Cablevision said Tuesday it launched its Optimum App on Amazon's Kindle Fire tablet, allowing digital cable subscribers to use the device as a remote control or to watch live and on-demand programming.
Amazon is poised to launch as many as five or six new tablet devices, including a 10-inch model, according to retail partner Staples.
If the rumors of Amazon's impending launch of a smartphone become a reality, it would likely force Amazon to offer a more comprehensive mobile platform that will inspire developers to contribute applications. But the smartphone expectation also begs some important questions. Special report
In addition to following previous reports that Apple is preparing to launch of a smaller iPad tablet , a New York Times report also noted that Amazon is working on a larger version of its Kindle Fire tablet to compete with Apple's current 9.7-inch iPad.
Amazon is introducing GameCircle, enabling developers to integrate new social interactions into games optimized for the digital retailer's Android-powered Kindle Fire tablet.
Amazon is reportedly developing its own branded smartphone to more effectively compete with Apple and Google in the battle for digital media supremacy.
Amazon is going to produce a smartphone running Google's Android platform in a bid to both challenge Apple's iPhone and have another vehicle through which it could sell content, according to a Bloomberg report.
Apple is preparing for a fall launch of a smaller iPad tablet, according to multiple reports, which could put Apple in place to compete more directly with Google's Nexus 7 and Amazon's Kindle Fire.
Amazon has acquired 3D mapping startup UpNext, fueling speculation the digital retailer plans to introduce native location-based services on its Kindle Fire tablet.
Kindle Fire owners will be the first Android-based tablet users to get to see HBO GO--if, of course, they subscribe to a pay-TV service and HBO. But that's secondary to the fact that the Fire has...