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wilber_xbox
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re: Many may get burned by Kindle Fire
wilber_xbox   11/28/2011 5:28:12 PM
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you nailed it. Being cheap does not mean bad device always. And i also do not believe in reviews anymore as they are so biased.

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re: Many may get burned by Kindle Fire
spookyone   11/26/2011 9:12:03 AM
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It's more cloud-intensive now. Those of us who have been Mobile Me (since the days when it was .mac) have seen firsthand Apple's move to the iCloud.

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re: Many may get burned by Kindle Fire
spookyone   11/26/2011 9:10:20 AM
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It doesn't play only closed content. Neither do the traditional Kindles.

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re: Many may get burned by Kindle Fire
spookyone   11/26/2011 9:07:29 AM
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Where did you get THAT from Amazon's announcement? Fire is wifi only, and you need to provide the wifi.

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re: Many may get burned by Kindle Fire
spookyone   11/26/2011 9:02:01 AM
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Owning both a NOOKcolor and a Kindle Fire, I can tell you there is no comparison. The Fire is FAR better for less money, thanks to Amazon's extensive content store.

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re: Many may get burned by Kindle Fire
devsathish   11/24/2011 8:28:12 PM
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Non-US people: Don't buy kindle fire. I bought it in US with the hope that it'll work in all the countries. Its waste. U've to be physically located in US to use this device. Also to purchase any music/video/book u'll need a US credit card and US shipping address. They don't support Non-US regions. I tried kindle fire in India as well.

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re: Many may get burned by Kindle Fire
resistion   11/19/2011 12:39:24 AM
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Kindle Fire is more cloud-intensive than Apple's products, it's going to be disruptive to suppliers, who would have to sell mostly to a cloud than a user.

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re: Many may get burned by Kindle Fire
peralta_mike   10/6/2011 4:46:32 PM
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Note to all you Kindle Fire haters: Stop being so "Bah Humbug". If you don't want a Kindle - fine don't buy one, but don't spoil it for the rest of us that like those thing-ama-gigs.

peralta_mike
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re: Many may get burned by Kindle Fire
peralta_mike   10/6/2011 4:43:52 PM
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I plan on getting a Fire for Christmas (hint to wife), even though I already have an IPad and the old style Keyboard Kindle. I also plan to buy a Kindle Touch for $99 - who can resist the price of these gadgets?

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re: Many may get burned by Kindle Fire
GREAT-Terry   10/4/2011 5:06:57 AM
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Agree! I don't like suggestion from browser as well! We should fight against it.

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