Today on Amazon, the Kindle Daily Deal features a number of books on sale, many of which are being price matched elsewhere. Most are the first book in a series, and include mystery, fantasy, and more. Any you recommend?
Kobo announced the latest addition to its burgeoning lineup of e-readers earlier this month; a $130 high-resolution device that clearly has Amazon's Kindle Voyage firmly in its crosshairs. Except with the Glo HD, Kobo's undercutting Amazon's incarnation by a full 70 bucks. VentureBeat goes hands-on.
I just bought one of these sweet little Android tablets for myself, and you may want to take advantage of this special from Amazon too: Kindle Fire HD 7 - only $79.00. The special offer lasts until the end of the day, and the normal price is $139.00 -- so...
Here are the best e-readers on the market now, all of which are part of Amazon's Kindle lineup. We explain the differences among them.
Amazon has added its X-Ray feature to both Fire TV and Fire TV Stick to provide owners quick on-screen information about movies and TV shows. The feature, which was previously available on Amazon's Kindle tablets, will be added to the Fire TV and Fire TV Stick via a software update that starts rolling out today.
Sure, it's been supplanted at the top of the e-reader heap by the Kindle Voyage, but with its affordable price tag, Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite is still the best e-reader for most people, and that's especially true during today's deal. Read more...
Amazon's Kindle line is usually the first range of products people think of when it comes to e-readers, but Kobo isn't giving up yet – and its latest high-resolution model is proof of that. The newly announced Glo HD offers a 6-inch,...Show More Summary
Rakuten’s eReader company Kobo has reveled a new eReader called the Kobo Glo HD which rivals Amazon’s Kindle Voyage. Kobo’s new device, which comes out on May 1st, features a high resolution 6-inch eInk display. The device is only $129.99,...Show More Summary
Amazon has built an empire, a big part of which is giving you everything you need to never want to leave. The original Kindle experience was the spark that took ebooks from a cool thing that one friend of yours did to make all of their books digital to a global phenomenon that has threatened the very existence of brick and mortar book stores. Show More Summary
A poorly-Photoshopped picture is worth a thousand misspelled words. Amazon's Kindle Store has become a godsend to struggling authors around the world. In the past, countless manuscripts languished forever in a drawer, just because no publisher would take a risk on them. Show More Summary
The new update to Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet might just be smarter than you think. Firefly, a smartphone and tablet application available on Kindle Fire Phone and Kindle Fire HDX tablets, listens to and identifies songs and shows playing...Show More Summary
Amazon's Kindle Unlimited subscription books service is expanding to Canada for $9.99/month. The service, which offers a library of more than 750,000 books from which to read previously launched in the United States and the United Kingdom at comparable pricing.
Amazon launched Kindle Unlimited, its all-you-can-read subscription service, in the US last summer. Now it’s headed north to Canada. From today, Canadian Amazon customers can access 750,000 titles for $9.99 a month. You can test the service with a 30-day free trial. Show More Summary
When I was in college, it was standard practice to find research materials in the library, read for a while, make Xerox copies of pertinent pages, and take them home. Libraries had conveniently-placed copy machines for just this purpose. The process of scrounging up change and standing over the...
Ditch the paper
If you’ve been hanging on to those paper books because the idea of having to repurchase them all as Kindle titles is daunting, Amazon has a new option for you: Kindle Convert, a program for Windows that turns print books into digital...Show More Summary
Apple and Samsung dominate the tablet market, but for the first time ever the number of tablets shipped has decreased. That's bad news for all tablet manufacturers, but Amazon's line of Kindle tablets is getting hit more than most. A new report published by IDC shows that worldwide tablet shipments have shrunk for the first time since 2010. Show More Summary
The worldwide tablet market saw its first-ever year-over-year decline in the holiday quarter, but the biggest losses were seen by Amazon, which saw shipments of its budget-priced Kindle Fire series plummet 70 percent.
While e-books are everywhere, electronic textbooks never really caught on, despite their potential to bring immersive learning at a lower cost. Amazon is trying to change that with the Kindle Textbook Creator, a free app from its newly formed Kindle...
Apple first released its iBooks Author Mac app for creating interactive textbooks for the iBooks Store back in 2012, and now Amazon is delivering its own textbook composing Mac app for publishing to the Kindle Store. Kindle Textbook Creator, announced today, is available in beta for both Mac and PC with the competitive benefit of publishing […]