Amazon started pushing an over-the-air update to e-ink Kindles on Friday, which means that the new e-reading features Amazon touted when launching its new Kindle Voyage will soon be available for older Kindles, too.
The Kindle Voyage is an extremely nice e-reader that probably won’t change your feelings about e-readers, no matter what those feelings may be.
Amazon announced its most expensive Kindle yet, starting at $199. Should you buy it? Depends on how much you care about page turns. (To be fair, it also has a flat glass, high-resolution screen and a brighter, self-adjusting light.)
Buying a Kindle Paperwhite? Make sure you get the latest model — which is identical to the version released last year, except…
A day after Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablets got a software update, so too does its Paperwhite. Like the tablets, the Paperwhite gains deeper Goodreads integration while also adding some new parental controls that could help children read more.
Amazon has introduced a new service that lets you personalize Kindle covers and skins for the same price as a standard cover.
Amazon officially announced a new version of its front-lit e-reader, the Kindle Paperwhite. It starts shipping on September 30 and has a faster processor and an improved light. It also includes upgraded software features that could eventually be rolled out to older Kindles.
Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite Wi-Fi is out of stock, suggesting that the company may release a new e-reader soon.
Barnes & Noble dropped the price of the Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight to $99 on Sunday, making it the only front-lit reader on the market under $100.
Amazon launched the Kindle Paperwhite and Kindle Fire HD in China on Friday and its digital bookstore has quickly jumped from 25,000 to 47,000 titles in the past six months.
Amazon may have discontinued the Kindle Touch last October in favor of the front-lit Paperwhite, but on Wednesday the Touch still got several nice new features through a software update that makes it more similar to the Paperwhite.
Amazon’s new e-reader, the Kindle Paperwhite, started shipping on Monday but is already sold out. Customers who order one today won’t receive it for four to six weeks.
Amazon’s big press event announced four new Kindles, an e-reader as well as a a feature called Kindle Serials, which will bring old-school serialized publications to the e-reader age.