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2017 Fire Tablet Review and Video Overview ($49 Fire)

Review Date: June 2017 – Review unit purchased from Amazon Overview Amazon released an updated $49 Fire tablet in June 2017 to replace the original $49 Fire tablet that was released back in 2015. I already posted a comparison review between the new Fire and old Fire but not a lot has changed. The new […]

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Fire Tablet 2017

New $49 Fire Tablet vs Old Fire Tablet – Is it Worth Upgrading?

So I’ve been testing the new $49 Fire tablet (7th gen) to see how it compares with the previous $49 Fire tablet (5th gen) that was released back in 2015. It turns out there aren’t very many differences between them. There are a few upgrades but nothing major. The screen is the main improvement but […]

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Fire Tablet Play Store

How to Install Google Play on 2017 Fire Tablets in 5 Minutes (Video)

Amazon released two new Fire tablets this week, the Fire HD 8 and Fire 7, and it turns out it’s the same simple process to add the Google Play Store and Google apps to them as previous Fire tablets. Both new tablets are considered 7th generation models, but the software is the same as the […]

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New Fire HD 8

New Fire HD 8 and 7-inch Fire Tablets up for Pre-Order

Today Amazon announced the upcoming release of new Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 tablets, along with Kids Editions for each. The new Fire tablets are up for pre-order right now and they officially get released on June 7th. The Fire 7 remains $49 and the Fire HD 8 starts at $79. The Kids Editions […]

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Apple’s New Cheaper iPad a Good Choice for eReading

Earlier this week Apple unveiled a new 9.7-inch iPad that started going on sale today. One of the most intriguing things about the new iPad is it comes at a much lower price than previous models, especially considering it has 32GB of storage space (or 128GB if you want more) instead of the usual 16GB. […]

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Fire HD 10

Is the Fire HD 10 Being Discontinued?

There’s something weird going on with the Fire HD 10, Amazon’s current 10-inch tablet. Right now Amazon has the 16GB silver aluminum Fire HD 10 marked down to just $129. That’s $100 off the regular price, but the weird thing is they aren’t even advertising it as being on sale. Furthermore, the 16GB silver model […]

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New Nook Tablet Pulled From Shelves Due to Faulty Charger

Barnes and Noble has another Nook problem on their hands. Their latest Nook Tablet that was released in November has been pulled from B&N’s website and store shelves because of a faulty charging adapter, according to a report by Android Police. The Nook tablet affected by this is the new $49 7-inch model that B&N […]

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Kindle Fire HDX 7 Making a Comeback?

Lately Amazon has been selling their older 7-inch Kindle Fire HDX tablet (never mind, now it’s gone again). It was originally released back in 2013 when Amazon still called their tablets Kindles. It’s a 3rd generation model; now they’re up to sixth gen with the latest Fire HD 8. It’s kind of strange for Amazon […]

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