Introduction

Your Kindle Fire is an amazing device. When you first power it on, it’s a bit impersonal, but after you’ve connected to the Internet and registered the Kindle Fire with your Amazon.com account, something magical happens. All of a sudden, it begins to fill with your books and your music, and it becomes uniquely yours.

The fun doesn’t stop there. You can look at your pictures, watch videos, play games, browse the Web, and get apps that enhance the capabilities of your Kindle Fire. Oh, and let’s not forget that it’s a Kindle, so you can read books, magazines, and newspapers as well.

At its heart, the Kindle Fire is all about consuming content in the cloud, content that is stored at Amazon. You access that content over a Wi-Fi connection. ...

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