Don’t Update Kindle for iPhone or iPad, Bug Wipes Book Library

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Don’t update to the latest version of Kindle for the iPhone or iPad unless you want to gamble with losing all the books on your device. The latest Kindle 3.6.1 update to hit the app store has an issue that can wipe the Kindle library off your iPhone or iPad and force you to re-register […]

Unlimited Kids Content Hits Kindle Fire & Fire HD, No In App Purchases

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Today Amazon announced a new subscription for unlimited children’s content for Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD users that contains no in-app purchases or advertising. The new service, called Kindle FreeTime Unlimited is a per-month subscription that gives users access to unlimited books, games, movies, TV shows, and educational apps for kids. The service costs […]

Kindle iOS App Adds Kindle Paperwhite Feature X-Ray

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The latest version of the Amazon Kindle app for iPhone and iPad adds a feature that Amazon first introduced in the Kindle Touch last year and continued into the Kindle Paperwhite. The new feature in Amazon Kindle for iOS 3.5 is called X-Ray. X-Ray lets readers see how often a person or phrase appears throughout […]

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 […]

Kindle Fire vs. Kindle Fire HD

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The Kindle Fire is a tempting tablet at $159, but the Kindle Fire HD brings a better screen, better speakers and more storage for just $40 more. How does the Kindle Fire compare to the Kindle Fire HD, and is it worth paying more for the Kindle Fire HD? In this comparison we’ll take a […]

Amazon Explains The Tech of the Kindle Paperwhite (Video)

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Amazon’s new Kindle Paperwhite will begin shipping next week, but before readers can get their hands on the device Amazon wants to explain the technology behind the new eReader. Today Amazon posted a YouTube video featuring some of the people who helped make the Kindle Paperwhite possible. A large part of the video involves the […]

Kindle Fire HD 7-inch Arrives at Staples Stores Today

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Users tempted by the Kindle Fire HD 7-inch tablet from Amazon don’t need to order blindly, Staples announced today that it is offering in store sales of the new Kindle Fire HD and demo units so users can go hands on with the Kindle Fire HD 7-inch before buying it. Staples will sell the Kindle […]

Amazon Whispersync for Voice Syncs Audible Books With Kindle Books

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Amazon finally has a way for readers to sync their audiobooks between devices, and even sync audiobooks with ebooks for a better reading experience. The new Whispersync for Voice syncs the location of an Audible audiobook through the service’s mobile apps. The feature makes it easy for users with multiple devices sync their location in […]

Amazon Lights New Fire Under Tablet Market

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As of this writing, there are still a lot of things we don’t know about today’s Amazon announcements of new e-Readers and Tablets. That said, one thing we do know, or rather one thing that has been overwhelmingly confirmed, Amazon is playing for keeps in the Tablet market. If this was an arms race, Amazon […]

Paperwhite is the Amazon Kindle’s Retina Display

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Today Amazon announced the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite, a new member of the Kindle eReader family with a vastly improved screen. Just like with a tablet, the display is a major factor in how good the device is, and Amazon is striving to set the bar for eReader displays just like Apple set the bar for […]

Amazon Introduces $159 7-inch Kindle Fire With Better Specs

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During its press conference today Amazon announced an update to its 7-inch Kindle Fire along with a new, lower price of $159. The new Amazon Kindle Fire uses the same plastic shell and 7-inch display as the first Kindle Fire, but the internal specs are much improved. The new Kindle Fire features a 40% faster processor […]

Amazon Kindle FreeTime Delivers Finest Parental Controls

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Along with updated and new Kindles, Amazon announced a new feature for their tablets called FreeTime that gives parents a chance to control how their kids can use the tablet. These new controls may only arrive on the new 7-inch and 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD tablets, but for parents this might be reason enough to […]

Amazon Kindle Papwerwhite: Backlit, More Paper-like

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Amazon announced its next-generation Kindle and it looks like a huge improvement over the Kindle Touch. The Kindle Paperwhite features a new display that is easier to read, even in the dark. The new Amazon Kindle Paperwhite looks a lot like the Kindle Touch, but the big differentiator is the display. Like its predecessors, the […]

Kindle Fire 2, Paperwhite Kindle & Amazon Phone Possible Today (Video)

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Amazon may not be streaming the Kindle event so everyone can watch from home, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get a sneak peak at some of Amazon’s Kindle announcements this morning. At 1:30 Easter, 10:30 Pacific, Amazon is hosting an Event in California to unveil the company’s new line of eReaders and, according to the latest rumors, show […]

Latest Amazon TV Ad Shows New Kindle Readers, Kindle Fire Tablets

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Ahead of Amazon’s morning press event, TV ads for the Internet giant have begun airing showcasing new devices that may hint at the announcements to come. The press event, scheduled for September 6, is expected to be the event where Amazon debuts new Kindle Fire tablets. However, the company’s ads may prove to be spoilers […]

Amazon to Introduce Kindle Smartphone at Press Event

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At a press event scheduled for later today on September 6, Internet retail giant Amazon is expected to introduce at least one new Kindle Fire tablet model and possibly an additional model to offer price variation and to compete against Google’s Nexus 7 tablet. However, the latest speculation is that Amazon may have a surprise […]

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 […]

Amazon Kindle Fire “Sold Out” Ahead of September 6 Event

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Amazon’s first Android tablet is sold out 48 weeks after it was first introduced, but a new model is just around the corner. Today Amazon announced the Kindle Fire is sold out in a press release. In the release Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos dropped a not-so-subtle hint that his company has a new version of […]

New Kindle Fire, Light Up Kindle Likely at Amazon’s September 6th Event

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Amazon just sent out press invitations to an event in California for September 6th. The event details remain unknown, but we expect Amazon will unveil the new Kindle Fire tablet, or tablets at this event. A new Kindle Fire would arrive to a crowded 7-inch tablet market, but Amazon obviously hopes to convince users its […]

Best iPad Apps for College

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College students today don’t know how good they have it thanks to the iPad and more iPad apps for college than they can count, at least before completing Understanding Numerical Data. I ended my college career in 2005. On that May afternoon when I turned my tassel for the last time I’d never even, heard of apps. […]