It turns out the Kindle coming to France rumor was true. Spot on, in fact. Today Amazon launched the French Kindle Store, complete with a localized version of the Kindle 4 for €99, 35,000 French-language books, hundreds of graphic novels, over 4,000 free classic ebooks, and 825,000 ebooks in English and other languages.
Kindle 4 Review » Pros Lowest priced E Ink ebook reader Solid build quality, nice design, good ergonomics Fast page turns, partial page refresh setting Set device language, dictionaries Access to Amazon’s large library of ebooks and periodicals, plus free library ebooks now too Cons No audio support means no music, audiobooks, or text-to-speech Lots […]
So it turns out that getting rid of the advertisements and special offers on the Kindle 4 is as easy as giving Amazon $30. That’s right. If you happened to purchase a Kindle 4 with Special Offers for $79, you can pay the difference for the non-ad version, which is $109, after the fact if […]
If you saw my Kindle 4 video review and first impressions, you know that not all Kindle apps work on a Kindle 4. The fact that it lacks a physical keyboard and has less RAM than the Kindle 3 leaves a good share of the Active Content out. Purchased apps for earlier Kindles—Kindle Keyboard, Kindle […]
There is already a firmware update for the new Kindle 4, version 4.0.1. The update adds the ability to turn on and off full page refresh. Like the Nook Touch and Kobo Touch, the Kindle 4 has a new way of refreshing pages. Instead refreshing the entire screen with every page turn, just the text […]
My Kindle 4 arrived yesterday morning so I’ve been spending a lot of time giving it a test drive. I even put together a general video review showing how everything works (below). So far I’ve been pleasantly surprised by the Kindle 4. I’ve noticed a couple of negatives with it too, but then again it’s […]
Amazon uploaded this video of yesterday’s Kindle press conference where they unveiled the three new E Ink Kindles and the Kindle Fire Tablet. The video is quite long, almost a full hour. There’s lots of information in this video, and it gives a closer look at some of the features for the different devices.
Amazon just released a new $79 Kindle available for immediate shipment. I ordered one to review and it should arrive on Friday. I’ll post a full Kindle 4 review and some videos over the weekend and next week. In the meantime, let’s go over all the available information about the new Kindle 4 in this […]