Amazon’s new $80 Fire HD 8 supports hands-free Alexa, better front camera… not much else

Amazon is updating its Fire tablet lineup with a new 2018 version of the Fire HD 8. For the most part… it’s a lot like last year’s model. But there are a few improvements. The new model supports larger microSD cards. It has a better front-facing camera. And it lets you interact with the Alexa […]

Amazon Fire Tablets gain “Show Mode” which turns them into Echo Show devices

Amazon has been blurring the lines between some of its most popular hardware recently. The new Amazon Fire TV Cube is basically what you’d get if you crossed a Fire TV with an Echo Dot. And the addition of the hands-free Alexa voice service to the company’s latest Fire tablets basically lets you use them […]