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Firmware Update Available for Kindle Fire; Full Screen Web Browsing

Amazon's efforts to refurbish the user experience in the Kindle Fire - the company's maiden venture into the tablet market - seems to be successful so far. The company has issued a new firmware update that provides users the option of full screen web browsing.

Silk - the custom built browser now can be tweaked to allow users to make the full use of the device's 7 inch screen.

Apart from that, the firmware update 6.2.2 includes a few bug fixes, as well as other minor performance enhancements.

Kindle Fire happens to be a budget tablet device powered by Google's Android platform. Even before the product made its debut in the market, it was being labelled by many as a potential threat to Apple's iPad.

No doubt, since it first hit store shelves in November 2011, the tablet has managed to exhibit some rather impressive performance in terms of market share. However, the device still has a long way to go before it emerges as a serious threat to the iPad's domination in the market.

This latest Firmware 6.2.2 update has been made available by the company as a free, over the air update, reportsCNet. This is good news for Kindle fans.