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Amazon's Kindle for Kids bundle offers children's books for $99

To offer kids a way to read via Kindle, Amazon is back with another $99 bundle. The Kindle for Kids offer combines the latest e-reader with a cover and a "2-year worry-free guarantee." It's meant to boost reading habits for children complete with too... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon to donate Kindles to developing countries

Amazon has established a programme to donate Kindle e-readers, ebooks and Fire tablets to readers in developing nations. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon 'Kindle Reading Fund' makes books more available to those without access

The ability to read is something many of us take for granted. At a young age, you probably had tons of books in your homes and schools, enabling you to learn to both read and write. Believe it or not, not everyone has access to books. Isn't that sad? Luckily, Amazon is looking to change this.... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2016-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Singles Classics brings stories from magazines to Kindle

If you're looking for some new reading material on your Kindle or inside Amazon's reading app, you're in luck. The online retailer announced Singles Classics: a collection of essays and stories from "well-known authors" that were published in "top ma... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2016-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Prime Day: books and Kindles on offer

Amazon has launched its second Prime Day promotional bonanza, offering deals on products every five minutes. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle introduces 'page flip' tool

Amazon has introduced a new tool for Kindles which will allow readers to flip back and forth between pages easily. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon made flipping through books on Kindles and tablets easier

As useful (and as crazy thin) as e-readers can be, there's something terribly satisfying about thumbing through a sheaf of processed plant matter with words on it. While you'll never get the same sensory experience using a Kindle, Amazon at least tri... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2016-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's New Page-Flip Feature Makes Kindle Books More Skimmable

Skip ahead. Skip backward. Roam as you please. Then go back to where you were in a jiffy.The advantages that ebooks have over their dead-tree forebears are so many and varied that I'm not going to bother detailing them here.Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2016-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Thinner, lighter' £59 Kindle released

Amazon has launched its latest, “most affordable” Kindle, which is marketed as being thinner, lighter and with twice the memory as the previous generation for the same price of £59.99. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Goodreads Debuts Kindle E-book Giveaways

Goodreads is offering its members a marketing and promotional tool that allows them to giveaway up to a 100 Kindle ebooks. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reviewers praise Kindle Oasis but question price tag

Amazon’s new Kindle Oasis e-reader has received praise from reviewers for its design and engineering, but with a price tag of £270 for the cheapest model and £330 for added 3G internet capabilities it has also been called "too expensive for the average user". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon launches £269 Kindle Oasis

Amazon has announced its thinnest and lightest e-reader, the Kindle Oasis, "designed to feel weightless". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's latest Kindle skinny but expensive

Will loyal fans of ebooks be willing to pay tablet prices for dedicated e-readers? Amazon is about to find out. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2016-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's high-end Kindle Oasis is sleek, sharp and pricey

Jeff Bezos probably wasn't pleased to see his surprise spoiled this week, but ebook fans still have reason to get pumped. Amazon just pulled back the curtain on its new premium reader, the Kindle Oasis, and it's the slimmest and sleekest model the c... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2016-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Introduces Kindle Oasis Premium E-reader

The Kindle Oasis is the eighth edition of Amazon's Kindle e-reading devices and is designed to be lighter, thinner and offers a new dual battery system. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon CEO hints at new, high-end Kindle

Amazon.com chief executive Jeff Bezos said that his company is about to debut a new version of the Kindle ebook reader. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2016-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Your older Amazon Kindle may lose connectivity today, but there's an update

The Amazon Kindle has been around since 2007, and plenty of updates have been made to both hardware software during the years since it was released. If you have an older model then it still works just fine and, while Amazon would almost certainly like to sell you a new one, the company is still... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2016-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Do you know these people? Their selfies were taken with stolen Kindle, police say

Detectives called it a "crime of opportunity." On the day before Ash Wednesday, the Kindle was snatched from an unlocked car in a Jack-in-the-Box parking lot. A few days later, selfies of two people appeared in the online photo account linked to the device. “The Ash Wednesday part is important,... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Kindle gets an update, brings improved home screen and more

When it comes to reading books, things have changed quite a bit since school days, well, depending on your age. Now many people read books on electronic devices and, while tablets are fine, the Amazon Kindle leads the way. Amazon is planning to roll out a big update to its handheld devices.... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2016-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle e-reader update gives quick access to your books

Who said that dedicated e-readers were dead? Certainly not Amazon. It's rolling out a major Kindle reader update that breathes new life into your e-paper experience. The most conspicuous improvement is a brand new home screen that highlights your... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2016-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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