• Fire sale for Amazon smartphone

    Fire sale for Amazon smartphone

    Tech giant Amazon has slashed the price of its first smartphone from US$199 to just 99 cents for a limited time. However, potential buyers are required to sign a two-year agreement with telecommunications firm AT&T.

  • Amazon offers payment plans for Kindle Fire

    Amazon offers payment plans for Kindle Fire

    Amazon is really keen to sell more Kindle Fire HDX tablets. So keen that they’re now offering a three-payment installment plan to purchase one.  Cough up 25% of the tablet on initial purchase, plus taxes and shipping, and you can pay the rest over three payments spread 90 days apart. So buy one now, don’t
    Read More…

  • Amazon moves for biggest ever internet land grab

    Amazon moves for biggest ever internet land grab

    In what has been described as the biggest ever internet land grab, Amazon has filed for the rights to 76 top level domains including such suffixes as .movie, .video, .shop, .joy, .buy, .cloud, .news, .mail, .now, .free, .app, .author, .pay, .map, .save, .secure, .search, .tunes, .room, .talk and many more. It is believed that if
    Read More…

  • Amazon, Macmillan Publishing, and Price Wars

    Amazon, Macmillan Publishing, and Price Wars

    This story broke over the weekend and got some real legs on it yesterday evening.  Amazon and Macmillan publishing have been fighting about price points and electronic books and Amazon, apparently, has caved in to Macmillan on this.  Unlike the rest of the buzz mongers, however, I’m going to tell you why this is a
    Read More…