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Amazon Kindle Fire HDX hands-on

Amazon took the unusual route with the original Kindle Fire, branching out from Android by adopting Google's OS but changing it in fundamental ways until it served the retail giant's content funnel purposes. Now in the third-generation we have the Kindle Fire HDX, two new slates - 7- and 8.9-inches - which refine the consumer experience even further. We stopped by Amazon to find out how the new Fire HDX tablets hold up.

Amazon details Mayday, 24/7 live video tech support for Kindle Fire HDX line

Along with all of the excellent news from Amazon this evening regarding their new Kindle Fire HDX lineup is something called Mayday. You might be wondering what exactly that is, and we'll tell you. Mayday! Mayday! We have a problem! Amazon will be offering 365/24/7 (all day every day) live video remote tech support on their new Kindle Fire HDX tablets. This is free for the new tablet owners, and is rather interesting.

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7 and 8.9 official: Snapdragon 800, starting at $229

When Google announced their new Nexus 7 we knew the folks from Amazon would have something to say about it. Considering they were their biggest competitor last year, we expected something impressive, and now we know all the details on their new tablets. Just announced this evening is the all-new Kindle Fire HDX lineup. Coming in both a 7-inch and 8.9-inch model, with WiFi and 4G LTE options (Verizon included) we have all the details below.

Amazon Kindle smartphone for free rumors denied, at least until 2014

Last week a big rumor hit the web regarding the folks from Amazon finally releasing a Kindle smartphone. The idea behind Amazon making a smartphone wasn't new, but the part about it being free off-contract certainly was a biggie. It was reported that they'd offer it completely free, and use a satellite network instead of standard carriers we're familiar with. Well, that all could be false.

Amazon Kindle smartphone tipped to be free for all, off contract

The speculation around Amazon and their mobile aspirations haven't let up, and ever since the first reports of a Kindle smartphone nearly two years ago we've been waiting to see what they have planned. Well, recently we've been hearing a lot more rumors about Amazon's Kindle smartphone, but this latest one sure takes the cake. Talks of a free device, one that's completely off contract.

Amazon Appstore App of the Day celebration turns top 10 apps free

The Amazon Appstore for Android has been around for quite some time and recently had its second birthday, but in the UK today they're celebrating it's first year. As a celebration we're seeing 10 of the most popular or greatest hits from their Free App of the Day deal all set for free at once. It's an impressive sale, and they have some awesome apps you'll want to get while you can.