Amazon Kindle

  • How to save stories now, read them later on your Amazon Kindle

    Posted March 21, 2013 - 2:33 pm

    Amazon offers its own read-it-later feature for Kindle e-reader devices and mobile apps.
  • Amazon, Barnes & Noble slash Kindle, Nook prices

    Posted December 11, 2012 - 10:51 am

    Amazon and Barnes & Noble are cutting the prices on the Kindle Fire HD and Nook e-reader tablets as the holiday shopping season enters the homestretch. On Monday only, Amazon shaved $50 off 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD devices, while Barnes & Noble permanently dropping the price of the Nook Simple Touch to $79, a $20 price cut.
  • Whispercast turns Kindles into viable business tools

    Posted October 18, 2012 - 2:24 pm

    Amazon unveiled a new service this week--Whispercast. Whispercast is a tool for schools and businesses that allows them to centrally manage and deploy content for Kindle devices and Kindle apps. Whispercast could make the Kindle much more attractive as a legitimate business tool.
  • 10-Inch Kindle Fire may be delayed

    Posted August 27, 2012 - 2:41 pm

    Amazon may hold off on announcing a 10-inch Kindle Fire at a press event next week, instead focusing on tablets that are smaller than Apple's iPad.
  • Amazon starts fire sale on Kindle DX

    Posted August 13, 2012 - 11:31 am

    Looking for a good deal on a Kindle? Better act quickly--Amazon cut the price of its 9.7-inch Kindle DX by $110 to $269 on Friday, spurring speculation that perhaps a new large-screen Kindle is on the way.
  • Kindle rumors hint at major upgrade in the works

    Posted April 10, 2012 - 7:47 am

    Will the next generation of Amazon's Kindle eReaders feature a dramatic innovation, possibly a color or lighted display? Recent rumors suggest significant changes are coming for the venerable e-reader, which currently has an e-ink display without backlighting or color.
  • Hack lets you use Kindle 3G for free tethering -- with a catch

    Posted March 3, 2012 - 8:58 am

    If you buy a Kindle, you get free 3g service with it to download ebooks. But if you want to use this 3g service for other things--and don't mind breaking Amazon's terms and conditions--a recent hack shows how you can use Kindle 3g connection to browse the Web on another device via tethering. The work-around requires a specific model of Amazon's e-reader, namely the Kindle Keyboard 3G, and the willingness to jailbreak your device.
  • How to share Amazon Kindle ebooks

    Posted December 10, 2011 - 9:27 am

    Want to share one of your Amazon Kindle ebooks with a colleague, friend, family member or other reader? Check out this quick and easy Kindle-sharing tutorial, and you'll be loaning out your digital books in no time.
  • Amazon Ships Kindle Fire, Touch Early

    Posted November 14, 2011 - 12:15 pm

    If you've been excitedly waiting for your new Amazon Kindle Fire, your wait will be shorter than you thought. The Internet's largest retailer announced today that it is shipping the seven-inch, Android-based color tablet a day earlier than originally scheduled.
  • Kindle Fire virtual teardown puts cost at $209.63, about $10 above retail

    Posted October 3, 2011 - 4:14 pm

    The Kindle Fire tablet costs $209.63 for materials and manufacturing expenses, more than $10 above its $199 pricetag, according to a virtual estimate by IT research firm IHS iSuppli.
  • Amazon Kindle Cloud Reader evades Apple's 30% take

    Posted August 10, 2011 - 2:08 pm

    With Amazon's new Kindle Cloud Reader, all the cool Kindle features of one-click ordering, picking up books where you stopped reading, and organizing your library are done as a browser application, not an app. Therefore, no more 30 percent vigorish to Apple.
  • Clip Web Pages and Send Them Straight to Your Kindle

    Posted April 21, 2011 - 5:15 pm

    A couple weeks ago I showed you how to find free and discounted e-books for your Kindle. Today, let's talk about another kind of reading material: Web content.
  • Will you be taking an e-reader or tablet to school this fall?

    Posted July 12, 2010 - 4:00 pm

    With the rise of e-readers and tablets, we may see the end of students carrying pounds of textbook soon.
  • Hackers claim victory in cracking Amazon Kindle DRM

    Posted December 24, 2009 - 12:01 pm's Kindle e-book reader is coming under assault by hackers, who say they've figured out ways to export protected content for use on other devices.

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