Kindle

Android–Setting up a Kindle Fire emulator

Developing for the Kindle Fire is pretty much the same as developing for any other Android device (aside from Amazon’s long review process…). Amazon’s developer FAQ lists most everything you need to know, but I’ve stolen summarized it here: Will my app work on Kindle Fire? For your app to work on Kindle Fire, it needs to be compatible with the device's specifications. At a high level, it must be optimized for non-Google Mobile Services (GMS) Android 2.3.4 (Gingerbread) and a 7" screen with a resolution ......

Book Review: Kindle Fire: Out Of The Box (O’Reilly)

The Kindle Fire, like a lot of devices these days, does not come with a user manual. Kindle Fire: Out Of The Box covers the basics of setting up and using your Fire. This 76-page book is divided into 6 chapters: Get to Know Your Kindle Fire Set Up Your Fire Books, Newsstand, and Docs Music and Video Apps Web and Email The book is loaded with detailed, annotated screen shots, which makes it easy to figure out exactly what you should be seeing on your Kindle's screen. However, this comes at a price ......