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A few years ago, tablets were poised to replace laptops as the computing device of choice. That never happened, as we've largely stuck with laptops and phones as our daily drivers, with tablets relegated to a secondary role. If you don't use a tablet that much, it certainly seems wise to avoid dro...

August 29th 2014 at 1:47pm 0 Comments
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Looking for a deal? Amazon's trying to make it a little easier for you. The company just announced on its developer community page that the Amazon Appstore is getting a new section: Deal Center. The feature is exactly what it sounds like -- a central location that lists discounted apps and special...

July 1st 2014 at 2:59pm 0 Comments
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The tablet landscape is changing rapidly. It's now relatively trivial to find a cheap, full-featured Windows slate, and we've seen a number of smaller models that still manage to pack plenty of power. In light of those shifts, our tablet buyer's guide looks very different this winter. Dell and Nok...

February 20th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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It's a good day for you, mates from down under -- or at least for those with a hankering for Amazon's Kindle devices. The e-commerce giant is bringing the Kindle Fire HD and HDX to Australia, following the Paperwhite's release in the country. As things often go in the continent, the devices cost a...

November 12th 2013 at 10:59pm 0 Comments
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So, imagine you just shelled out $200 or $300 for one of those new Kindle Fire HDXs, only to have it scratch in your backpack as you pull it out to gloat to one of your friends. Oh, you poor, poor soul. If only you'd had the foresight to pick up an Origami cover. Like the new tablets, the case goe...

September 25th 2013 at 12:00am 0 Comments
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It's no surprise, of course, that the Kindle Fire HDX was the thing Amazon wanted to shout about from the Seattle mountaintops today. But Jeff Bezos had another little surprise up his impeccably tailored sleeves -- a surprise that makes the $229 HDX look downright extravagant. A warm (if decidedly...

September 25th 2013 at 12:00am 0 Comments
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The case for an incoming Kindle Fire update seems to be getting stronger every day -- not only have we seen benchmarks and alleged photos of the device, but now @evleaks seems to have come across an official render. The purported press image matches previous leaks in bezel size and design, but l...

September 15th 2013 at 1:17pm 0 Comments
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According to the folks at BGR, you're looking at Amazon's next iteration of the Kindle Fire HD. While it isn't the first we've heard of the forthcoming tablet, it is the first we've seen, should these pictures prove to be authentic. There are a few obvious design changes, including the angular (an...

September 11th 2013 at 11:37am 0 Comments