The update will fix the poor performance and the inability to edit the "carousel" of recently viewed items to remove embarrassing or useless icons. It will add a privacy feature, the ability to cover your web browsing history tracks.
The present software version of the Kindle Fire is 6.2.
The Kindle Fire has been under fire lately for a less than optimal user experience as well as preloaded 1-click buying that could let kids buy lots of items on Amazon.com easily.
Many reviewers and analysts noted the user experience on the Kindle Fire was less than optimal, we contend it is because the Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system was developed not for tablets but for smartphones.
The Kindle Fire has "issues" connecting to the Internet.
The Kindle Fire has been hacked to used the latest version of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich without Wi-Fi or audio.
The best features of the e Kindle Fire are the dual-core processor, free Amazon Cloud storage, cloud accelerated mobile browser and of course the $199 price. Previously reviewed shortcomings of the Kindle Fire include it uses Android 2.3(not a tablet OS) and lacks Bluetooth, cellular data, a camera and GPS. The Kindle Fire touchscreen is only 7 inches..