Amazon’s Kindle Fire took the tablet market by storm and, soon after launch, became one of the best sold devices in the world. Naturally, we’ve seen several attempts to create Android custom ROMs for this tablet, but many of them were unstable and full of bugs. In general, moders forget a simple fact: the Fire does not pack the power of an Asus Transformer, therefore the ROMs must be light and in sync with Amazon’s philosophy, simplicity. Finally, XDA forum user Hyperrunner got the idea and created our favorite custom ROM for Kindle Fire so far: Simple CM9. Based on Android 4.0 ICS, it has been… Continue to Simple CM9 Custom ROM For Kindle Fire
Has the hegemony of iPad 2 come to an end? This is the the big question. Many owners and users are actively using the tablets but do they really know what is happening behind? We all know that there are many tablets struggling to become the best in their segment, but lately there is one that has not stopped growing and growing in terms of sales – the Amazon Kindle Fire.
This tablet came out in late 2011 and since its launch has been a sales phenomenon, with 6 million units sold in the last quarter. Even experts are… Continue to Amazon Kindle Fire - The Best-Selling Android Tablet
There is no doubt that the arrival of the new version of Android, the already famous Ice Cream Sandwich, has been one of greatest news of the latter part of the year. Its installation on different phones and devices is the topic of discussion for the community that follows the green android, and we’re sure you’re anxious to know if your terminal can run this improved update of your favorite operating system. It seems that the news on this topic always come in the form of videos, small fragments in which we see a terminal or device running Ice Cream Sandwich, giving… Continue to How To Install Android 4.0.3 ICS Custom ROM On Kindle Fire
After complaints about the poor usability of its flagship product, Fire Kindle, during Christmas, Amazon has released the promised update to reduce the response time of the touch screen and to make other “improvements in device performance and load page time “, as indicated by the company in a statement.
The Kindle Fire version 6.2.1 will be updated automatically, but the impatient users can download it at Amazon.com. One of the most innovative features of the new update includes the ability for users to decide what to show on their “exhibitor” of news and the content that will appear on… Continue to The Operating System Of The Kindle Fire Has Been Updated (Update 6.2.1)
Not more than a week ago, an update to Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet was released. This release will update your Android based Kindle Fire to version 6.2.1 which brings some new features like the possibility to create WiFi passwords, it improves scrolling and also the update patches the holes that allowed the root of Kindle Fire in the past.
Fortunately though, the team at Android Police and Rotzwiki managed to create a new tool to root Kindle Fire called BurritoRoot. This new BurritoRoot tool lets you root the current version 6.2.1 of Kindle Fire but also the previous versions… Continue to How to root Kindle Fire 6.2.1 using BurritoRoot
At a price of $ 199 (134 euros), Amazon’s Kindle Fire is sold for less than half the cheapest iPad from Apple , and is intended as a “vending machine” for music, videos and books sold online.
The total cost of Kindle Fire’s components is $ 185.60. Once assembled at the factory, the production cost of Fire increases to $ 201.70, IHS iSuppli estimated. According to IHS iSuppli, LG Display supplied the most expensive component of the Fire, the display, which costs almost half the total cost of the components. Texas Instruments manufactures the processor, a key victory for this company in its… Continue to Amazon Spends More Than It Asks For The Kindle Fire
According to experts the new Amazon Kindle Phone will be launched during the last quarter of 2012 and it will have a powerful processor and a low price to achieve greater market penetration; the company now has its own e-book reader and a tablet, the Kindle Fire.
The Amazon store already has its Kindle e-book reader and recently entered the tablet market with the Kindle Fire. Now there is speculation that the company could expand and enter the smartphone business. Specialized internet portals have said that the new device, until now known as Kindle Phone, in the absence of… Continue to Amazon Kindle Phone To Come in 2012, Before Christmas
Barnes & Noble has submitted its bid to the field of tablets. The company has presented the new Nook Tablet, a 7-inch device with dual-core processor clocked at 1 GHz and a 9 hours lasting battery as the main features. The device is available starting November 18 for $ 249 (181.2 euros). Barnes & Noble also announced price cuts for the Nook Color and Nook Simple Touch.
Barnes & Noble follows in the footsteps of rival Amazon and into the field of ‘tablet’. In August, Amazon introduced its Kindle Fire, an Android tablet which aims to gain a foothold… Continue to Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet - Good Price, Powerful Configuration
Amazon Kindle Fire first preview and hands on!
After months and months of speculation and rumors, the newest tablet from Amazon has finally been presented at a live event in the United States. This is one of the newer generation of Amazon tablets, called Kindle Fire. As you can guess, the well known e-book reader manufacturer has just entered a different league, the one of premium tablets.
Even though Amazon Kindle Fire caught everyone’s attention, the user will not be limited to only a single device. Amazon has also unveiled newer versions of the Kindle Touch -… Continue to Amazon Kindle Fire hands on
It’s official! Amazon have just announced their newest device, an Android tablet called Kindle Fire.
Amazon has confirmed its intention to launch an Android tablet this year. Called Kindle Fire, the device will be on sale in the U.S. from 15th of November, at a starting price of $199.
Talking about the specs only, the Kindle Fire does not compete with a lot of tablets already available on the market. Instead, it is similar to a more advanced e-book reader that comes in direct competition with the device from Barnes & Nobles, Nook Color.
What has it got to… Continue to Amazon tablet named Kindle Fire unveiled