Amazon Fire HD Tablet
The Amazon Fire HD tablet allows you to read books, watch videos, play games, use the internet, shop, and more all with one device. It can be purchased for $49-$149 depending on the model.
Is any kind of biometric data collected (health, heart, voice, etc.)?
Are you able to delete your data / the data collected about you?
Does it have parental controls?
Does it use encryption to protect your data both in-transit and at-rest?
Does it get regular software and / or firmware updates?
Does it require you to create a strong password?
Is there a system in place for managing security vulnerabilities?
How Can It Snoop?
Does it have a camera or request / require access to a camera?
Does it have a microphone or request / require access to a microphone?
Does it track your location or request / require access to location data?
Does it require an email address to use?
Does it require a phone number to use?
Does it require an address (home or office) to use?
Are you able to use a credit card as a payment option?
Are you able to use a cryptocurrency as a payment option?
Are you able to use PayPal as a payment option?
Are you able to use cash or gift cards as a payment option?
What Could Go Wrong?
The Fire HD tablet does not require a password, which could be a problem if a child were to use it and order things without permission or supervision. It is also known that Amazon uses your information to target you with customized ads. Be aware of these risks when purchasing this product.
How Does It Share Your Data?
Amazon can use your device data such as browsing history and location to target you with customized marketing and ads.
- Great screen.
- Good battery life.
- Practical design.
- Privacy concerns.
- Sub-par speakers.