New Firmware Update 3.19 for Kobo eReaders Now Available

Kobo has started rolling out a software update for their line of ebook readers. The new software includes a number of bug fixes, nothing major and not any new features, just a number of improvements. The new firmware version is 3.19.5613 and its release includes the following models: Kobo Touch, Kobo Glo, Kobo Aura HD, […]

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Fire HD 8 Reader’s Edition Tablet

Fire HD 8 Reader’s Edition Tablet Released

Today Amazon announced a new addition to their tablet lineup (kind of) with the release of the Fire HD 8 Reader’s Edition. It’s available for “pre-order” today for $249 and it starts shipping in two days on December 9th. Amazon’s marketing is trying to be clever with this one but I’m not sure if it’s […]

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Random Acts of Murder

10 Free Kindle eBooks and Fire Tablet Deals

Let’s start the week off with another roundup of 10 free highly-rated Kindle ebooks. Also, in case you missed the post yesterday, Amazon is running two separate sales on Fire tablets this week, and it’s possible to combine the deals to get a super low price—the Fire HD 6 for $59, the Fire HD 8 […]

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Kindle Sales

Fire HD and HDX Tablets on Sale, Plus Rewards Card Kindle Deals

Today Amazon started offering some new deals on Fire HD and HDX tablets, with $20-$55 off select models. You can get a Fire HD 6 for $79, a Fire HD 8 for $129, and a Fire HD 10 for $179. Last year’s Fire HD 7 is marked down to $99 as well. They have another […]

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Free Cloud Storage Amazon Apps

Install Free App and Get 1 Year Free Cloud Storage From Amazon

Amazon has an ongoing promotion where you can get one year of unlimited online cloud storage from Amazon Cloud Drive just for installing a free Android game from a selection of ten. The free cloud storage offer is valid through December 11th, 2015 and is available for US residents only. The fine print says that […]

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Touchscreen Friendly Gloves

Touchscreen Friendly Gloves for Tablets, Phones and eReaders

A stocking stuffer idea that you probably haven’t thought of is a pair of winter gloves that support using touchscreens on tablets, phones and ereaders. One of the problems with the combination of cold weather this time of year and mobile devices is the fact that touchscreens don’t respond to regular winter gloves. So if […]

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Comixology Kindle Comics

Comixology App for Android and iOS Now Supports Kindle Comics

Today Comixology updated their apps for Android and iOS to add support for Kindle comics purchased with an Amazon account. Amazon bought Comixology early last year, so the fact that they are taking steps to merge accounts isn’t a big surprise, similar to what Amazon has done with Audible and their audiobooks. It should be […]

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Sony’s 13.3-inch DPT-S1 PDF Reader Now Sells From B&H

Awhile back Sony stopped selling their specialized $799 E Ink PDF Reader from their website. The device is still listed but the description says that it’s only available from select partners. The only partner listed is B&H Photo Video, so that appears to be the only place to buy the DPT-S1 now, aside from the […]

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