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Amazon Kindle Fire HDX: Can a 'consumption' tablet deliver as a productivity machine?

Mark Hachman | May 21, 2014
From an entertainment perspective, the Kindle Fire HDX is excellent. Productivity, however, still feels like an afterthought.

Amazon also throws up enough roadblocks--the walls it places between Google's app store and services, its UI, the odd dichotomy between files stored in the cloud and on the device--that inevitably you'll yearn for something simpler. For small Android tablets, Google's Nexus 7 is still probably the go-to tablet until something better comes along. And if you're an Apple fan, go back to your iPad mini.

Basically, Amazon is in business to promote downloads of Kindle ebook and streaming movies via Amazon Prime. And from an entertainment perspective, the Kindle Fire HDX is excellent. Productivity, however, still feels like an afterthought.

 

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