Other tablets might be making inroads into Apple's dominance of the tablet market, but if the Ecommerce Quarterly released by Monetate this morning serves as any indication, they have a heck of a long way to go. As reported by Apple Insider, iPads account for a staggering nine out of 10 tablets used to access e-commerce sites in 2013's first quarter. That's down a mere 2.4 percent from last year during the same quarter
Riddle us this: E-tail giant Amazon barely makes a profit in Q4 2012, yet their stock sees a gain of 10 percent, while Apple makes a huge profit during the same quarter and gets punished by its stockholders.
If you're a die-hard Apple fan -- and who reading MacLife.com isn't? -- you'll want to read an opinion piece published on The Guardian this week, which puts forth the theory that Apple may have hit its peak this year and it could all be downhill from here. Did that pique your interest? Then read on to find out more about it in our overnight recap.
As anyone in the publishing business can tell you, it's expensive to print magazines -- particularly when so many of them wind up unsold in the first place. The publishers of Newsweek know this all to well as they transition to all-digital next year.
Ever wonder how Amazon can price its Kindle and Kindle Fire tablets and e-readers so amazingly cheap? The e-tailer hasn't found any secret sauce -- its CEO finally confesses that they're just selling them at cost.
The iPhone 5 isn't the only gadget ready to face anxious consumers this morning, as Amazon's new seven-inch Kindle Fire HD is in stock and ready to ship along with the refreshed Kindle Fire and the basic $69 model.
If you're finding it hard to stay focused while waiting for a swanky new Kindle to arrive in the next month or so, why not fire up the Mac App Store and check out Amazon's latest update to the desktop version?
Yesterday, Amazon's Jeff Bezos took the stage to talk about the company's new line of Kindles. The Paperwhite, despite its sort of goofy name, looks promising enough. But the Kindle Fire HD may prove the most stunning example of how Amazon plans to muscle its way into tablet market domination. Can it really beat the iPad at its own game?
This week was filled with a smattering of mobile and tablet news, as major hardware providers scramble to keep their products in the limelight in anticipation of Apple's September 12 event. Today, Amazon's Jeff Bezos took the stage to announce not one, but seven total upgrades or new products in the company's already successful Kindle family.