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Deals of the Day (4-30-2014)

In the market for a cheap tablet? Amazon is selling last year’s Kindle Fire HD for just $89 today. It’s a refurbished model with 16GBm but it includes a full 1-year warranty, just like a new model. Looking for something a bit cheaper and more E Inky? If you act by 1:00PM Eastern, you might […]

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Amazon launches Fire OS 3.1 for the Kindle Fire HDX, Kindle Fire HD

Amazon has released a software update for its latest tablets, offering tighter integration with the Goodreads social reading platform, better support for corporate environments, and voice dictation, and more. The Fire OS 3.1 update is available for the 2013 Kindle Fire HD, and the 7 and 10 inch Kindle Fire HDX tablets. Fire OS is […]

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Deals of the Day (10-21-2013)

Amazon’s new Kindle Fire HDX tablets may have higher-resolution screens and faster processors than any other Kindle Fire models released to date. But if you’re just looking for a cheap way to read Kindle books, watch videos, and play games on the go, you can score a pretty good deal on refurbished models of older […]

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iFixit tears apart Amazon’s $139 Kindle Fire HD, finds tablet parts inside

Amazon’s new Kindle Fire HD is a 7 inch tablet with a 1280 x 800 pixel display. a 1.5 GHz TI OMAP 4 dual-core processor, and the same basic specs as last year’s model. It’s not exactly a state of the art tablet, but with prices starting at $139, it’s pretty cheap. The folks at […]

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Amazon tablet benchmarks hint at 2560 x 1600 pixel display, Snapdragon 800 PCU

Amazon’s expected to launch a new line of Kindle Fire tablets this fall, and according to reports, we may be able to expect models with high-definition displays and blazing-fast processors. Now benchmark results from GFXBench would seem to confirm those reports. The benchmark website has been choc full of scores and specifications for unannounced devices […]

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Rumor: Amazon’s next-gen Kindle Fire tablets to sport speedy Snapdragon 800 chips

Amazon will likely unveil its third-generation Kindle Fire tablets this fall. Last year when the company introduced its second-generation models, Amazon made the move to high-definition screens and faster processors, and it’s likely that’ll happen again this year. Earlier this month BGR reported that Amazon’s newest tablets would each get a significant screen upgrade. Now […]