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Kindle Fire HDX Lightning Deal

Kindle Fire HDX Lightning Deal for $149 – Is it Worth It?

For at least the second time in the past couple of weeks Amazon has their 7-inch Kindle Fire HDX marked down to $149 for one of their Lightning Deals. The regular retail price is $215 so that’s $65 off the regular price, but it’s not quite as good of a deal as it may seem. […]

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Software Update Breaks Videos on Kindle Fire Tablets

The Kindle customer discussions forum at Amazon is littered with numerous complaints about videos no longer working on some Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX tablets. This is a result of a recent software update that Amazon has started issuing to Fire tablets. It has nothing to do with Adobe Flash Player or any of […]

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Kindle Text-to-Speech Review (Video)

One of the features that Amazon offers for Kindle ebooks that not very many other companies offer is text-to-speech. Having the option to have your ebooks read aloud is a handy feature to have sometimes. Not all Kindle books support text-to-speech, or TTS for short. It’s up to publishers and authors to enable the feature. […]

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Fire HD and HDX: 50 Tips, Tricks & Recommended Apps

A couple years ago I posted an article with 40 Tips and Tricks for the Kindle Fire HD. Some of the tips still apply to the newer Fire HDX and Fire HD tablets for 2014, but a lot has changed since then so I wanted to put together this updated article with 50 tips, tricks […]

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Family Library Sharing Kindle Fire

How to Setup Profiles and Family Library Sharing on Kindles and Fire Tablets

This past week Amazon issued a software update for the Kindle Voyage, Kindle Paperwhite, and $79 Kindle that adds the ability to create separate user profiles so that the device can be shared among friends and family. The update also enabled a new feature that Amazon has just introduced called Family Library, which allows users […]

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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 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 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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