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Fire Tablet Print

How to Print From an Amazon Fire Tablet

I came across a help page at Amazon the other day that explains how to print from an Amazon Fire tablet. Fire tablets can print all kinds of things, including emails, PDFs, calendar events, pictures, documents, web pages, notes, screenshots, and more. I’ve never been one to print anything from a tablet but the process […]

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How to Backup, Restore and Factory Reset Amazon Fire Tablets

An important but often overlooked feature on Amazon’s line of Fire tablets is the ability to create daily automatic backups so that you can restore your data in case your Fire tablet is ever lost or damaged, or if you need to perform a factory reset for some reason or another. The backup feature saves […]

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Suggest New Kindle Features

Here’s How to Suggest New Kindle Features to Amazon

Not a lot of people know about it, but there’s a simple way for anyone to suggest new Kindle features, so if you want a Kindle with a bigger screen or you want some new layout options you can tell Amazon what you think. Amazon has a dedicated feedback channel for all things related to […]

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Fire Tablet Cyanogenmod 12

Install Cyanogenmod 12.1 ROM on $50 Fire Tablet (Video)

The developers at the XDA forums have put together a working Cyanogenmod 12.1 ROM for the 5th gen Fire Tablet (the $49 model). Basically the ROM replaces the existing custom operating system created by Amazon and replaces it with an open-source operating system based on Android 5.1 Lollipop that looks and operates a lot more […]

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Fire Tablet Display Mirroring

How to Connect 2015 Fire Tablets to a TV

One question that often comes up regarding Amazon’s Fire tablets is how to connect them to a TV or secondary monitor. Connecting Fire tablets to a TV is actually quite simple, and there are a couple of different methods, but it depends on which model you have. Yesterday someone asked how to connect the $49 […]

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Google Play Store FIre Tablets

How to Install Google Play on 2015 Fire Tablets (Video)

For this tutorial I’m going to explain step-by-step how to install the Google Play Store on the new Fire tablets for 2015. This includes the $49 entry-level Fire tablet, and the Fire HD 8 and HD 10 tablets. I’ve successfully gone through the process of installing the Google Play Store on the $50 Fire and […]

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Fire Tablet MicroSD Card

Fire Tablets MicroSD Card How To Guide – Everything You Need to Know

This year’s lineup of Fire tablets come with microSD card slots to expand available storage space. This is a pretty big deal because it’s the first time that Amazon has included a memory card slot on a Kindle Fire tablet. There are a number of questions about how microSD cards work with Fire tablets: what […]

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Kobo Fonts

Kobo Tip: How to Fine-Tune Sideloaded Fonts with TypeGenius

One of the cool things about Kobo’s ebook readers is they aren’t completely locked down like Kindles are, so users can make all kinds of customizations and changes to the software by adding various patches that developers have put together over at MobileRead. One of my all time favorite customizations is the full screen fix. […]

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