by Stephen Schenck | July 29, 2014 6:33 PM
Amazon's Fire Phone may be the company's new baby right now, but when it comes to Android devices, Amazon's best known for its family of Fire tablets. Last September we saw it introduce its latest lineup, including some new Fire HD models and the debut of the HDX series. With the anniversary of that launch coming up on us, can we expect a new offering of Fire tablets this year? Some benchmarks may give us an early look at what to expect, but from what we're seeing here, we wouldn't expect any massive changes. Last year's Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 was a pretty capable tablet at the time (and ...
by Joe Levi | October 4, 2013 4:12 PM
eBook readers have always been a curiosity to me. I got into the eBook scene way back when I had a Pocket PC. I bought many, many books for Microsoft Reader in its proprietary .LIT format -- only to have the app go away, taking the ability to read my digital library along with it. Eventually dedicated eBook readers surfaced, most of them sported some kind of e-ink or e-paper displays. The screens were sharp, legible even in direct sunlight, and looked like they would be the future of "books". Unfortunately they were monochrome, and page "turning" took a very long time. Then the new version ...
by Stephen Schenck | September 25, 2013 11:03 AM
The past few months have brought us all sorts of rumors about Amazon's next generation of Kindle Fire tablets, revealing a new design with rear-mounted buttons, as well as offering some pretty detailed hardware specs, suggesting we'd be looking at both resolution and processor improvements. It sure looked like these models – reportedly one new 8.9-inch tablet and two 7-inchers – were nearly ready to launch, but just when would that be? Well, early this morning Amazon went ahead and made an unexpected announcement, revealing two Kindle Fire HDX models and one new Kindle Fire HD. Sure ...
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