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Amazon’s software update for Kindle Fire tablets, adds features, breaks root

OK, that headline applies to pretty much every software update Amazon has ever released for a Kindle Fire device. But this time it’s true for three different tablets. Amazon has pushed software updates to the Kindle Fire 2, Kindle Fire HD 7, and Kindle Fire HD 8.9. All three updates bring new features to folks […]

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Nightly builds of CyanogenMod 10.1 for the Kindle Fire 2

Amazon’s Kindle Fire 2 is one of the cheapest Android tablets around (if you’re looking for a model with decent build quality and performance, anyway). But the $159 tablet runs Amazon’s custom version of Android — which means you’re stuck with Amazon’s app store and user interface… unless you replace the software with something else. […]

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Transform a $159 Kindle Fire 2 into a full Android tablet with CyanogenMod 10.1

You can add the Kindle Fire 2 to the long list of Amazon tablets that can now be used as full-fledged Android tablets thanks to a custom ROM. The Amazon Kindle Fire 2 is a $159 tablet which ships with Amazon’s custom version of Android 4.0 and tight integration with Amazon services and digital content […]