Daily Deals (8-12-2020)

Amazon’s Fire tablets are on sale for up to $50 off this week. And if you don’t feel like hacking your tablet to add the Google Play Store, you can save $18 on the Lenovo Tab M8 FHD Android tablet at the moment. Here are some of the day’s best deals. Tablets Amazon Fire HD […]

Daily Deals (2-17-2020)

Presidents Day sales started a week or two ago, but today is the official date of the US holiday, so if you’re looking for a deal on laptops, tablets, headphones, charging accessories, or other gadgets… I guess they’re still on sale. Anyway, Lenovo is selling a Windows laptop for $150 today. Best Buy has a […]

Amazon Fire tablet hacking resources (Fall 2019 edition)

As usual, Amazon is offering deep discounts on Fire tablets for the holiday shopping season. And as usual, some folks would like Amazon’s tablets better if they worked a bit more like other Android tablets. Amazon Fire tablets run a fork of Android called Fire OS. That means they have an Amazon-designed user interface and ship […]

Amazon Fire HD 10 (2017) hack: bootloader unlock, root, and recovery tools

It’s been a busy few months for Amazon Fire tablet hackers. After discovering a vulnerability affecting a group of MediaTek processors, independent developers figured out how to unlock the bootloader and root the latest Amazon Fire HD 8 and Fire 7 tablets… and then the 2nd-gen Amazon Fire TV Stick for good measure. Now it’s […]

Daily Deals (3-13-2019)

Rakuten is running a 20-percent off sale on home & outdoor products when you use the coupon code HOME20 at checkout. Savings top out at $40, but that’s enough to bring down the price of a Google Home Hub smart display to $119, a Google WiFi mesh WiFi router 3-pack to $219, or a 2-pack […]

Daily Deals (11-27-2018)

Cyber Monday is over and Giving Tuesday is here. But retailers are continuing to offer sales. HP, Dell, and Lenovo are all still running some form of “Cyber Week” sale. And Amazon’s got a few nice bundle deals going. Today you can pick up a 2-pack of Amazon Fire TV Sticks for $50 or a […]