My first, tentative response? It’s not an iPad. When I said this aloud, my wife looked at me and said Well, yes. It’s a Kindle.
…Which is true, but what I meant there was that for some reason I expected to be able to get Kindle versions of Goodreader and iBooks, which is a little silly when you think about it. I am also not exactly sure how to get third-party .mobi formats out of the Download folder and into the main menu. But I’ve had the blessed thing for all of three hours; I’m sure that I’ll figure it out. Continue reading Testing out the Kindle Fire HDX right now…
The Amazon.com referrals have been good, this month: it’s December, after all. Sufficiently so that I have some vague hope of being able to get the Kindle Fire when the fees cycle around. So now it’s just all about running up the score for the upgrades. Which means that if you haven’t spent those Amazon.com gift cards yet, well…
PS: Thanks to everybody who has supported the site with the aforementioned referrals. It makes a real quality-of-life difference.
…today’s the day: Amazon is offering refurbished Kindle Fires for 25% off. That’s the big 8.9 one (Wi-Fi only), by the way. Comes with warranty, which is why I’m pointing it out – and putting it on the Wish List, although I don’t expect any movement on that.
Because, you know, I can’t have too many tablets.
Although… I have to admit, not having 3G is a bit limiting. The Kindle Touch 3G looks pretty sweet, too.
Continue reading Adding the Kindle Fire to the Wish List.