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Kobo Aura One vs Fire HD 8

Kobo Aura One vs Fire HD 8 Reading Comparison (Video)

I’ve been using the Kobo Aura One since it first came out last September, and then when I got the new Fire HD 8 earlier this month I was surprised by how much heavier and thicker it is than the Aura One. Both are essentially 8-inch devices so I guess I wasn’t expecting such a […]

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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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2017 Fire Tablets

2017 Fire Tablet vs Fire HD 8 Comparison Review (Video)

We’re lucky if Amazon releases one new Kindle per year these days, so I decided to buy the new 2017 Fire tablets to try out since they’re so cheap. There are two new models for 2017, officially the 7th generation Fire tablets. Here’s a quick comparison review describing how they differ; I’ll post full reviews […]

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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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How to Fix Google Play on Fire Tablets After Update

If you added Google Play to your Fire tablet and it suddenly stopped working properly after the Alexa update, here’s a quick fix to get things working again. Basically all that you need to do is install a couple newer versions of Google apps, namely Google Account Manager and Google Services Framework. Then restart your […]

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New Upgraded Fire HD 8 Released for $89

Today Amazon released a new updated version of the Fire HD 8 tablet. It comes with a number of improvements and a much lower starting price, so it’s a win win. I knew something was going on with the Fire HD 8 last month when all the various colors and model variations suddenly and mysteriously […]

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Fire HD 8

What is Going on With the Fire HD 8?

Yesterday I happened to notice that Amazon’s 8-inch Fire tablet has suddenly gone missing. It’s no longer listed at the top of the page with the other Fire tablets, and its price has been removed from the fire comparison charts at Amazon. Yesterday the Fire HD 8 was listed as “currently unavailable”, with no option […]

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How to Install Google Play on Fire Tablets the Super Easy Way, No PC or Root (Video)

Below are super easy directions showing you how to install the Google Play Store on Amazon’s Fire tablets. Basically all you have to do is sideload a few apps and install them. Easy peasy. You can do it all from the Fire tablet itself, no computer or rooting required. This method works on Fire tablets […]

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