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Is Amazon Silk Coming to a Mobile Device Near You?
Posted By Minda Zetlin On September 29, 2011 @ 2:26 pm In Cloud Computing,E-Commerce,Hardware,Internet and Online Business,Tablets and eReaders,Telecom and Wireless | 1 Comment
“It’ll seem like a traditional browser, just a lot better and a lot faster.” That’s the bold claim for Amazon Silk, the new browser currently available nowhere, to be released exclusively on Amazon’s new Kindle Fire tablet  coming in November.
Why do you need a new browser? Amazon claims it will use the power  of its mighty cloud to assemble everything you need to load a Web page in one place (so you’re not loading, say, text from one server, graphics from another, and advertising from a third) and that it will also use observe your browsing behavior to guess which page you’re headed to next and begin pre-loading it, much as Google Instant  does with search results.
If true, Silk may soon be speeding the browsing experience for more than just Kindle Fire users. CNET‘s Stephen Shankland observed  Thursday that Amazon has reserved a pile of domain names that indicate future non-Fire uses: silkformac, silkforpc, silkforwindows, and silkfortablets. And that’s not all. Silk’s terms and conditions  tells users that Amazon will collect information from the browsers crash reports when used on a Kindle and adds, “You may choose to send these reports when using Amazon Silk on other devices.”
Read more at CNET .
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URLs in this post:
 new Kindle Fire tablet: http://technology.inc.com/2011/09/28/kindle-fire-not-precisely-an-android-tablet-and-a-very-smart-idea/
 use the power: http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-20112847-93/amazon-silk-weaving-a-new-browser/?part=rss&subj=news&tag=2547-1_3-0-20
 Google Instant: http://technology.inc.com/2011/06/16/google-instant-pages-when-5-seconds-is-too-long-to-wait/
 observed: http://news.cnet.com/8301-30685_3-20113279-264/amazon-silk-not-just-for-fire-tablets/
 terms and conditions: http://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/?nodeId=200775270
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