Kindle Paperwhite 2014 Rumors Continue as Possible Release Passes

The Paperwhite 2014 release is missed early Q2, but the features may still be planned for later this year.

The Kindle Paperwhite 2014 release is rumored to deliver a better reading experience with a  new design, higher resolution display, new fonts and more. Although Amazon is not talking about the Paperwhite 3, there are a small collection of rumors that fill in some of the blanks for people waiting for a new Kindle Paperwhite […]

Kindle Sale: $49 for Entry-Level eReader, $99 for Kindle Paperwhite

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Amazon is running a rather unique discount on its Kindle ereaders today, where you can get $20 off on either the entry-level Kindle ereader or the company’s flagship Paperwhite ereader. The promotion suggests trading in your old ereader for a newer Kindle model, and the text reads like it’s a requirement to do so in […]

Kindle Sale Has Entry-Level eReader for $49

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For a one-day only Kindle sale, Amazon is discounting its entry-level Kindle ereader for just $49, which is $20 off the normal $69 price tag. The $49 will get you the Kindle ereader with Special Offers, meaning that you’ll see advertisements here and there. Sadly, the model without Special Offers isn’t on sale, so you’ll […]

Barnes & Noble Intros New Nook GlowLight

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Barnes & Noble has revealed the second-generation Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight, only this time around, the company is just calling it the GlowLight. It improves on the first-generation e-reader by being both lighter and brighter for better reading, as well as improvements being made to the display with faster response times. Just looking at […]

Amazon May Finally Release Color Kindle E-Reader Thanks to Latest Acquisition

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Amazon has confirmed that it had acquired the Liquavista business from Samsung, a move that could potentially allow the Internet retailer to finally launch an affordable color e-ink Kindle e-reader in due time. Samsung had not done much with Liquavista since it had acquired the company; it was rumored that color e-ink displays based on […]

American Airlines Pilots See Health Benefits to iPad Use

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In its trial for using Apple, Inc.’s iPad as flight manuals, not only is American Airlines saving the environment in not having to print out paper editions as well as receiving a savings in fuel costs, the airliner has claimed recently that the use of the tablet has helped to reduce pilot back injuries from […]

SmartBook Software Helps Students Ace Tests

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With a new semester firing back up students are always looking for new ways to study and learn course material. While many students are moving to e-books there are always improvements to be made in reviewing the content that students read for their classes. This is where the McGraw-Hill SmartBook comes into the picture as […]

Holiday Gift Guide 2012: Best eReaders

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eReaders like the Kindle FireHD , Nook Tablet HD and Kindle PaperWhite are sure to top gift wish lists this holiday season. During the last year the price of eReaders went down while quality and choice increased, offering a large number of prices and devices for giving for a gift this year. From e-Ink readers that offer […]

Amazon Lowers Price on Kindle and Kindle Touch

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Amazon announced their new lineup of Kindle eReaders with a new Kindle Paperwhite, while lowering the price of their simple Kindle and Kindle Touch eInk ebook readers. They discounted the older models much like Apple does with their previous generation devices like the iPad 2 at a $100 off. Amazon dropped their prices by $10 making […]

What the New Kindle Fire Needs to Beat the Nexus 7

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Its looking quite likely that Amazon plans to announced some new Kindles, including an update to their once popular but now floundering Kindle Fire color tablet. The will make these announcements at an event next week on September 6th. So what will Amazon try to do to make the Kindle Fire a leader in the […]

Barnes & Noble to Bring NFC to Nook

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Barnes & Noble CEO confessed that the near field communications (NFC) radio will start making an appearance on the company’s future Nook tablet and e-readers, but did not give a definitive timeline on when that would happen. News of the NFC on the Nook follows the company’s announcement earlier this week that Microsoft had made […]

Amazon Ready to Launch Color E-Ink Kindle Touch Readers?

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Digitimes is reporting that Amazon has ordered color e-ink panels from E Ink Holdings. The 6-inch color e-ink panels could potentially make it into the next generation Kindle Touch e-readers, which would be the first e-ink readers from Amazon to feature a color display. Though Amazon has the Kindle Fire tablet, based on Google’s Android […]

Nook Tablet: 1 Million Shipped To B&N So Far

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Barnes & Noble has shipped 1 million Nook Tablets so far. That’s a pretty impressive number, but that doesn’t mean that customers bought 1 million of them, but rather that Barnes & Noble received them from supplier Inventec, the same OEM that made the now defunct HP TouchPad. Unfortunately, that’s often the way these kinds […]

9 Tips to Shop Black Friday Like a Pro

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If you want to get the best Black Friday Deals, and still have a fun time shopping on November 25th, 2011, you need to be prepared. I’ve been shopping Black Friday for over a decade, and writing about how to get the best Black Friday deals for years. This year, I decided to let you […]

Amazon Kindle Touch Release Date Pushed to November 15th

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Those of you who planned on getting your brand new Kindle Touch on November 21st are in for a bit of a surprise today as Amazon has just announced that it will be shipping orders out a week earlier than expected. November 15th will be the day that the Kindle Touch will go on sale […]

My Hopes for Amazon’s Tablet

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Depending on what rumors or what blog posts you read, we know a little more about Amazon’s coming Tablet. MG Siegler’s post on TechCrunch has some credibility because he’s apparently handled a prototype. But then, on the cautious side, we all know how prototypes (even the unofficially officially leaked ones) can give us a misleading […]

Nook for iPad Updated with Periodical Subscriptions

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The Nook Color is a nice eReader, especially for enjoying periodicals in full color, and now with an update, the iPad Nook app provides readers with the same rich full-color periodical experience. This is a leg up for Barnes & Noble, because the Kindle device and the Kindle app can’t display periodicals in full color. […]