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No Way To Eliminate Ads from Amazon Kindle Fire

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Unfortunately, there could be a rather monumental downside to the new Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD: you can't turn off the ads.

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Kindle Fire Just became a Whole Lot Better, Introducing the Fire HD

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The Kindle Fire's successors are here. There are three flavors to choose from, the first of which is an entry model at $169. Essentially, the $169 Fire is the same as the OG Fire except it has double the RAM and a slightly faster processor.

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New Kindle Fire, gets twice the memory and drops to just $159

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The Kindle Fire finally has a successor, the Kindle Fire. That's right, a second generation Kindle Fire is here. What's new? It has double the RAM over the first Fire and has a somewhat faster processor. According to Amazon, that means a 40% bump in power.

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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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Apple iPad Mini to Challenge Google Nexus 7 for Tablet Supremacy

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Here we go again. Rumors of a smaller Apple iPad have been around for as long as the iPad itself, but with the arrival of the Google Nexus 7, a so-called iPad Mini could really see the light of day.

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Struggling Sales Lead to $30 Price Cut on Kindle Fire

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The Amazon Kindle Fire did quite well for itself during the holiday shopping season, shipping about 4.8 million units during that period. Now, sales have slowed and Amazon has responded by slashing the price

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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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Amazon Android Appstore Adds In-App Purchases

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There are many ways that you can make money from mobile apps, but it has been demonstrated that in-app purchases are among the most lucrative. And now, you can take advantage of that paradigm with the Amazon Appstore for Android.

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iPad 3 Will Be The 7.85-Inch Mini?

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After tons of rumors about an iPad 3, what we really got, as you know, was the new iPad. So then will the iPad 3 still arrive sometime in the future? Is it in the works at the moment in a super secret Apple lab? Well, it appears like a new tablet, a smaller iPad, is indeed being tested by the company and it might get released later this year (maybe as the iPad 3 or iPad mini).

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Who Doused the Amazon Kindle Fire Demand?

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Heading into the holiday season last year, everyone said that the Kindle Fire was going to be a huge draw, and it was. Now that we've had some time to recover from our new year's hangovers, it seems that interest in Amazon's cheap Android tablet is really starting to wane. Now, why would that be?

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Samsung iPad Killers To Be Unveiled At MWC?

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Rumors about the iPad 3 suggest that Apple has plans to bring out an awesome tablet to stay at the top of the market this year as well. But that does not mean that the task is going to be easy. It appears like Samsung has been secretly designing not one, but two different tablets (maybe even more) and the new slates will likely be unveiled at the upcoming Mobile World Congress later this month.

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Kingston Wi-Drive Allows Kindle Fire To Expand Beyond 8GB

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Earlier in 2011, the Wi-Drive was launched for IOS devices as a wireless portable storage system, and now it gets an Amazon Store app that lets it work with the Kindle Fire.

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Today’s iPad 3 Rumors

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The latest rumor on the much anticipated device has come from iLounge's Jeremy Horwitz. This isn't as much of a real discovery - like the iPhone 5 having a quad-core A6 - but more along the lines of what someone "thinks" could happen. Horwitz believes that the next iPad will come equipped with better cameras, not much of a shocker there since every Apple device that follows its predecessor has a better camera.

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Amazon Kindle Fire Silk Browser Ported to Other Android Devices

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Whatever the hiccups the dedicated cloud-supported Web browser for Amazon's Kindle Fire had been experienced in the past is irrelevant now. Hacker TyHi from XDA-Developers has built a Silk package that can be ported to CyanogenMod 7 ROM for the same Kindle Fire, then to many other rooted devices running CyanogenMod 7, or devices running some MIUI custom ROMs.

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iPad May Feel the Burn of Kindle Fire

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It's not a big dent in overall iPad sales for the quarter which are believed to reach between 13 and 16 million units, but before the launch of the iPad 3 it might push Apple into discounting their previous iPad models into rumored $299 territory.

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