Kindle FireThe Amazon Kindle Fire might have only been out for a few months, but it looks like a sequel could be on its way. According to reports online, Amazon is working on the follow up to the Kindle Fire and could possibly be launching it in May. The company is said to be reducing production costs for the tablet in order to sell the tablet and make a profit out of it. At the moment, Amazon is said to be making money from the sales of content to Kindle Fire owners as opposed to making money from the tablet itself. By making the tablet profitable to Amazon, it is a pretty big shift in direction for the company.


However, the Kindle Fire 2 is rumored to contain lower-priced materials – but whether or not this means a lower-spec’d tablet is yet to be known (though it’s highly unlikely). I guess we’ll just have to wait and see. But for now, take these rumors as what they are – just rumors. We’ll find out more in due time. How many of you own the Kindle Fire, and do you think a refresh of the tablet is needed?

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