Jump to content


Sponsored Links

Recent Columns

  • James Norton's Photo
    The James Norton Column: MoDaCo reviews and battery tests

    The James Norton column

  • James Norton's Photo
    The James Norton Column: Camera Shoot-out

    The James Norton column

  • James Norton's Photo
    The James Norton Column: The MoDaCo Man

    The James Norton column


Recent Articles

  • icon
    Thursday night is podcast night!

    PaulOBrien -

  • icon
    Is the 2014 Moto X a true contender for the top spot?

    James Norton -

  • icon
    Ask MoDaCo: The Vodafone Smart Tab 4G

    PaulOBrien -

  • icon
    HTC announces the RE camera

    PaulOBrien -

  • icon
    HTC announces the Desire EYE - a #selfie-centric device

    PaulOBrien -

  • icon
    Watch HTC's 'Double Exposure' Event live

    PaulOBrien -


Recent Article Comments

  • glossywhite's Photo
    Is the 2014 Moto X a true contender for the top spot?

    glossywhite -

  • akaimi's Photo
    HTC announces the RE camera

    akaimi -

  • PaulOBrien's Photo
    Ask MoDaCo: The Vodafone Smart Tab 4G

    PaulOBrien -

  • PaulOBrien's Photo
    MMW 87 - Sweeter than an apple pie

    PaulOBrien -

  • BiggidyBoing's Photo
    EXCLUSIVE: LG G-Watch availability date and pricing information

    BiggidyBoing -

  • Sere83's Photo
    Thursday night is podcast night!

    Sere83 -


Sponsored Links

Recent Topics

  • wmfitzgerald's Photo
    ART Runtime

    wmfitzgerald -

  • horizon21's Photo
    hudl2 does not charge

    horizon21 -

  • state-it's Photo
    Misreported time... and other things

    state-it -

  • FeelSoGood's Photo
    stock rom

    FeelSoGood -

  • James Norton's Photo
    Is the 2014 Moto X a true contender for the top spot?

    James Norton -

  • slime00's Photo
    How an updated Coolpad F1 could be in 2015?

    slime00 -


Recent Replies

  • billiescot's Photo
    Stuck on Welcome screen

    billiescot -

  • QuadCorei8085's Photo
    [ROM][4.1.1][B209] AOSP MOD [15/10/2014]

    QuadCorei8085 -

  • gt85nz's Photo
    hauwei y300 smsc update error

    gt85nz -

  • lmulli's Photo
    hudl2 does not charge

    lmulli -

  • dakok's Photo
    Coolpad F1 8297w - Review / Info / Software / Custom Roms

    dakok -

  • mrbeany's Photo
    [JB] [4.2.2] CyanogenMod 10.1 [ROM]

    mrbeany -


Sponsored Links



- - - - -

Kindle Fire UK 'ad free' pricing revealed - losing ads will cost you £10


Amazon have updated their Kindle Fire pages to include both ad supported ('with Special Offers) and ad free ('without Special Offers') versions. Losing the ads will add £10 to the purchase price of both the Fire and Fire HD tablets.

The change doesn't make it clear whether the ad free option can be purchased later or must be purchased with the tablet and it also remains to be seen exactly how the system works. Is it tied to a device? An Amazon account? Something else?

Hopefully we'll find out when the devices ship in the UK on October 25th.

For more details see the Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD product pages.

Posted Image

About the author

PaulOBrien's Photo
Paul O'Brien founded MoDaCo in 2002 as a site focused on Windows Smartphones and has grown it since then by concentrating on providing a friendly community for both experienced and beginner mobile enthusiasts.

  • 0


2 Comments

Not too bad to pay the extra £10 but personally since the ads only show on the lock screen I would put up with them. And of course once the tablet is rooted somebody will find a way to remove the ads.
    • 1
two software versions, one with ads in the lockscreen app, one with out?

Not too bad to pay the extra £10 but personally since the ads only show on the lock screen I would put up with them. And of course once the tablet is rooted somebody will find a way to remove the ads.


it's already been rooted, Amazon failed to fix the bug sparkym3 found in ICS on the Transformer Prime
    • 0