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The Kindle Fire won’t protect your kids

The Kindle Fire’s UK launch is imminent, but across the Atlantic some customers have discovered a big, big problem: like the Kindle ebook reader, there aren’t any parental controls, that’s not a problem with an e-ink reader, but it is with a family-friendly, child-attracting device such as a tablet pc

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Does the Kindle Fire have a killer app?

The killer app for the Kindle Fire is Amazon itself, and on that front it delivers. It’s very easy to get hold of your Amazon ebooks, music and video, as well as magazines and TV shows, and there’s a huge selection. Apps are much thinner, though: the Kindle Fire uses Amazon’s app store, not the Android Market, so there’s around 10,000 titles compared to Android’s 300,000-plus.

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