Amazon Cuts the Price of 7″ Kindle Fire HD to $229

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Amazon is slashing the price of its 32GB 7” Kindle Fire HD tablet by $20. The pricing change, which happened sometime this morning, makes the 7” 32GB edition of the Kindle Fire HD with Special Offers $229 instantly on Amazon’s website. The change in price could indicate that Amazon wants to put even more downward sales […]

Amazon Kindle Fire HD Gets IMDB Based X-Ray Info with TV Shows

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When Amazon introduced the Kindle Fire HD they also announced a new feature called X-Ray, which grabs information about movies watched on a Kindle Fire HD from IMDB. Amazon purchased IMDB, a website that shows a vast amount of information about movies and TV shows: cast and crew names, past movies they’ve worked on and […]

Amazon Reportedly Working on $99 7-inch Kindle Fire HD

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TechCrunch claims Amazon may introduce a $99 7-inch Kindle Fire HD later this year, making it the cheapest Kindle Fire tablet yet. The rumored $99 Kindle Fire HD would have a 7-inch 1280×800 display, like the current 7-inch Kindle Fire HD. The tablet will use a TI processor like the rest of the Kindle Fire lineup, […]

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 Price Slashed

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Today Amazon lowered the price of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9, bringing the base model of the down to $269. The 16GB Wi-Fi only model of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 now costs $269 instead of $299, saving new buyers $30 on Amazon’s larger tablet. The same price drop brings the 32GB Wi-Fi only model […]

Green Throttle Arena Aims To Bring Hardcore Gaming To Kindle Fire HD

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The new Green Throttle wants to turn the Kindle Fire HD and other Android tablets into home consoles with its new Arena app and Atlas controller. Green Throttle Arena is a free app that’s now available for the Kindle Fire HD, which will soon come to other Android tablets. The app serves as a hub […]

Amazon Offers Students Kindle Fire HD 8.9 For $250

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For the month of January Amazon will offer the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 to students for $50 off the $300 asking price. For the next month Amazon Student members can buy the largest version of the Kindle Fire HD starting at $249 for the 16GB model. The discount applies to all models of the Kindle […]

How to Set Up Your Kindle Fire HD

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Did you get a Kindle Fire HD for the holidays? If so congrats on the reading, gaming and video watching tablet you’re holding. If you don’t know what to do after you get it out of the box, we’re here to show you how to set up the Kindle Fire HD and get started. We’ll walk […]

iPad Mini vs. Nexus 7 vs. Kindle Fire HD vs. Nook HD: Flaws & Fixes

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The iPad mini, Nexus 7, Kindle Fire HD and Barnes & Noble Nook HD are the top 7-inch tablets on the market, but for all they do well consumers aren’t completely satisfied. Tech Q&A site FixYA shares the top complaints and fixes for the most popular 7-inch tablets to help users pick the right tablet […]

Kindle Fire HD Deals Cut Price by $50, Today Only

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Amazon dropped the price of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 to $249 for today only as part of an escalating series of deals on tablets and eReaders. The latest Kindle Fire HD deal is available direct from Amazon, cutting the price of the larger Kindle Fire HD by $50 with coupon code FIREHD89. Shoppers looking […]

Kindle Fire HD Deals Kick Off GameStop’s Kindle Fire Sales

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Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD deals kick off GameStop’s new plans to sell the Kindle Fire at all retail stores in time for the holidays. GameStop’s website lists the Kindle Fire and all versions of Kindle Fire HD on its website, though none of the tablets are available for purchase from the online store. All […]

Best Kindle Fire HD Cases

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The Kindle Fire HD is relatively new, but a number of excellent Kindle Fire HD cases are available to protect the Kindle Fire HD and the 8.9-inch model. The Kindle Fire HD is a resilient tablet, but in the hands of children or users who take the tablet to work or outdoors, a Kindle Fire […]

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 […]

Kindle Fire vs. Kindle Fire HD

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The Kindle Fire is a tempting tablet at $159, but the Kindle Fire HD brings a better screen, better speakers and more storage for just $40 more. How does the Kindle Fire compare to the Kindle Fire HD, and is it worth paying more for the Kindle Fire HD? In this comparison we’ll take a […]

The iPad Mini and the Nexus 7 Bring Us Closer to the Mobile Dream

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Mobility has always been the target. Go anywhere. Connect anywhere to anything. Do what needs doing. Slide the Tablet in a pocket. Move on. We’ve wanted to escape from our desktops with laptops followed by netbooks and succeeded in doing that as far as those devices allowed us to. But in those escapes we always […]

Holiday Gift Guide 2012: Best Tablets

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Like the smartphone market, the tablet market at the end of 2012 is chock full of options making shopping for one particularly difficult shoppers this holiday season. From the Apple iPad to the plethora of Android powered tablets, shoppers have a vast array of tablet options to pick up for loved ones or for themselves […]

Let the Tablet Shopping Season Begin!

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It has been a big week in Tablet land with Apple finally announcing its iPad Mini and the early reviews of Microsoft’s Surface RT hitting the Internet, prior to some consumers getting their hands on that device on Friday. Monday will be a big day as well with Google making some Tablet announcements. Amazon, having […]

Kindle Fire HD v. the iPad mini

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Consumers shopping for a tablet this holiday season will likely want to compare the iPad mini and the Kindle Fire HD. The iPad mini and the Kindle Fire HD offer a more affordable tablet experience, with different strengths for different users. This guide will highlight the differences between the iPad mini and the Kindle Fire […]

5 Best iPad Mini Alternatives

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Earlier this week, Apple sent out invitations for an event set to take place in San Jose on October 29th. The invite did not reveal exactly what Apple has planned for the event but the company is widely expected to announce a new iPad tablet, the 7.85-inch iPad Mini. However, the iPad Mini won’t be […]

Kindle Fire HD 7-inch Arrives at Staples Stores Today

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Users tempted by the Kindle Fire HD 7-inch tablet from Amazon don’t need to order blindly, Staples announced today that it is offering in store sales of the new Kindle Fire HD and demo units so users can go hands on with the Kindle Fire HD 7-inch before buying it. Staples will sell the Kindle […]