Kindle Fire HD versus iPad Mini: Which is Right for You?

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Up until now, it was really hard to call Amazon and Apple direct competitors. Sure, they both had tablets and sold services that were highly integrated into the overall experience. Yes, they both also had books and videos. What set them worlds apart was pricing and specs. This has changed with the introduction of the iPad Mini.

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Kindle Fire HD 7-inch VS Nook HD: How Do They Compare?

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Things keep getting better in the 7-inch tablet market. First we had the release of Google’s Nexus 7 earlier this year, giving us a near vanilla Android experience. Next, we had a worthy successor to the popular Kindle Fire in the form of the Fire HD 7-inch and 8.9-inch models. Yesterday we received word that […]

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Kindle Fire HD Rootable, Despite Extra Amazon Security Precautions

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Want to get the most out of the new Amazon Kindle Fire HD? Custom ROMs will likely be the solution, bring the full Android experience, including Google Play. One problem, it seems that the Fire HD has a locked bootloader and extra security measures that might make it less hack-friendly than the original Fire- at least that was probably Amazon’s wish.

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Amazon Planning Ad-Supported Kindle Fire 2, So Says Rumor

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The new Kindle Fire is likely only days away now, with Amazon gearing up for the big show on the 6th. It’s almost here, so what do we know? While it’s still unclear whether or not we will see a 10-inch model or not, we now have rumors of a 7-inch Kindle Fire 2 that will be priced under the Nexus 7 and similar competitors. Supposedly, the new Kindle Fire 2 is going to feature ad-supported software that allows it to arrive a much lower price point.

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Kindle Fire Sold Out, Just Another Hint That Kindle Fire 2 is Almost Here?

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The Kindle Fire 2 is on its way, that much is all-but guaranteed. Need further proof that it’s coming soon? Beyond the fact that Amazon is prepping for a big announcement next Thursday, we can also tell you that Amazon has dropped a pretty big hint that helps further allude to the an upcoming release of a successor. The company has officially announced that the Kindle Fire is “sold out” on its website.

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Ready for the Kindle Fire 2? Mark your calendars for September 6th

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With the Nexus 7 release and the iPad Mini supposedly coming sometime this year, Amazon’s competition is getting pretty fierce in the 7-inch market. The good news is that a Kindle Fire refresh is likely on the horizon, with Amazon recently sending out invitations to the media for a press conference on the 6th of September in Santa Monica, California.

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10-Inch Kindle Fire On Its Way, Alongside Updated 7-Inch Fire?

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With the recent release of the Google Nexus 7, its clear that Amazon better have a trick or two up their sleeves if they want to stay ahead of its new competitor for the lower-end segment. While rumors have been circling around the possibility of a 2nd-gen Kindle Fire coming out as early as July, it seems that might not be all that the company is working on. According to a new report from BGR, a 10-inch Quad-Core Kindle Fire might be on its way soon as well, as early as July.

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Is a 10.1-inch Kindle Fire Coming This Year?

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When it comes to tablets, there are really only two devices that have done all that well, the Kindle Fire and the iPad. Alright, so there are many other great options, but there really is no denying that these two have made the biggest splash so far. While the Kindle Fire does a great job at targeting the low-end segment, what about the mid-market or higher end? Could Amazon actually take a run at this market and compete more directly with Apple?

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Kindle Fire Now Has More Than 50% Of the Android Tablet Market

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Today ComScore introduced a new version of its Device Essentials service that includes improved analysis of mobile devices and operating systems. The biggest take away from this though is that ComScore now reports that the Kindle Fire has managed to capture 54.4% of the Android tablet market, according to information gathered through February of 2012.

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