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Amazon Should Add Free Kindle Unlimited Trial to New Kindles

I was thinking the other day that Amazon should have done something more to make the new Kindle release more interesting, like automatically adding access to Kindle Unlimited for a month or two. After all, it’s still basically the exact same Kindle as before just in a new shell. It’s slightly thinner and slightly lighter, […]

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White Kindle Paperwhite

New White Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite are Interesting Options

Yesterday Amazon announced a new entry-level Kindle, the 8th generation model, that gets released two weeks from today on July 7th. It’s thinner and lighter than the previous Kindle, and it comes with Bluetooth to connect speakers and headphone to use the VoiceView and text-to-speech accessibility features that were recently introduced with the release of […]

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New Kindle

New Entry-Level Kindle Released, Plus White Version of Paperwhite

Amazon has a new Kindle available for pre-order from their website. The official release date is set for July 7th. It’s an updated version of their entry-level Kindle. It has a new thinner and lighter design, and now it’s available in white as well as black. The Kindle Paperwhite 3 is available in white now […]

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Is the Quality of eBook Readers Declining?

A reader sent in an email over the weekend commenting about how they were at a retail store and noticed some ereaders on display, and they thought the build quality of current devices is vastly inferior to what was available a few years ago. In some ways I have to agree with that sentiment. The […]

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New Kindle Homescreen

Two Workarounds for Missing Book Length Dots with New Kindle Update

A number of folks are disappointed with Amazon for removing the dots in list view that gave a visual representation of each Kindle book’s length on the Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Voyage, and the basic Kindle Touch. The latest 5.7.2 software update brought big changes to the Kindle’s user interface, especially the homescreen, and the reading-length […]

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Kindles $20 Off Again, Fire HD 6 $30 Off

Once again Amazon is running a sale on Kindle ereaders, taking $20 off the price of the Kindle Paperwhite 3, the basic Kindle Touch, and the Kids Kindle bundle. The Fire HD 6 is also on sale for $69, which is $30 off the regular list price. That’s for the 8GB version; the 16GB model […]

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Older Kindles

Older Kindles Require Updated Software by March 22 to Download Books and Use Kindle Services

Amazon has started sending out emails to Kindle owners with older devices notifying them that they need to make sure their Kindle’s software is up-to-date in order to continue downloading Kindle books and having access to the Kindle store and other Kindle services. All Kindles from the very first generation model all the way up […]

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Kindle Essentials Bundle

Amazon Adds New Kindle Essentials Bundle for $109

Amazon recently added a new bundle package deal for the entry-level Kindle that comes with an Amazon cover and power adapter for $109, with six different color choices for the cover. The Kindle sells for $79 and the Amazon cover sells for $29 when purchased separately, so essentially you get a free power adapter with […]

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