If you’re in the market for new tablet and you like Amazon’s Fire HDX line, the company announced that its latest tablet began shipping this week. As of yesterday the 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HDX tablet began shipping to customers around the world.
Amazon has announced a couple of important details for fans of its Kindle Fire HD 8.9-inch tablet. While the tablet has finally launched in Europe and Japan, buyers in the US can now purchase the tablet at a lower price.
Amazon today took wraps off a whole new family of Kindle tablets and e-readers, taking aim at top, middle and bottom of the portable media device market. The biggest announcement of the day was the new series of Kindle Fire HD tablets, ranging in size from 7″ to 8.9″ and aiming squarely at Apple’s iPad juggernaut.
Amazon really racked up some big sales of the Kindle line of eReaders during the month of December. Amazon boasted that they moved a million Kindles each week during the month. You can bet that a bunch of them were the new $199 Fire tablets too.
Not happy with the lineup of games available for the Kindle Fire? Here’s some good news if you want some N64 action on your tablet. A developer has created an emulator that will allow you to play classic Nintendo 64 games on Amazon’s Kindle Fire.
Looks like the Amazon Kindle Fire is already causing some controversy. Amazon recently made a deal with DC Comics to have 100 graphic novels released exclusively on the Amazon Kindle Fire tablet. That’s great news for the Kindle Fire, but not everyone is happy about it.