Tag Archive: Fire


The best accessories for your Amazon Fire HD 10 tablet

You’ve got a sweet little tablet that didn’t break the bank. That leaves some money left over for accessories!

The Amazon Fire HD 10 is a remarkably good tablet for the price. Starting at $ 149, you get a 10-inch device that does everything Amazon has to offer — that’s movies, TV, books, games, the web — and it does it very well.

But getting the tablet itself is just the start. You’re going to want to  [Read More…]

Save $30 on Amazon’s latest streaming hardware, the Fire TV Cube

This discount won’t last long!

Amazon currently Fire TV Cube streaming media player for $ 89.99 today as part of Amazon’s off to college deals. This matches the pre-order discount that Amazon ran when it first announced the hardware and its Prime Day pricing.

CordCutters did a full review of the Fire TV Cube. Essentially, imagine the way you use an Echo Dot now to control all the wirelessly connected appliances around your home. Then imagine that  [Read More…]

Older Amazon Fire TV devices finally get a 2013-era Android safeguard

An extra checkpoint will keep unwanted devices from connecting to a Fire TV that had ADB access enabled.

Not too long ago we read about malware that supposedly was taking over older Amazon Fire TV devices. That wasn’t exactly the case, but headlines are gonna headline. The thing was if you enabled the installation of “unknown sources” — which allows applications to be loaded from outside of whatever app store is tied to the device, and is  [Read More…]

The Kindle Fire HD 8 is almost 50% off for a limited time only

Odds are this deal won’t last!

Amazon is running a limited time promotion that drops that price of the Fire HD 8 tablet down to $ 59.99, a savings of $ 50 from its regular price. Over the past few months, we’ve seen this tablet sell for as much as $ 110 but never lower than $ 80, and in fact, it’s never dropped this low before. It has an 8-inch display and comes equipped with 32GB  [Read More…]

Amazon’s Fire HD 8 Kids Edition drops to £95 for today only

Treat your kids without braking the bank.

For today only, you can pick up Amazon’s Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet for just £94.99 — that’s down from its usually asking price of £129.99 and within £5 of its previous low price on Prime Day.

Available in Blue, Pink or Yellow, the Kids Edition is a fully-featured Fire HD 8 tablet wrapped in a vibrant, child-friendly and rugged case to prevent the tablet from being damaged. In  [Read More…]

Best Soundbars for Chromecast and Fire TV

All the way from super cheap to ludicrous.

TV’s are getting smarter and smarter, but audio is modernizing as well. It used to be that if you wanted great sound in your living room, you had to have an expensive receiver, thousands of dollars worth of satellite speakers, miles of speaker wire, and a professional installer.

But soundbars have come a long way in the last few years. While full-sized speakers will still sound better — sound  [Read More…]

Amazon Fire TV Cube Video Review

You’ve read the review — now watch the video!

If there’s one thing we learned during Amazon Prime Day 2018, it’s that folks care a lot about Amazon Fire TV. And, specifically, the Amazon Fire TV Cube.

You’ve already read our full Fire TV Cube review at CordCutters.com, right? Good. (And if not, what are you waiting for?) Now it’s time for some video.

The short version? The Amazon Fire TV Cube is a great little way to combine  [Read More…]

Best Ethernet Adapters for Chromecast or Fire TV Stick

Hardwired internet for your favorite streaming stick.

Streaming sticks have gotten extremely popular in the last few years. For well below $ 100, you can add streaming support to any TV, smart or otherwise, and start watching your favorite shows, movies, and videos on sites like Hulu, Netflix, and YouTube.

Two of the most popular streaming stick options are the Google Chromecast and the Amazon Fire TV Stick, both of which are priced around $ 40 or  [Read More…]

The Amazon Fire TV Stick, Echo Dot, and Instant Pot were this year’s Prime Day best-sellers

More than 100 million products purchased worldwide.

Now that the huge 36-hour event is over, Amazon is offering us a quick look inside some of the successes of Prime Day 2018. As we expected, this was the biggest shopping event that Amazon has ever had, beating out previous Prime Day events, as well as Black Friday and Cyber Monday when comparing the same lengths of time. During the 36 hours, Prime members purchased over 100 million products around the  [Read More…]

Amazon Fire 7 vs Fire HD 8: Which should you buy?

In the battle of Amazon’s small tablets, which is the right one for you?

Amazon’s most popular tablets continue to be the 7- and 8-inch offerings, in no small part because they offer a compelling package at exceptional value.

And better still, while the hardware gets a little bit better over time, the price stays the same. So, once again Amazon has two affordable tablets that are actually worth buying. But which should you go for?

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