Mayday puts an Amazon customer support rep on your screen
Mayday reps can draw on your screen, to help you figure out where you need to go
Gizmag reviews Amazon's best tablet to date, the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9
The Fire's Silk web browser is much improved from previous generations
The Kindle Fire's Fire OS (forked and Google-free Android) isn't the most versatile mobile software around
The Mayday button sits in your status bar drop-down shade
The Fire's home screen still shows you a carousel of giant icons – though you can now see a grid of apps by swiping up from the bottom
The Fire HDX 8.9's plastic body only weighs 374 g
At 7.8 mm at its thickest point, the HDX 8.9 is also very thin
The display on the Fire HDX 8.9 is outstanding – one of the best we've seen in any mobile device
Two years ago, Amazon's first Kindle Fire was a popular tablet. But let's be honest: apart from a tempting price tag, it didn't really hold a candle to higher-end rivals like the iPad. Fast-forward to today, and Amazon has managed to merge budget pricing with hardware that, in some ways, is actually superior to its competitors from the high-rent district. Join Gizmag, as we review Amazon's best tablet to date, the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9".
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