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Kobo Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday Deals for eBooks and Tablets

Cyber Monday is upon us and there are a number of ebooks on sale today, along with a few good deals on tablets. Unfortunately there’s not really any ebook readers on sale for Cyber Monday. Just the same $99 Kobo Aura deal that’s carrying over from Black Friday. Amazon has even stopped most of their […]

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DigiLand DL701Q

DigiLand DL7 Tablet Gets Hardware Upgrades, Still Costs Just $49

This past summer Best Buy started offering a 7-inch Android tablet with Android 4.4 for $49 called the DigiLand DL7, model DL700D. Best Buy currently has it on “clearance” for $47. It offered decent specs and newer software for the price. A number of people left comments saying it was actually a pretty good budget […]

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Fire HDX 8.9 Horizontal

New Fire HDX 8.9 has Dynamic Light Control to Mimic the Look of Paper (Video)

I’ll admit, when Amazon announced their new lineup of Kindle ereaders and Fire tablets for this year, I barely paid any attention whatsoever to the new Fire HDX 8.9. I was too interested in the Kindle Voyage and new 6-inch Fire HD to care much about a Fire HDX with only a couple upgrades from […]

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Fire HDX tablets

Fire OS 4 Update Rolling Out to Fire HDX Tablets

Amazon has started issuing an over-the-air software update to their line of Fire HDX tablets. The new software version is 4.1.1 and it includes a number of changes and new features. The update is a major one and changes the software from Fire OS 3 to the new Fire OS 4 “Sangria” software that comes […]

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Fire HD 6

Fire HD 6 Review and Video Walkthrough

The new Fire HD tablets started shipping at the beginning of the month, and the colored ones started shipping just a couple days ago. I got a few comparison reviews posted last week showing the new 6-inch Fire HD 6 compared to other Kindles, and now I just finished up the full Fire HD 6 […]

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Fire HDX Chrome

Fire HD and HDX: How to Use & Install Chrome Web Browser (Video)

I’ve been working on the review for the Fire HD 6 and I’ve come to the conclusion that the so-called “improvements” to the built in Silk web browser aren’t enough to keep me interested. So yesterday I decided to install a better web browser. There are a number of Android browsers that can be sideload […]

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Kindle Paperwhite vs Fire HD 6

Kindle Paperwhite vs Fire HD 6 Comparison Review (+Video)

Now that Amazon has released the Fire HD 6 tablet, I thought it would be interesting to compare it with the Kindle Paperwhite ebook reader. Even though both devices have 6-inch screens and offer content from Amazon’s ecosystem, they are two very different devices. The Kindle Paperwhite is designed for reading ebooks, and the Fire […]

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Fire HD 6 vs Fire HDX

Fire HD vs Fire HDX Comparison Review – Kindle Tablets Compared (+Video)

I’ve been testing the new Fire HD 6 extensively since it got released last week, and I wanted to do a comparison review between it and the 7-inch Kindle Fire HDX, mainly to show the difference in size between a 6-inch and 7-inch tablet. Most companies have settled on offering 7-inch tablets for the smaller […]

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Fire HD 6 Horizontal

Fire HD 6 is Year’s Most Portable Tablet – First Impressions Review

Yesterday the new Fire HD tablets for this year were released, along with the $79 basic Kindle. I posted a first impressions review of the new Kindle yesterday—I’m not at all impressed with the chunky plastic and blocky design, but at least the software is solid because it is basically the exact same as the […]

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Fire HD 7-Colors

New $79 Kindle and Fire HD Tablets Arrive Today

The first wave of Amazon’s new Kindle lineup for this year officially gets released today. Pre-orders have started shipping and devices are listed as “In Stock” and are available for immediate shipping. The early release models include the new $79 Kindle Touch and both Fire HD 6 and Fire HD 7 tablets in black. The […]

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