Amazon's Fire tablets are incredibly popular, mostly because they're incredibly cheap. However, none of them come with access to the Google Play Store, which is how most Android devices download and install applications. Instead, Fire tablets are left with the Amazon Appstore, which has a much smaller library and lacks any Google-made apps and services.
The good news is that it's not incredibly difficult to install the Play Store on a Fire tablet, and the whole process can take as little time as 10 minutes. This complete guide for installing the Play Store on Fire tablets has detailed instructions for every model produced since 2014, with added troubleshooting steps if you run into issues. Read More
At the beginning of the month, Amazon introduced its revamped Fire HD 10 tablet, bringing some improvements such as USB-C connectivity and a faster processor over the previous iteration. The new device is now available on the retailer's site, both in adult and kids editions, selling for $150 and $200, respectively. Read More
Amazon's Fire tablets usually cut a lot of corners to reach low prices, but the Fire HD 10 has been a good all-around device for a while now (as long as you don't mind installing the Play Store yourself). A refreshed version of the Fire HD 10 was announced today, with updates to both the hardware and software. Read More
Amazon's Fire tablets are usually a great value, but they typically come with less internal storage than most smartphones. The cheapest models come with just 16GB of space, with less than that available for downloading apps and storing data.
In this guide, we'll go over some ways you can clear up the junk on your Fire tablet. Read More
Amazon's Fire tablets aren't anything special, but they are good enough for watching movies and playing games. The latest version of the Fire 7 has now dropped to $30 for Prime members, a reduction of $20 from the usual price. Read More
Amazon's Fire tablets are some of the best bang-for-your-buck electronics available, but most of them compromise on performance to reach low price points. The processors aren't very powerful, there isn't much RAM or storage to work with, and many mobile apps like to go wild with background tasks.
While we're not miracle workers, we do have a few tips for ways you can speed up your Fire tablet. Read More
Not many companies sell tablets in two-packs, but some of Amazon's offerings are so cheap that it just makes sense. The Fire HD 8, which normally goes for $79.99 on its own, has been discounted to $99.98 for a two-pack (or $159.98 if you need 32GB). Read More
Amazon makes some pretty great hardware these days, from Alexa-powered smart speakers to the cheap-but-still-pretty-good Fire tablets. Most of Amazon's hardware lineup is currently on sale, with notable deals including the Echo for $99 ($80 off) and the Fire 7 tablet with special offers for $39.99 ($10 off). Read More
Did you miss out on Amazon hardware on Amazon Prime Day? Well, we've got good news for you - Best Buy's one-day sale is slashing prices on Echo and Fire products, in some instances making them even lower than Amazon had them on Prime Day. If you've been in the market for Amazon-branded electronics, now would be the time to grab them. Read More
Amazon announced the two new tablets for the popular Fire series last month, and as of today, they have started to ship. If you live in the US, UK, Germany, France, Italy, or Spain, and you happened to pick one of the new devices when they went on sale, it should be in your hands sometime soon. They might not be at the high-end, but the Fire tablets fill an affordable niche. Read More