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Kindle Fire HD review

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Amazon's newest Kindle tablet, the 7-inch Kindle Fire HD, is a great buy if you're an Amazon customer, but it falls short as a general-purpose tablet.


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geek said: I read all the tech sites and usually either most have an agenda or look at devices not from the perspective of the average joe or jane As an aside the auto critics do the same thingI own a Kindle Fire an I-pad macbook air and a plain Kindle I like geeky devices but not a true geek Here goes my 2 cents To read a book the regular Kindle is superior great battery life easy to read light weight cheapThe I-pad is expensive a bit bulky to carry no keyboard cannot print unless you have access to a wifi printer As with all apple products a marketed as a premium product with a average warranty and sub average reliability Buy Apple care oh great expensive product and have to pay more for insurance I have not even began to discuss the proprietary connectors but if you are an apple fan you have bought into thisThe new Kindle Fire is lighter a volume control on the outside and some improved speakers The display is sharp The biggest change I experienced is how smooth and responsive the new Kindle Fire Used it at home with the same network wifi etc and the improvement is noticeable not that the original Fire was bad or a problem the new one is better and improved The so called forked Android is just inside geek speak I could care less Access to only 70000 aps is a problem time to get therapy or help The size of the Fire has its pros and cons the larger display on the I-pad is nice but the Retina display is just hypeIn summary the new and improved Kindle Fire is a nice device and not a joke You want to spend more money hey go for it but some objectivity in the reviews would be appreciated As an aside just found out that the new I-Phone even with the adapter will not work with other devices I own The press went nuts when Amazon included ads on its Kindle but Apple can do no wrong

mark shane said: gonna get the nexus 7 after seeing the specs and review

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