Summary: It was difficult to get started, because no instructions come wit the Kindle. I got the help I needed from a techniction. Then, it has this stream at the bottom, telling me the. # of hours & minutes, plus how many pages you have left to read, at the bottom of the page.
Excerpt: The Kindle Fire HD 7 is a very nice simple tablet which functions mostly as expected. I am a little disappointed that I cannot read some old publications such as the Wall Street Journal which I can easily read on the older kindle ink.I am also disappointed that many apps that are available on other...
Summary: Discovered it did not have a camara on it because it was a 2nd gen kindle. Now I'm having problems with it and will need to return it. I'm thinking about asking for my money back and getting the kindle I originally wanted to buy. Prime on it is excellent. I have enjoyed music, books, and games.
Summary: I actually have the step up version HDX 8.9. I live in a rural area and depend on web based TV viewing to watch weather alerts from my local news broadcasters. Because Amazon wants you to use only it's Apps, I am unable to download my local news station's Apps, making this useless during storms and...
Pros: Light weight, sharp screen, good price
Cons: Cannot view livestream or use Google Play Apps
Summary: I bought this after seeing a friend's demonstrated to me. Hers was at least a year old but had a feature this one lacks--the ability to expand the screen with a "pinch"--not sure what that's called, but this one doesn't have that feature.