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Amazon's Kindle Fire and mobile event: Complete coverage

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Amazon unveiled a new family of Kindle devices at its press event today. The new devices include the 4G LTE Kindle Fire HD, 7-inch and 8.9-inch versions of the Kindle Fire HD, 3G and Wi-Fi versions of the new Kindle PaperWeight and a cheaper version of Kindle with Offers.

Slideshow: View a slideshow of the new devices.


Sept. 10
Amazon Kindle HD needs FCC OK, could suck up data allotment
By Tammy Parker
Amazon's new LTE-enabled Kindle Fire HD has two early strikes against it: The device has not yet received FCC approval for sale, and once users get their hands on it they may be disappointed in the number of megabytes included in the basic data plan.

Sept. 10
Amazon offers $15 opt-out fee to halt Kindle Fire ads
By Jason Ankeny
Amazon will enable consumers to pay a one-time $15 fee to block advertisements on its new Kindle Fire tablets. Amazon previously stated that it would not offer an ad-free option but reversed course Saturday following a flurry of consumer complaints.

Sept. 7
Amazon's Bezos hints at more devices but won't confirm smartphone rumors
by Phil Goldstein
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos declined to comment on rumors that the company will build its own Android-based smartphone. However, he did hint that Amazon will be launching more devices next year.

Sept. 7
Amazon enhances tablet gaming, reading with new Kindle Fire HD
by Jason Ankeny
Amazon is rolling out an enhanced suite of exclusive gaming, messaging and reading features in tandem with its new Kindle Fire HD, a 8.9-inch large-screen, LTE-equipped tablet unveiled Thursday.

Sept. 6
Amazon's Kindle Fire HD with LTE breaks mold with $50/year data plan
by Matt Kapko
Santa Monica, Calif.—Amazon upped the ante in the wireless-enabled tablet space today by introducing the Kindle Fire HD, an 8.9-inch large-screen tablet equipped with LTE that will sell for $499. The new tablet will come with a $50 per year data plan from AT&T (NYSE:T), making it the most affordable LTE tablet on the market

Sept. 6
Rumor Mill: Amazon will unveil branded Android smartphone today
by Jason Ankeny
Amazon is poised to unveil a Kindle smartphone running a variation of Google's Android 4.0, The Verge reports. Citing multiple sources with knowledge of the matter, The Verge anticipates Amazon will announce the smartphone during a Los Angeles media event later today. The device is reportedly unfinished, and Amazon is not expected to reveal a substantial number of details on the project.