Monday: November 14, 2011
- Engadget's thorough review of the brand new Kindle Fire tablet from Amazon.
Engadget covers everything here from the packaging to the performance of Amazon's first real entry into the tablet field. Engadget hails the device as quite an achievement at it's current price point ($200) but they do knock the device some by saying that it can't compete with 'normal' tablets that are currently on the market in some key factors.
Thursday: March 18, 2010
- Amazon pulls the curtain back on brand new Kindle app for the Mac.
Want to give e-reading a whirl without the aid of a Kindle or other e-book reading gadget? Amazon is here to save the day with a free download to do just that. The average Kindle book will set you back about ten bucks.
Tuesday: March 9, 2010
- Amazon to start working on a better web browsing experience for the Kindle.
Engineers are hard at work, or will be hard at work once the position is filled, to bring you a richer web browsing experience on your beloved Kindle device. Maybe you'll even get to see some media (like images) when all is said and done. Images on the web, what a concept!
Thursday: February 4, 2010
- Amazon decides to acquire flexible touchscreen company. Wonder why?
Yes, you may be seeing the end of boring black and white e-ink on your beloved Kindle at some point in the near future. I could be wrong though, maybe black and white multitouch screens will be all the rage. The possibilities!
Tuesday: December 1, 2009
- Seven reasons as to why e-readers make great gifts this year.
There are already a sea of Kindles on my morning commute into the city on a daily basis. Go ahead, be part of the 'in' crowd and buy yourself an ereader. I'll pull out an actual book and remain an outcast. Mwa ha ha!
Wednesday: October 21, 2009
- Five things that will make you want the new Barnes & Noble E-Reader.
I'm not in the market for an e-reader gadget but this thing looks really cool and it's way more attractive than Amazon's Kindle in terms of aesthetics. Overall it's a very surprising and pleasant effort from the folks at Barnes and Noble - and the price ain't too shabby either. Who wants to share some books with me?
Thursday: October 15, 2009
- Some Kindle tricks and features that you not have previously known about.
Yes, it's quite possible to take screenshots and play games with your beloved Kindle. Who knew?
Thursday: October 8, 2009
- Amazon's Kindle device can now be yours for just $259.
With Wednesday's $40 reduction on the Kindle, the device now costs $259. It debuted in 2007 at $399 and started this year at $359, before another price cut in July.
Tuesday: September 8, 2009
- Amazon makes nice to Kindle owners regarding recent deleted books snafu.
They are offering up legitimate copies of said deleted books or a thirty dollar gift card as an alternative.
Friday: July 31, 2009
- Boy sues Amazon because the Kindle ate his homework.
The kid has got himself a brief, Jay Edelson, who is a lawyer in Chicago, and he has filed a class action lawsuit seeking punitive damages for those affected by the deletion as well as an injunction to prevent Amazon from improperly accessing Kindles in the future.
Thursday: July 16, 2009
- Amazon in some legal trouble regarding Kindle covers that end up breaking the device.
The lawsuit, filed on Tuesday in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, where Amazon is based, claims the covers designed and sold by Amazon to protect the device often end up cracking the Kindle screens due to pressure on the hinge.
Wednesday: July 8, 2009
- Amazon decides to drop the price on Kindle 2.
Stylish e-book reading can now be yours for just $299.
Tuesday: July 7, 2009
- New Amazon patent hints at an ad-supported Kindle.
You'll have to learn how to tune out ads in your favorite e-books, just like the Internet!
Wednesday: June 17, 2009
- Amazon decides to release the source code to their beloved Kindle device.
Should be interesting to see what the development community can do with this.