Articles about Kindle Fire

Amazon UK Recalls Power Adapters For Fire Tablet
Uh-oh, it seems that over in the UK, Amazon is having some issues with the power adapters for their Kindle Fire tablets and the Fire Kids tablets. According to reports, it seems that these power adapters are at risk of shocking its users, so much so that Amazon has announced that they will begin recalling the adapters that were bundled with these tablets.

Amazon Seems To Have Four New Tablets In The Pipeline
We have been hearing for the past couple of weeks that Amazon is going to unveil some new hardware later this month, it’s expected that the company is going to launch new Kindle Fire tablets. Recent reports have suggested that Amazon is going to introduce a new 6 inch tablet priced at $50 and just today a render of a new 10 inch Kindle Fire was leaked online. It appears […]

New 10 Inch Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet Leaked
There has been a lot of talk recently that Amazon has a new tablet in the pipeline but the company is yet to confirm anything officially. It’s about time though that Amazon came out with some new hardware, the company is expected to unveil new Fire TV hardware by the end of this month and perhaps we’ll get to see new tablets at the event too. An official-looking render of […]

Amazon Will Reportedly Launch $50 6 Inch Fire Tablet This Fall
Amazon’s tablets have exhibited decent performance in the tablet but they haven’t been as successful as the iPad, if one really felt the need to make a comparison, perhaps that’s why the company might be considering to seriously up its tablet game. It might not do that by launching a powerhouse, instead if a new report is to be believed Amazon might try to fight on price by launching a […]

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Android 5.0 Custom ROM For Original Kindle Fire Available Now
The original Kindle Fire tablet was launched by Amazon back in 2011. Its specifications aren’t anything to write home about by today’s standards, the tablet had TI OMAP 4430 dual-core processor with 512MB RAM and 8GB of onboard storage, along with a 7-inch 1024×600 pixel resolution display. That doesn’t mean this tablet isn’t capable enough to run the latest version of Android. Independent developers have put together an Android 5.0 […]

Washington Post Tablet App Exclusive To Amazon Fire Tablet For Six Months
There’s a new app out for The Washington Post but don’t expect to download it on your iPad or Samsung device right away. It turns out that this application has been made exclusive to Amazon Fire tablet for six months. If you’re wondering why this exclusivity has been graciously granted to Amazon’s tablets, there’s actually a pretty good reason for it.

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX Successor Spotted In AnTuTu Benchmark (Rumor)
Here we are with yet another rumor, which would concern the successor to the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 tablet. Apparently, this particular device has already been put through the paces in an AnTuTu benchmark, where it does come with two obvious differences – a processor as well as a different version of Android that runs it.

Glympse Arrives On Kindle Fire And Windows Phone 8
The name Glympse might be familiar to some of us, as they happen to be a pioneer in real time location sharing technology, and we are proud to bring you word that Glympse for Kindle Fire is now available, in addition to a spanking new feature-rich version of the app that has been specially developed for Windows Phone 8. In fact, the new Glympse for WP8 will boast of features […]

Amazon Video Ads Business Gets Detailed
Amazon usually doesn’t talk much about its ad business, it doesn’t break down revenues from advertising in its fiscal quarterly earnings reports. Even if the company talks about the business at various industry events, those presentations normally don’t offer much insight into the business. According to estimates by market research firms, Amazon’s ad revenue may have topped $800 million last year, which translates into roughly one percent of its total […]

Survey: Amazon Kindle Fire Preferred Over Tablets With Google Play For Gaming
The Amazon Kindle Fire is a platform that is also able to handle games with aplomb, as we have read about how Assassin’s Creed: Pirates was just released on it. If you have missed out on the Cyber Monday deals for the Kindle Fire, that would be a damper, especially after you read about this survey from the App Annie & IDC Portable Gaming Report for Q3 2013, which claims […]

Original Kindle Fire Receives Unofficial Android 4.4 KitKat Update
Amazon has already started to ship its most recent generation of Kindle Fire tablets recently, so the question that begs to be asked is this – what would happen to the original Kindle Fire? Does it still have any kind of mileage left underneath the hood in order to be worth using even until now since its launch in 2011? Apparently so, as this 7” tablet with a 1,024 x […]

Amazon Rolls Out Kindle Fire OS 3.1 With BYOD Support, More
Amazon released its latest Kindle Fire just last week called the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (which is now shipping), which includes a neat feature that allows its users to chat with a member of the company’s live support team through a “Mayday” button. As such, Amazon has rolled out an update to its tablet software that was specifically designed for its latest tablets.

Amazon Kindles Receive Discount To Celebrate FAA's New Rules
After months of deliberation, the FAA finally announced last week that it is going to relax restrictions on use of personal electronic devices such as tablets and e-readers during certain phases of the flight. Delta and JetBlue have become the first airlines to allow passengers to use their personal electronic devices gate-to-gate. To celebrate the FAA’s new rules with regards to electronic device use, Amazon has decided to offer several […]

Candy Crush Saga Arrives On The Kindle Fire
The “sweetest” game in the world, Candy Crush, will soon make its way across a slew of Kindle Fire devices, where among them would include the recently announced Kindle Fire HDX that was unveiled to the world at the end of last month. In other words, ladies and gentlemen, Candy Crush Saga is finally on the Amazon Appstore. It will arrive as a free download of course, where this is […]

Amazon Files For 'Firetube' Trademark, Might Be A New Product Or Service
Amazon has long been rumored to be developing its set-top box. Such rumors have been around for a long time, but a product has not materialized as yet. Now there’s even more chatter about an Amazon set-top box, given that it was recently discovered that the company has filed to trademark “Firetube” in U.S. and Canada. While there’s no confirmation as yet on what Firetube really is, it may be […]

Next-Gen Amazon Kindle Fire HD Leaked Photos Hit The Internet
Just a few months ago, we heard Amazon was in the process of updating its Kindle Fire tablets to receive improved displays and a slightly tweaked design. Shortly after the report was published, Amazon cut the price of its Kindle Fire HD by $40, which lead many to believe a new version was going to be announced sooner than later. It looks like we might finally be hearing about the next Kindle […]

Kindle Fire Tablets Rumored To Come With MediaTek Chips In 2014
It seems that the entry-level Kindle Fire tablets from Amazon will be easy on the pockets and bank balances as well, as those are rumored to arrive with MediaTek-made mobile chipsets from next year onwards. If this particular rumor were to be true, then it would most definitely be a “win” for the chip maker which happens to be based in Taiwan. After all, MediaTek is right now a household […]

Next Generation Kindle Fire HD Tablets Specs Rumored
It is already widely believed that Amazon is working on three new tablets that it will launch in the near future. One of these tablets is said to be the replacement for Amazon’s entry level Kindle Fire tablet, whereas the other two are said to be replacements for current Kindle Fire HD models. BGR claims to have received information regarding the specifications of these tablets from “multiple trusted sources.”

Amazon Working To Bring Back Flash On Kindle Fire Tablets
Amazon has said that it is working on bringing back Flash video support to its Kindle Fire tablets. They have been testing an "experimental streaming viewer" with selected users since February.

Amazon Kindle Fire Tablets Receiving Improved Displays, Tweaked Design [Report]
Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablets have been a huge success for the company, but they might be an even bigger hit if what a report is claiming turns out to be true as the company is expected to release new versions of its tablets with not only a bump up in its display, but a new design as well.