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Amazon’s Kindle selling 1m units a week

Kindle e-book readers are apparently the hot gift this Christmas with Amazon reporting that the firm sold a million of the devices every week. The world’s largest online retailer also said that the Kindle Fire remained the top selling product on Amazon.com since it was introduced 11 weeks ago. Amazon …

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Estimated Kindle Fire sales reach 2m units

A market researcher has stated that Amazon may have sold as many as two million units of its Kindle Fire tablet. The CEO of eDataSource, Carter Nicholas, toldCNetthat there had been around 850,000 units sold directly by Amazon, but said that total sales could be in excess of two million …

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EA and Zynga back Amazon’s Kindle Fire

PopCap, Zynga, Gameloft, EA and Rovio are leading the charge to publish games for Amazon’s new iPad competitor Kindle Fire, the online merchant has revealed. As well as accessing thousands” of games, users will also be able to use apps including Netflix, Twitter and Facebook when the Android compatible device …

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Amazon reveals Kindle Fire tablet PC

While competitors to Apple’s iPad continue to stumble, one company with the potential might to mount a serious challenge has finally stepped up the plate – Amazon. The company, which has already enjoyed amazing success with its Kindle e-reader has today revealed the Amazon Kindle Fire tablet PC, Bloomberg reports. …

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Amazon’s Android tablet tipped for November

Further details on Amazon’s upcoming Android-powered tablets have emerged, describing the colour-screened 7-inch device simply as the ‘Amazon Kindle’. TechCrunch’s MG Siegler said"I’ve seen it and used it", adding that a condition of hands-on time with Amazon’s new hardware was that no pictures would be taken. Nevertheless Siegler reveals much …

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Games dominate Kindle listings

Amazon’s own-branded monochrome e-reader Kindle is proving a surprisingly popular games machine. Kotaku spotted that according to the retailers Kindle charts, which show the best selling titles of the last 90 days, eight of the top 12 best sellers for the device were games. Games also managed to oust books …

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Kindle gets first indie game

Kindle, the famous ‘digital ink’ e-reader, is now hosting its first indie-developed game, in what owner Amazon is hoping will ignite interest in device as a games platform. Weighing at 343.4kB, the black-and-white strategy title Triple Town has been built by indie outfit Spry Fox – a studio co-founded by …

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Gaming arrives on Kindle

Though it’s never likely to emerge as a games platform to rival the likes of iPad or the DS, Amazon has released two games that are compatible with its Kindle ereader device. Shuffled Row and Every Word are both available to download for free right now. Both, unsurprisingly, are word …

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E-books enjoy retail surge

Leading online book retailer Amazon has said that digital books have been consistently outselling” hardback books throughout the last three months in the US. It says that throughout the period it has been selling 143 e-books for every 100 hardback novels sold in Q2 2010. In the last month alone …

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