Tag Archives: Fire HD 8

Amazon rekindles 2 Fire tablets with a price cut and design improvements

Amazon this morning released a thinner and lighter Fire 7 tablet for the same $50 price and trimmed $10 from the price of the Fire HD 8, now selling for $80 with a slight change in dimensions. Both of the new tablets are available for pre-order today shipping June 7, along with Kids Edition packages that include them. […]

TKC 425 James McQuivey

Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research Interview ‪starts at 14:34 and ends at 44:17 It’ll happen in the cloud, and it will get propagated out to eight, 10, 15, 20 million households that will have the more rudimentary voice enabled [Alexa device], and then suddenly it will become like magic. Suddenly that device, […]

TKC Test Audio B for Ecuador

  This is another test of my mobile podcasting gear, two days before we leave for Ecuador. For audio, I used 44:58 of recording from my visit to San Francisco to attend the Amazon new-products demonstration on September 16, 2015. Playing with tech stuff when I should be packing, Len Right click here then click […]

A close look at two impressive new Amazon Fire tablets

Is the Fire HD 8 worth $100 more than the $50 Fire? That depends. I hope this eight-minute video review will help you decide which one might be right for you. As always, I appreciate your support of the podcast. You can generate Amazon Associates income for the show by starting your Amazon buying session with […]

TKC 374 James McQuivey

Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research   Interview starts at 14:38 and ends at 41:53 It’s not about Amazon Echo, it’s about putting microphones in various contexts in your life. Plug one in, like a Glade air freshener, into your bathroom, one next to your bedstand, one in the hallway, one in the […]