I’m sure you heard the news that Amazon are shipping the Kindle Fire today. Amazon have been sending emails to buyers with the good news, and they also put out a press release. I got a confirmation this morning and my unit will be arriving tomorrow. I’m planning to post a first impressions tomorrow evening and I’d like some help.
One key concern about the Kindle Fire is whether int can install third party apps ad which ones will work. Now, we know that it ships with the Amazon Appstore, but no one knows for sure yet if apps found elsewhere will work the way they’re supposed to.
So here’s where you come in. Do you have an app you’d like me to try? Leave a comment and I”ll try it. You might also want to include a link to where I can find it; some apps are only hosted on their n project pages and there’s no guarantee that I know where that is.
I’m not expecting any serious issue, but remember, the Kindle Fire runs on a branched version of Android v2.3 Gingerbread. Amazon may have tweaked something that breaks specific apps. It wouldn’t be the first time that a problem is only revealed by a specific app; my hacked Sony Reader Wifi still won’t run some games no matter what I do with it.