What Can A Kindle Fire Do?. By Stacy Fordham| Submitted
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What Can a Kindle Fire Do?
By Stacy Fordham | Submitted On November 03, 2012
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Expert Author Stacy Fordham
It 's Not Just An E-reader
There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding the Kindle Fire and what it can do. Because of its name, it 's association with the Amazon Kindle Store and past iterations of the Kindle e-book reader, many people think of it as simply an e-book reader. It 's far more than that.
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It can 't run Windows or IOS apps, but there is almost always either a ported version of the app, or an app that has the same functionality. It 's the same with games, many games that start their life in Apple 's Appstore, find their way over to the Android operating system very quickly often within a few weeks of their Appstore début.
One minor downside of the Kindle Fire is that it currently has a "locked" bootloader than prevents you from downloading apps from Google Play, which is a huge market place full of even more apps. Hackers have found a way to unlock the bootloader, though as recent rulings have shown in the USA, the legality of this is dubious. Many people will feel though that morally they should be allowed to do what they want with a device they have paid for and own. It 's certainly an interesting topic for discussion.
But aside from the many weird and wonderful functions that the Kindle Fire is capable of by running different apps, many people will be wondering what can the Kindle Fire do fresh out of the box.
The Kindle Fire is a very competent video player. It 's 7 inch screen is more than enough screen for watching a movie on without needing to squint your eyes to see the lead actress. Because you hold the screen in close proximity to your eyes, it actually feels as though you are watching a cinema screen rather than a 7 inch screen. Those who