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New CyanogenMod alpha for Amazon Kindle Fire released

02/01/2012, While most of you are content with what you can already do on your Amazon Kindle Fire, there are a handful of people out there that purchased the tablet to customize it to their needs – after all, it is one of the cheapest tablets available on the...

Amazon Kindle Fire: estimated 6 million sold

01/30/2012, We all know that Amazon has sold “millions” of Kindle Fire tablets, but what the exact figure is – we’re not so sure. According to an estimation by Jordan Rohan, an analyst at Stifel Nicolas, – the company sold 6 million units of the...

Kindle Fire update 6.2.2 released

01/17/2012, Users who haven’t rooted and blocked software updates on their Kindle Fire tablets will probably realize a new update being pushed out by Amazon today. According to reports online, the Android tablet is now receiving an update that brings the tablet...

SlingPlayer headed for Kindle Fire

01/12/2012, [CES 2012] The Amazon Kindle Fire might have been quite the bestseller at the end of last year, although Amazon has continued to remain mum on the actual sales figures. It does not matter though, as the Kindle Fire will soon be on the receiving end of...

Unbrick your Kindle Fire

01/06/2012, Now this is going to be a wee bit technical, and those who do not have the intestinal fortitude might want to give it a pass. For folks who have decided to root their Kindle Fire, by installing the FireFireFire bootloader and TWRP custom recovery, having...

Android 4.0 runs on Kindle Fire

12/26/2011, Just what is one of the hot selling Android 4.0 powered tablets in the market? Surely the name Kindle Fire would never have crossed your mind, and for good reason, too. After all, the Kindle Fire does not run on Google’s Android operating system in...

Amazon allows Wattpad on the Kindle Fire

12/22/2011, We’ve previously mentioned that Amazon followed the console business model, of selling hardware cheap and recouping its losses by selling content, when it came to the Kindle Fire and one of its methods of making money is from eBooks sold on the...

Kindle Fire: how to prevent automatic updates

12/22/2011, Amazon’s latest update for the Kindle Fire is said to remove root access and disable the SuperOneClick root method – something that definitely upset a number of Kindle Fire users. The worst part is, Amazon doesn’t give you a choice when it...

Amazon offers free two-day shipping on all Kindles this Christmas

12/20/2011, If you’re running out of ideas on what to purchase for your friends and family for this year’s Christmas, Amazon has got some suggestions for you – namely its popular eBook reader, the Kindle. The company announced today in a press release...

Amazon Kindle Fire 6.2.1 update rolls out

12/19/2011, In the earlier days, hardware rarely received firmware updates that improve its performance or fixes some bugs, but as time progressed, software and firmware updates have become so commonplace, nay, often mandatory, to prolong the lifespan of a particular...

Amazon works on Kindle Fire updates

12/12/2011, The Amazon Kindle Fire might be the best selling tablet from Amazon to date, climbing up – nay, positively burning up the sales charts and for good reason, too – it is compact, highly portable and functional to boot. Well, having said that,...

Install Google Currents on the Kindle Fire

12/09/2011, Yesterday, Google has launched Google Currents (iOS/Android download here), a new publishing platform that lets users read web news like they would with an electronic magazine. Unfortunately, Amazon Kindle Fire owners have quickly realized that Currents...

Amazon Kindle Fire users complain about WiFi issues

12/05/2011, Some strange issues have cropped up with Amazon’s debut tablet, the Kindle Fire. According to reports online, and even Amazon’s own Kindle forum – quite a number of users have complained about their tablets having trouble connecting to WiFi...

Kindle Fire updated to 6.2

11/30/2011, If you own a Kindle Fire, you might have noticed that Amazon has started pushing out a software update for the tablet today. In fact the update could already be installed and you don’t know it yet. The Kindle Fire has been configured to...