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Kindle Sales: $40 off Kindle Fire HD, $60 off Kindle DX, 85% off Kindle eBooks

It’s getting close to that time of year when Amazon announces the release of new Kindles. That means it’s time for Amazon to start offering sales on some of the current generation Kindles to make room for the new models. If you don’t care to wait for the new Kindle Fire tablets, Amazon is running […]

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Deal Alert: Kobo Glo for $99, Kindle Fire HD $169

Kobo is running an unadvertised sale on the Kobo Glo through July 2nd at midnight. Instead of having to pay the usual $129, you can get it for $99 with promo code GL625 when ordered from Kobo.com. The catch is it is for US residents only (if you live in Canada you can still get […]

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Kindle Fire Update Adds Battery % Meter and Breaks Wallpapers on Alt Launchers

While Barnes and Noble is making their Nook HD tablets more appealing by adding support for Google Play, Amazon is taking the opposite approach by locking down their Kindle Fire tablets even more from outside influences and forcing people to use the custom Kindle interface to keep the cycle of spending more money at Amazon […]

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Amazon Appstore and Kindle Fire HD Tablets Now Available Globally

Amazon announced today that they have opened the doors of their Android appstore to nearly 200 countries worldwide. Previously it had only been accessible to those in the United States since launching in early 2011, and Japan and parts of Europe since fall 2012. This is good news for international tablet users because Amazon’s appstore […]

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7″ Kindle Fire HD Gets Android 4.2 Jelly Bean via Alpha Release of CM 10.1

The 7″ Kindle Fire HD just got a lot cooler today thanks to Android developers over at XDA, especially Hashcode, who has just posted an Alpha release of CyanogenMod 10.1 for the 7″ Kindle Fire HD, which brings Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and all of its Google-infested glory to Amazon’s most popular tablet. CM10 has […]

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New Software Updates for Kindle Fire HD and 2nd Gen Kindle Fire

Amazon has just issued a series of firmware updates for their latest line of Kindle Fire Tablets, including both the 7-inch and 8.9-inch HD models as well as the 2nd generation Kindle Fire (the one that sells for $159). The update adds some new features. The 7-inch Kindles now support X-Ray for Textbooks (the 8.9″ […]

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How to Use Go Launcher on Kindle Fire HD without Rooting

Thanks to a tip, I can confirm that there is indeed a workaround to get Go Launcher Ex to work on the Kindle Fire HD tablets, and it doesn’t require rooting, hacking, or anything complicated like that. Basically all that is required to use Go Launcher is one extra tap on the screen after installing […]

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Amazon Permanently Drops Price of 8.9″ Kindle Fire HD Tablets

Amazon just introduced new lower prices for the entire line of 8.9″ Kindle Fire HD tablets. They also finally released them in Europe and Japan. Clearly the larger Kindle Fires haven’t been selling as well as Amazon had hoped. Amazon never releases Kindle sales figures, but the bestseller lists don’t lie. Amazon’s 8.9″ Kindle Fire […]

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