Amazon Kindle Fire

Kindle Fire on sale for $129 for Cyber Monday

Black Friday may have come and gone, but the chances to get good deals for the holiday season is still here with Cyber Monday. Amazon is one of the leaders for saving money on Cyber Monday, and it is offering the Kindle Fire for only $129 on Cyber Monday. If you don't want the "Special Offer" subsidized model, it will cost $144, which is still a savings.

Amazon releases Send to Kindle for Firefox

The folks from Amazon have continued to give users access to content on their Kindle devices in a quick and seamless manor, and today have announced one more additional to their "Send to" offering. It's called Send to Kindle for Firefox and enables a one-click method to easily send your favorite pages and more right to your Kindle of choice.

Amazon makes zero profit from Kindle

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos confirmed that the Kindle nets zero profit for Amazon. Rather, they sell them at cost with the hopes of making up for it with sales of ebooks, videos, and music downloads, according to the BBC. For a while, rumors have circulated that Amazon might actually be selling Kindle and Kindle Fire's at loss. As it turns out, they are not that discounted, but in business, breaking even is not generally the goal either.

New Kindle Fire devices are locked up tight, root methods may be difficult

Last week, Amazon announced a slew of new Kindle devices, including the all new Ice Cream Sandwich-equipped Kindle Fire HD. A lot of folks are really excited to get their hands on one, but developers and rooters alike may not be too happy when they set their eyes on the new device. It turns out that Amazon locked up the bootloaders of their 2nd-generation Kindle Fires using the same techniques that are used on most "high-security" devices.

Kindle Fire 8.9 HD Hands-on

The folks from Amazon unleashed a surprise on everyone this afternoon when they announced both a regular 7-inch Kindle Fire HD as well as a larger truly HD 8.9-inch slate. Today we'll be taking a look at both but be focusing on the 8.9-inch model and its amazing 1920 x 1200 full HD resolution. Yes you read that right. What's even better is the amazingly low price so check it out below.

Amazon press event set for September 6th – Prepare for Fires

We're pretty sure many saw this coming, but today Amazon has issued some press invites for an upcoming media event on September 6th in California. The invite doesn't appear to give away any hints, but the fact that they're going out to the Android world can only mean one of a few things. Most likely consisting of Fires.

Amazon Kindle Fire gets an Ice Cream Sandwich alpha port

More than a few of you are probably running brand new Kindle Fire tablets through the ringer right now, as it's been one of the most popular electronics gifts of the season. But the default Amazon interface isn't really anything to write home about - the Gingerbread-based version of Android is primarily designed to access Amazon's content, with a few apps and web browsing on the side. If you're handy with a bootloader, you can try out an early version of Ice Cream Sandwich on your shiny new 7-inch tablet, courtesy of "bl1nkk" and company at XDA-Developers.
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