Monday, December 10, 2012

Kindle Fire HD 8.9-9-inch tablet $50 off Today ONLY - Deal of the Day (for sure)

2-page Kindle book layout on Kindle Fire HD 8.9"

2-page Kindle book layout on Kindle Fire HD 8.9"

2-page magazine layout on Kindle Fire HD 8.9"

2-page magazine layout on Kindle Fire HD 8.9

Google Earth: San Francisco, on KFire HD 8.9"

Google Earth: Golden Gate Bridge, on KFire HD 8.9"


Am relaying this alert from Amazon, which apparently was in the email box for a few hours.

"Today ONLY -- Save $50 on Kindle Fire HD 8.9".
To get this deal, enter promotional code FIREHD89 at checkout.

Limit one discount per customer. U.S. customers only.
Discount valid on all versions of Kindle Fire HD 8.9” sold and shipped by Amazon. It does not apply to the same products sold by other sellers. Amazon reserves the right to cancel the promotion at any time.  Promo codes may not be combined with other offers. If you return items purchased using a promo code, we will subtract the value of the discount from your return credit.
Offer not valid with 1-Click ordering. Void where prohibited."

That's a 16GB 8.9" High Definition (1920x1200) tablet (much more readable than the iPad mini which has far lower screen resolution at only 1024x768) and today's deal makes it $249 for the 8.9" Kindle Fire HD with 16GB.
  The 32GB model (I do recommend this if you like to put on things like Google Maps, Street View, and Google Earth) is $319 today.
  The 4G LTE models also are included in the $50 off Deal for today (Monday).

Read about it at the link.  I have one and it's a beautiful device.

They're limiting it to one discount per customer, so it's not the type of deal you can buy several with for gifting...

Updated with a reference to add a link to the blog article on how to add non-Amazon apps to your Kindle Fire.

Check often: Temporarily-free recently published Kindle books
  Guide to finding Free Kindle books and Sources.  Top 100 free bestsellers.  Liked-books under $1
UK-Only: recently published free books, bestsellers, or £5 Max ones
    Also, UK customers should see the UK store's Top 100 free bestsellers.

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  1. I found that my kindle fire HD got an update today the version is 7.2.3 there is nothing about it on the kindle software update page. I was wondering if anybody has had the same update or knows anything about it.

    1. I forgot to add that it is the 7 inch tablet

    2. kindleowner, thanks for the alert.! Mine is still on v7.2.2 and the forums don't have an explanation yet. Will watch that. Let us know if you hear anything.

    3. the software was added in Amazon software update page.

    4. kindleowner, sorry that I just got back here so late, almost 12 hours later. Will get on it soon then. Thanks very much!


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