Icarus Illumina with Google Play and Carta Screen Released for $119

Back in October Icarus announced that they would be releasing a new 6-inch ebook reader with a flush glass screen and open Android 4.2. The device is called the Icarus Illumina, like all of their ereaders (sort of like how new Kindles are always called Kindle too so the different models get confusing after awhile). […]

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Kindle Fire HDX 7 Making a Comeback?

Lately Amazon has been selling their older 7-inch Kindle Fire HDX tablet (never mind, now it’s gone again). It was originally released back in 2013 when Amazon still called their tablets Kindles. It’s a 3rd generation model; now they’re up to sixth gen with the latest Fire HD 8. It’s kind of strange for Amazon […]

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Towers of the Sunset

Free Tor eBook: The Towers of the Sunset by L. E. Modesitt Jr

It’s the first day of December so you know what that means: it’s time for Tor.com to offer another free ebook for the next week just for signing up for their newsletter. This month’s freebie defines the term “epic” fantasy. The ebook is called The Towers of the Sunset and it was written by L. […]

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New Amazon Ember Bold Font Added to Kindles with 5.8.7 Update

It’s finally happened. After years of complaints from customers, myself included, Amazon has finally added a bold font to Kindle ereaders. Amazon has started rolling out a new software update for Kindles to add the new Amazon Ember Bold font choice. The new software version is 5.8.7, and the new font is the only change […]

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10.3-inch reMarkable Paper Tablet and eReader Unveiled (Video)

A Norwegian hardware start-up company has unveiled plans to launch a new digital paper tablet called reMarkable that attempts to bring the look and feel of paper to a tablet-like device. The reMarkable tablet combines a 10.3-inch E Ink Carta screen with a new type of screen technology called Canvas that claims to be the […]

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16GB Fire HD 6 $55; Some Kindles and Fires Now Sold Out

Amazon’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals have ended for Kindle ereaders and Fire tablets, but similar sales will likely return a couple weeks before Christmas. While the main sales are over, Amazon does have one remaining good deal for a Fire tablet. It’s last year’s model but it has current Fire OS 5 software […]

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10 Free Kindle eBooks and Kindle Deals for Cyber Monday

With all the shopping going on this past week, it’s nice to get something for free so here’s a roundup of 10 free highly-rated Kindle ebooks. Amazon also a bunch of deals going on for Cyber Monday. They’re having a huge sale on Kindle eBooks, and Amazon’s ebook subscription service, Kindle Unlimited, is being discounted […]

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Cyber Monday Deals for eReaders, Tablets, and Kindle Books

Amazon has already started promoting their deals for Cyber Monday. Big surprise, most of the sales for Amazon’s devices are the exact same deals that have been ongoing for the past week as part of their Black Friday deals so not much has really changed in that regard. Kobo has added a couple of lukewarm […]

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