by Jaime Rivera | September 6, 2012 5:14 PM
There's a lot of genius behind the Amazon Kindle Fire as a product. As Jeff Bezos stood on stage today to announce his new Kindle line-up, he was clear about how the Fire is a service and not a gadget, and in a way, he's right. Whenever we go watch a movie to the theater, we're not really concerned about the projector, the screen nor the sound system, all we want is to watch the movie, and the theater equipment is simply the means we use to consume the movie. With that same mentality, the first-generation Kindle Fire became a hit, simply because Amazon made the bold move of selling you a ...
by Stephen Schenck | September 6, 2012 4:44 PM
Now that Amazon's new Kindle lineup, including a refreshed Kindle Fire and two new Kindle Fire HD tablets, has been announced, we're sure you're wondering just how these new offerings stack up against the first Kindle Fire, as well as some of the other bigwigs in the tablet game. That's why we put together a little comparison chart, for a head-to-head look at just how all this different hardware fares. It's still not complete, as Amazon has yet to confirm a few details about the new hardware's capabilities, but at least we can get a preliminary look at how everything lines-up. Obviously, ...
by Stephen Schenck | September 6, 2012 2:23 PM
In addition to the upgrade to last year's Kindle Fire, Amazon just announced a new HD version of the tablet, the Kindle Fire HD. We jump from a 1024 x 600 resolution right up to 1920 x 1200, with a larger 8.9-inch size to match. New screen coatings should reduce glare by an impressive 25%, and new stereo speakers combined with Dolby Digital Plus technology will give this Fire tablet the ability to pump out some serious tunes. The Kindle Fire HD runs a dual-core TI OMAP4470 and employs multiple WiFi antennas to help ensure reliable data connectivity. There's a front-facing camera with an HD ...
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