Kindle Fire 8 HD... Good?

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  1. WoRn FrEtS

    WoRn FrEtS Member

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    Got a gift card from my kids. Thinking about using it for a Kindle Fire 8 HD. I will mainly use it for streaming sports along with my iPad and TV. Is this Kindle good, bad, great? Thanks.
     
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    Meh, it's fine. I bought my kids one for Christmas. It's a bit of a "you get what you pay for" type thing. But it's a far cry from an iPad, wrote a bit slower.
     
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    Auto correct sucks.
     
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  5. WoRn FrEtS

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    What about ease of getting apps on it? Anyone watch espn on it? CBS or NBC sports? Play good?
     
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    Yeah, I got one for my son and it seems to be a pretty temperamental device. Some days it works fine, other days it’s glitchy. Definitely slow.
     
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    Catch them when they go on sale. Install google services.
     
  8. jbviper4

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    Great advice here. My W is bugging me to upgrade my Paperwhite to one of these. I only use it to read. Chromebook takes care of the rest. I'm still on the fence though. Nice features.
     

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