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Hackers load the Android Market onto the Kindle Fire

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Kindle Fire Android Market

We knew hackers would start picking apart the Kindle Fire quickly, but we had no idea the fruits of their labor would come to life so soon. The Android community has managed to tear down the wall that kept the Kindle Fire and the Android Market from coming together. It’s now possible for a rooted Kindle Fire to install and run the official Android Market. Doing so can be complicated depending on who you ask, but there’s no denying the results.

In order to make this work, you have to root the Kindle Fire. This task alone could end up bricking the Kindle Fire if you don’t know what you’re doing. A one-click root method has been released, but that’s just the first step.

The Android Market will not work unless you change the user interface of the Kindle Fire. That also requires downloading some files and using your desktop to transfer them.

Every step can be found on BriefMobile if you want to give it a shot. Just remember rooting and mucking with system files is inherently risky.

Read [BriefMobile]

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