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 […]

Target Phasing Out All Kindles This Spring

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Soon Target will no longer carry the Kindle Fire or any other Kindle device due to a “conflict of interest.” Target issued a statement to The Verge confirming the plan. There’s no firm date, but the retailer is “phasing out Kindles and Amazon- and Kindle-branded products in the spring of 2012.” Within a few months, […]

Moms Want iPads Instead of Flowers for Mother’s Day

Moms Want iPads Instead of Flowers

A new survey says that mothers want tech for Mother’s Day, and most of them want an iPad over everything else. The survey comes from TechBargain, so the results obviously going to skew towards tech. In the survey, 91 percent of mothers said they’d prefer an iPad to flowers for Mother’s Day. We assume the […]

Thoughts on the Kindle Fire Being Half of the Android Tablet Market

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There are a gazillion posts today reporting the news from comScore that Amazon’s Kindle Fire has 54.4% of the Android Tablet market. You can check out the news of that here in Shawn’s post. While we all need to take any news like this with some skepticism, sadly for Google and Android Tablet fans, this […]

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 […]

Kindle Fire is Half The Android Tablet Market

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The Amazon Kindle Fire accounts for half of the Android tablet market just five months after its release according to comScore.  The Kindle Fire represented 54.4% of the Android tablet market as of February 2012 according to Comscore. The entire Samsung Galaxy Tab family comes in second with 15.4%, while the Motorola Xoom holds just 7% of the Android […]

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)

Kindle Fire vs Galaxy Tab 2 7.0

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?

TurboTax for Android is Free if You Start Your Taxes By Sunday

TurboTax for Android

Intuit has a new TurboTax app for Android tablets, and to celebrate, the company is letting users file their taxes for free with the app, as long as they start their taxes by Sunday. The app normally costs $29.99 for state taxes and $36.99 for Federal taxes. The new TurboTax for Android is available only on Android […]

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 […]

Amazon to Launch 3 New Kindle Fire Tablets in 2012, But No 10-Inch Slate

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Rumors of new Kindle Fire tablet models from Amazon are surfacing yet again, and the Internet giant is speculated to launch several models this year as an update to the current debut 7-inch slate that launched late last year. Curiously, though Amazon has been rumored multiple times in the past to launch a 10-inch Android […]

Lenovo IdeaPad A1 Review

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It’s clear that the tablet market has become a two horse race. We have the likes of the iPad, which starts at $499, competing for marketshare with tablets that check in under $250. One of those sub $250 tablets is the Lenovo IdeaPad A1 which the company launched back in October of 2011. Of course, […]

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 […]

Amazon Prepping Two Kindle Fire Tablet Sequels for Release Later This Year

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With the success of the affordably priced 7-inch Kindle Fire tablet, it appears that Amazon is already preparing for the slate’s successor with two new models. According to sources, the Internet retail giant will be releasing a successor to the 7-inch model and is planning to roll out a 10-inch Kindle Fire tablet alongside the […]

5 iPad Alternatives For iPad Haters

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Apple’s new iPad is finally official in all its detailed glory. The upgrades weren’t many, but that Retina Display sure is gorgeous. While it seems like everyone can’t wait to give Apple their money for this new tablet, I know there are some of you out there thinking: Pfft, the new iPad ain’t all that. […]

Best Buy Planning to Sell iPad 2 and iPad 3 in March

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Apple is busy preparing for the iPad 3, or iPad HD, event on Wednesday March 7th, where the company will finally share details about the new iPad, and possibly the new Apple TV. Many of us are already trading in our iPad 2 models to prepare for the iPad 3, but Best Buy isn’t closing […]

Twenty Reasons the iPad 3 Will Outsell the iPad 2

In under a week, Apple will hold an event to announce the new iPad. Whether the next iPad is called the iPad 3, iPad 2S or iPad HD, it will face a larger contingent of Android competition. I say larger, because there are many more Android tablets on the market today, but the competition is […]

Apple Reportedly Launching 8GB iPad 2 at iPad 3 Event

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Apple is holding an iPad event on March 7th in Sans Fransisco where we expect to hear all the details about the iPad 3, but a new rumor suggests we’ll see more than that. According to DigiTimes, we’ll see an 8GB iPad 2 model announced, which will help apple compete with price conscious consumers that […]