Tag: amazon

  • Amazon wrongly cites George Orwell

    The New York Times wrote about Amazon’s letter to readers in its Readers United campaign. Amazon wrote that George Orwell was against paperback format: The famous author George Orwell came out publicly and said about the new paperback format, if ‘publishers had any sense, they would combine against them and suppress them.’ Yes, George Orwell […]

  • Another Amazon Fire Phone review

    The New York Times reviewed the Amazon Fire Phone. At its best, Dynamic Perspective adds helpful gestures that allow you to get around the phone more quickly. Snap the phone to the right while you’re in the calendar app, you see your daily agenda; snap left and the agenda disappears. But these shortcuts are never […]

  • Amazon Fire Phone review

    The Verge reviewed the Amazon Fire Phone. Dynamic Perspective is meant to keep the screen simple, showing you only information when you ask for it, but it mostly just hides useful information. Exposing that information then requires such finesse that for a long time you’ll be seeing things rapidly flicker in and out of existence, […]

  • Amazon Cloud Drive now supports video uploads on iOS

    Cloud storage companies are all jostling to have us upload our photos and videos to their servers. Companies such as Google, Dropbox, and Flickr have already included automatic uploading features to their apps. Now Amazon had added support for automatic video uploads on iOS, a feature which has already been available on Android before this. […]

  • Google unveils cloud service to challenge Amazon

    ReadWriteWeb reports that Google Ups The Ante Against Amazon’s Cloud, And That’s A Good Thing For Business – ReadWrite. Google has spent $2.9 billion on hardware alone to get its service up and running. The company says it designed its Compute Engine to be simple enough for people to understand and manage, much the same […]

  • Amazon Prime Air delivery drones to achieve half-hour shipping

    While most are still busy trying to work out same-day shipping, Amazon is already working on half-hour shipping. Amazing. Delivery drones are coming: Jeff Bezos promises half-hour shipping with Amazon Prime Air Amazon’s CEO loves a good reveal, and took the opportunity afforded by a 60 Minutes segment to show off his company’s latest creation: […]

  • Is Amazon winning the cloud battle?

    Everybody knows that Amazon’s AWS is the major player in the cloud computing game, but did we stop to consider how big it actually is? Amazon Is Crushing IBM, Microsoft, And Google In Cloud Computing, Says Report For the last quarter of this year, Synergy estimates that Amazon grew cloud revenues by over $700 million […]

  • This week’s must-reads: Apple Maps, Bill Gates, The one Coin, and more

    It’s been an interesting week. Aside from officially launching BakingPixel today, we’re also compiling the most interesting and popular posts from this week for you. Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 review: Unapologetically content-driven People buy the Kindle to consume content. It is no surprise that Amazon makes it the focus of the Kindle Fire HDX. Why […]

  • Amazon packages to arrive on Sunday too

    While there is an ongoing rush to achieve same-day delivery services, Amazon hasn’t lost focus that there are also customers who want to be able to receive their packages on a Sunday too. Amazon forges new deal with USPS to deliver packages on Sundays “If you’re an Amazon Prime member, you can order a backpack […]

  • Netflix and YouTube lead the online video race, leaving Amazon and Hulu far behind

    Joshua Brustein reports on Businessweek the dominance of Netflix and YouTube in the online video industry. Video always dominates these traffic surveys because of the vast amount of information required. Last year, for instance, Netflix and YouTube made up 47.8 percent of total downstream traffic what people are consuming rather than creating. This year the […]