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Upload Your Kindle Fire HD Music to the Cloud

The Amazon Cloud allows you to upload music to your Kindle Fire HD from your computer; after you upload music, it’s available to you through your Kindle Fire HD Music library. Another way to add music [more…]

Make Calls with Skype from Your Kindle Fire HD

With Kindle Fire HD comes a camera and microphone that don’t allow you to take photos or videos. What they do allow you to do is to make video calls to others using the popular Skype app, for which you [more…]

Kindle HDX's X-Ray Feature for Music

With the most recent Kindle Fire operating system, Fire OS 3.0, X-Ray capabilities have been expanded to include Music. X-Ray is a feature that can display information about artists and with music, even [more…]

What's New in Kindle Fire HDX

Now, in its third generation, the Kindle Fire HDX offers several very nice improvements at the right price and feature mix for many people, while offering the key to the treasure chest of content that [more…]

Kindle HDX's Navigation Panel

New with Fire OS 3.0 is a Navigation panel that appears in some apps. You access this panel by swiping to the right from the edge of the screen, or you can tap the Left Nav button instead. The Left Nav [more…]

Kindle Fire HDX's X-Ray Feature for Books

X-Ray now works with selected books. When a book is X-Ray-enabled, you can view information about characters in the book and jump to places in the book where they appear. You can also get information about [more…]

Kindle Fire HDX Hardware Features

Kindle Fire HDX comes in two sizes: 7 inches (see the following figure) and 8.9 inches. Improvements with the third generation HDX include a faster processor, longer battery life, and higher screen resolution [more…]

Kindle Fire HDX's Display

The display on Kindle Fire HDX offers a high-resolution screen that makes for very crisp colors when you’re watching that hit movie or reading a colorful magazine [more…]

Charging Your Kindle Fire HDX Battery

According to various media sources that have benchmarked Kindle Fire HDX’s performance, it has a battery life of about 11 hours for Wi-Fi–connected activities, such as web browsing, streaming movies, and [more…]

Getting to Know the Kindle Fire HDX Interface

The interface you see on the Kindle Home screen (see the following figure) is made up of four items. At the top is the Status bar, which includes indicators that tell you: [more…]

Accessing Kindle Fire HDX Quick Settings

In this fast-paced day and age, quick is the name of the game for most of us, so Amazon has provided you with Quick Settings to streamline your settings experience. [more…]

Kindle Fire HDX Accessibility Features

If you have challenges with manual dexterity (for example, carpal tunnel syndrome or arthritis), vision, or hearing, you may find that new and improved accessibility features can help you in using your [more…]

How to Buy Apps from Your Kindle Fire HDX with Amazon Coins

You can use your Amazon account payment option to buy apps, or you can use Amazon Coins, a new feature that lets you buy apps and games with prepaid credits. When you use Coins, you can get savings in [more…]

Getting Online with Kindle Fire HDX by Using Wi-Fi

Unless you own a 4G LTE version of Kindle Fire HDX, Kindle Fire HDX is a Wi-Fi–only device, meaning that you have to connect to a nearby Wi-Fi network to go online. You might access a Wi-Fi connection [more…]

Sending E-Mail to Your Kindle Account

When you register your Kindle Fire HDX, you get an associated e-mail account, which essentially allows you or others to e-mail documents in Word, PDF, RTF, or HTML format to your Kindle Fire HDX. [more…]

Sharing to Facebook or Twitter on Kindle Fire HDX

When you’re reading a book on your Kindle HDX, you can share your thoughts with others via Facebook or Twitter and let them know how you liked the book. Follow these steps to share your thoughts on a book [more…]

Reading Documents on Kindle Fire HDX

Reading documents on your Kindle Fire HDX is a much more straightforward proposition than reading e-books (meaning that there are fewer things you can do to navigate around a document or format the appearance [more…]

Searching for Music on Kindle Fire HDX

If you want to find a certain music selection in your library, you can use the Search feature. This feature allows you to search your libraries, the Amazon Store, or the web. [more…]

Navigating Video Categories on Kindle Fire HDX

Viewing video one-on-one on your Kindle Fire HDX is a great way to get your entertainment. The Kindle Fire HDX Videos library may become your favorite destination for buying, viewing, and organizing your [more…]

Creating a Watchlist on Kindle Fire HDX

Watchlist is a way to make note of videos you may want to watch on your Kindle Fire HDX in the future. When you add videos to your watchlist, you’ll find them in two categories: Movies and TV. Here’s how [more…]

Immersion Reading with Kindle Fire HDX

Immersion Reading lets you buy the narration from an audiobook to go along with a print book you own. When you do, you can play the professional narration from your book, and text is highlighted as each [more…]

Using the Second Screen Feature with Kindle Fire HDX

A few months after the launch of Kindle Fire HDX, a new feature called Second Screen will be available. Second Screen, which uses a technology called Miracast, allows you to [more…]

How to Sync Documents for Your Kindle Fire HDX Using the Cloud

If you like, you can sync all your PC or Mac documents with your Amazon Cloud Drive and they will then be available on your Kindle Fire HDX. Here’s the process to follow to sync documents: [more…]

Working with OfficeSuite Pro on Kindle Fire HDX

If you want to do more than view documents on your Kindle Fire HDX, consider using the built-in app called OfficeSuite Pro (see the following figure). This productivity suite for Android gives you the [more…]

Recording Video with Your Kindle Fire HDX

Are your friend and you trying parasailing for the first time? Is it your daughter’s sixteenth birthday? Do you want to capture midnight at your New Year’s Eve party? You’ll be happy to hear that you can [more…]

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