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

With Microsoft set to debut the Surface Mini on Tuesday, we look at how Amazon's small tablet shapes up in the "getting things done" department.

Once skyrocketing tablet sales growth sees a slowdown

Market-research firm IDC says that tablet shipments grew 28.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013. That's a far cry from the 75.3 percent growth in sales during the 2012 fourth quarter.

Amazon rolls out interest-free payment plans for Kindle Fire HDX tablets

Amazon really, REALLY wants to get a Kindle Fire tablet in your hands, and it's no wonder why: Kindle owners spend gobs of cash on Amazon.com.

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Survey: Amazon sees more spending from Kindle owners

Now we know why Amazon isn't too worried about profiting from Kindle hardware sales. Turns out owners of those devices are spending big bucks with the online retailer.

15 awesome techy gifts for kids

From smart robots they can program themselves, to humble building blocks that teach physics and engineering, these gifts will delight tech-savvy children and the adults who love them.

Amazon's Kindle Fire update brings the best of both worlds to the Fire HD and HDX

Amazon hopes to cater to both the business-centric and the couch potatoes with its updated tablets.

Don't drop your Kindle Fire HDX, because it's a pain to repair

Amazon's Kindle Fire HDX may be an absolutely stunning slate, but under the hood, iFixit says it's a repairability nightmare.

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Clockwise Podcast: Surface, Kindle, Steam, and sharks

Amazon's new Kindle Fire HDX, the merits of personal tech support, Steam moves toward releasing its own hardware, and Microsoft introduces the Surface 2.

Amazon tests Flash support for Kindle Fire as new tablets wait in the wings

Amazon is trying to give mobile Flash a new lease on life, long after Adobe left the plug-in for dead on phones and tablets.

Vine video app lands on Amazon's Kindle Fire HD tablets

Prepare for the selfie deluge!