DEALS & STEALS: Amazon offering up to $50 off Kindle Fire tablets

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Amazon is offering a limited time promotion of $40-$50 off select Kindle Fire tablets. Pitched around “Back to School” (yes, already), the deal applies to the Fire HD, Fire HDX, and Fire HDX 8.9 models. We’re quite fond of these devices and appreciate what Amazon has done in ...

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Amazon slashes Kindle Fire HD price to $119 for limited time

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Looking to pick up an Amazon Kindle Fire HD or Kindle Fire HD X tablet? There’s no time like the present! Amazon has slashed the price of the 16GB Kindle Fire HD from $169.99 down to $129.99, a savings of $40 off the normal cost. For what it’s worth, the 8GB model is $119.99 ...

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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 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 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

Here’s the first look at next Kindle Fire

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Amazon has an event scheduled for September 6 where it’s widely assumed they will debut the new Kindle Fire.  Seeing as how the initial model is completely sold out and the Amazon Appstore now has European support, things certainly appear to be lining up for something big. The Verge has ...

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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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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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New report indicates Amazon has 8.9-inch Kindle Fire for mid-2012

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From just about the first moment we learned that Amazon was getting into the Android-based tablet game, we expected at least two devices.  Initially we were looking to get a 7-inch “Coyote” model followed by a 10-inch, quad-core “Hollywood” shortly ...

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Win 1 of 5 Kindle Fire tablets! [CONTEST]

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How would you like to get yourself one of those new Android-powered Kindle Fire tablets from Amazon?  What if we told you we could help you get your hands on one and save you $200 in the process?  Yeah, we thought so. We’ve teamed up with Stack Exchange in a contest which will see 5... ...

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Amazon: Oh yeah, we’ll have Hulu Plus on the Kindle Fire, too

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Amazon shout out an addendum to their Wednesday press release to include the fact that Hulu Plus will also be included in the Kindle Fire experience.  As is the case with other Android products with access to Hulu Plus, it allows for users to instantly watch thousands of TV episodes ...

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Amazon touts content for Kindle Fire ahead of next week’s debut

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A new press release touts big names such as EA, Rovio, Zynga, Facebook, Netflix, and Rhapsody.

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Amazon rumored to offer 8.9-inch tablet before quad-core Hollywood arrives

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Word on the street this morning is that Amazon is set to introduce a third model in their Android-based tablet line in the new year.  Expected to arrive before the 10.1-inch quad-core  ‘Hollywood’ tablet, this new model will come with an 8.9-inch display size.  According to a ...

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Amazon Outlines App Development for Kindle Fire

At some point over the last week or so, Amazon posted a few common development question as it pertains to the new Kindle Fire.  Will Android developers need to do anything special to ensure that it plays nicely with the new “tablet” when it arrives in November?  When does an app ...

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Official Press Release for Today’s Amazon Announcements

We know that only one of today’s Amazon announcements is Android-related and partial at that.  Still, we felt compelled to share the full press announcements for you guys and gals so that you can get a feel for what’s going on in the ereader/tablet industry.  Skip all the way down ...

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