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Kindle Paperwhite 2 vs Icarus Illumina HD

Kindle Paperwhite 2 vs Icarus Illumina HD Comparison Review (+Video)

The Kindle used to be the only option for those that wanted an E Ink ebook reader to read ebooks purchased from Amazon without having to strip DRM or hack an Android-powered ereader like the Nook Touch or Sony PRS-T1 to install the Kindle app. Now there are a few E Ink ebook readers on […]

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Kindle Paperwhite 2 Now Comes with 4GB Storage Instead of 2GB

According to numerous user reports online at MobileRead and various Kindle forums, the second generation Kindle Paperwhite now comes with 4GB of internal storage space instead of 2GB. The strange thing is Amazon does not advertise this fact anywhere. Initially only the Japanese version of the Kindle Paperwhite came with 4GB of storage space, with […]

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Kindle Paperwhite 2 Software Update 5.4.5.1

Amazon has just released another software update for the second generation Kindle Paperwhite, version 5.4.5.1. The changelog remains the same as the 5.4.5 update that Amazon issued three weeks ago today. Even though it isn’t specifically mentioned anywhere, this 5.4.5.1 update presumably fixes the problem with footnotes that was inadvertently introduced with the original 5.4.5 […]

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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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Daily Deals: $85 Kindle Paperwhite 2; $159 Nexus 7 2

Amazon’s latest Kindle Paperwhite has one of the clearest and easiest to read screens of any ebook reader with its 6-inch E Ink Carta display and evenly-lit frontlight. The Paperwhite normally sells for $119 for the Wi-Fi model, but today you can get one for $85 via Amazon’s Deal of the Day. It’s a refurbished […]

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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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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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How to Setup a Kindle for a Guest or Child

One of the cool things with Kindles is you can load them up with ebooks and then give it to your kid or use it as a guest ebook reader to give to people who visit your home or office. The same thing can be done with Kindle Fire tablets. You can load them up […]

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Kindle Comparison Table Updated

This is a quick note to mention that I’ve finally updated the Kindle Comparison Table to reflect the current status of available Kindles (in the US, at least). I should have updated the page a long time ago, but it’s always hard to keep up with updating older pages, so I guess it’s better late […]

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Too Bad the Premium Kindle Paperwhite Rumor Wasn’t True

Last November one of the editors for Techcrunch posted an article that stated quite matter-of-factly that Amazon was working on a new Kindle Paperwhite and that it would be released in early Q2 of 2014. That’s the very first thing said in the article. And now that we are entering May, the middle of the […]

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