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March 06, 2014

Amazon Kindle Fire after 3 years, now running Kitkat

The (original) Kindle Fire is Amazon’s three-year old slate that managed to stay relevant in our lives thanks to custom ROMs. So for Throwback Thursday, we took it out from its hiding and flashed it with Android 4.4.2 Kitkat.

September 25, 2013

Amazon outs Kindle Fire HDX 7 and Fire HDX 8.9

Amazon has just announced their new Kindle Fire tablets that sports quad-core processors and high resolution displays – the Kindle Fire HDX 7 and the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9.

December 31, 2012

7″ Kindle Fire HD Review

Last September, Amazon announced two new tablets – a 7-inch and an 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD. While the 8.9-inch is a new offering, the 7-inch is the successor to the popular and very affordable Kindle Fire. Now equipped with an HD display, new design and improved internals, let’s see what this slate has to offer […]

September 07, 2012

Amazon announces 7″ and 8.9″ Kindle Fire HD tablets

Amazon has announced two new tablets for its Kindle Fire series: a 7-inch and an 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD. Let’s find out what these devices have to offer.

September 03, 2012

Amazon Kindle Fire 2 leaked images

Amazon will be holding a press event this week and a lot are speculating that it will be about the successor to the Kindle Fire.

July 18, 2012

Amazon Kindle Fire on Android 4.1 Jellybean

It was just recent when Google has handed the Jelly bean source code to the developers and we’re already seeing the AOSP version of the buttery OS being ported to various devices. Among the first few devices to run Android 4.1 smoothly is Amazon’s Kindle Fire.

April 04, 2012

Kindle Fire on Ice Cream Sandwich Review

Getting bored in the wee hours of the morning usually results to doing something crazy that you’ll eventually regret the next day. The last time I experienced this resulted to having my wife’s rooted Kindle Fire virtually bricked. Luckily a friend saved the day and flashed the Kindle Fire back to life.

March 01, 2012

This week in YugaDeals: Amazon Kindle Fire

We’re testing something new/different over at YugaDeals and see if it pans out. And since I have been making personal orders directly from the US for a couple of years now, I thought we’d try it out and do it on an experimental basis on YugaDeals for the Amazon Kindle Fire.

September 29, 2011

Amazon’s Kindle Fire vs. Barnes & Noble’s Nook Color

And we thought Amazon’s Kindle Fire was something revolutionary for a tablet until we found out Barnes & Noble’s Nook Color actually started it all. Let’s look at how much different, or alike, the Kindle Fire is to the Nook Color.

September 28, 2011

Amazon unveils Kindle Touch, Touch 3G & Kindle Fire

Amazon announces a full touchscreen Kindle Touch and Kindle Touch 3G, both shedding off the physical keyboard. That, plus the Kindle Fire, which is basically a cheap, dual-core, multi-touch tablet.

April 12, 2011

Amazon sells Kindle at $114, but with Ads

Amazon is now offering their Kindle e-reader at a subsidized price of just $114, down from the regular $139 (about an 18% discount). The catch? Amazon is putting ads on the device.

July 29, 2010

New Kindle WiFi, 3G — down to $139

Amazon has just announced  the latest model of their 6-inch Kindle eBook Reader. It has now been divided into two — a WiFi-only and the WiFi+3G models.

July 14, 2010

Kindle DX in Graphite and now at just $379

Amazon has refreshed its e-Reader with a graphite-colored Kindle DX. Still the same Kindle but with 50% better contrast and slightly cheaper than before.

January 13, 2010

Kindle DX now available for the Philippines

After making the Kindle 2 available for Philippine customers last October, Amazon is now ready to add the bigger 9.7″ Kindle DX to that list.

October 23, 2009

Nook eReader: Barne’s & Noble Kindle-Killer

The Kindle has a brand new rival — Barne’s and Noble introduced the Nook e-Reader to compete with Amazon. At $259, it’s priced competitively too.

October 07, 2009

Amazon to ship Kindle to the Philippines

Amazon has just announced it will make the Kindle available world wide with an international shipping to over 100 countries, including the Philippines.

May 15, 2009

Amazon Kindle Publishing for Blogs

Amazon has now opened its Kindle platform to bloggers, allowing them to submit/publish their blog to the network for subscription. Now you can make money from Amazon once people subscribe to your blog via the Kindle.

February 10, 2009

Amazon Kindle 2

The 2nd generation Kindle from Amazon is now official and is available for pre-order for $359. Oprah surely did help boost sales of the e-book reader.

November 20, 2007

Kindle: Amazon’s new eBook Reader

Online retail giant Amazon recently announced a new electronic handheld device called Kindle. Is it time to put down all the paperbacks and hardcovers for an e-Reader?

February 28, 2014

ASUS Fonepad 7 (ME175CG) Review

The ASUS Fonepad 7 (ME175CG) is one of the Taiwanese company’s latest 7-inch phone / tablet offerings that packs an Intel Atom processor, 3G connectivity, and dual-SIM functionality. Although we’re not exactly keen when it comes to treating a 7-inch slate as a phone, let’s take a look and find out if the Fonepad 7 […]

December 11, 2013

Nokia Normandy could be an entry-level Android phone

Reports are floating around that Nokia’s upcoming entry-level offering, the Nokia “Normandy”, could be the Finnish company’s first Android-based phone.

August 22, 2013

Hands-On: HP Slate 7

HP’s long journey in the tablet space started with the WebOS it bought from Palm. Eventually, they settled with Android. The result is a quite basic HP Slate 7 Android tablet.

August 10, 2013

Proudly made in China: A Chinese Gadget Round-up

Every time we publish a review on this site, we normally get comments pointing to the “issue” that the device is made in China, implying that it’s of poor or sub-standard quality. While we try to have an open mind and make the case, we thought of just doing a round-up of our top gadgets […]

June 30, 2013

Plastic shell of the cheaper iPhone leaks

Alongside with the upcoming iPhone 5S, rumors of Apple’s “budget” iPhone have been around for months with leaks to support its existence.

June 30, 2013

Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 11S Review

The Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 11S was announced earlier this year, and it’s not your ordinary day notebook. The Yoga packs an Intel Core i5 CPU with 8GB RAM, Windows 8 and an 11-inch touchscreen that pushes all the way back at 360 degrees, but is it anything special? Is it worth a look at? Read […]

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