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Kindle Touch Software Updated to Version 5.3.7

Yesterday Amazon issued a firmware update for the Kindle Touch that adds a few new features. Nothing major, just a couple of details that were added to the Kindle Paperwhite with recent software updates. Isn’t it interesting how Amazon keeps retrofitting most of the new features from the Kindle Paperwhite to the Kindle Touch? It’s […]

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Kindle Touch Gets Lots of New Features with Firmware Update 5.3.2

Amazon has just issued a major firmware update for the Kindle Touch that adds a ton of new features. Amazon has basically turned it into the Kindle Paperwhite minus the high-res screen and frontlight. Plus the Kindle Touch has speakers and an audio jack so it gets Amazon’s new Whispersync for Voice feature as well […]

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New Kindle Time

New Kindles Coming in September – My Predictions

So the big news this past week is that Amazon sent out invites to a press conference on September 6th where they are expected to unveil new Kindle ereaders and tablets. Rumors have been floating around all year about Amazon releasing a Kindle Fire 2 and a new E Ink Kindle with a lighted screen, […]

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Kindle Touch

Does Kindle Touch Stock Shortage Mean New Lighted Kindle is Near?

Let the speculations begin. Amazon.com has suddenly depleted their supply of Kindle Touches down to nearly nothing. Of the four variations of Kindle Touch models Amazon sells, there is currently only one model in stock, the $139 WiFi Kindle Touch without Special Offers. The $99 Kindle Touch WiFi model is unavailable and the page says […]

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Kindle Touch 3G

New Firmware Version 5.1.2 for Kindle Touch Closes Security Hole

Amazon has issued a new firmware update for the Kindle Touch, version 5.1.2. It doesn’t bring any cool new features but it does close a glaring security hole in the Kindle Touch’s web browser. It turns out the Kindle’s “Experimental” web browser, as Amazon calls it, was indeed the experiment of hackers who discovered an […]

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Nook Touch VIdeos

Watching Cartoons on a Kindle Touch and Nook Touch (Videos)

In the past I’ve posted about how hackers have figured out how to play videos on a Nook Touch and Kindle Touch, so this isn’t anything new exactly, but I’ve recently come across a couple of new videos and they are too strange to pass up. This time around we’ve got a couple of cartoons […]

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Lighted Kindle Touch Expected to Launch in July to Compete with GlowLight Nook

Now here’s a rumor that makes sense, unlike the color Kindle rumor from last week. Reuters is reporting that Amazon is likely to release a new Kindle in July with built-in front lighting similar to Barnes and Noble’s new GlowLight Nook Touch. The inside source says that Amazon has started production of the new Kindle […]

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Kindle Touch with Black Woodgrain Skin

Check out My New Black Woodgrain Kindle Touch

DecalGirl sent my a couple of skins to review, and one of them is a black woodgrain skin for the Kindle Touch. Click the picture above for a closer look. I wanted to make sure to put the skin on as straight as possible so I sat down and really took my time putting it […]

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