Amazon Finally Allows Competing E-book Apps On Kindle Fire

Yesterday we reported that Amazon had updated its popular Kindle Fire tablet’s operating system to version 6.2.1. The update promised users considerable improvements in device performance and touchscreen responsiveness (things that appear to have also been improved in the previous…

Kindle Fire Bug Solutions, Courtesy Of Conan

It’s always fun with Conan O’Brien takes on technology and gadgets. We previously shared a few of his bits, such as one on the iPad 2: The lost iPhone 5: Siri: On his show last night, he took on the…

Kindle Fire Update Version 6.2.1 Launched

Earlier this month, Amazon promised a forthcoming Kindle Fire update to fix some bugs amidst a plethora of complaints surrounding the user experience of the device. That update has now come. “We have a new, free over-the-air software update available…

Does Kindle Fire Prove A Dissonance Between Consumers & Tech Community?

If you’re Amazon, apparently bad news doesn’t really matter because the Kindle Fire continues to be the #1 best selling item from their website for the 11th straight week (since its debut). According to a press release from yesterday, not…

Despite Complaints, Amazon May Sell 6 Million Kindle Fires in 2011

Despite a strong start, you may have heard that the Kindle Fire, Amazon’s latest entry into the tablet market, isn’t all that great after all. People weren’t that impressed with several aspects of the Kindle Fire and didn’t take kindly…

Amazon Kindle Fire Update Promised

Disappointed with Amazon’s Kindle Fire? You’re not alone. The complaints are rampant. Though at the price of $199, you might say there is a little breathing room for flaws, when you consider that the iPad 2 starts at $499 (though…

Is The Kindle Fire Experience Disappointing?

The Kindle Fire represents yet another company’s attempt to break the stranglehold Apple’s iPad has over the tablet. In fact, the iPad’s market share is so much more than its competitors, and even though I know this to be false,…

Kindle Fire Off To A Hot Start: 2 Million Sold In 2 Weeks

Amazon’s Kindle Fire: It’s so hot right now. According to one market researcher, the Amazon has already sold 850,000 Kindle Fires directly from Amazon.com. When you factor in sales from other retailers like Best Buy, he says that Amazon has…

Amazon’s Santa App Launched for Kindle Fire, iPad (and maybe Android)

When I was a kid, before I went to bed on Christmas Eve I would leave my wishlist of presents near the fireplace along with the awesome bribe of milk and cookies so that, hopefully, Santa Claus would leave me…

Amazon Updates Kindle Fire, Breaks Rooting

Late last night Amazon released version 6.2 of the Android-based operating system for their new and popular Kindle Fire tablet. Surprisingly, they neglected to include a change log identifying new features of the software. Reports indicate that the update provides…