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 […]

Amazon Discounting Kindles to Celebrate New FAA Policies

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The Federal Aviation Association recently overturned its policy that electronic devices were not to be used during takeoff and landing during a flight. Amazon is pretty excited about it, and they’ve discounted some of its Kindle products by 15%, including the 7-inch Kindle Fire HDX, Kindle Fire HD, and the entry-level Kindle e-reader. That means that […]

Kindle First Arrives for Early Access to New eBooks

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If you enjoy having early access to things before the general public does, then Kindle First might be for you. It’s a new service from Amazon that sees a handful of new books being chosen each month and offered to Kindle users for just $1.99, or for free for Prime members. New books are chosen […]

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

A new Kindle Fire HD 2 is expected for the holidays.

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 […]

Kindle App Update is a Must Have Ahead of iOS 7 Release

Kindle delivers an iOS 7 app update that users need to install before the iOS 7 release date.

Amazon pushed an iOS 7 app update out this week that users should make sure to install before the iOS 7 release unless they want to re-download all of their books. This isn’t the first iOS 7 app update to arrive, and it won’t be the last one we see over the next week and […]

In Denial, Amazon May Have Confirmed Kindle Phone

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After it was reported that the Internet retailer is working on its own smartphone and could revolutionize the mobile industry by offering its Kindle-based phone for free even without requiring users to sign up for a typical two-year contract, Amazon has denied that a free phone is in the works. The retailer’s denial may be […]

Can Amazon Succeed Where Google, Apple Failed in Transforming Mobility?

After transforming tablet computing, Amazon could turn business models for wireless mobility on its head with a rumored Kindle Phone offering.

Amazon has long been rumored to be eyeing the smartphone market after having launched its Kindle Fire tablet based on a forked version of Google’s Android operating system, and now there is chatter that Amazon is looking to do what no others before it have even attempted. The move by Amazon to introduce the Kindle […]

Kindle Paperwhite Refresh Leaked by Amazon, Immediately Pulled

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It looks like a Kindle Paperwhite reboot is in the works, as a webpage about the new device was prematurely published on Amazon’s website before getting frantically taken down, but not before screenshots were taken. The leaked info reveals some of the new features coming to the second-generation Paperwhite, including new display technology and a […]

Will the Next Kindle Fire HD 2 Be a Nexus 7 Competitor?

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New screen captures taken from a site that collects hardware benchmarks for devices seems to back up earlier reports the Kindle Fire HD 2 will be a worthy competitor for the newly refreshed Nexus 7 tablet. According to the specifications, which came from the GFX benchmark utility and were later picked up on by Chinese […]

Kindle iPad App Could Soon Let Users Buy Books Again

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A settlement proposed by the United States Department of Justice could mean the return of the Store button to Amazon’s Kindle apps for iOS. In the Department of Justice’s proposal for repairing the eBook market that Apple was found guilty of manipulating in July, Apple would be required to allow other eBook stores to have […]

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 […]

100 iPhone Apps to Supercharge Your New iPhone

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Here’s a list of 113 iPhone apps that will help you have fun, take better photos, be productive, manage a business or personal finances, chase storms (or avoid them) and much more. Like many of you, I am attached to my iPhone. Not only am I an automotive technology writer for this site, but I […]

Amazon Resurrects Huge Kindle DX E-Reader From the Dead

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After having discontinued its large 9.7-inch Kindle DX e-reader in October 2012, Amazon is now bringing back the hardware that’s unchanged from its release since 2009. It’s unclear why Amazon is quietly re-introducing the tablet in 2013; the company so far has not issued a statement or press release, only to allow the Kindle DX […]

Amazon May Finally Release Color Kindle E-Reader Thanks to Latest Acquisition

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Amazon has confirmed that it had acquired the Liquavista business from Samsung, a move that could potentially allow the Internet retailer to finally launch an affordable color e-ink Kindle e-reader in due time. Samsung had not done much with Liquavista since it had acquired the company; it was rumored that color e-ink displays based on […]

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 […]