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Amazon's entry into the home brewed hardware space has resulted in some competitively priced products with tantalizing features. It's been an interesting ride up to this point, and it just got more intriguing with the introduction of three "all-new" Android tablets, including the Fire HD 8, Fire HD Plus, and Fire HD 8... Read more...
The coronavirus (COVID-19) has impacted a majority of the industrialized world, resulting in thousands of deaths and the disruption of our daily lives. Even children are being affected, as school districts around the United States have shut down until further notice to help stop the spread of the disease. For... Read more...
Amazon's Fire line of tablets have always been a popular staple for looking for a cost-effective way to consume videos, read books, play games and surf the internet. At the bottom of the range has been the Fire 7 family which today is getting a major overhaul. The Fire 7 is all-new and comes with a new, faster... Read more...
Amazon'sannual Digital Day is here, and as its name implies, there are tons of discounts to be had on digital wares including apps, movies, eBooks and subscriptions. Amazon's discounts are spread out among the following categories: Entertainment, Reading, Games & Apps, Software, and Kids. For those that are into... Read more...
Amazon has rolled out a pair of new Fire tablets including Fire HD 8 and Fire HD 8 Kids units. The first of the new tablets is the Fire HD 8, and its main new feature is hands-free and always-ready access to Alexa previously only available on the Fire HD 10 tablet. The tablet offers up to ten hours of battery life per... Read more...
Amazon is giving users of the Fire HD 8 and Fire HD 10 the opportunity to repurpose their tablets courtesy of an upcoming software update. Show Mode, which will be available in a software update downloadable on July 2nd, in effect turns Fire HD tablets into a fully functional Alexa-powered Echo Show. That means that... Read more...
Do you sometimes feel like the world is starting to populate with a bunch of entitled brats? That's an unfair blanket outlook, though no doubt there are some rude children out there who will grow up to be rude adults. It ultimately falls on parents to teach their kids good behavior, and to supplement those efforts... Read more...
Amazon is launching colorful version of its Echo Dot called Echo Dot Kids Edition, and is also introducing a special version of its digital assistant that also has children in its sights. These new offerings combine to deliver the company's popular smart speaker experiences in a manner that is more appropriate for a... Read more...
Back in September, Amazon introduced a new line of Fire tablets. The revised lineup included a $50 7-inch Fire along with a Fire HD 8 and Fire HD 10 priced from $149 and $229 respectively. All of the tablets shipped with Amazons new Fire OS 5, which was developed under the codename Bellini. Today, Amazon has... Read more...
Sharing is caring, right folks? With that in mind, Amazon today announced a new over-the-air (OTA) software update for its Kindle, Kindle Voyage, and Kindle Paperwhite (most recent version) devices that will enable sharing Kindle books with an Amazon account of a spouse or partner. Using the new Kindle Library... Read more...
Amazon may have inadvertently let the cat out of the bag about its new model Kindle Paperwhite. Prior to any official announcement, a user on a Croatian web forum noticed that Amazon listed the second generation Kindle Paperwhite device on its website, though it was pulled offline as news began to spread. Not only is... Read more...
Got a Kindle? Got a kid? Amazon has you in mind, as the company announced updates to its Kindle FreeTime Unlimited content service that delivers as much kid-friendly content as they can consume. The service originally rolled out in December of last year, and since then Amazon says it has added over a thousand titles... Read more...
Ah, the war on conventional television networks rages on. With Netflix scooping up exclusive, Internet-first programs on a regular basis now, Amazon is doing its best to keep pace. After all, it has to give users even more reason to spend $79 on an annual Prime membership, right? This week, Amazon's streaming video... Read more...
Amazon’s FreeTime app for the Kindle Fire lets parents create individual profiles for their children so they can customize the content their little ones can access. It’s somewhat brilliant, because as opposed to simply blocking or restricting what kids can get to, it allows you to pull in just the content... Read more...