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Kindle Fire HDX For Dummies by Nancy C. Muir

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Chapter 8

Playing Video

In This Chapter

arrow Streaming or downloading videos

arrow Poring over your Videos library

arrow Watching movies and TV shows

arrow Getting the facts from X-Ray

Playing video, both movies and TV shows, is a great use of Kindle Fire HDX. The device has a bright, crisp screen, can easily be held in one hand, and is capable of streaming video from the Amazon Cloud, making for a typically seamless viewing experience without hogging memory on the tablet itself.

In addition, Amazon offers an amazing selection of video content, including absolutely free Prime Instant Videos (as long as you maintain a Prime account with Amazon beyond the free 30 days that come with the device).

You can discover the ins and outs of buying video content in Chapter 4. In this chapter, I explain how Amazon streams video content from the Cloud to your device, give you a look at the Kindle Fire HDX Videos library, and cover the steps involved in playing a video. In addition, I introduce you to the X-Ray for Video and Music feature that makes use of the Amazon-owned IMDb movie database to provide background ...

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