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Badass Battery Monitor - Free vs. Paid & the Kindle Fire

We have released a paid version (currently $1.99) of Badass Battery Monitor.    The free version of Badass Battery Monitor is still free, and will continue to get updates.  Why a Paid version?  Read on... Badass Battery Monitor has become quite popular on the Kindle Fire for monitoring the Fire's battery. As of this post, it was #189 on Amazon Appstore for all free apps.   80% of the downloads from Amazon Appstore are coming from Kindle Fire users (for this particular App). Badass Battery Monitor recently got written up by Sharon Vaknin in her c|net blog about the Kindle Fire. Kindle users tend to be a different breed from the average Android user.  They have very different expectations, and are looking for apps that fit their particular device.  While the Kindle Fire is using Android as it's underlying operating system, it is a very unique device, and apps designed for Android Phones - particularly Battery Monitoring apps fail miserably on the Kindle.  Even though Bad