Amazon enables single sign-on for Kindle Fire

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Amazon have implemented their OAuth 2.0 protocol Login with Amazon (LWA), which was announced last year, on the Kindle fire, bringing single sign-on for Amazon customers.  Starting today, mobile apps and games that use Login with Amazon on these Kindle Fire devices will no longer need to ask ...

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How to install the Google Play Store on the Kindle Fire

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The Kindle Fire is a great little tablet, at a fantastic price point and is perfect for those hooked into the Amazon ecosystem. The Kindle range runs Android, albeit a very customised Android to a point where it is almost unrecognisable. As part of this customisation and integration into the ...

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Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 review

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When you think about the things we look for in tablets, it’s always the same stuff that comes to mind. We want a light device that’s gorgeous, powerful, and lasts days on end. Some of us also have preferences in regards to storage capacities, speakers, and cameras. Seasoned Android ...

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Amazon shaves up to$80 off Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HDX models

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Just in time for Valentine’s Day 2014, Amazon has discounted the price of its popular tablet, the Kindle Fire HDX. Effective immediately, and for a limited time, you can score the Kindle Fire HDX 7 for $199.99, a savings of $30 off the normal asking price. The larger Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 ...

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Amazon shaves $30 off Kindle Fire HDX and Kindle Fire HDX 8.9

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Hurry, you can still get this in time to slide it under the tree! Amazon, coming through in the clutch, has discounted its Kindle Fire HDX and Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 on the eve of Christmas Eve. Today only, and while supplies last, you can pick up either tablet for $30 less than the normal... Read More

Amazon slashes Kindles by 20% for one day only

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Been on the fence about whether to get a Kindle or Kindle Fire for yourself or a family member? Did you miss out on the Black Friday and Cyber Monday stuff? Well, you’re in luck! For perhaps the last time this year… Today sees Amazon slapping a 20% discount on their entire Kindle ...

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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 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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More fleshed-out details surface for upcoming Kindle Fire models

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The next-generation of Kindle Fire could make the Nexus 7 look like a child’s toy, according to details obtained by BGR. The tech blog has just posted a number of hardware specifications for the upcoming line of Android-powered tablets and, so far, they sound rather appealing. The 7-inch ...

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Early details surface for next generation of Kindle Fire tablets

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Amazon is readying three new Kindle Fire tablets for release later this year, according to a new BGR report. Expected to launch in time for the holiday buying season, the new line will include higher resolution displays and more angular designs. On the low end of the spectrum the Kindle Fire ...

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Amazon announces ‘Amazon Coins’ virtual currency

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Amazon today announced a new virtual currency, Amazon Coins, to be used for purchasing apps, games or other in-app items on Kindle Fire.  Set to arrive in May, Amazon Coins are touted as an easy way for Kindle Fire customers to spend revenue on apps in the Amazon Appstore.  Once enabled, the ...

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Amazon reportedly taps Foxconn for Kindle smartphone

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Amazon has tapped Foxconn to help build the rumored Kindle smartphone, according to the Taiwan Economic News. For what it’s worth, this matches up a previous rumor out of Digitimes who claimed the handset would arrive in mid-2013. Assumed to be an Android-based smartphone, the Kindle ...

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Amazon introduces all-you-can-eat Kindle FreeTime Unlimited

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Amazon, wanting to differentiate its tablet experience from others in the space, has launched a new service geared toward children ages 3-8. Called Kindle Freetime Unlimited, it allows kids access to an ever-growing assortment of content that includes games, apps, videos, and (of course) books.

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Staples Black Friday ad light on Android savings

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The Staples Black Friday ad is online and, if you’re expecting to save bundles on Android, you’ll be disappointed. There’s very little in the way of Android, some of which are not actual savings at all. A 16GB Nexus 7 for $199.99?  Don’t do it, get it through Google Play ...

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