Amazon upgrades the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 with more speed and better sound

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Last year, Amazon completely overhauled its Kindle Fire line of tablets with thinner, lighter designs, high-resolution displays, and high-end processors. This year it’s sticking with a tried and true formula: the new Kindle Fire HDX 8.9, available for preorder today, looks exactly like its predecessor. But Amazon isn’t completely resting on its laurels: the new model has an even faster processor, better Dolby sound, and a new version of Amazon’s Fire OS. Its $379 price (Wi-Fi with Special…

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