Amazon's Kindle Ice Queen Is Back, Now With a Couple of Kids

After seeing Samsung's spirited swing at Apple users, Amazon's continuing anti-Apple pandering just feels weak. The new ad for the Kindle Fire pits a dorky, single iPad user against a Kindle-reading mom in a bikini—the same ice queen from the 2010 spot, though now she's warmed up a bit and seems to have a couple of kids. They might as well show the Kindle riding a dragon in space if they're this desperate to make it look appealing. Gizmodo pokes some more holes in the new spot, saying that ripping the iPad for not being like the Kindle is like "making fun of a Lexus for not being a Kia." And the Los Angeles Times points out that Amazon is losing money on every Kindle it sells. Of course, Amazon is making up for that by Walmarting the publishing industry out of existence, so they won't be going belly-up anytime soon. Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2012-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
News tagged with: #apple users #losing money #publishing industry

Other Publishing stories related to: 'Amazon's Kindle Ice Queen Is Back, Now With a Couple of Kids'


The Morning After: Amazon's first Kindle for kids

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. While some of you wait for macOS Catalina to finish installing so you can play Apple Arcade games, we're pondering the question of who makes the best PCs. Also, we've reviewed Sony's A7R IV mirrorless camera and... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-10-08 11:15:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #kindle #finish installing #macos catalina #good morning


Amazon announces its first-ever Kindle for kids

If you want to get your kids to read more instead of watching TV, Amazon hasn't forgotten about you or your kid. Alongside the Fire HD 10 Kids Edition tablet the company announced today, Amazon took the wraps off the Kindle Kids Edition, its first-ev... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-10-07 16:02:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #kindle #watching tv #amazon hasn #amazon announces


Kindle Kids Edition -- Amazon launches ebook reader for younger bookworms

Amazon has launched a child-friendly version of its Kindle ereader -- the Kindle Kids Edition. At $110, this special edition device is slightly more expensive than the cheapest Kindle, but it has one massive advantage that will appeal to parents, kids and others: it is free from ads. But there... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-10-07 15:55:49 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #ebook reader #kindle #youtube tv #encourage reading #including access #young readers #massive advantage #cheapest kindle #child-friendly version #younger bookworms #amazon announces


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 ]
More news stories like this |


Amazon paying ebook settlement cash back to Kindle users

Remember that antitrust suit concerning publishers, ebooks and price rigging? The good news, at least if you bought one of the affected titles between April 2010 and May 2012, is that Amazon is sending some money your way. If the book you purchased... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2014-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #antitrust suit #kindle users


Amazon Publishing Launches Amazon Crossing Kids

The new imprint will publish English-language translations of picture books from around the world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #picture books


Amazon's Kindle Oasis: The Highest-End High-End Kindle So Far

For years, the conventional wisdom about Amazon's Kindle e-reader was that the company, which likes to say that it wants to make money when customers use its products, would eventually make buying ebooks irresistible by offering a Kindle e-reader for free. But Amazon has refused to play along.... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2016-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


Amazon debuts Whispercast service, lets organizations manage Kindles and Kindle content

Individual Kindle users already have Whispernet, and Amazon has now announced another free service designed to make Kindles easier to manage for large organizations. Dubbed Whispercast, the service will let schools, businesses and other groups both distribute and manage the Kindles themselves... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #source link #large organizations #kindle content #distribute content


Amazon is selling Kindles at Black Friday prices

If you didn't manage to snag a Kindle on Black Friday, you have another chance to buy one at a steep discount. Amazon is currently offering $45 off the newest Kindle Paperwhite ($85) and $30 off the latest Kindle ($60). These are historic lows, and w... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-01-13 16:27:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #kindle #historic lows #offering $45 #steep discount #black friday #selling kindles


Amazon claims Kindle sales boost in 2019

Kindle sales increased "again in 2019 thanks to independent publishing, Unlimited subscriptions and Amazon Publishing", the company claims. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-24 00:23:43 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #kindle #company claims #amazon publishing #unlimited subscriptions #independent publishing


Kindle Unlimited: We try Amazon's subscription service for ebooks

If you’re a Kindle user, you’ve undoubtedly come across titles with that Kindle Unlimited logo and an enticing “$0.00” price tag attached. You’re curious, yes? With titles in genres from mysteries and romance to sci-fi and self-help, Kindle Unlimited is an easy and affordable way to sate your... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2019-12-18 11:30:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #kindle #audio book #whopping one-million- #monthly fee #enticing $0 #ve undoubtedly #kindle user #subscription service #kindle unlimited #magazine titles


Amazon's Fire tablets and Kindles are on sale for everyone

Last month, Amazon introduced some hefty discounts on its Fire tablets and Kindle e-readers, but those discounts were only available to Prime subscribers. Now, the company has made those savings available to all customers in the US, with up to $40 of... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-10-21 12:02:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #kindle #prime subscribers #kindle e-readers #fire tablets #hefty discounts #amazon introduced


Amazon launches Kindle for children

Amazon has launched a Kindle for children, in its first ever dedicated reading experience built for youngsters.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-07 01:02:07 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #kindle


Amazon's Fire tablets and Kindles are on sale for Prime members

Amazon's next big hardware event is just days away, and it appears the tech giant is using that as an opportunity to provide hefty discounts for Fire tablet and Kindle models for Prime subscribers. Most notably, Prime members get $40 off the Kindle P... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-09-16 14:27:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #kindle #prime subscribers #fire tablet #tech giant #prime members #fire tablets #kindle models


How to Lock Down Your Kindle So Your Kids Do Not Buy All The Books: A Guide

Because little fingers love shiny buttons: how to lock down your Kindle so kids don't buy all the books. And how to get your money back when they do. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-21 10:33:14 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #kindle #money back #kids don


Amazon Kindle Oasis Review: Now Is the Perfect Time to Buy an E-Reader

In an era of smartphone addiction, a single-purpose device like an e-reader may help you unplug and focus on content that will bring you joy. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-08-01 09:03:32 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #kindle #single-purpose device #smartphone addiction #perfect time


Amazon Prime Day 2019: The Best Kindle Is Only $60

We're big fans of Amazon's Kindles, and all three are on sale for Prime Day: Standard, Paperwhite, and Oasis. They're as cheap as we've seen them. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2019-07-16 14:30:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #kindle #prime day #big fans


Amazon Prime Day 2019: The Best Kindle Is Only $60

We're big fans of Amazon's Kindles, and all three are on sale for Prime Day: Standard, Paperwhite, and Oasis. They're as cheap as we've seen them. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2019-07-15 18:30:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #kindle #prime day #big fans


Best Amazon Kindle and Fire tablet deals for Prime Day 2019

Amazon Prime Day isn’t just a day—it’s essentially a 60-hour event that starts right now with deals on Amazon’s own devices, including Fire tablets and Kindle e-readers. Bottom line: If you’ve been considering one of these devices, now is the time to buy, as we’re seeing discounts of up to 50... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2019-07-14 19:01:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #kindle #capacitive touchscreen #sharper text #ink carta #ink pearl #previous model #bottom line #60-hour event #kindle e-readers #deals listed #amazon kindle