Chapter 7

Playing Music

In This Chapter

arrow Checking out the Music library

arrow Getting music onto the Cloud

arrow Listening to music using your Kindle Fire HDX

Music has become ubiquitous in most of our lives. Portable devices provide us with decent-quality sound systems for listening to everything from Lady Gaga to Mozart, everywhere from the subway to the jogging path.

The ability to tap into Amazon's tremendous Music store (with more than 20 million songs at the time of this writing) and access it from any device including your Kindle Fire HDX means that you can build up your ideal music library and take it with you wherever you go. You can also sideload (transfer) music from other sources into your Kindle Fire by using the provided micro USB cable.

Also, the addition of Dolby Digital Plus, audio powered through dual-driver stereo speakers that come with Kindle Fire HD and HDX, provides one of the finest listening experiences in the world of tablets. This system even optimizes sound for what you're playing so that music sounds like music rather than movie dialog. Music played through Kindle Fire HDX's speakers sounds great, and music through headsets is optimized for that listening environment. ...

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