Amazon celebrates FAA ruling with 15% discount on Kindle devices

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Amazon simply loves the new FAA decision which allows for the use of portable electronics during take-off and landing. How much so, you ask? Enough to celebrate by discounting their Kindle family of tablets. Effective immediately, Amazon is throwing a one-day promotion of 15% OFF their Kindle ...

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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 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 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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Kindle Fire HD (7-inch) now available

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Consider this a friendly reminder that the new Amazon tablet, the Kindle Fire HD, is now available.  Priced at $199, the 7-inch tablet features a 1280×800 HD display, 1.2 Ghz dual-core processor, Dual-band, dual-antenna Wi-Fi, Micro-HDMI, a front-facing camera, and at least 8GB storage. ...

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New images of Kindle Fire successor show Skype support

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The fellas over at The Verge have published a couple more photos of the presumed Kindle Fire 2, one of which shows Skype video calling.  We noticed the camera in the last leaked photo and expected the ability to take photos at a minimum.  Here, the Skype integration just tickles us because it ...

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Amazon launching a tablet with dual-sides?

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Big companies like Amazon love to come out with innovations that will probably blow your mind, like they launched the Kindle Fire, a cheap tablet with specs better than a bunch of other Android tablets with a hefty price tag. Now it seems that Amazon is planning to come out with something ...

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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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Presumed Kindle Fire successor hits FCC

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New details seemingly confirm the larger display size is in order for the next model.

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Multiple Kindle Fire successors due, including a 4G LTE model

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Will Amazon raise the bar for Android tablets yet again this fall? Bet on it.

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Kindle Fire gets HBO Go

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Amazon Kindle Fire users with HBO accounts are encouraged to check out the Appstore today.  The on-demand awesomeness that is HBO Go is now available is available for the 7-inch tablet.  Like its Android phone and iOS counterpart, the app lets users watch movies and original television shows ...

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Amazon now rumored to be prepping three tablets for 2012

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When it comes to a successor to the Kindle Fire, it’s not a question of whether or not Amazon will release one this year.  Rather, the question seems to be just how many Amazon is working on.  We previously reported that the online retail behemoth was readying a pair of Android-based ...

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Amazon to launch 10-inch Kindle Fire at MWC?

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It seems that Amazon is now planning to a launch a bigger version of the Kindle Fire in Q2. This new tablet will reportedly feature a 10-inch display, which we’ve heard whispers of in the past. Foxconn, a company that has manufactured such devices as the iPad, iPhone, Kindle and more, ...

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