Kindle Fire and the Future of E-reading

What better place to be the day after Amazon unveiled its $199 Kindle Fire tablet (plus three Kindle models starting at $79) than a conference on e-readers? Long scheduled for September 29 and 30 in San Francisco, Intertech’s two-day eReaders 2011 conference offered an even better platform than its organizers could have dreamed to examine a fast-changing digital reading marketplace. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-09-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to Read Kindle Books on PC or Mac

So you want to read a Kindle book, but don't have a Kindle? Library physically closed? Here's how to read Kindle books on PC or Mac. Continue reading at Book Riot

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20 of the Best Free Kindle Books You Can Read in Isolation

These twenty great free Kindle books are available to read free on your Kindle through Prime, Unlimited, sales, or your local library's ebook collection. Continue reading at Book Riot

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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

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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 ]
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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

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These are the Prime Day deals Amazon is offering on its Kindles, Echos, and Fire tablets

Shoppers can save up to $80 on select Kindles. With Amazon’s Prime Day 2019 kicking off on Monday, the company has revealed some of the deals to be had on its range of hardware devices. The deals include everything from $70 off Echo Shows to $80 off on Kindle Oasis to $100 off on Fire TV... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Get ready for summer reading with $50 off our pick for the best luxury Kindle

The first day of summer is almost upon us, and Amazon doesn’t want you to be without a brand new waterproof kindle for all that beach or poolside reading. Right now, Amazon’s Wi-Fi Kindle Oasis is $200Remove non-product link—a $50 discount off the usual price and the lowest price we've ever... Continue reading at PC World

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Amazon Kindle Review (2019): A Cheaper Way to Read at Night

Amazon’s new entry-level Kindle ebook reader is just like the 2018 Kindle Paperwhite, but $40 cheaper. Continue reading at Wired

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Reading the future

Can virtual reading define a new type of book format? Recent studies suggest the future of reading is by no means set in stone.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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If you rely on a Kindle (or Kindle app) for reading, you probably know that it supports not only ebooks, but also PDFs.In fact, if you've done your homework, you also know that your Kindle (or Kindle app) has its own email address, meaning you can send any PDF straight to your device just by... Continue reading at PC World

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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

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Amazon Echo can read your Kindle books aloud on request

You don't even need to lift a finger when you're done playing Jeopardy! on Amazon Echo and want to relax with a book. Simply say "Alexa, read [Kindle book title]," and the voice assistant will start narrating almost anything you purchased from the Ki... Continue reading at Engadget

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Reading Post bids a print farewell and welcomes an online future

Final issue of a paper that Trinity Mirror is transforming into a digital-only publicationSo it’s farewell to the Reading Post, which has just published its final issue after its owner, Trinity Mirror, decided to stop publishing its newsprint version.The paper marks its inky end with a front... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Black Friday Drives Sales of Kindles, Fire Tablets

Amazon kicked off this year’s cyber Monday by claiming that Black Friday sales of its Kindle e-readers and Fire tablets were up significantly over last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Kindle Unlimited brings endless reading and listening to customers

Amazon already gives Prime customers access to a Kindle lending library, allowing the user to "borrow" books each month. But for some of the more voracious types, this may not provide enough material for a month's worth of entertainment. For those customers, the retail giant has unveiled Kindle... Continue reading at Betanews

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Kindle Unlimited launches: 600,000 all-you-can-read ebooks for $10 per month

Amazon's new subscription ebook plan includes more than 600,000 titles, but no major publishers. Continue reading at PC World

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Podcast: The Future of Reading

Looking ahead to the American Libraries Association annual conference in Las Vegas later this month, Andrew Albanese takes stock of efforts by ALA’s Digital Content Working Group to influence the future direction of reading. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Kindle v Glass, apps v text: the complicated future of books | Antony Loewenstein

Antony Loewenstein: Is the future an interactive novel read on a Google Glass? One thing's for certain: the transformation of the written word is one of the defining issues of our ageAntony Loewenstein Continue reading at The Guardian

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In The New York Times' New Summary App, A Glimpse At The Future Of Reading

Mobile might be the biggest transition for news organizations since the World Wide Web--and the New York Times is on it.On March 8, the New York Times unveiled a new app called NYT Now that signals a major shift in how publishers package the news. For $8 a month, NYT Now will offer users access... Continue reading at Fast Company

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