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  • Try the Simple CM9 Custom ROM on Your Kindle Fire!

    Well, talk about simplicity. Simple CM9 — based on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich — is a custom ROM for the Amazon Kindle Fire, that keeps it simple by ripping out a lot of major stuff from the ROM and hence lives up to its name. The ROM features smooth performance, great battery life, Beats […]

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  • Fix Bricked Kindle Fire Using Kindle Fire Unbrick Utility

    With all the development stuff that is going on for this amazing lil device, it is not surprising that we need a utility to undo certain things that may have been done carelessly, or without reading the instructions carefully. I have always maintained that one can never be too careful, especially when playing with custom roms […]

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  • [Guide] Root Kindle Fire on Mac

      With most guides, tutorials and one-click root/unroot tools being available for Windows, it is good to see a detailed step-by-step guide written specifically for Mac users. And that is exactly what XDA member northmendo has done; we have here a step-by-step guide of how to root the Kindle Fire on a Mac. Of course, […]

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  • CyanogenMod 7 (CM7) for Kindle Fire coming soon

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    The Kindle Fire will be getting all sorts of typical Android hacks, because after all IT’S AN ANDROID TABLET. Yes, we know it Amazon, even when you tried to hide that so much :p So folks, XDA member JackpotClavin, just posted a couple of pictures of his Kindle Fire showing off some CyanogenMod bonding. He said […]

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  • Amazon Kindle Fire gets Rooted!

    Kindle Fire, which runs Android OS under the Amazon’s heavy custom UI, just moved one step closer in its off-market development scene. It just got rooted! If you’re a Kindle Fire owner and know a thing about android modding (custom roms, cm7, miui, themes, etc.), we know you already wanna celebrate this — rightly so. […]

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  • Amazon Kindle Fire Officially Announced!

    At the event that just took place, Amazon unveiled its Kindle Fire android tablet — which only nerds can identify to Android OS — and cleared the doubts on pricing and release date. Price is set at very very competitive $199 (of course, contract-free) and you can pre-order it now to get it shipping to […]

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  • Amazon Kindle Fire Specifications and Expected Price Revealed

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    Update: Price is confirmed, it’s $199 (without contract, of course). And Amazon has already started taking pre-orders for Kindle Fire, which will be shipped starting November 15, 2011. Dual-core processor and 7 inch IPS display with gorilla glass protection have been confirmed, while, it lacks 3G, microphone and camera. More details here. Amazon is holding […]