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Kindle Paperwhite

Software Update for Kindle Paperwhite 2 – Version 5.4.5

Amazon released a software update for the 2nd generation Kindle Paperwhite today. The new firmware version is 5.4.5. The update adds a few new features, including syncing and PDF enhancements, and the option to read the sample of a Kindle ebook while awaiting the arrival of a purchased paper book. Like always, this update will […]

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Kindle Unlimited

Kindle Unlimited Now Available in the United States

Amazon’s new Kindle Unlimited ebook subscription service is now live in the United States, with more countries getting access to the service soon. Customers can sign up for a free thirty-day trial to get unlimited access to Amazon’s list of Kindle Unlimited ebooks and audiobooks. Not all of Amazon’s Kindle ebooks are available through Kindle […]

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Kindle Unlimited

Kindle Unlimited: Amazon to Offer eBook Subscription Service for $10/month

It looks like Amazon is going to get into the ebook subscription service business in the near future, and it’s likely to include audiobooks as well. There’s been no official announcement from Amazon just yet, but there’s a story at Gigaom with very compelling evidence that Amazon is close to revealing a new service called […]

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Life on the Mississippi

Mark Twain’s Life on the Mississippi: This Month’s Free Kindle eBook and Audiobook Pair

Last month when Amazon issued an update for their iOS and Android Kindle reading apps to add support for Immersion Reading, the syncing of audiobooks and ebooks together, they started a new promotion of giving away a free classic ebook and audiobook pair each month. This month’s freebie is Life on the Mississippi by Mark […]

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Kindle India

Amazon Offering 15-Day Trial on Kindles in India

News is coming out today about a new marketing technique that Amazon is using to sell Kindle ebook readers in India. The promotion seems rather odd to those of us in the United States; it’s interesting to see how differently things work in regard to Kindles in other countries. Amazon India is giving customers the […]

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Onyx Boox T68 Kindle App Review (Video)

So one of the big questions with the Onyx Boox T68 ebook reader is if the Kindle for Android app works on it or not. This is important because it would make it one of the only non-Kindle E Ink ereaders to officially support Kindle ebooks out of the box, with no hacking required. The […]

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10 Free Kindle eBooks – June 29th

Here’s a list of free Kindle books as of June 29th, 2014. Please note that some of these ebooks are free for a limited-time only and could expire at anytime. Make sure to double-check that they are still free before hitting the buy button. Subscribe to The eBook Reader Blog to keep updated on future […]

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Kindle Fire HD

Deal Alert: 8.9″ Kindle Fire HD Refurb $139

Amazon has been trying hard to unload last year’s 8.9″ Kindle Fire HD by running numerous sales over the past several months, and now they’ve got the price lower than ever, but for today only. One of Amazon’s daily deals today drops $60 off the regular price of a refurbished 8.9″ Kindle Fire HD, taking […]

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Fire Phone

Amazon Unveils the Fire Phone, Now up for Pre-Order

Today Amazon unveiled their first smartphone. It’s called the Fire Phone, another branch off of Amazon’s Fire branding from their tablets and TV box. The Fire Phone is sort of like a mini Kindle Fire tablet in some ways, but it brings a lot more features to the table, both hardware and software, and even […]

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Kindle Paperwhite at Night

How Much Thinner Does the Kindle Paperwhite Need to Get?

As Amazon gets ready to launch their new 3D smartphone tomorrow, news stories are cropping up all over the web with new details about the alleged smartphone, along with rumors and speculation about any and all of Amazon’s other services and projects. Businessweek published a story that is getting parroted quite thoroughly by several tech […]

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