Buyer’s Guide: Pick The Perfect 7-inch Tablet Under $250

With the release of the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 there is now four great 7-inch Android tablets on the market that cost $250 or less. This is great news for consumers on a budget but does create a problem: which one should you buy? It’s not just a matter of picking the least expensive, you […]

Kindle Fire vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0)

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With the introduction of the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Samsung has entered the low-cost tablet space with an excellent entrant. Priced at $249, it’s only $50 more than the $199 Kindle Fire from Amazon. The price alone is enough to tempt many users, but $50 is a significant gap when budgets are tight. Is the Galaxy Tab 2 worth the $50 premium?

How to Watch Your Own Video on Kindle Fire

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If you own a Kindle Fire, then you know it’s really easy to watch video you rented or purchased from Amazon using the video tab on the home page. But how do you watch your own videos? Maybe you made a great MP4 video of your family vacation or kid’s soccer game you want to […]

Kindle Fire vs. iPad 3rd Gen

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The first reviews are in and it looks like the new iPad 3rd gen is a hit. Though it doesn’t represent a huge upgrade over the iPad 2, the upgrades it did get make it an even better tablet. (Read: New iPad Review Roundup) But do they make it the best tablet for you? Different […]

SlingBox Pro-HD Review: Bring Your TV With You

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The SlingBox Pro-HD along with the collection of SlingPlayer apps does a decent job of streaming your home TV content to your Apple iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Android device or laptop. Unlike cable TV apps, which restrict use to your house and to specific cable companies, the SlingBox Pro-HD works anywhere you have an Internet […]

How to Backup and Erase Your Kindle Fire

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Maybe you got a Kindle Fire and aren’t that crazy about it. You want to sell the thing, give it away or return it to Amazon or the store where you bought it. It could be you just want to start over and remove all the free Amazon App Store of the day apps, documents […]

Amazon Takes on the iPad in New Kindle Ad

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Over the last couple of months, Samsung has produced a number of advertisements that have taken shots at Apple, its fans and its products. And now, it appears that Amazon has joined the fray with a new Kindle ad that takes shots at Apple’s iPad while touting the benefits of the company’s Kindle e-reader and […]

SlingPlayer Comes to Kindle Fire

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The SlingBox offers a great way to enjoy TV viewing on mobile devices or via the web and Sling Media announced this week that the SlingPlayer app is available for the Amazon Kindle Fire as well. We recommend it as one of the best ways to watch the Super Bowl while on the go, if […]

Pad & Quill Fire Keeper: A Beautiful Kindle Fire Case

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If you have a Kindle Fire, then you owe it to yourself to take a look at the beautiful Kindle Fire Keeper, a case from Pad & Quill. Pad & Quill cases protect your iPad, eBook reader,  computer or iPhone with a touch of class giving users a classic book-like experience even though they’re holding a very […]

Amazon Makes Money Off Of Kindle Fire Owners, Not Device Sales (Duh)

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A few months ago iSuppli did a teardown of the Kindle Fire and surmised that the tablet costs about $202 to make, which is $3 more than the company charges consumers. Ever since then everyone has dutifully repeated the meme that Amazon is selling the Fire at a loss. Except: they’re not. First, there’s more […]

Video: Android 4.0 on the Kindle Fire

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If you’ve been waiting to see Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich fired up on Amazon’s Kindle Fire, today is your lucky day. Liliputing has released an extensive video walkthrough of the software, in a very buggy state, on Amazon’s $199 tablet and it gives us a fantastic look at Google’s latest and greatest software. Keep […]

How To Set Up Your New Kindle Fire

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Did you get a Kindle Fire for the holidays? Awesome! You have your hands on one of the most popular multimedia machines right now and I’m sure you’re ready to get started. If you’re unsure what to do beyond the basics (or are a little unclear on the basics), we’ve got you covered. I’ll walk […]

20 Must Have Apps for the Kindle Fire

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The Amazon Kindle Fire flew off store shelves and Amazon’s warehouses since its launch last month, and should be one hot gift this holiday season. If you got a Fire or hope to be getting one for Christmas, then be sure to download these apps after you tear open the box. Our staff came up […]

Kindle Fire and Young Children: Not A Good Match?

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The Amazon Kindle Fire should not be left in the control of your kids… unless you want them running up your credit card bill and don’t mind them viewing soft-core pornography. Ryan Kim of Gigaom made this point in a post about parental controls and the Kindle Fire. Imagine this: you pull out your Kindle […]

Spec Showdown: Droid Xyboard vs. iPad 2 vs. Kindle Fire

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If you’ve been keeping up with your tech news the past few days, and we hope that you have, you would know that Verizon announced two new 4G LTE tablets – the Motorola Droid Xyboard 8.2 and the Xyboard 10.1. Verizon, courtesy of Droid-Life, has been nice enough to compare some of the top competition […]

Kindle Fire Users Experience Wi-Fi or Internet Connectivity Issues

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Users of the Amazon Kindle Fire reported in Amazon’s forums that they’ve been having problems with Wi-Fi connectivity issues. The issues could have something to do with the way the Fire uses the Silk browser, which Amazon touted as a revolutionary way to speed up Internet surfing. The browser, unfortunately, hasn’t lived up to the […]

How To Enable The Kindle Fire’s International Keyboards

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Those who love the Kindle Fire but want to surf the web or write emails in a language other than English have had to contend with the tablet’s word suggestion engine, and apparently it’s really annoying. Since there’s no way to turn it off, the next best solution is to switch to a keyboard for […]