Useless Site of Technology

The Useless Site, Full of Useful Tech News & Stuff

Amazon unveils the 7-inch Android-based Kindle Fire tablet

Today at a Amazon press event held in New York City. Amazon has announced a new addition to the Kindle line up. The Android based 7-inch Kindle Fire tablet.

The 7-inch tablet lacks cameras and a microphone which are found on some recent tablets. The tablet also lacks 3G, so it’s limited to just Wifi.

The tablet with ship with a heavily customized version of Android 2.1, and will retail for $199. Amazon is also including a 30-day trial of Amazon Prime Membership with each Kindle Fire sold.

I’ll update this when there is more info!

Update: We have some specs for the Kindle Fire:

  • 7-inch IPS panel with Gorilla Glass coating
  • 1GHz TI OMAP dual-core CPU
  • 512MB of RAM
  • 8GB of internal storage
  • chassis weighs 14.6 ounces

The device also supports connectivity to the Amazon Cloud. Which will allow for theoretical unlimited storage of your purchases.

You can also pre-order the device right now from here. And it will be released on November, 15.

Source: Slashgear, Engadget, Amazon


September 28, 2011 Posted by | Computer Tech and News, Computers, Mobile Gadgets, Useful Tech | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Trackmania 2 Announced in France?

Not much is know at the moment. Heck, then isn’t a press release yet. But if this youtube video of the Trackmania 2 announcement I saw is true. And the bits and pieces I have been able to gather from another video. Trackmania 2 is a huge next step for the Trackmania Series. I’ll keep you updated when I get more info about this.

Meanwhile, here is a Video of the Announcement (in French):

September 19, 2009 Posted by | Gaming Tech and News, Video Games | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sonic Unleashed Officially Announced Today

Well after all the leaked info on this game. And legal action taken aginst some sites like Youtube and Kotaku. Sega has officialy anounced Sonic Unleashed today. And it looking pretty sweet. Continue reading

April 4, 2008 Posted by | Gaming Tech and News, Video Games | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment