Despite competition from tablets boasting full-color LCD displays, devices that use black and white electronic paper, like Amazon’s Kindle, have remained popular. And now that E Ink has created the first full-color electronic paper, e-readers have found yet another way to remain relevant. Read more...
Y’know how some people knock e-readers, adamant that they still like the smell of paper and the feel of physically turning the pages? I’m the opposite: I prefer the feel of gliding my finger across the smooth glass screen of my smartphone or tablet, and watching the pages electronically turn. [...]
If you’ve ever used one of Amazon’s Kindle e-book readers, then you can get by with a really short review of its latest, the Kindle Oasis. You can buy new ones from Amazon whenever you’re in a WiFi hotspot — or, for $70 more, the truly obsessive reader may prefer the Oasis with a built-in cellular modem. Show More Summary
Sometime last decade, Amazon introduced Kindle Direct Publishing, which allows aspiring authors to upload their work to Amazon directly, spending less time dealing with the dinosaurs in the publishing industry and more time writing stories about dinosaurs fucking people. Show More Summary
VoiceView brings a new dimension to eReading. News by Raine Winters Visually impaired and blind readers will now be able to utilize the Amazon Kindle thanks to a new tool the mega-corporation has created, reports GalleyCat. The feature...Show More Summary
Michael Gartenberg has covered the personal technology beat for more than two decades at places like Gartner, Jupiter Research and Altimeter Group. Most recently, he spent a few years at Apple as Sr. Director of Worldwide Product Marketing. / /-->/ /-->/ The...Show More Summary
Amazon's line of Kindle e-readers is the best in the business, hands down. We're not just talking about the new high-end Kindle Oasis that Amazon introduced, either. From top to bottom, Amazon's Kindles offer great portability, visibility and affordability. Show More Summary
The film business is fighting Sean Parker’s Screening Room. The book business is fighting Amazon’s Kindle. And the music business is sitting in the present, the most up-to-date media vertical extant. And yet people still complain. Do...Show More Summary
Amazon's Kindle Oasis is like a feast with the world's finest caviar. It's an all-you-can eat Wagyu steak dinner. It's an $80 cup of coffee. Simply put, the Oasis is a $290 extravagance meant only for the few who can afford it. For the rest of us, it's just something to lust after. Show More Summary
Amazon's Kindle Unlimited service allows subscribers to download as many books as they want, and then pays writers based on the number of their pages that readers have read. (more…)
Amazon's Kindle Oasis, released Wednesday, has a $290 price tag -- and, at least to me, offers some interesting cues about how the company's hardware strategy has evolved. Amazon justifies Oasis' price tag by noting its high-end industrial design and the leather charging case, which doubles as an extra battery. It's the luxury level of the e-reader, the digital […]
NEW FROM AMAZON: The Kindle Oasis. Nine months of battery life is pretty impressive.
Yesterday, information leaked about an upcoming addition to Amazon’s Kindle line. Now, it’s official: Amazon has revealed the Kindle Oasis, and it’s priced just short of $300. With a sticker price of $289.99, […]
Amazon has revealed the eighth generation Kindle: the Kindle Oasis.
It turns out that people who love to read don't necessarily need a free e-reader. Some might even invest big bucks in a really nice one. For years, the conventional wisdom about Amazon's Kindle e-reader was that the company, which likes...Show More Summary
About a week ago Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos confirmed that the company will soon release a new flagship Kindle e-reader. He didn’t provide any details of the new product in his tweet but a few days later we did see some leaked photos of the device, and some rumors also suggested what it might be capable of. Show More Summary
Amazon's new Kindle Oasis sports a funky new design and a large $290 price tag but it also promises to last a whopping 8 weeks on a charge.
True to earlier reports, Amazon’s Kindle Oasis is the smallest and lightest Kindle yet and comes with a handle for gripping. Amazon’s Jeff Bezos teased an “all-new, top of the line” Kindle last week and Chinese site Tmall.com sent the e-reader world in a tizzy when it accidentally unveiled details of Kindle’s newest addition to the family on Monday. The site… Read More
If you own an old Kindle e-book reader then you have until tomorrow to update it before it is cut off from the Amazon's Kindle Store and the cloud.
Do you own an old Kindle that's been gathering dust? Get it updated before March 22 or you won't be able to get online and download your books any more.