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Jeff Bezos Tweets New Premium Kindle Incoming, Details Next Week

It looks like a new Kindle is going to get announced next week, a top of the line Kindle, no less. Jeff Bezos tweeted this morning about a new 8th generation Kindle being almost ready, and that further details will be revealed next week. No, it’s not an April Fool’s joke; the date on the […]

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10 Free Kindle eBooks and Prime Members Kindle Deals – April 4th

Here’s another weekly roundup of 10 free highly-rated Kindle ebooks to help get your Monday off to a good start. Also, Amazon is running a sale on Kindles for Prime members only. The Voyage is $149, the Paperwhite is $89 and the basic Kindle Touch is $49. Please note that the free Kindle ebooks listed […]

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Kindle Voyage Getting the Cold Shoulder in Canada

Because of what turned out to be a patent issue, it took Amazon over a year to finally release the Kindle Voyage in Canada. I wasn’t until February 2016 that Canadians could officially order a Kindle Voyage from the Canadian Kindle store at Amazon.ca. For all the attention an unannounced and nonexistent Kindle Voyage 2 […]

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How to Use Amazon’s Whispersync for Voice and Immersion Reading Features

Each month Amazon gives away a free classic ebook and audiobook combination to help promote their Whispersync for Voice and Immersion Reading features. There’s some confusion about how it all works among users, so let’s go over the details and explain how you can make use the free audiobook titles each month. First off, Whispersync […]

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Is Kindle Unlimited Worth Paying $9.99 per Month?

Amazon’s ebook subscription services, Kindle Unlimited, costs $9.99 per month to get access to a library of all-you-can-read ebooks. The service also provides access to audiobooks at no extra cost, and you can listen to as many of them as you want each month as well. However, the Big 5 publishers have shown no interest […]

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Not Much Happening with Kobo Lately, Still No OverDrive Integration

Things have been unusually quiet out of Kobo over the past several months. It seems like there’s rarely anything new to report lately; it’s getting harder and harder to come up with new Kobo-related article ideas. They haven’t released a firmware update for their ereaders since early December. They used to issue updates a lot […]

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New inkBook 8 Now Available, an 8-inch eReader with Android 4.2

It looks like Arta Tech has a new website and a new 8-inch inkBook ereader that’s available in Europe. The device is called the inkBook 8. It’s an Android-based ereader that comes with a frontlight, WiFi, 8GB of internal storage, a microSD card, a capacitive touchscreen, a 1GHz dual-core processor and 512MB of RAM. The […]

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13.3-inch E Ink eReaders Destined to Fail up Against iPad Pro

Large ereaders with 13.3-inch E Ink screens have an uphill battle of epic proportions ahead of them to have any chance at all to carve out a niche in the current market, especailly when they’re up against the 12.9-inch iPad Pro that basically sells for the same price. It’s no wonder that none of the […]

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