The 2 Billion User Sweet Spot

by Omid Rahmat

Apple, Alphabet (nee Google), and Amazon all reported their financials as the reporting season reaches its peak. Frankly, you can pore over the endless chatter about the results, but this paragraph is about all …

Tags:Alphabet| Amazon| Apple| Financial Data

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Links – Week Ending 9th December 2022

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the later part of this week. Musings on technology & software from a …

Tags:Amazon| Augmented Reality| Automotive| Awards| China| Covid-19| Desktop Monitors| Foxconn (Honhai)| Graphics Software| LCD displays| LFD - Large Format Display| LG Displays (LGD)| Microdisplays| OLEDs| Panasonic| Smart TV| SmartGlasses| Smartphones| Software| Sports and Stadiums| VideoConferencing| Voice Input

Ennostar Sues Amazon over Epistar Patents

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Ennostart, the merged company of Epistar and Lextar, sent us a release in Chinese that said that the firm has started litigation in Texas, USA, charging Amazon of infringing ‘at least …

Tags:Amazon| LED| Litigation| Patents| TVs (TV Sets)| USA

Amazon on Announced a New Hardware Partnership with TCL

by Bob Raikes

What They Say TCL has launched a new series of TVs based on Amazon’s Fire TV OS. The 55″ and 65″ sets will be sold in Germany, Italy, Spain, and the UK. What We Think …

Tags:Amazon| Android| Google| Operating Systems| Smart TV

Amazon, Vizio Smart TVs Among Targets of DivX Patent Cases

by Bob Raikes

What They Say A patent dispute has been opened by DivX LLC against Vizio and Amazon concerning digital streaming. DivX has asked that the offending sets are removed from the market and banned from …

Tags:Amazon| Divx| Litigation| Patents| Streaming Video| TVs (TV Sets)| Vizio

It’s back to square one for Amazon’s projection efforts

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Protocol Entertainment reported that Amazon has canned the Glow projection devices after poor sales. The aim of the device was to enable video interaction with children remotely for caregivers, grandparents and …

Tags:Amazon| Projectors| VideoConferencing

Amazon Echo Show 15 Gets FireTV

by Bob Raikes

  What They Say When Amazon released its latest set of products recently, one of the features that it updated was to add Fire TV to the Echo Show 15 smart displays, effectively turning …

Tags:Amazon| Streaming Video| TVs (TV Sets)| Voice Input

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Amazon’s Newest Kindle Comes With a Stylus for Writing

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Amazon has a new Kindle Scribe that will add stylus support with a device that will snap magnetically to the 10.2″ E Ink display in the Premium version. A basic pen …

Tags:Amazon| EPD (Electrophoretic)| eReaders