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Save big with early Prime Day deals on Kindle bundles

October 6th, 2020

After Prime Day 2020 was announced a week ago, Amazon has started to roll out some early deals to prepare its audience. Last week, there were a few on Amazon devices and that has continued into this week. Save on Kindle bundles this week for all of your e-reading needs. You’ve had plenty of time …

JP Morgan: Amazon Kindle Fire an unimpressive ‘stepping stone’

September 30th, 2011

JP Morgan executive director Mark Moskowitz is not impressed with Amazon’s first attempt in the tablet market. In a recent note to investors, Moskowitz said the tablet is just “noise,” and that it lacks too many features to be a valid competitor. “We are not impressed with Kindle Fire,” Moskowitz wrote. “In our view, [the …

Amazon Kindle tablet due in November for $250, report claims

September 2nd, 2011

Amazon’s first Android tablet will launch this coming November at a price point significantly below Apple’s entry-level iPad 2, TechCrunch reported on Friday. According to the site, which claims to have handled a prototype of the device, the Amazon tablet bears a strong resemblance to RIM’s BlackBerry PlayBook and it runs a highly customized pre-Honeycomb …

Amazon launches web-based Kindle Cloud Reader

August 10th, 2011

Amazon launched its new Kindle Cloud Reader service on Wednesday that provides users with access their Kindle library using Chrome or Safari on Mac, PC, Linux and the Chromebook. Kindle Cloud Reader is also optimized for the iPad and offers a caching feature for offline reading. To get started, simply navigate to http://read.amazon.com and install …

Magazine and newspaper subscriptions now available on Kindle for iOS

July 25th, 2011

Amazon has updated its Kindle for iOS application with support for magazine and newspaper subscriptions. iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users can now browse, purchase, and read from more than 100 newspapers and magazines, complete with high resolution color photos, and the company confirmed that more content is on its way. Amazon customers with existing …

Amazon intros ad-supported Kindle 3G for $164

May 25th, 2011

Amazon on Monday revealed a new discounted version of its popular Kindle eBook reader. Amazon’s announcement came on the same day Barnes & Noble announced its all-new NOOK eReader. When asked during a Q&A session after Monday’s press conference if Barnes & Noble would ever consider releasing an ad-supported NOOK, CEO William Lynch laughed and …

Amazon to launch 'Kindle Library Lending' feature

April 20th, 2011

On Wednesday, Amazon announced that its Kindle customers will soon be able to borrow eBooks from more than 11,000 U.S. libraries. Amazon’s Kindle Library Lending project will allow users to check out eBooks from local libraries and then read them on the Kindle or any device that has Amazon’s free eReader software installed. Unlike traditional …

eBook sales jump 115% in January

March 19th, 2011

The Association of American Publishers said Thursday that eBook sales for the month of January were up 115% from the same period last year. No surprise there, given that you can read them on most any mobile device these days, not just eReaders. Net sales of eBooks were $69.9 million during the month, up from …

Amazon Kindle 3G hits AT&T stores starting March 6th

February 28th, 2011

AT&T on Monday announced that it will soon begin selling Amazon’s popular 3G-enabled Kindle eBook reader in its retail locations. Starting March 6th, customers will be able to purchase the Kindle 3G eReader from AT&T stores across the country for $189. 3G service on AT&T’s nationwide network is still bundled with the purchase price of …