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I haven't got a stylus for mine but I don't do a ton of typing/posting on it. I will get 1 at some point. I have fairly large hands and that makes it hard for me to type anything on a tablet without a lot of corrections. The only accesory I've purchased so far is the Marware case from amazon.com for $29.99. I love it. If you're in the market for a case check it out.
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I had one, sold it on eBay. The web browser was terrible, and I felt like it was a crippled version of android. Also, I have an iPhone, so I'm used to iOS. The differences on android were never enough to make it worth it for me to switch, especially since I jailbreak. That reasoning for me applied to the Kindle as well. Every time I used it I felt like I could just do this on my phone which was more comfortable.

Install Opera. Then your problem was solved...but nope. lol
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How is the Kindle fire these days? Im looking to get one to actually use as an ebook reader and secondarily as a tablet
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Fantastic. ICS support has come a long way since I got it. Don't pay retail price for it though, its not worth it. Google is releasing their own 7" Nexus tablet for a bit more that's packing a higher res screen and likely Jellybean. Not to mention it will likely have an accelerometer, bluetooth, volume buttons, and probably a microSD reader, all of which are lacking on the Fire.


As an eBook reader that also works as a tablet its great, but don't pay more than $150 for one.
    
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Fantastic. ICS support has come a long way since I got it. Don't pay retail price for it though, its not worth it. Google is releasing their own 7" Nexus tablet for a bit more that's packing a higher res screen and likely Jellybean. Not to mention it will likely have an accelerometer, bluetooth, volume buttons, and probably a microSD reader, all of which are lacking on the Fire.


As an eBook reader that also works as a tablet its great, but don't pay more than $150 for one.
My dad's wanting to buy one... where you can pick one up for $150?

When's this Google slate coming out?
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My dad's wanting to buy one... where you can pick one up for $150?
When's this Google slate coming out?


eBay. Mine was $150. Also, Amazon was selling refurb ones a while ago. Lots of people buy them, realize the stock firmware is horrible, and are unwilling/unable to root and install CM9.

And the Nexus tablet should be unveiled at Google I/O on June 29. Its started showing up on benchmarking sites with a 1280x768 resolution, made by ASUS. The price could be anywhere from $150 to $250, although I'd put it at $200 or over.
    
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eBay. Mine was $150. Also, Amazon was selling refurb ones a while ago. Lots of people buy them, realize the stock firmware is horrible, and are unwilling/unable to root and install CM9.

And the Nexus tablet should be unveiled at Google I/O on June 29. Its started showing up on benchmarking sites with a 1280x768 resolution, made by ASUS. The price could be anywhere from $150 to $250, although I'd put it at $200 or over.
Ah I see, probably wait for the Nexus slate then. Cheers.
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