Tag Archive: Fire


The Fire HD 8 isn’t $30 better than the Fire 7 in our opinion

Amazon is a fine contender to having some of the best tablets around. At Android Central, we’ve been covering and testing tablets for a very long time. It goes without saying that we know what makes a tablet stand out.

Amazon Fire 7

Thin, light, and durable

$ 50 at Amazon

Pros Powerful tablet for a small price Hands-free Alexa is now included Light and thin Durable Cons Lower resolution screen Only mono speaker

The  [Read More…]

Amazon device deals: Save on Fire TV Stick, Echo, Eero & more in the UK

Amazon Echo, Fire, and Kindle devices (and more) are seeing some huge discounts at Amazon UK right now with Black Friday-level pricing returning to many items. Some popular devices like the Echo Show 8 have had prices slashed by as much as 50%, but these deals won’t stick around for long. Some products are seeing shipping times slip already with others likely to sell out or have their retail prices reinstated before long.

Amazon Device Deals in the UK  [Read More…]

Stop your little ones from downloading apps onto your Amazon Fire Tablet

Amazon Fire tablets are awesome. They’re generally hundreds of dollars cheaper than iPads or even other Android tablets, and they are incredibly simple to use. Many families purchase one to share or even get Fire tablets specifically for their children. However, they don’t necessarily want to give the kiddos carte blanche to do whatever they want on the devices. I’ll show you a few different ways to keep your kids from downloading apps or accessing content without your  [Read More…]

How you can watch this weekend’s UFC 247 on Amazon Fire TV

This Saturday, February 8, the mighty Jon Jones will go up against powerful up-and-comer Dominick Reyes. Although Jones is arguably one of the best UFC fighters of all, Reyes has a number of strengths that directly counter Jones’s weaknesses. In other words, it’ll be an exciting fight — and one you definitely want to see.

As with all major UFC events, UFC 247 is pay per view, available exclusively through ESPN+. The good news is that ESPN+ is  [Read More…]

What size microSD card should you buy for your Amazon Fire Tablet?

Best answer: We recommend picking up a 128GB or 200GB microSD card to handle your Fire Tablet media storage needs.

Best bang for the buck: SanDisk 200GB microSD Card ($ 27 at Amazon) Why do you need a microSD card at all?

Amazon’s popular line of Fire Tablets are beloved because they provide a great entertainment device for a low price, but one of the reasons for that low price is a low amount of included internal  [Read More…]

Move apps to the Fire TV (2nd Gen) microSD card with ease

The second-generation Amazon Fire TV was a minor update to the first-generation product, but what it added, a microSD card slot, was a pretty nice upgrade feature. The microSD card slot is almost essential if you want to download a lot of apps and games to use on your Fire TV (2nd Gen). With only 8GB of internal storage and much less than that available to use, you could soon wipe that out with a few large games.

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It’s easy to pair a new Alexa Voice Remote to your Amazon Fire TV!

If you’ve ever had the misfortune to “permanently misplace” or break a TV remote, you know how frustrating it can be to find just the right one and get it paired back up again. The good news is that if you have a Fire TV device, this process can be relatively pain-free and easy. I’ll show you how in the steps below!

Products used in this guide Ultimate controller: Alexa Voice Remote ($ 30 at Amazon) Next-gen DVR:  [Read More…]

Amazon is expanding Fire TV Edition to more soundbars and automobiles

Yes, Fire TV is seriously coming to cars.

What you need to know Amazon is creating more Fire TV Edition soundbars, starting with the TCL Alto 8+. BMW and Fiat Chrysler cars will be the first to showcase Fire TV Edition for Auto. Skyworth is the latest television maker to start making Fire TV products.

Amazon’s Fire TV platform has become one of the most recognizable in the streaming world, existing on streaming boxes, dongles, and even  [Read More…]

How to watch UFC 245 on Amazon Fire TV

All you need is ESPN+. (And Amazon Fire TV.)

UFC 245 is nearly upon us. It’s the final UFC event of 2019, and it’s going to be good. (At least it better be good, because we keep saying it will be.

On tap this Saturday, Dec. 14, is Kamaru Usman, who’s taking on Colby Covington in the welterweight division. The fight is coming to us from Las Vegas.

Like all big UFC events, this one’s on Pay-Per-View.  [Read More…]

Amazon and Onida team up to launch first Fire TV Edition smart TVs in India

After North America and Europe, Amazon has finally launched its first Fire TV Edition smart TVs in India.

What you need to know Amazon has partnered with Onida to bring Fire TV Edition smart TVs to the Indian market. The Onida Fire TV Edition comes in two sizes – 32-inch and 43-inch. Both models will be available for purchase via Amazon.in starting from December 20.

Amazon today announced the launch of new Fire TV Edition smart TVs  [Read More…]