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Kindle Family

Kindle Voyage and New $79 Kindle Don’t Support Active Content (Games and Apps)

I’ve got some bad news for those of you that use Kindle Active Content, the games and apps designed specially for E Ink Kindle ebook readers. Amazon has decided to drop support for Kindle Active Content on newer Kindle models. In fact neither the Kindle Voyage or the new touchscreen Kindle support Active Content at […]

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Kindle 7

$79 Kindle Review and Video Walkthrough

Amazon’s new Kindle arrived at the beginning of the month. Last week I posted a first impressions review, and now I’ve got the full 2014 Kindle review posted. It includes a video walkthrough showing the new Kindle’s hardware and software in action, there are a few pictures, and a list of all the Kindle-related software […]

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Kindle Paperwhite vs Kindle

Kindle Paperwhite vs new $79 Basic Kindle Comparison Review (+Video)

When it comes to comparing the Kindle Paperwhite with the new $79 entry-level Kindle that was released at the beginning of October 2014, the differences all come down to hardware. Both devices run the same exact software, and offer all the same Kindle reading features and settings from a reading perspective. The Kindle Paperwhite and […]

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Kindle Screen Comparison

Kindle Screen Comparisons

Whenever a new Kindle gets released, everyone wants to know how the screen compares to other models, so I took a few pictures to show the differences. The pictures were taken outside in direct sunlight and the Kindle Paperwhite’s frontlight was turned all the way down. In all the pictures the top left is the […]

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Kindle 7

New $79 Kindle First Impressions Review

Amazon’s latest entry-level, basic, 7th generation, $79—whatever you want to call it—Kindle was released today. Amazon refers to the new device simply as “Kindle”. After all these years the word is so common it could be used in a number of different contexts, so that doesn’t help give the device much of an identity. Quite […]

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Fire HD 7-Colors

New $79 Kindle and Fire HD Tablets Arrive Today

The first wave of Amazon’s new Kindle lineup for this year officially gets released today. Pre-orders have started shipping and devices are listed as “In Stock” and are available for immediate shipping. The early release models include the new $79 Kindle Touch and both Fire HD 6 and Fire HD 7 tablets in black. The […]

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Fire HD 6-HD 7-Colors

Kindle Comparison Table Updated

This is a quick note to mention that I’ve updated the Kindle Comparison Table with all the new Kindle models currently being offered. The table lists all the older Kindle models for reference too. There are so many different Kindle models available that’s hard to keep track of them all. The chart helps keep things […]

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New Kindle vs Kindle Touch

The New $79 Kindle is Basically a Downgraded Kindle Touch From 3 Years Ago

It’s interesting to see how technology evolves over the years. Some technologies advance a lot faster than others. Some, like E Ink, seem to evolve at a snail’s pace. The new entry-level $79 Kindle is a good example of just how slow innovation is in the field of dedicated ebook readers and the electronic ink […]

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Hands-on Videos of Kindle Voyage and New Kindle Touch

Yesterday after Amazon officially announced the new Kindle Voyage and entry-level Kindle Touch, a few tech sites posted some early hands-on videos showing the new Kindles in action. Actually pretty much everyone focuses on the Kindle Voyage; the new entry-level Kindle is barely mentioned at all anywhere, and is being treated as more of an […]

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New Entry-Level Kindle has Touchscreen and Arrives in 2 Weeks, But what Else?

Now that two new Kindle models have leaked online, most people are paying attention to the premium Kindle Voyage, but what about the new entry-level Kindle? Until Amazon makes an official announcement, which could be as soon as today, all we have to go off is a screenshot showing the new Kindles listed on Amazon […]

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