros, and adding FOX will bring the total t
- Amazon’s willingness to sell hardware at a loss combined with the strength of its brand, content, cloud infrastructure, and commerce assets makes it the only credible iPad competitor in the market. If Amazon launches a tablet at a sub-$300 price point — assuming it has enough supply to meet demand — we see Amazon selling 3-5 million tablets in Q4 alone.
- We hear that Amazon (AMZN) is prepping a new color Kindle (code named "Hollywood") capable of streaming video and to be sold with a promotional video service offering. The device is expected to incorporate a 10" color screen and have a more robust applications processor than that expected for the smaller color Kindles AMZN is also expected to launch for the holiday season. It is particularly interesting to note that AMZN is expected to include its movie service for free for an unspecified amount
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