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Kindle Fire- No Google for you! (Seinfeld style)

by jandv1 / November 17, 2011 2:54 AM PST

The new Fire has been fine so far, setting up Netflix and Hulu a breeze. That nice bright screen a joy to watch. Then you get down to the serious stuff. Set up kindle email app- enter Gmail login/ password. I also I have my 2 step verfication code for this kindle ready to type in.......NO! Error!!!username/password are incorrect. No where to enter the 2-step code.....I try twenty times literally, but no.
No gmail, means no google docs, no photo's, no music (I had uploaded all my music to it). Did they forget?
I talked with a number of Amazon support folks- Yep- no 2 step verification and in silk, definitely no Android market for you to download the google apps either.
Is this the start of a Google/Amazon war?
PS: For $200, it's still a great tv with a browser.

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