Why am I so unlucky with kindles? Every. Single. Kindle. I’ve owned was crap. As a bookworm, this is a Real Problem people!! I should be able to read my precious ebooks whenever I want in the most perfect, comfortable and brilliant piece of device technology has to offer. Yet..
That is not the case.
A little backstory: After my epic fail with my first one, Kindle Keyboard, which is obviously outdated, black and white screen, slow, hard to use and no touch screen with limited internet access. I threw it away and moved on to an iPad. Yup, I ditched Amazon for Apple..BURN!
I was pretty happy about my iPad 4. It was sleek, fast, colorful and easy to use. Unlike, ehm the other one. *stink eye -look above- So you may be wondering, why get the Kindle Fire 7 then?
Because I DIDN’T! Well…technically speaking, I did. bUT not on PurpoSe!! OkaY! Excuse my weird typing my fingers were angry. -__- Ok, you might remember a little while ago I posted about my Black Friday Book Bonanza. Where I talked about the craziness of that day. Well, while I was in Best Buy, I saw a large number of people crowding over a stack of orange looking cases. Upon further inspection, my head thought. “Oh WOW! $50 FOR AN IPAD!! SCOOORREE!! GET ONE GIRL! GET ONE NOW!!”
So imagine my surprise when I went back home excited and proud of myself for spotting things quickly. And actually looked at my purchase.
That moment, I knew I effed up.
So now I was stuck with a kindle I didn’t ask for. yay me. Ever since then, as a punishment for my reckless behavior. I’ve been forcing myself to use it. Which is why we are here today. *sigh Let me *sigh review this Kindle Fire 7 *sigh thing. *sigh
I hate it. Absolutely hate it. This has to be one of the worst tablets out there. Heck, I’m not even sure if tablet is the right way to describe this.
- Weak Battery Life
- Weird System/Software
- Books don’t show up
- Not Compatible with 99% of other things
- An Ad
- Not user friendly
- Hard to customize
How does a kindle, whose main job in life, is to be used for books. FAIL to SHOW said books! I spend 20 minutes just jumping around in my kindle looking for the ebook I just downloaded. wha?
Not to mention, I plug in this device to charge all night. Only to use it for a few hours and discover its gone down to 30%, why? You’re sucking up all this electricity and then YoU tell mE you die a quick death?! Wha..?
Ugh! Don’t even get me started on the ads. People, I didn’t buy a kindle. I bought an ad. That’s what happened y’all. No wonder nothing works, its an ad! Duh! How stupid of me. The lock screen is an ad of Amazon’s products that I can never remove. Why? It’s MY kindle. Shouldn’t I put whatever the hell I want to put in it. And the homescreen is an ad. Swipe up and down. Left and right. All the pages ARE ads. I spent hours trying to fix this but all I got was less ads. Every page has ads. There are ads here, ads there, ads EVERYWHERE! Apparently, I should host a giveway and the winner gets one of them ADS!
This sucks. I don’t have the energy anymore to finish this post. I’m out.
What did you think of this post, do you own a similar product? Or do you think I should try something else? Lets chat, don’t worry, I don’t bite. ^^
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