Amazon Debuts New Kindle Fire HDX Tablets With Live Pop-Up Video Help

Amazon Debuts New Kindle Fire HDX Tablets With Live Pop-Up Video Help

There was a show on VH1 wherein music videos would play (yes, on TV, kids!) and little bubbles of information about the artist or the video would pop up so you could learn while you listened. Maybe someone at Amazon was a fan of that show too, because the company’s new Kindle Fire HDX tablets have a sort of pop-up help feature on the desktop. But instead of just words, a tech-support rep appears. [More]

Amazon Launches $199 Kindle Fire Tablet, $99 Kindle Touch

Amazon Launches $199 Kindle Fire Tablet, $99 Kindle Touch

Amazon today announced its long-awaited tablet, the Kindle Fire. The 7-inch tablet will be available in November for $199. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos also announced out two new Kindles: the $99 touchscreen Kindle Touch, and a $79 version of the traditional Kindle. Both will include “Special Offers.” Ad-free versions will be available at higher prices. [More]