The 6 Best Gifts I’ve Ever Got My Mum

My mum’s hard to shop for before Christmas. A lot of parents are, I’m sure. But with mum, you get no clues beyond the classic, “Oh I have plenty of stuff.” When pressed, she might offer, “I liked that candle you got me for my birthday that one time.” Any other suggestions are met with the simple, “You know spending Christmas with you is all I ever really want.” Same to you, Mum, but I’d also like to get you a nice gift! Read More >>

Would Ads on the Kindle Fire HD Actually Bother You (and Will You Buy One?)

Amazon's declared war on not just Google, but Apple too, with last night's Kindle Fire tablet onslaught. In the UK though, we're limited to just the updated Kindle Fire and the smaller Kindle Fire HD 7-inch; basically Nexus 7 challengers, matching or beating it on price. To do that, Amazon's shoving adverts on your shiny new device -- but does that bother you, and is a tablet for £159, or even just £129, too tempting to care about some poxy ads? Read More >>

Amazon Is Releasing Two New 7-Inch Kindle Fires But No iPad-Sized One

It's long been rumoured—ever since the first Kindle Fire was released really—that Amazon was making a 10-inch, iPad-sized version of the Kindle Fire. According to CNET, that's going to stay a rumour because although Amazon is planning to release TWO new Kindle Fires, they BOTH will be 7-inch versions. Read More >>

The Most Ridiculous Kindle Fire Sleuthing You’ll Ever See

Does this FCC filing reveal information about the next Amazon Kindle Fire? It's hard to say for sure because, as exhaustive detective work by the Digital Reader reveals, it was filed by a front company for a front company that's fronting for someone that's maybe/probably Amazon. Oh the joys of poring over FCC documents! Read More >>

Amazon Kindle Fire Could Finally Land in the UK Soon

Amazon’s being pretty damn bullish over its Kindle Fire, and is actively chasing down content deals for an international launch meaning we might finally see it this side of the pond. The retailer even spouted some fighting talk saying “if you’re not talking to us, you should be” and hinting that a European launch is imminent – we might actually get to see the Kindle Fire before Amazon rolls out its second generation. Read More >>

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Updated Kindle iOS App Adds a Newsstand and a PDF Reader

Amazon is trying to sell you magazines on the iPad. The latest update to the Kindle app for iPad now has a newsstand for reading Kindle Fire magazines, a built-in PDF reader, and slickly-designed text book replicas. Read More >>

Amazon Built the Kindle Fire Cheaply By Design

The Kindle Fire is a huge deal in part at least because it's so cheap. But reports that Amazon is taking a loss to make the tablet a bargain have been greatly exaggerated. The Kindle Fire is inexpensive by design. Read More >>

This Is the New Amazon Kindle Fire Color Tablet (Updated With Impressions)

This is incredible. The new Amazon Kindle Fire will cost only $199! This is a killer price for a color tablet. Even while it doesn't match the iPad's features, there's going to be some fierce competition this year. Read More >>

Rumor: The Kindle Fire Is Only a "Stopgap" Before the REAL Amazon Tablet?

Ryan Block at gdgt has word via his sources that the Amazon Kindle Fire—the device that can truly go toe-to-toe with the iPad—isn't the tablet they're putting their faith in. The real new hotness will be the second-gen Fire. And it's coming soon. Read More >>

Rumor: Amazon’s New Tablet Will Be the Kindle Fire

After TechCrunch's MG Siegler gave his initial glowing impressions of Amazon's heretofore-unnamed tablet, we were understandably excited. A true iPad competitor. Now, with Amazon's unveil just days away, new details have started trickling out. Including a new name: the Kindle Fire. Read More >>