The Amazon Kindle Fire was released 11 weeks ago, but sales have continued to remain strong. Early estimates show the Kindle Fire had already become the best selling Android tablet this quarter with around 3.9 million units shipped, but we expect final sales for the year to be much higher. Last week Amazon ... Read More »
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Hacking and modding development behind the Kindle Fire has been slowly but surely picking up ever since the device was first released. It’s no surprise that there are already a multitude of hacks and mods available, Amazon made it clear that they know the Kindle Fire will be rooted and that developers will have their ... Read More »
Amazon’s Kindle Fire is flying off the shelves, with some estimating Amazon will have shipped nearly 5 million units by the end of the year. With a souped up 10-inch model reportedly in the works, it is clear Amazon recognizes the importance of the exponentially growing tablet market, and has been ... Read More »
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The Amazon Kindle Fire is definitely one of the best deals you can find for an Android tablet. For a mere $200, this tablet has been flying off the shelves, and is even expected to comprise half of the Android tablet market by next year. It is mostly the price/specs that make this ... Read More »
For the past week now, sales numbers and estimates have been coming out of the woodwork that show the Kindle Fire dominating holiday sales. The Kindle Fire was the best selling device on Amazon for Black Friday, and the tablet also bested the iPad 2 at both Target and Best Buy. ... Read More »
Amazon told us the Kindle Fire was their best selling product on Black Friday and now some early Q4 numbers have arrived. A new report from iSuppli estimates that Amazon will ship 3.9 million units before the end of the year and Digitimes says that number could climb to ... Read More »
Needless to say, the Amazon Kindle Fire has quickly become one of the most popular Android devices out there. For just $200, this tablet offers you the best bang for you buck, with rich media and apps available, as well as good quality/specs. There’s no doubt that if Amazon continues with its current ... Read More »
When the Kindle Fire first came out, the director of Amazon’s Silk browser project, Jon Jenkins, was sure to mention that Amazon doesn’t really care if you root the Kindle Fire or not. He said that “it’s going to get rooted, and what you do after you root it is up to you.” Not only ... Read More »
Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year in the United States, has come and gone, leaving many victors and losers in its aftermath. Waffle maker riots may have been the hot topic of the weekend, but now that things have calmed down, manufacturers and retailers are starting to talk turkey.
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Remember Amazon’s all-new Silk Browser available exclusively on the Kindle Fire that promised to deliver a faster web browsing experience? Our friends at Anandtech put the “split browser” architecture through a series of test and discovered that Silk does consume less bandwidth as advertised, but the performance is actually slower.