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How to use an SD card with Amazon’s Fire tablets

Every tablet Amazon Fire tablet released in the past few years has featured a microSD card slot, which is a nice thing to have if you’re using a tablet that may have as little as 8GB of built-in storage. You can pick up just about any Class 10 or UHS microSD card to add up […]

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Making Amazon’s 2017 Fire tablets more Googley (Play Store, third-party launchers)

Amazon’s tablets run an Android-based operating system called Fire OS. While Amazon has developed a custom user interface for the operating system, featuring tight integration with the Amazon Appstore, Kindle, Music, and Movies apps, it’s surprisingly easy to install the Google Play Store on Amazon’s most recent tablets. You may not be able to root […]

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Amazon’s 7 inch Fire tablet (2017) isn’t easily rooted… but you can install the Google Play Store

The Amazon Fire Tablet has been one of the best bargains for the past few years for folks looking for an entry-level tablet with relatively decent build quality and specs. For a starting price of $50 you get a 7 inch IPS display, a quad-core processor, a microSD card slot, and front and rear cameras. […]

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Deals of the Day (5-25-2017)

Amazon’s new Fire tablet is thinner and lighter than its predecessor and Amazon says it has improved contrast and crisper text. But the new $50 tablet isn’t really all that different from the model which launched in 2015. So if you’re looking to save a few bucks, you might want to snag a previous-gen model from […]

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Amazon Fire (and other devices) sale

Amazon’s Fire tablets usually have a starting price of $50, but today the company is running a sale on several models, which means you can snag one for as little as $40. The company is also continuing to offer discounts on select Kindle eReaders, Amazon Echo products, and its Dash buttons. Here are some of […]

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Amazon is selling Fire tablets for $40 and up, Kindles starting at $60

Amazon’s cheapest tablet is even cheaper than usual for the next week. The retailer is running a pre-Valentine’s Day sale on select Fire tablets and Kindle eReaders. The sale ends Saturday, February 11th. Among other things, that means you can pick up an Amazon Fire Tablet with a 7 inch display and 8GB of storage […]

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Deals of the Day (5-01-2016)

It’s a special Sunday edition of the daily deals roundup… because Amazon is offering its cheapest Fire tablet for 20 percent off today, which brings the price down to $40. And because I didn’t feel like writing a whole post just to say that, I decided to look for a few other deals. Here’s what […]

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Amazon’s cheapest Fire Tablet now comes in four colors with 8GB or 16GB of storage

A few weeks after Amazon started selling a $70 version of its entry-level Fire tablet, the company has officially announced that the Amazon Fire Tablet is now available at two prices: $50 for an 8GB model $70 for a 16GB model But the company is also now offering additional color options. In addition to black, […]