Scribd's new Kindle Fire
app can be accessed at http://www.scribd.com/kindlefire.
While the larger Kindle Fire
HD 8.9-inch variant is expected to have same innards as the 7-inch Kindle Fire
tablet HD but will have a higher resolution display of 2560x1600 pixels.
The chart below offers some additional technical specifications for techies, from the device dimensions (the mini's screen size is 7.9" versus 7" for the Fire and Nexus) to the feel of the tablets (the Kindle Fire
and the Nexus have a plastic case, while the mini's is aluminum).
Learning Android Application Programming for the Kindle Fire
comes from an Android programming author team who teach all the basic skills needed to write production-quality apps for Kindle Fire
However, the Kindle Fire
runs web surfing through its Silk browser.
There is also a 4G LTE version of the Kindle Fire
HD that Amazon is due to release.
agree that Kindle Fire
HD is the best high-end tablet anywhere, at any
CALIFORNIA: Amazon has unveiled new models of its Kindle Fire
tablet computer, including a bigger version with a high-definition display, in a clear challenge to the market-leading iPad.
of Taiwan, a major contract notebook PC maker in Taiwan, has won orders for Amazon's Kindle Fire
7-inch tablet and Google Nexus 7 tablet.
Lightweight, with a very slim profile, the Nexus 7, Google's first tablet, is seen by some as serious competition for e-book tablets like the Kindle Fire
and Nook Tablet.
Four new Amazon Kindle Fire
tablets are also set to go into production in August or later this year, according to an NPD DisplaySearch analyst who cites unnamed components suppliers.
Summary: Google will sell a small tablet computer bearing its brand in a challenge to Amazon's Kindle Fire
. The Nexus 7 is designed specifically for Google Play, the online store that sells movies, music, books, apps and other content -- the things Amazon.com also sells for its tablet computer.