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Amazon’s new Fire HD 8 is priced at $80 and up (also comes in a Kids Edition)

Amazon’s latest Fire HD 8 tablet keeps just about everything that was good about last year’s model, with a slightly different case design. But more importantly, Amazon has dropped the starting price and introduced a new Kids Edition model of the Amazon Fire HD 8. The company’s new 8 inch tablet sells for $80 and […]

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Researchers develop batteries with built-in fire extinguishers

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 smartphone was on fire last year… literally. Following a massive recall of the smartphone, next week Samsung is expected to reveal the results of it investigation into what caused some phones to catch fire spontaneously. According to Reuters, the problem is battery-related, which is a totally vague, but unsurprising conclusion. Lithium-Ion […]

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Samsung issues recall for Galaxy Note 7 after some units catch fire

Just a few weeks after shipping the first Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, Samsung is issuing a recall. The company will voluntarily replace any of the 2.5 million phones that have been sold so far. The move comes in response to reports that some Galaxy Note 7 phones were catching fire due to battery problems. Samsung […]

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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, […]

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Amazon’s $50 tablet can run the Google Play Store (no root required)

Amazon’s new Fire tablet has been getting a lot of attention thanks to its $50 price tag. While the 7 inch tablet doesn’t have stellar specs, the hardware’s not awful and the price is hard to beat. But what if you don’t want to be locked into Amazon’s app and media ecosystem? Sure, you can […]