Amazon Offering $40 Credit with Kindle Fire Purchase (Update)

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Amazon is holding a limited-time offer on Kindle Fire tablets until Wednesday night. If you purchase a Kindle Fire tablet before Wednesday night, you’ll $40 in “digital content credit” that’s good for buying apps, games, movies, TV shows, music, Kindle ebooks, etc. To take advantage of the deal, all you have to do is enter […]

Why the Kindle Fire HDX Tablets Make No Sense To Me Anymore

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I’ve  noticed that reviews are being published for Amazon’s new Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 Tablet and they are largely positive. Looks like another hit for Amazon. Amazon has certainly made an impact since the debut of its first Kindle Fire Tablet in 2011. The low cost Fire Tablets have hit a sweet spot with a […]

iPad mini 2 vs Amazon Kindle Fire HDX: 7 Key Differences

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As expected, earlier this week Apple took the stage to announce the all new iPad Air, and iPad mini 2. Nearly a year to the day from when the first mini was announced, Apple’s back with an all-new (inside) iPad mini 2 with Retina Display. While managing to keep the design exactly the same the […]

Apple’s New iPad Air ‘Kindling’ Amazon’s Fire

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Internet retailer Amazon isn’t shying away from its own recently refreshed Kindle Fire Android tablet after Apple’s announcement of the fifth generation iPad tablet known as the iPad Air. So what is Amazon to do? The company has launched a new ad on its website highlighting that the Kindle Fire HDX is “lighter than Air,” […]

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX Comes with “Mayday” Live Video Tech Support

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Amazon has launched a new feature with the new Kindle Fire HDX called Mayday, which offers 24/7/365 tech support for the tablet in the form of live video chats. It’s pretty much similar to Apple’s Genius Bar, only it’s completely remote, meaning that you don’t have to drive to a store and wait in line […]

Amazon Unveils Three New Kindle Fire Tablets to Take on Nexus 7

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Amazon has introduced three new Kindle Fire tablets for this year with the aim of taking on Google’s recently revamped Nexus 7 slate. And like the 2013 model of the Nexus 7, Amazon’s comparably spec’ed Kindle Fire tablet retails for the same $230 starting price. The more premium tablets are now branded under the Kindle […]

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 2 Photos Allegedly Tip New Design

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Photos of the rumored next-generation Kindle Fire HD have leaked out, and they reveal a close up of the exterior of the new tablet. Granted, it simply looks like an all-black slab of matter in the provided photos, but nonetheless, we get to see some of the design changes that Amazon decided to make with […]

8 Things iPad mini Buyers Need to Consider

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Apple’s iPad mini, released last November, remains one of the best options in the 7-inch range of tablets and thus, it’s likely a device that many shoppers are thinking about buying. Before buying the current iPad mini though, there are a number of things that buyers must consider. In July of last year Google struck […]

Kindle Fire HD 2 Rumors Point to Serious Nexus 7 Competitor

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Just a week after Google unveiled the new Nexus 7 with it its updated internals and modest price point, there are signs that Amazon is preparing an even more aggressive update to its Kindle Fire tablet line. According to BGR, Amazon plans to bolster its lineup with a new 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD device that willy […]

Kindle Fire HD Deals Land for Father’s Day

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Amazon is offering an assortment of Kindle Fire HD deals in celebration of Father’s Day, deals that warrant a look from those that are searching for a tablet for Dad before June 16th. In response to the Father’s Day iPad mini deals that have knocked $50 to $140 off of the price, Amazon has posted […]

Bracketron Universal Tablet Windshield Mount Review

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As tablet makers added GPS, drivers ended up wanting to use them to find their way around town. The Bracketron Universal Tablet Windshield Mount holds a tablet in place in the car. The mount suctions to a windshield or vehicle dash and clasps onto the edges of any tablet measuring 4.5″ to 7.75″ by 5.5″ […]

Amazon Launches Coins Virtual Currency For Buying Kindle Fire Apps

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Today Amazon launched Amazon Coins, its virtual currency for Kindle Fire users, and to celebrate, it’s giving $5 worth of coins to users for free. Amazon Coins is a new virtual currency that Amazon hopes users will use in place of other payments methods for all the apps and games in the Amazon Appstore. Users […]

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 […]

Real Racing 3 Coming to iPhone and Android February 28

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Real Racing 3, the new racing sim from EA games will come to the iOS App Store, Google Play Store and Amazon Appstore on February 28 according to TouchGen. The new racing game features a total of 45 real cars for gamers to race as well as a number of real world race tracks with […]

Android Tablet Usage Increases, Still Far Behind iPad

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A new study from online advertising network Chikita says that Android tablet usage is slowly gaining on iPad usage. Chikita uses data from its large ad network to see how popular different devices are on the web. According to the company’s numbers from January 2013 the iPad is still the clear leader in web usage, […]

Amazon Announces Coins, A Virtual Currency For The Kindle Fire

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Today Amazon announced plans to bring a new virtual currency it calls Amazon Coins to Kindle Fire users in May. Amazon wants Kindle Fire users to use the new Coins virtual currency to buy apps, games and in-app purchases on the Kindle Fire. The currency won’t affect users who don’t have a Kindle Fire, as […]

Zagg, Twitter searches, Say iPad Was Popular Gift This Christmas

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Some anecdotal website traffic from Zagg shows the iPad was a popular gift this Christmas. According to Zagg, daily iPad traffic to its website increased by 169 percent on Christmas Day. That measurement is for all iPad models, including the iPad mini. The increase is likely from new iPad owners looking for accessories for their […]