I was looking around at Amazon.com this morning because I have a feeling that something big is about to go down. New Kindles are likely to be announced soon, and I may have just stumbled across an indicator that hopefully means Amazon will be releasing a new basic Kindle this year. I noticed that Amazon […]
Amazon Launches Mexico Kindle Store, Starts Selling Kindles at Gandhi Stores
Today Amazon made an announcement, but it wasn’t the one we’ve been waiting for. On Tuesday Kobo announced the upcoming release of three new tablets, the Kobo Aura ebook reader, a new Kids’ ebook store, and a partnership with Pocket to bring web reading to Kobo’s ereaders. So what does Amazon do to counter? They […]
What is the Deal with Amazon and Last Year’s Basic Kindle?
Yesterday I noticed something odd over at Amazon while researching the sales and deals post. For some reason Amazon has started promoting last year’s basic Kindle over this year’s version. Last year’s model has a gray exterior (they call it graphite) and the newer one is black (onyx). The family stripe at the top of […]
Amazon Launches India Kindle Store and Starts Selling Kindles in Croma Retail Stores
If you live in or just happen to be strolling through India you can now purchase Amazon’s E Ink Kindle from Croma retail stores throughout India and buy Kindle ebooks from Amazon’s new India-specific Kindle Store. The India Kindle Store is launching with over 1 million titles, including 70 of 100 Nielsen Bestsellers, and all […]
Get a New Kindle 4 eBook Reader for $47.40 from Amazon
Amazon is running an incredibly good deal on the Kindle 4 where you can get the ad-supported model for just $47.40, or the non-ad Kindle 4 for $65.40. The deal grants 40% off Kindle accessories placed with the same order too, or separately—as long as they are shipped by Amazon and not a third party […]
Software Update v4.1 for $79 Kindle Adds New Features
Amazon has issued a software update version 4.1.0 for the Kindle 4, the non-touchscreen Kindle that sells for $79 with ads and $109 without ads. As usual, you can download and install the update manually now, or wait for the update to be automatically pushed to your Kindle over WiFi in the coming weeks.
SolarKindle: A Solar-Powered Cover for Kindle eReaders (Video)
The SolarKindle is a lighted cover for Kindle ereaders that comes equipped with a solar panel on the front of the case for charging a reserve battery along with the Kindle’s battery. SolarFocus showed off demos of the SolarKindle cover at CES after announcing it last week so it has been getting plenty of news […]
Kindle eReaders: How to Use Custom Fonts for All Kindle eBooks – No Hacks
There’s a simple trick to change the default font type to use custom fonts across all ebooks for Kindle devices (except the Kindle Touch and Kindle Fire). You can customize line spacing, margins, and justification as well. And this includes both DRM protected ebooks and ebooks without DRM. The Kindle does not need to be […]