Adding a custom launcher to Amazon Fire Tablet

*The article was written for the Amazon Fire 5th Generation. Amazon have launched a new Fire on the 7th June. I have not tested this with the newer model but expect it will be similar.* I bought an Amazon Fire Tablet when they were on sale for £34.99 and for the price its a complete bargain. Amazon have launched a new Fire Tablet on the 7th June costing £49.99. I would argue there is no better priced tablet out there. It’s by no means perfect but adding Google Play Store solves the majority of the downsides. The only other thing…

Installing Google Play store on Amazon Fire Tablet

*The article was written for the Amazon Fire 5th Generation. Amazon have launched a new Fire on the 7th June. I have not tested this with the newer model but expect the process will be similar.*   This will be a very picture heavy post. Amazon’s Fire ship with Amazon Fire OS which is a heavily modded version of Google’s Android. Amazon have it’s own app store for Android devices and by default this is the only App Store that comes with the Fire tablets – there is no Google Play Store. While Amazon’s app store does have a huge selection…