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Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet gets significant discount as Deal of the Day

Amazon’s latest Deal of the Day offers a solid discount on an Android tablet.

The Fire HD 8 is Amazon’s Deal of the Day. This discount is only available today, January 22, meaning you’ve got around 12 hours and 15 minutes as of this post to take advantage of it.

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When it comes to specs, the Amazon Fire HD 8 features an 8-inch 1280×800 display, 16GB or 32GB of storage, and a microSD card slot for adding even  [Read More…]

Amazon’s Fire HD 8 tablet drops down to just $50 for one day

Limited time offer.

Right now you can pick up the Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet for just $ 49.99, a savings of $ 30 from its regular price. Amazon sells its Fire 7 tablet for the same price, and most consider that to be a good deal. This deal scores you an extra inch of screen real estate, double the onboard storage, and more.

Odds are you’ll be able to fill up the 16GB of internal storage  [Read More…]

This little battery helps you hide the Amazon Fire TV power cable

If your TV’s USB port doesn’t put out enough power for your Fire TV, this battery box will take care of things.

Here’s a quick look at a little accessory that could make your Amazon Fire TV experience a little bit better. One hangup for folks when it comes to HDMI dongles is that they often still require an external power source. So you’ve got this little magic wonder box tucked behind your TV, out of sight, but there’s  [Read More…]

Amazon Fire TV gets new features for live TV programming

Live TV for your Fire TV.

Amazon’s Fire TV is in the news once again, and this time it’s (thankfully) not about Google removing more content from the streaming platform. Instead, Amazon is finally bringing live television programming to it.

If you’re subscribed to Amazon Channels (more on this in a bit), you’ll see a new row on your home screen that’s titled “On Now.” This is where you’ll see a list of any shows that are  [Read More…]

Facebook Messenger Kids comes to Amazon Fire tablets

A new way to keep an eye on who your kids are talking to.

Last December, Facebook launched Messenger Kids as an app for youngsters to safely communicate with one another and family members. Following this, it’s now expanded to Amazon’s line of Fire tablets.

Messenger Kids is targeted at kiddos 13 years and younger, and it allows them to have access to a lot of Messenger’s regular features in a more secure environment. They can send  [Read More…]

Grab two Amazon Fire HD 8 tablets for only $100

Grabbing a decent tablet doesn’t have to break the bank.

Some people tend to think the only way to get a good tablet is to spend at least a couple hundred bucks on one. If that idea is still in your head too, you haven’t tried Amazon’s Fire HD 8 tablet yet. Not only is it a great device that’s totally capable of watching your favorite shows, checking up on the latest news and playing games, but Amazon’s offering  [Read More…]

Best Gaming Controllers for Amazon Fire TV

Gaming on your Amazon Fire TV? You have more controller options than you might think.

Looking to invite friends over for a multiplayer session on your Amazon Fire TV but not sure what controllers are compatible with it? Well, for starters you’re going to have an easier time connecting third-party controllers if your still rocking the first generation of Fire TV.

But worry not. We’ve broken out a list of some of your best controller options for  [Read More…]

Fire TV YouTube app has already stopped working for some users

YouTube will soon officially be removed from the Fire TV, but for some users, the day of reckoning has already come.

At the beginning of December, Google announced that it’d be pulling the YouTube app from Amazon’s Fire TV products. Amazon made a couple piece offerings by reselling Chromecasts and pushing a Prime Video app to Android TV, but even so, it looks like Google is sticking with its decision.

Google will officially remove YouTube access from  [Read More…]

Best accessories to buy for your new Amazon Fire tablet

Accessories are what make the Amazon Fire HD tablet a full experience and not just an inexpensive way to watch stuff.

So you’ve got a shiny new Amazon Fire HD tablet. Maybe it’s the 7-incher. Or the 8-incher. Or even the 10-inch Fire HD. Either way, congratulations! Someone you know is pretty smart, because while these aren’t the most powerful Android-based tablets you can find, they’re easily the best value for your money.

Yes, really. A couple reasons for  [Read More…]

Firefox now available on Fire TV with support for YouTube

Mozilla comes to the rescue.

At the beginning of December, Google made the announcement that it’d be pulling its YouTube app from Amazon’s Fire TV devices on January 1, 2018. Google’s reason for this was due to Amazon not selling products like Chromecast and Google Home, and while Amazon’s since started selling the former of those two things, Google’s yet to revoke the YouTube ban.

Assuming Google does follow through and remove YouTube from Fire TV, Mozilla  [Read More…]