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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.

My Tablet 7 by Xtec for $150 running new Ice Cream Sandwich

With a list of impressive specification, the Xtec may be putting the hot Kindle fire on notice. It come with features that mix it in with the established tablets but comes in at a price less than that which has made the kindle the seller that it is. With an on board storage of 16 GB and a forward facing camera it has already improved upon the Kindle.

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.

Foxconn tipped to build next gen Kindle Fire

A rumor is floating around today that Foxconn has landed orders for the next Kindle Fire tablet. The next version of the tablet is mostly mystery right now with no word on what will make the tablet different from the original. The next Kindle Fire could possibly be the same tablet we already have with the addition of a 3G modem inside.

Amazon Kindle Fire sells an estimated 95,000 units on first day

Amazon's next-generation Kindle tablet is lighting up the sales charts. After the Kindle Fire shot to the top of Amazon's internal sales, Fox News is reporting that the retailer has pre-sold a whopping 95,000 units - and that was just the first day of pre-orders. We're still more than a month away from the November release date, and notably, zero consumers have a had a chance to try out the tablet at retail.
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