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CM7 Custom ROM Running On Kindle Fire

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It was only a matter of time before the Kindle Fire would find itself running a custom ROM. XDA Developers Forum member JackpotClavin has now accomplished such a feat using CyanogenMod 7.

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Kindle Fire Sold At A Loss?

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Before we start applauding the millions of pre-sales that are already behind Amazon’s Kindle Fire, keep in mind the expensive involved in developing the tablet. According to HIS iSuppli they performed a detailed breakdown of the Fire and have concluded that it would cost about $201.70 to manufacture each device.

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Kindle Fire Tablet To Be Followed By KindlePhone In 2012

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They're currently enjoying roaring success with the aggressively priced Kindle Fire. And now it looks like Amazon is ready for its next big move with the preparation of a so-called KindlePhone for next year.

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Kindle Fire Source Code Available For Download From Amazon

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To be fair, this didn't exactly come flying out of left field. Amazon has already released the source code for its other e-readers, including the Kindle Touch, Kindle Wi-Fi, Kindle DX, and Kindle Keyboard.

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$200 Apple iPad mini in 2012 to combat Amazon Kindle Fire?

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Ticonderoga Securities analyst Brian White has been making his way through the factories in China and Taiwan. During his journeys with the component makers, he's heard more than a few rumblings about the possibility of an iPad mini.

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Say hello to $199 Amazon Kindle Fire, $99 Kindle Touch

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It's official. The tablet wars are really going to heat up this holiday season, because Jeff Bezos has officially unveiled the Amazon Kindle Fire. This is an Android-based tablet, but it won't look like other Android tablets.

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Amazon Kindle FreeTime gives you an Easy Way to Restrict Kid’s Access

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Looking to get your family a Kindle Fire or Fire HD this holiday season? For those with small children, that means doing your best to watch what apps they are using and to make sure they aren't getting into settings they shouldn't be. The good news is that Amazon has now released a tool to make life much easier on parents with Kindle Fire hardware.

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Nook HD and HD+ Announced, Finally a Worthwhile Fire Competitor?

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Barnes & Noble has yet to truly excite us with their tablet offerings, but this might finally be changing. Today they announced a brand new set of tablets, the Nook HD and HD+.

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Kindle e-reader gets even better, Introducing Kindle PaperWhite

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Love your Kindle? The Amazon Kindle is a great e-reader, but today the Kindle is getting even better. Amazon's press event showed off several new members to the Kindle Fire family, but that's not all. They even found a way to make e-readers exciting again.

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Say goodbye to the old Kindle Touch, Hello new Touch with Paperwhite

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It seems that the new Kindle Touch has been revealed, although unofficially, ahead of Amazon's upcoming press event. What's new for Kindle Touch? Kindle Touch with Paperwhite is essentially the Amazon equivalent of the Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight.

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Amazon Kindle Smartphone Running Modified Android Too

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Bloomberg was told by "two unnamed sources" that Amazon is working with Foxconn to build the upcoming Android smartphone. The so-called Kindle Phone would likely run the same modified version of Android as its larger Kindle Fire cousin.

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2011 Hacker Tablet Guide: TouchPads, Fire’s and Playbooks Rooted

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In this past year, tablets have dominated sales over e-readers. Estimates are made that Amazon Kindle Fire has sold over 2 million units, and Barnes & Noble has sold a million of its NOOK Tablet. Both vendors were also successful in selling their previous models at the discounted prices. However, you shouldn't forget another very popular tablet -- the HP Touchpad, fire sales of which were bringing over 700,000 tablets in the hands of eager customers. Then, as the numbers of RIM Blackberry Playbooks sold at similar numbers to HP's Touchpad, the popularity of having a well rounded more powerful device has grown significantly.

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Is A Kindle Phone On Amazon’s To-Do List?

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Amazon is known for their Kindle line which now includes five e-readers and a tablet. Many have wondered in recent years when they will join the smartphone producer list, considering their products sell like hot cakes.

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Kindle hits the cloud

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Amazon’s new “Cloud Reader” web app is now available for use on Safari and Chrome, promising the look and feel of the Kindle reader on any internet connection.

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Self-Branded Verizon Wireless Ellipsis 7 Android Tablet Announced

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In addition to a range of tablets from companies like Apple and Samsung, Verizon Wireless is now starting its own line of self-branded tablets called the Ellipsis family. And it begins with the 7-inch Ellipsis 7.

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