Amazon Fire HD 8 Overview

Amazon Fire HD 8

Amazon Fire HD 8 is Amazon’s first tablet that’s exactly 8 inches, after 3 years of 8.9-inch Fire and Fire HDX tablets. Announced on September 17, 2015, it will be launched on September 30, for a price of $149: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00S5HFVGI And the Amazon Fire HD 8, just like the ultra cheap 7-inch $49 tablet Amazon Fire, is a tablet that’s bought to a large extent because of the Amazon ecosystem … more…

Amazon Fire 7-Inch $49 Tablet Overview

Amazon Fire 2015-2016 tablet model

Amazon Fire is Amazon’s cheapest own tablet at just $49.99, unveiled on September 17 with a September 30 release date in the US. There’s been some uncertainty about the name, but the official name is “Amazon Fire” for this tablet, though other valid names are simply Amazon Fire 7, the 5th generation Amazon Fire 7, or the $49 Amazon Fire tablet. But for the purpose of clarity I’m going to … more…

2013-2015 Amazon Fire Tablets Still Available For A While

2013 - 2014 Amazon Fire HDX Tablets New

When Amazon launched their new Amazon Fire tablet models for 2015 – 2016 yesterday, they removed their other Fire and Kindle Fire tablets from the sight of customers, and for a short while the tablets were not even available for purchase, much to the alarm of a few people who were contemplating buying just these tablets. Well, for a while still, most of the Fire, Fire HDX, and Kindle Fire … more…

New Amazon Fire Tablet Models For 2015 – 2016

New Amazon Fire Tablet Models For 2015 - 2016

Amazon announced their new range of tablets today and unveiled four new Fire and Fire HD tablets for 2015 and 2016 with only one tablet from last year remaining unchanged. So the Amazon Fire tablet family now consists of five tablets, with the cheapest of these having an entry price of just $49. At the same time Amazon also upgraded the Fire OS operating system today, so that the new … more…

10-Inch Amazon Fire HD 10 Tablet Benchmarked With Specs And Image

Amazon Fire HD 10

The 10.1-inch Amazon Fire 10 tablet have just been benchmarked on the same day as the 8-inch Amazon Fire tablet have been leaked. Along with that we also have the first possible image of the Fire HD 10: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00VKIY9RG/ (UPDATED: The Fire HD 10 was unveiled on September 17 and will be released September 30, see link above.) And the specs looks the same, apart of course from the larger … more…

8-Inch Amazon Fire Tablet Benchmarked

It looks like the rumors of an 8-inch Amazon Fire tablet were true, as I’ve noticed an 8-inch Amazon Fire tablet have just been benhcmarked on GFXbench. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00S5HFVGI/ (UPDATED: Fire HD 8 was unveiled on September 17, and will be released on September 30.) Based on the benchmarked specifications, this 8-inch Android tablet also looks like more of a budget tablet than the typical high-end HDX tablets that Amazon is … more…

2015-2016 Amazon Fire 7 Budget Tablet Benchmarked

About 6 hours ago the first benchmark test for the next 2015-2016 Amazon Fire 7 budget tablet surfaced online from GFXbench. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00TSUGXKE/ (UPDATED: The new $49 Fire 7 tablet was announced online by Amazon September 17, and will be released on September 30 after taking pre-orders first.) The tablet appears to be the cheapest $49 / $50 Amazon Fire tablet we wrote about a few days ago, the new cheap … more…

New Amazon Fire Tablets Also Include $50 6-Inch, Together With New 8″ And 10″

WSJ started quoting anonymous sources yesterday who claims that Amazon will launch a new “$50 tablet” in time for the holidays, and that it will be a 6-inch tablet with a mono speaker, just like the current Fire HD 6. The same sources also says that an 8-inch and 10-inch Amazon tablet will be launched in 2015. We know from before that these are two Amazon tablet sizes that were … more…

12-Inch Amazon Fire Tablet Said To Be In Production

While we did report on the fresh new FCC filing for a possible next generation Amazon tablet earlier today, we didn’t write anything about the all important size of it, even if we wrote about some other specs. And that was because we couldn’t find any info on the size of the tablet in FCC’s papers. But now Digitimes claims that a 12-inch Amazon Fire tablet is in production and … more…

Did The Next Generation Amazon Fire Tablets Just Leak?

A tablet with the model name SG98EG, property of Jib Wresh LLC has had its first FCC filings published during the last 24 hours. And given that the company name appears to be a front operation to hide the true identity of the tablet brand behind it, this filing along with some of the other details in it could indicate that the next generation Amazon Fire tablets are on their … more…

Fire HD 6 On Sale For $69 Today

Tablet Deals August 2015 - Fire HD 6 Sale

Amazon’s own 6-inch Android / Fire OS tablet is on sale today, with the Fire HD 6 seeing a price cut from $99 to $69. A similar August tablet deal applies to the Fire HD 6 Kids edition too, a kids tablet that sees a discount from $149 to $119: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00KC6I06S/ The Fire HD 6 is a 6-inch HD tablet with 1280 x 800 resolution and IPS display, a quad-core … more…

33 Paid Android Apps For Free Until August 15

Free Android Apps For Download 2015

Amazon is now giving away 33 paid apps for free to Android devices in an offer that ends on August 15 at 11:59PM (PDT). And best of all, one of the free apps is the currently hot Goat Simulator app: http://www.amazon.com/b/ref=amb_link_439973622 The free Android apps and Kindle Fire apps are sorted in categories of games, utilities, kids, productivity, science, health & wellness, education, music, lifestyle, and photography. The normal price … more…

$50 Worth Of Paid Android Apps Free Until July 1

Apps For Samsung Android Tablet

Over 20 apps that are otherwise paid apps are now available to download for free on Android tablets and smartphones until July 1 (11:59PM PDT). The free apps are a mix of utility apps and games with titles including Simply Yoga, Quell Memento, TinyCam Monitor PRO for IP Cam, Mirroring 360 – AirPlay Receiver, The Bard’s Tale, Mystery Case Files: Return to Ravenhearst, Crazy Rocket, Weather LIve – Detailed, No … more…

New Kindle Paperwhite Has 300 ppi

Kindle Paperwhite Bookerly Font

Amazon announced a version of their bestselling ereader today with the all-new Kindle Paperwhite with 300 ppi, which is twice the resolution of the 2014 Kindle Paperwhite: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00OQVZDJM In addition to now having twice the resolution, the new 2015-2016 model Kindle Paperwhite have also been upgraded with a new Kindle font named Bookerlyas well as a new typesetting engine, with the purpose of making it possible to read faster and … more…

Fire HD 7 On Sale For $99

Fire HD 7 on sale

The 7-inch tablet Amazon Fire HD 7 went on sale today and will be on sale for a few days in June ahead of Father’s Day, which is on June 21 in the US. For that occasion the Fire HD 7 has been cut from $139 to $99, so now people can spend the money they save on filling the tablet with apps or accessories instead, or just pocket the … more…