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Using Kindle Fire HD by Kevin Wilson

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Chapter    1

Introduction

The Kindle Fire is a mini tablet computer from Amazon.com. It comes in various different versions and sizes (prices subject to change):

  • Fire HD 6: 8GB @ $99 with a 6-inch display
  • Fire HD 6: 16GB @ $199 with a 6-inch display
  • Fire HD 7: 8GB @ $139 with a 7-inch display
  • Fire HD 7: 16GB @ $159 with a 7-inch display
  • Kindle Fire HDX: 16B @ $199; upgradable to FireOS 4
  • Fire HDX 8.9: 16GB @ $379; 4G version is $479, with FireOS 4
  • Fire HD Kids Edition, which has a quite liberal replacement policy and superior child controls

The Kindle Fire models are known for their excellent screen resolution, durability (with Gorilla Glass displays on the HD models), long-lasting batteries, and speedy Wi-Fi connections. Their size and weight ...

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