Amazon knocks $50 OFF Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX (Cyber Monday)

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Amazon has dropped the price of the Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX by $50 today as part of the Cyber Monday sales promotion. Indeed, this is the cheapest price that either 7-inch device has been sold for to date and is an incredible savings. If you’re looking to get your parents or ...

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Amazon rolls out Fire OS 3.1 to select Kindle Fire HD models

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Amazon on Monday confirmed that the latest version of Fire OS (3.1) is now available for select Kindle Fire HD models. Offered as a free over-the-air update, Fire OS 3.1 brings about new features such as Goodreads, Second Screen, and Enterprise (BYOD) support. Additionally, the update includes ...

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Amazon introduces Kindle Fire HDX, new Kindle Fire HD

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Amazon today announced a pair of new tablet models for release later this fall in the form of the new Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX. The specs are right in line with the previous rumors and look to include much faster processors, higher resolution displays, and improved cameras. What we ...

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Amazon Kindle Fire HD only $159 in limited-time sale

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Amazon is offering the Kindle Fire HD for $159 for a limited time, a savings of $40 off the normal asking price. It’s not immediately clear as to how long the deal will run so if you’re on the fence we say pull the trigger as soon as you can afford to buy. We’re curious... Read More

Amazon Kindle Fire HD (2013) leaked in photos

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The first pictures of the 2013 version of the Amazon Kindle Fire HD have leaked online, coming courtesy of BGR. Specifically, the photos are of the 7-inch model, however we would not expect the larger 8.9-inch models to look much different. Appearing more squared off and angular than its ...

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Amazon limited-time deal sees Kindle Fire HD selling for $159

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The limited-time $40 OFF deal is for back-to-school shopping but it could also be a way of clearing out stock for a new line of Kindle products.

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Amazon Kindle Fire tablets get X-Ray for TV

Amazon today announced that its popular and rather cool X-Ray service has expanded into the realm of television. Ever find yourself watching a TV show and wondering, “Where have I seen that guy before”? This is the sort of app and feature that answers those questions. Tied to IMDb, ...

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Is Amazon working on a $99 7-inch Kindle Fire HD?

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Amazon seems to be on a tablet price slashing spree lately, and the latest news seems to continue the trend. According to techcrunch.com, it is rumored that a $99 Kindle Fire 7″ tablet is in production, and will be shipping this year. The new Kindle Fire HD will still have a TI processor like ...

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Amazon shaves Kindle Fire HD 8.9 price to $269.99

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Amazon today announced that the Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ has received a price drop. Effective immediately, you can grab the best-selling tablet for as low as $269.99 for the 16GB Wi-Fi model. The 32GB variant is only $299.99 If you opt for the 4G LTE connection, you can score the 32GB edition ...

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Amazon: Kindle Fire HD is a global best-seller

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Amazon just dropped us an email to let everyone know that their Kindle Fire HD is a worldwide best-seller.  Yeah, like that’s a surprise to anyone. In all seriousness, the Android-based tablet has become the retailer’s  #1 best-selling product across all of Amazon worldwide. Also, ...

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Amazon enables developers to target devices in Kindle Fire family

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Amazon just outlined a new Device Targeting feature which lets developers customize the Android application package (APK) to specific Amazon devices. Specifically aimed at providing a unique experience for the various members of the Kindle Fire family, it allows developers to optimize apps for ...

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Amazon announces Kindle Fire HD family

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Amazon today confirmed that they Kindle Fire HD is a reality and it’s coming soon as the successor to last year’s Kindle Fire. The 7-inch 16GB Kindle Fire HD retails for $199 and ships on September 14 while a larger 8.9-inch model will run $299 and ship in November. The ...

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Amazon brags Appstore growth ahead of new Kindle Fire

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Amazon, proud of its Kindle Fire and Appstore, has issued a press release touting some of it successes from the last year or so. As many of you know, Amazon is set to debut a new Kindle Fire at an event on September 6. As various pieces fall into place, Amazon wants everyone to know... Read More

Amazon sells out of Kindle Fire one week before press event

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Amazon has officially announced that the Android-based Kindle Fire has sold out with one week to go before their September 6 press event.  Sounds like all the proof we need that a new model or two is set to hit in the very short term.  The current Kindle Fire has done quite well for Amazon,... ...

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Will Amazon announce next Kindle Fire on September 6?

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We just received an email from Amazon inviting us to a September 6 press conference. Considering we’re known as an Android site and not just one that covers e-readers or general tech, our interest is piqued. Why would Amazon send us an invitation? It’s no secret that Amazon is ...

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