Millenial Media, a leading mobile advertising platform, is out with another Mobile Mix report. It shows Amazon’s tablets gaining share in the mobile content market at a fairly dizzying clip . . . → Read More: Amazon tablets soar in mobile content consumption
College graduates would love to land a job at Google , Apple or one of the many startups in Silicon Valley. But according to a survey from Universum Global, there are quite a few students who would prefer the rainy days in Washington over working in the golden state. The American Student Survey asked students from five different fields of study — business, engineering, IT, natural sciences and liberal arts — about their ideal company to work for. . . . → Read More: College grads think Microsoft is a better place to work than Amazon or Facebook
Kindle Fire owners receive $5 worth of Amazon Coins for free as an incentive Amazon is debuting its new virtual currency, Amazon Coins, today as an alternative means for buying content from the Amazon Appstore on Android and Kindle Fire devices. The coins, which Amazon gave the details on back in February , can be used to purchase apps, games and in-app purchases — but not subscriptions — the same as you would with just dollars previously . . . → Read More: Amazon Coins can now be used for Appstore purchases
Forget Bitcoin : Amazon’s got a digital currency of its own, known as Coins , coming to the Kindle Fire right on schedule. The virtual money, which was originally announced back in February, is now ready to go for anyone who frequents the Amazon Appstore or uses a Kindle Fire to purchase apps and games . . . → Read More: Amazon Coins available for Kindle Fire, users enjoy $5 credit to get started
Rumors of a Kindle smartphone have been floating about for some time now. The last ones suggested that Amazon was working on a phone with a 4.7-inch display but facing delays that could push the release beyond the anticipated Q2 launch window. . . . → Read More: Amazon Working On Kindle Smartphone With 3D Display?
According to a report from the Wall Street Journal , Amazon is looking to expand its footprint in the mobile arena by developing a few smartphones of its own. Rumors of a Kindle phone have been flying around for some time, but the new report claims that Amazon is working on a couple of smartphones, as well as an audio-only streaming device . . . → Read More: Rumor: Amazon Developing Smartphones, One With 3D Display?
Amazon offers a range of hardware, including its Kindle e-readers and tablets, but now it’s looking to expand the line with two new smartphones and an audio-only device that streams music, according to the Wall Street Journal . The phones include a high-end one with a glasses-free 3D screen, as well as another about which details were not included in the report, which presumably would be a more traditional design. Amazon has been rumored to have been working on a phone for a while now, and the recent hiring of top Windows Phone evangelist Charlie Kindel also raised alarms that Amazon might be in the smartphone business soon . . . → Read More: Amazon Making Smartphone With 3D Screen, Dedicated Audio Streaming Device, WSJ Reports
Remember the EVO 3D ? Swap out the HTC logo for an Amazon one, and you just might be onto something. According to a new Wall Street Journal report, one of the world’s most famed forkers of Android is looking to expand its mobile portfolio by adding the one crucial device it lacks: a phone. . . . → Read More: Amazon reportedly developing multiple smartphones, including one with a 3D display