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How to install Google Play on Amazon Fire tablets

Amazon’s Fire tablets have a well-deserved reputation for offering decent bang for the buck. They have decent displays, long battery life, and affordable price tags (especially during Prime Day or Black Friday sales). But they also come with an operating system called Fire OS, which is Amazon’s custom version of Android. Instead of the Google […]

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Daily Deals (9-28-2021)

Earlier this year Amazon updated the Fire HD 10 lineup with new models that feature more RAM, brighter displays, slightly better cameras, faster charging and Bluetooth 5.0 support. But the processor, speakers, battery, and other specs are largely the same as they were for the previous-gen models. Now Amazon is running a sale on that […]

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How to sideload apps on Amazon Fire tablets (install apps that aren’t in the Amazon Appstore)

Amazon’s Fire and Fire HD tablets ship with a fork of Google’s Android operating system called Fire OS. For the most part that means they have a custom user interface that’s designed to highlight Amazon apps and services. But it also means that instead of the Google Play Store, they ship with the Amazon Appstore […]

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Comparing Amazon Fire tablet specs: Fire 7, Fire HD 8, and Fire 10 tablets

Amazon’s Fire tablets are some of the most cheapest tablets worth buying thanks to a combination of decent screens, acceptable performance (for some tasks) and really low starting prices. Normally you can pick up an Amazon Fire tablet for between $50 and $180. From time to time, they go on sale at deep discounts. But […]

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The new Amazon Fire HD 10 has a brighter screen, more RAM, and more configuration options

As expected, Amazon is launching a new version of its Fire HD 10 tablet with several new models. The new 11th-gen Amazon Fire HD 10 keeps the same $150 starting price as the 9th-gen model released in 2019, but the new tablet has a number of improvements including more RAM, a brighter display, support for […]

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Lilbits: Goodbye Yahoo Groups, hello Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G, and a PSA

There’s some phone news, a farewell to an old-school internet service, and a reminder that some of the best Prime Day deals are for Amazon’s somewhat-hackable Fire tablets. But first, a public service announcement. If you live in the United States, you have until October 15 to fill out the 2020 Census. That date has […]