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Amazon releases Unity plugins for In-App Purchasing, GameCircle APIs

Amazon i s introducing new plugins enabling developers leveraging the Unity game engine to increase engagement and monetization by integrating In-App Purchasing and Amazon GameCircle support into their Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD titles.

Amazon updates Kindle Fire HD with FreeTime parental controls

Amazon is rolling out a new Kindle Fire HD software update giving parents greater control over how their children use the popular tablet.

Kindle Fire, not iPad, leading shift in news media consumption

Newsweek announced that it will halt publication of its print edition with the Dec. 31 issue and transition to an all-digital, tablet-optimized version early next year. It's far too soon to determine whether Newsweek's shift to digital will turn its fortunes around, but it's clear that tablets are the future of printed media--not to mention the future of companies that sell those books, magazines and newspapers.

iPad Mini likely to be Wi-Fi only

A report on The Guardian has quoted unidentified sources saying that the widely anticipated iPad Mini would only offer Wi-Fi wireless networking.

Apple set to unveil 'iPad Mini' October 17

Invitations to the press about the 'iPad Mini' are expected to go out on Oct 10, according to the latest rumor about Apple's impending launch. And based on how Apple has worked in the past, this would suggest a special event come Oct 17, with a launch day on Nov 2, writes Philip Elmer-DeWitt on Fortune.

120 million tablets to be sold to businesses in 2016, Forrester says

Tablets are expected to fuel a three-fold increase in mobile ad spending, which should reach $12 billion per year by 2017, according to new report from Juniper Research.

Amazon expands Kindle Fire in-app purchases to include physical goods

Amazon is introducing new in-app purchase options enabling Kindle Fire software developers to sell and ship physical goods to consumers.

Amazon offers $15 opt-out fee to halt Kindle Fire ads

Amazon will enable consumers to pay a one-time $15 fee to block advertisements on its new Kindle Fire tablets.

The Perfect Size for a Tablet is…

Tablet makers have been scrambling to produce the perfect-sized tablet ever since Apple unveiled the first iPad with a 9.7-inch display. Despite Steve Jobs's famous dismissal of tablets with smaller screens, manufacturers haven't given up on smaller tablets.

Amazon unveils new Kindle e-readers, tablets

Amazon on Thursday unveiled two new models of its Kindle e-reader, as well as a trio of new Kindle Fire tablets.