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My Review of the Fire HD 10 Tablet for 2021

My review of the Fire HD 10 tablet - find out what's changed for 2021 in this 11th generation device

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Kids' Fire Tablets on Sale Now - Big Savings

If you have a summer trip planned and you're looking for a great way to keep your kids happy on the go, I have good news for you!

All kids' tablets - including this year's new releases - are currently on sale and there are some great deals to be had!

Not all kids' tablets were included in the recent Prime Day deals, so if you were disappointed not to be able to get one then, now is your chance to grab a bargain.

Here's the breakdown of the deals available right now:

(Prices on Amazon are subject to change at any time and without notice. Please confirm all prices before purchasing products. is not responsible for any price changes or purchases you make. Please see Terms of Use.)

All kids' Fire tablets come with a valuable 2-year guarantee - so if it breaks, just return it and it will be replaced for free!

These deals are available NOW and may only run while supplies last.

I ♥ My Fire!

~ Christine

Having Kindle Fire Speaker Problems? Try this Fix

If you're having Kindle Fire speaker problems, try this fix. It can help repair m

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Prime Day is Here! Great Deals on Fire Tablets Including 2021 Models

Hello Fire Fans and Friends!

The day we've all been waiting for is finally here - and there are some great deals on Fire tablets to be had.

For those who subscribe to Amazon Prime, today (and tomorrow so that's June 21st and 22nd) is Amazon Prime Day. This means Amazon's Fire tablets, plus hundreds of other items, are on sale!

If you're not an Amazon Prime subscriber you can join today! There are LOTS of benefits, most of which are explained in my article all about Amazon Prime.

Some of the Prime offers are excellent, but the best of all has to be the reduction on the Fire HD 10". At just $79.99 it's at one of the lowest prices I've ever seen - an absolute bargain for such a great tablet!

Here's what's on offer:


Should I Buy a Fire Tablet now, or wait until later in the year for Black Friday?

This is a good question - should you splurge now or wait for an even better deal?

Well, I can't make any promises and Amazon always plays its cards close to its chest. But Amazon tends to use Prime Day to promote its own-brand, tech-related items more than any other sale throughout the year. So it's possible you may not see such great reductions on Fire tablets in November.

If you love shopping for a good deal (and who doesn't?) Amazon Prime Day is the perfect time to buy that item you've been waiting for. Be sure to check out all the great deals going on right now!

I ♥ My Fire!


Kindle Fire Not Turning On? Here's a List of Things to Try

Is your Kindle Fire not turning on? Here I'll tell you the possible causes and list all the fixes you can try to get it up and running again

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Amazon Launches Brand New Fire Tablets for 2021

Learn all about the 2021 additions to Amazon's family of Fire tablets and their exciting new features.

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Fire Tablets on Sale for Mother's Day

With Mother's Day just days away on May 9th, Amazon has slashed prices on many of its Fire tablets.

Here's the breakdown of the deals available right now:

(Prices on Amazon are subject to change at any time and without notice. Please confirm all prices before purchasing products. is not responsible for any price changes or purchases you make. Please see Terms of Use.)

HURRY! If you want to treat mom - or even if you've been thinking of upgrading - these deals are available NOW and may only run while supplies last.

I ♥ My Fire!

~ Christine

How to Use Chrome Extensions on a Fire Tablet

Learn how to use Chrome extensions on a Fire tablet with this step by step tutorial

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Download 10 Free Kindle Books for World Book Day

World Book Day is just 2 days away - and to celebrate, Amazon is giving away 10 Kindle Books from all around the world.

All of these books have been translated into English and include titles from Japan, Afghanistan, Poland, Madagascar, and more!

There are no strings attached and absolutely no fees involved. You don't even need a Prime account!

All you DO need is an Amazon account, a Fire tablet, a Kindle, or a device on which you can use the Kindle app. What's more, this great offer is available internationally!

Click here to visit Amazon and download your 10 free Kindle books

Be quick - this free offer ends at 11:59 p.m. (PDT) on April 24, 2021 (or on April 25th in the UK).

Spring Sale on Fire Tablets

Hello Fire Friends!

Just wanted to let you know that the ENTIRE range of Fire tablets is currently on sale at Amazon - perfect timing if you are thinking about treating yourself or someone you love to an Easter gift!

There are great savings to be had on the Echo Dot and Firestick too!

Here's what's on offer right now:

(Prices on Amazon are subject to change at any time and without notice. Please confirm all prices before purchasing products. is not responsible for any price changes or purchases you make. Please see Terms of Use.)



Remember - Amazon will only say this is a 'limited time offer', so you need to be quick if you want to take advantage of these low prices.

I ♥ My Fire!


How do I Replace the Battery or Charging Port an a Fire Tablet?

This is a question I have received several times recently, because the Fire's charging port or battery is sometimes the first thing to malfunction when the tablet seems fine in every other way.

Unfortunately, there's not an easy way to replace a battery in a Fire. These tablets are not like a remote control or child's electronic toy where you can remove a screw, take out the battery, and put in a new one. Amazon just doesn't provide access to the battery compartment.

First, I would recommend contacting Amazon Support directly to see what they can do. It's possible they have some fixes or solutions that might work.

Second, perhaps a mobile device repair business might be able to fix your battery or charging port.

**WARNING!** Be aware that if you or someone else opens up your tablet to access the electronic insides it will void any warranty still on the device. Of course, if you have no warranty and don't want to buy a new tablet, maybe going this route will work for you.

A final thing to consider is investing in the Show Mode Charging Dock (if it's compatible with your Fire). I have now heard from 2 visitors to this site who found that the Dock managed to resurrect their tablets from the 'dead'.

Using the dock is also a great way to protect the fragile charging port from damage - I use one myself, as I find the wire-free, magnetic method or charging my Fire so much easier!

Learn more about the Show Mode Charging Dock

Please do let me know if you've had any success with getting either the battery or charging port repaired on your device.

3 Months of Audible for 99p (UK Only)

Good news, book lovers!

Amazon is currently holding an Audible Spring Sale, offering you 3 months of Audible for the amazingly low price of just 99p!

This is quite a saving - the regular price is £7.99 per month!

Becoming an Audible member gets you one credit per month that you can apply to ANY audiobook, regardless of price or length.

That means that you can get three top-selling titles for under a pound, which is amazing.

I'm a big fan of Audible, even though I once never imagined myself enjoying listening to books rather than reading them.

But the excellent narrators at Audible bring books to life in a whole new way - plus it means you can enjoy books at times when you couldn't possibly read (sitting in traffic, for example!).

You can read about my experience with Audible here - or click here to visit Amazon (UK) to take advantage of this offer.

Happy listening :)

How to Make a USB-C Device Compatible with a USB Drive

If you have the 10th generation HD 8 or HD 8 Plus - or the 9th generation HD 10 - then you'll know that they come with USB-C charging.

This is an improvement on the previous micro-USB charging and is likely to be a feature on all new Fire tablets in upcoming generations.

But it can cause problems if you had previously been using a USB drive with your older Fire, only to find that it won't fit your new tablet.

This was what happened with Fire Friend Alan, who wrote...

"I recently purchased the Fire HD 10 9th Generation.

Since the tablet came with a USB C connector, how do I use currently owned thumb drives on my fire 10? Is there an easy solution?"

Fortunately, there is!

All you need to do is buy a USB C to USB adapter in order to use your thumb drives.

They are inexpensive and readily available at Amazon:

USB C to USB Adapter [2 Pack - at Amazon]

There are lots of different ones to try and I haven't personally tested the model I've linked to above, but it is one of the most popular at Amazon and has heaps of great reviews!

Problem solved :)

How to Update Apps on Kindle Fire - Plus a Warning!

Learn how to update apps on Kindle Fire manually or automatically, plus bonus tips for avoiding problems if you get apps from the Google Play Store

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How to Borrow Ebooks and Audiobooks from One of the Best US Libraries (US Only)

One of my favorite things about the Fire tablet is the easy access it gives me to library books, all from the comfort of my own home!

Using apps like Overdrive (find it here at Amazon) or Libby (which is owned by Overdrive) - along with your library card - gives you access to all the ebooks and audiobooks available from your local library.

But what if your library doesn't offer a very wide range of titles?

Well, there's a solution - and whilst it's not free, it's may be worth it to you if you love to read and want to be able to access the newest and most popular titles.

Apply for a Brooklyn Public Library Membership

For just $50 per year (renewable annually) you can become a member of Brooklyn Public Library, no matter what state you live in!

Brooklyn Public Library has a collection of more than 400,000 books, magazines and audiobooks - one of the largest online libraries around!

But not many people realize that they can borrow titles from this collection from out of state!

All you need to do is fill out the form here in order to make an application for a library card.

A library representative will contact you within 5 days from the date of your application to let you know what to do next.

Once your application is approved, you'll receive your library card and will have access to the full collection - why not click here to take a look now at what's avaiable.

Renewing in the future is easy - you simply email the library at, giving your library card barcode and a copy of acceptable ID. The $50.00 non-refundable annual fee is then applied to your account.

Valentine's Day Sale on Fire Tablets

Hello Fire Friends!

If you've been looking for the perfect gift for the love(s) of your life, then I have good news for you - Fire tablets are on sale right now!

This time, all tablets - including Kids Edition models - are included. Yay!

These deals are likely to be available only for a limited time, so act fast to grab a great Valentine's Day bargain.

Here's what's on offer right now:


Remember - you need to be quick if you want to take advantage of these low prices.

I ♥ My Fire!


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