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Deal Alert: Save $50 on Selected Kindle Fires

Posted By Juli Monroe On February 4, 2013 @ 3:15 pm In Amazon,kindle | 3 Comments

[1]Now until Feb 8, you can save $50 on the Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ and Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ 4G LTE with the code FIRELOVE at checkout. Here are all the details [2].

A couple of restrictions to note: The deal is only good for one Fire per customer. And because you have to enter the code, it won’t work on One-Click ordering. Also, they say it’s only good while supplies last. Better decide fast.

Kindles don’t go on sale very often, so if you’ve been waiting to get one of the larger Fires, now is a good time to act.


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#1 Comment By Fayruza On February 17, 2013 @ 6:29 am

Read actual books! Because, what if you run out of baterty, will you just have to stop reading? With actual books, you can read for however long you want. And what if something goes wrong with the Kindle, like it breaks or something? With actual books, you can’t break a book, you can tear a page but you can just tape it back. Books are meant to be read on paper, not a screen. That’s how it always has been until the invention of e-books which are silly. Don’t we people get enough screens and buttons in our lives? Why must we read books on screens, that’s like the only thing left that people read on paper. Hell, even newspapers are starting to go down because people read the news on their computers.It doesn’t count to read a book on a screen and call yourself an avid reader. I think it would be sad to see books totally die out so please, can you help keep books alive by not buying an e-book? Please? Aside from the benefit of its size and weight, the Kindle is a manufactured product, which means that the Kindle not only takes up natural resources to produce the end product, but that the Kindle is made with human hands, Chinese hands to be more specific. Is the Kindle a fair-trade product? Were the hands that produced this luxury for Americans treated justly, humanely and respectfully? Were they given a fair price for the work done, a safe environment to work in, fair labor hours? Are the people who labor over our products treated well? What of the cost of transporting thousands of Kindles from Asia to America? What of the cost of packaging and delivering the same product into the hands of the consumers once in America? While it’s true that most everything we do requires energy consumption, one must take into consideration the things behind the scenes. For example, one can download a book from Amazon in 60 seconds flat. How does that book get from Amazon’s library to your Kindle? By their Whispernet technology, a wireless coverage in all 50 states… just think of all that energy expended to supply Kindle followers of unlimited entertainment. Or how about the baterty installed in each Kindle? Amazon thoughtfully installed a rechargeable baterty, but one must use power to recharge that said baterty. Where does that electricity come from? ~RasberryHat

#2 Comment By Bara On February 17, 2013 @ 11:27 am

Wow. Another misguided crusader?

#3 Comment By Felix Torres On February 17, 2013 @ 12:09 pm

Not so misguided the crusader could find the way here.
I suspect it came from beneath a bridge somewhere… ;)


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