Kindle Fire HD (7-inch) | Amazon
The first edition features a 40-page interview with the president of Israel
As promised, our Editor-in-Chief Josh Topolsky made an appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night, demoing the iPhone 5 alongside Amazon's new Kindle Paperwhite and Kindle Fire HD.
Just a day after confirming that consumers would be unable to opt-out of the Kindle Fire HD's integrated lockscreen ads, Amazon has reverted its decision.
Amazon gave the Kindle Fire HD a pretty massive software update — and one of the new features is that Microsoft Bing is set as the default search engine in the Fire HD's Silk browser.
An update to Amazon's Silk browser for the Kindle Fire HD speeds up page loads and adds a new Trending Now section to display a list of most popular sites. Amazon hasn't said whether or not the original Fire will get the update.
The Kindle Fire launch signals a new phase in Amazon's evolution as a company, fusing its futures in both tech and retail. Amazon wants to prove that like Apple, it's a serious, innovative technology company.
To go along with its flagship 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD, Amazon today unveiled a smaller, 7-inch version of the tablet, describing it as "the world's most advanced" device in its class. To put that claim to the test, we've put it up against competitors like the Nexus 7, Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, and others.
The Kindle Fire and Fire HD are both coming to the UK on October 25th.
We take a look at Amazon's new 7-inch Kindle Fire HD tablet at its September 6th event. The device features a new, faster TI OMAP 4470 processor. We also compare the new tablet with Google's Nexus 7.
Amazon announced a number of updates to its Kindle line-up today, but some of the most compelling additions were software elements of the Kindle Fire operating system itself.