Kindle Fire HDX

Amazon unveils new Fire HDX 8.9, Fire OS 4 “Sangria”

Rounding up today's Amazon device frenzy is the new 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HDX, replacing last year's model. This new high-quality tablet boasts of a considerable internal upgrade that doesn't bump the price tag at all. Amazon is also announcing the newest version of its Android-based Fire OS, codenamed "Sangria", which brings a plethora of new features to both the Kindle Fire tablets unveiled today as well the third generation models as well.

Amazon touts Mayday Button average response times

Amazon launched the Mayday Button as another way for the company to offer tech support. The Mayday Button was launched eight months back and as of today, Amazon has returned with some bragging points. The company has said the average response time is less than 10 seconds.

Amazon updates FreeTime for Kindle tablets, sets temporary price reduction

Amazon is updating their FreeTime program, which allows for parents to set limits on how much their kids use a Kindle device. The update brings a method for encouraging education prior to play, even allowing parents to set goals kids have to reach before enjoying games or other apps. It promises to be a huge selling feature this holiday season, along with another interesting tidbit that may help those on the fence onto the Kindle side of things.

Kindle Fire voted best Android gaming tablet

What is the best tablet for gaming? That’s subjective, of course, but a new study shows it may not be the device you think. While most still turn to iOS for gaming, the Android realm is catching up quickly. While we focus on tablets like the Nexus 7, we’re way off base. In fact, we’re not even acknowledging the people’s choice.
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