Amazon Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 updated with hands-free Alexa

The cheaper Fire tablets now can take in Alexa requests just by your asking them with your voice. Plug it in and they can even be asleep when you’re poking them!

Amazon Echo products, Fire tablets on big discounts only today

Several popular Amazon items are 20 percent off or more today, March 22. Why? Amazon loves to keep that reputation up with its customers.

The Pocketnow Black Friday 2017 deals watchlist

So many deals, so little time. But if it’s just a few clicks away anyways, you can take a little time to do a little research. We have it all in one place.

Amazon kicks off ‘Black Friday Deals Week’ in style with many Fire tabs and Kindles on sale

Amazon’s Echo smart speakers and Cloud Cam security camera are still available at list prices, but several Fire tablets and Kindles can be had for cheap.

Amazon devices predictably headline the e-tailer’s list of early Black Friday deals

Amazon already has a great Music Unlimited Black Friday deal available for new subscribers, with many discounted Echo and Fire devices also on the way.

Staples has a number of iPad, Echo, Fire and Google Home deals coming this Black Friday

If you’re looking for a decent discount on a 9.7-inch iPad, various Amazon gear or Google Home Mini, Staples is the place to go this Black Friday.

Target’s Black Friday 2017 deals include iPhone 8 and Galaxy Note 8 gift cards, iPad discounts

Get your Black Friday 2017 shopping lists ready, because Target is cooking up a massive sale on everything from iPhones to iPads to smart speakers.

Already affordable Amazon Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 tablets get crazy cheap this week for Prime members

The entry-level Amazon Fire 7 slate, normally available for $50, costs Prime subscribers just $35 this week, while the Fire HD 8 drops from $80 to $55.

Amazon previews killer Prime Day deals on Echo, Kindle and Fire gear, but they’re only the beginning

Only a few more hours to go until the extended Amazon Prime Day discount extravaganza is on, with the Echo and Echo Dot naturally front and center.

Amazon’s ‘all-new’ Fire 7 tablet still costs $50, rehashed $80 Fire HD 8 and Kids Editions also unveiled

Far from major upgrades over previous generations, Amazon’s “all-new” Fire 7 and HD 8 are affordable enough to become hits, including in Kids Editions.

Amazon offers sneak peek at Black Friday deals to come on Fire and Echo gear

Amazon wants to sell as many in-house gadgets as possible this holiday season, cooking up a number of Kindle, Fire and Echo deals.

Staples has solid Black Friday deals on Amazon gear, Surface Pro 4 and more in the pipeline

Black Friday 2016 is right around the corner, and Staples already wants you to know what to expect in terms of mobile deals and much more.

Apple helms, Amazon runs up, convertibles try to turn around sinking ship of tablets

Older iPads and Amazon Fire tablets rule the decline in the market while convertibles try and turn the boat away from disaster.

When outrage pays off: Amazon will soon bring back Fire OS encryption

It literally only took one day of public pressure for Amazon to reconsider encryption on Fire OS-based tablets.

Tablet shipments phab and flabby for Q4 2015

The overall outlook for tablet sales remains negative, but at least manufacturers had a better holiday sales quarter than last year.

The world’s cheapest tablet is now even cheaper – Amazon Fire 7 for $40

Launched at an already crazy low $50 a few months back, the Amazon Fire 7 tablet goes for an irresistible $40 for a limited time starting today.

Black Friday 2015 deal roundup: cheap phones, tablets, and wearables for all

Join us as we round up all the early Black Friday 2015 deals in effect, as well as those we know are coming soon to manufacturers, retailers, and carriers.

Amazon previews eight straight days of holiday deals starting November 20

Amazon can’t wait until November 26 or 27 to lift the veil off its Black Friday deal extravaganza, with an avalanche of promos underway this Friday.

Did you notice Amazon’s $50 Fire tablet only comes with a 90-day warranty?

One of the major compromises Amazon was apparently forced to make to release a $50 Fire tablet was reduce its warranty from a year to just three months.