The Snapdragon 800 Sensation: Kindle Fire Tablet To Get Edgy And Fresh, News Nexus 7 Sweats

New Kindle Fire HD Amazon is all set to refresh its range of tablets with the new Kindle Fire. The new detailing has been provided and fresh new specs have been added to the upcoming tablet.

The company has received immense success with its Kindle Fire Tablets. Though Amazon never revealed the number of devices it sold but their tablets are the highest sold Androids in the market. The tablets include Amazon App Store, Amazon Prime, Amazon MP3 Store and Kindle Bookstore. The company is all set to launch another generation in the next few weeks.

As per BGR reports, the new Kindle Fire will support a 7-inch screen with HD display of 1920×1200 pixel resolution. It will be powered by a Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor with Adreno 330 graphics and RAM of 2 GB. It will come with choice of internal storage of 16GB, 32GB and 64GB. It will also possess a front facing camera and is programmed to run on the new version of Android Jelly Bean version 4.2.2.

Kindle Fire tablet will support connectivity via Wi Fi, Bluetooth, 4G LTE and GPS. Reports claim that the tablet will have an improved build. It will be thinner, sleeker and lighter to hold and carry. The tablet will make its debut till late September and may steal cutomers of  new Google Nexus  7,… Read the rest

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Netflix CEO Hits out at Amazon Prime

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has always shied from lashing out at competitors. Not this time round. In an interview with Wall Street Journal, the staid CEO said Amazon’s Prime video service “a confusing mess”. Hasting has maintained in the past that he saw HBO as a much bigger competitor in video streaming than Amazon Prime.

However, when Wall Street Journal asked him about Amazon Prime, he said, “In the U.S., our content budget is about three times [Amazon’s], and we’ve got about three times more content. And what our customers tell us is they want Netflix to have more content, not to have two-thirds less at a lower price”.

“[Amazon has its Prime membership service] and it’s really about low-cost shipping, but why is video in there? It’s kind of a confusing mess,” he added.

Hastings further went on to suggest how Netflix’s video recommendation algorithms are better compared to Amazon Prime’s. Unlike Amazon, Netflix focuses solely on building a video service, the CEO said.

Netflix recommendations, its user interface, the video playback feature and video queue management are some other exciting features of the leading video streaming service.

In the interview with Wall Street Journal, Hastings pointed out that apart from video streaming Netflix is also concentrating on growing its business by developing HBO-quality original TV content and pursuing international expansion.… Read the rest

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