Nexus 9 vs Amazon Kindle Fire HDX: What Buyers Need to Know

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Earlier this month after weeks of rumors Google finally announced and revealed the brand new HTC Nexus 9 tablet running the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop. Now that the tablet is officially confirmed and coming soon, many prospective buyers are weighing their options when it comes to buying an Android tablet. With tons of tablets readily […]

Amazon Running Another $30 Discount for Kindle Fire HDX

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Amazon really, really, really wants you to buy a Kindle Fire HDX Tablet today. So much so that Amazon is running another promotion to entice you to do so. Prior to the holidays Amazon ran several special promotions to grab your attention. Recently Amazon ran a $30 off promotion to celebrate its ranking in a […]

Amazon Offering Installment Payments for Kindle Fire HDX

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Got your eyes on a Kindle Fire HDX Tablet, but don’t have enough cash? Amazon really, really, really wants you to have one. So much so that Amazon is offering you the opportunity to purchase a Kindle Fire HDX on a no interest installment plan with four quarterly payments. Depending on what Kindle Fire HDX […]

Amazon Releases Fire 3.1 for Kindle Fire

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Amazon has released an update to its Kindle Fire operating system, Fire 3.1 for Kindle Fire. Headlines for version 3.1 are integration with Goodreads and Second Screen – the ability to fling content from your Kindle Fire to your TV. The update is available for the Kindle Fire HD, the 7 inch Kindle Fire HDX and […]

Nexus 7 vs Kindle Fire HDX: 5 Key Differences

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The new Nexus 7 is readily available and at the moment doesn’t have any real competition. This week though comes the new Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7-inch tablet, available as of Friday, and the iPad Mini 2 is on the horizon. Now that Amazon is finally getting its new tablet in the hands of buyers, […]

Kindle Fire HDX 7 Arrives to Battle the iPad Mini 2

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With the Apple iPad Mini 2 event just days away, Amazon has announced this afternoon that its new Kindle Fire HDX 7-inch Android tablet is available right now. Starting at $229 the new Kindle tablet aims to take on both the upcoming iPad Mini 2, as well as Google’s own Nexus 7. Last month Amazon […]

Unlimited Kids Content Hits Kindle Fire & Fire HD, No In App Purchases

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Today Amazon announced a new subscription for unlimited children’s content for Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD users that contains no in-app purchases or advertising. The new service, called Kindle FreeTime Unlimited is a per-month subscription that gives users access to unlimited books, games, movies, TV shows, and educational apps for kids. The service costs […]

Amazon Introduces $159 7-inch Kindle Fire With Better Specs

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During its press conference today Amazon announced an update to its 7-inch Kindle Fire along with a new, lower price of $159. The new Amazon Kindle Fire uses the same plastic shell and 7-inch display as the first Kindle Fire, but the internal specs are much improved. The new Kindle Fire features a 40% faster processor […]

Amazon Kindle FreeTime Delivers Finest Parental Controls

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Along with updated and new Kindles, Amazon announced a new feature for their tablets called FreeTime that gives parents a chance to control how their kids can use the tablet. These new controls may only arrive on the new 7-inch and 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD tablets, but for parents this might be reason enough to […]

What the New Kindle Fire Needs to Beat the Nexus 7

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Its looking quite likely that Amazon plans to announced some new Kindles, including an update to their once popular but now floundering Kindle Fire color tablet. The will make these announcements at an event next week on September 6th. So what will Amazon try to do to make the Kindle Fire a leader in the […]

Amazon May Announce Two 7-Inch Kindle Fire Tablets Next Week

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Next week Amazon will unveil its new Kindle Fire tablet, but a new report claims the company won’t have a larger Kindle Fire that we';ve heard rumors about.. According to CNet on September 6 Amazon will announce two 7-inch tablets instead of one 7-inch and one 10-inch like we heard before. At the event Amazon […]

New Kindle Fire Photo Leaks

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Just a few hours after Amazon announced it “sold out” of the Kindle Fire we have a leaked image of the new Kindle Fire. The photo comes from The Verge and looks like a new 7-inch Amazon tablet. The Verge‘s source says Amazon is working on 7-inch and 10-inch models of the Kindle Fire 2. […]

Amazon Kindle Fire “Sold Out” Ahead of September 6 Event

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Amazon’s first Android tablet is sold out 48 weeks after it was first introduced, but a new model is just around the corner. Today Amazon announced the Kindle Fire is sold out in a press release. In the release Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos dropped a not-so-subtle hint that his company has a new version of […]

Deep Discounts Hint New Kindles Coming Soon

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Amazon might be ready to unveil a few new Kindles sometime in the near future if today’s Gold Box deals are any indication. As Gizmodo first noted, today Amazon put the Kindle DX on sale for $269, a full $110 below its original price. The Amazon Kindle DX is the company’s 10-inch eReader which hasn’t […]

Amazon GameCircle Brings Leaderboards & Achievements to Kindle Fire

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Amazon is building its own game service to compete with Apple’s Game Center. Amazon’s new GameCircle is an Xbox Live-like service for games on the Kindle Fire, though it doesn’t seem to offer multiplayer gaming like Xbox Live. The service does, however, offer achievements and leaderboards like Xbox Live and Game Center. Like Game Center, […]

Father’s Day Tech Gift Guide: 15 Great Last Minute Gifts

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Check out these great last-minute Father’s Day gift ideas that are perfect for tech, photo and gadget loving dads. Our Father’s Day Tech Gift Guide only includes gifts available at Amazon and local stores so last-minute purchases don’t need to look like last-minute gifts. In order to receive the items in time for Father’s Day makes […]

HBO Go for Kindle Fire Launches

HBO Go for Kindle Fire Launches

HBO Go, HBO’s mobile streaming service, has finally come to Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet. The company announced today that the HBO Go app for Kindle Fire has launched and that it is currently available within the Amazon Appstore, Amazon’s software marketplace. HBO Go will allow HBO subscribers, this is not a standalone application as it […]

Kindle Fire Update Makes It Safe to Let Kids Play

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An Amazon Kindle Fire update just dropped from Amazon that will make parents rejoice thanks to new parental controls. Previously on a Kindle Fire, younglings could buy movies, books and apps as well as order thousands of pretty much anything they wanted from Amazon. Only you wouldn’t know till you got your shocking email with […]

Refurbished Kindle Fire Available for $139 at Amazon

Refurbished Kindle Fire Available for $139 at Amazon

On the heels of news that retail giant Target will begin phasing Amazon’s Kindle products out of its stores comes word that Amazon is once again offering refurbished models of its popular Android tablet, the Amazon Kindle Fire, for a mere $139. This is a pretty incredible deal for those looking to get their hands […]

Draw Something Arrives for Kindle Fire

Draw Something Arrives for Kindle Fire

Yesterday brought good news for Amazon as its Kindle Fire reportedly now makes up over half of the Android tablet market. Today, there is good news for those Kindle Fire owners as Draw Something, the extremely popular game from OMGPOP, is now available on the Amazon Appstore, This means that Kindle Fire owners can finally […]