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HP could bury TouchPad fiasco with $169 Slate 7 tablet

Hewlett-Packard in the next few days will ship the $169 Slate 7, the company's first product for the consumer tablet market since the spectacular failure of the WebOS-based TouchPad in 2011.


Amazon plans own set-top box for fall, report claims

After conquering the low end of the tablet market with the Kindle Fire, Amazon may be getting ready to invade the living room with a television set-top box.


Amazon's Android Appstore to become available in 200 more countries continues the global expansion of its Appstore by announcing that developers can submit their apps for sale in another 200 countries around the world.


Amazon slashes $20 off the 32GB Kindle Fire HD's price tag

Amazon's 32GB Kindle Fire HD has already undercut most of the competition, and the company just reduced its price by another 20 percent.


Amazon permanently drops prices on its 8.9" Kindle Fire HD tablets

Amazon fired a shot at rival cheap tablet makers Wednesday by dropping the price of its Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch tablet to $269 and up.


Amazon finds its voice with Ivona acquisition

With its acquisition of text-to-speech software maker Ivona, Amazon may be preparing to take on Siri and Google Voice Search in the virtual-assistant wars.


Prevent these issues when choosing a 7-inch tablet

A survey from FixYa details the most common complaints with the leading 7-inch slates.

Amazon helps Kindle app developers find their way with Maps API has opened its Maps API to all Kindle developers, who can now use it to integrate maps in their applications for the Kindle Fire family of tablets.


Foxconn builds products for many vendors, but its mud sticks to Apple

The name Foxconn has become shorthand for the human costs of building the iPhone in China, linking Apple to bad publicity about worker suicides, deaths from a plant explosion and rioting factory workers. But many other companies besides Apple contract with the Taiwan-based firm to build their products.