Kindle Fire

Upcoming Kindle Fire Tablets to Sport Snapdragon 800 Chip, Android 4.2.2

Upcoming Kindle Fire Tablets to Sport Snapdragon 800 Chip, Android 4.2.2

Brandon Russell

Amazon’s Kindle Fire lineup has enjoyed its fair share of popularity, with its HD lineup particularly impressing last year. Beginning with its original Fire tablet, Amazon made it clear it’s intent on forging its own unique path to tablet nirvana, combining a robust ecosystem with a starting price point that couldn’t be ignored. And it’s going to repeat that same model later this year,...

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 review: Not the Best Tablet at Any Price, But Still Really Good

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 review: Not the Best Tablet at Any Price, But Still Really Good

Brandon Russell

You have to hand it to Amazon. Instead of tackling the almighty iPad head on, the company bravely introduced a device that, while not necessarily wowing on specs or features, made an enormous impression with its bottom-dollar price. The impact is still being felt, and the industry hasn't been the same since.Twelve months on, and the company has learned a few important lessons. No longer...