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Good: small and handy with all I need in one place
Bad: battery life, doesn't come with a charger.
Comment: I adored my Kindle, so I jumped at the chance to upgrade to the Fire. I soon discovered lots of 'however,'.
It doesn't come with a charger plug/adapter, only a usb cable - which takes hours to charge via your computer /laptop. In fact, charging with a plug takes hours anyway and only gives back a max of about 10 hours use.
I cannot transfer my music to the device (although whilst connected to my laptop it states the music is there), and I cannot upload my music to the Cloud thingy (therefore I spend hours uploading my music to my selection of devices, which are all Andriod) . Oh and it doesn't come with a manual.
I hate the reading experience, the Kindle wipes the floor with its wonderful magic ink over the Fire backlight
But, it has all I need in one place - email, social networking, internet, games and music, easily bought from Amazon.
So, in my opinion, it Amazon needs to sort out the transferring difficulties and have the magic ink for me not to go meh and give it only a 3
Comment: I should now compare their battery life
Comment: I became very interested in Kindle Fire after seeing its price. It is ok to have smaller screen and to be heavier than i pad. But later I saw the white-black Kindle which cost only 89$s. Now I think simple Kindle is the cheapest and is the right one for reading ebooks.
Comment: It is not as good as the nexus 7 tablet which specs are much better and it is just 30 pound more.
Good: Nothing. Can't connect to their app store
Bad: Can't use the app store in the Northwest Territories, Canada
Comment: It will not even connect to iTunes to buy apps.
Good: its a nice cheap device
Bad: AAARRGGHHHH waiting since september but still not realeased
Comment: still not released how long should i wait :(
Comment: Amazon is getting of the idea what there actually made for READING!! ( http://www.youtube.com/user/TechLag?feature=mhee )
Comment: I have got in touch with amazon and they have no plans of selling the kindle fire in the Uk and the American one will not work properly in the Uk. They teased us in to wanting one when they revealed it to the world but they have no plans to sell it around the world I think this is bad apple must be pleased about this.
Comment: It had better make it to the UK is all I can say.
Good: Hopefully nice to read on,price.
Bad: UK ?
Comment: I will be in New York at the time of release,if i buy 1 there will it work back here? I'm prob being dumb ,but.
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