When choosing a child's tablet, remember that you are making a down payment toward a content library that will last for years. Making a hasty decision based on price may backfire.
For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon has some great deals on select Amazon Fire tablets and Kindle E-Readers. Get a regular Kindle e-reader for just $49, a Kindle Paperwhite for $99, a Fire HD 6 for $79, a Fire HD 7 for $109, and an unlocked Fire Phone for $199. [Save BIG […]
Amazon's kicking off Thanksgiving with solid discounts on a number of Kindle ereaders and tablets. It's not wholly uncommon to see similar deals throughout the year, but it's nice to have them all occurring at the same time, instead of ad hoc. Read more...
Bargains on the Fire Phone follow a tepid public reception on the device
Amazon just announced a bunch of Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals on its electronics, including several Kindles and its new TV streaming stick. The discounts aren't super steep (~$20 off in most cases), but worth checking out if you have any Amazon fanatics in your life. Show More Summary
This technology would make the display visible over the entire device.
Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson is currently on sale in the Kindle store for $3.75 here. Nice!
In the Ideal Gifts series, The Next Web team shares personal recommendations for gifts to give this holiday season. I love reading, but never got around to the book store or library as much as I’d like, so it’s suffered over the years. Show More Summary
Thanksgiving is the busiest time of year for U.S. air travel, which means it's the busiest time of year for people who forgot to put their Kindle charger in their carry-on to idly thumb through the best worst in-flight catalog of all time, SkyMall, while ignoring the emergency safety demonstration. Read more...
FOR A BRIEF WHILE, Virginia Postrel’s The Substance of Style is just $1.99 on Kindle. It’s well worth reading.
The week, Mark, Xeni and Jason talk about their new gadgets for archival scanning and e-reading.
Amazon will be supplying Kindle Fire users with a free six-month subscription to The Washington Post’s new tablet app, according to a media statement the company released on Thursday. If you’ve got a Kindle Fire, you won’t even need to seek the app out to download it. Show More Summary
Another Monday, and still a shortage of high-quality DeLong Smackdowns on the Internet that I can justify bringing to your attention. But I can't face reading another Kindle screen from chapter 11 of David Graber's Debt right now. So...Show More Summary
A wide variety of different device classes now cater to any of the consumer needs from the standard smartphone to the phablet to the full size tablet. Nokia, after selling its mobile division to Microsoft, has just opted to unveil its mini-tablet, the N1, to the market. As a newcomer, it will have to compete against other veterans like the Amazon Kindle Fire.
A wood burning cook stove held a place in the corner of my Mom’s kitchen. When my middle brother headed off for the Army, I inherited the responsibility to kindle the fire in it every morning. After, of course Mom roused me from beneath the pile of quilts that made up my bed. Mom’s kitchen […]
Among today’s Kindle Daily Deals are Robyn Carr’s Four Friends, and six books in Charles Finch’s Charles Lenox series, a Victorian-set mystery series that is much-loved by several members of the Bitchery. When the first book, The Beautiful Blue Death, was on sale last year, Barb in Maryland said, “My husband and I are both devoted readers of... Continue reading ?
Tales From Deep Space, from Amazon Game Studios and co-partner Frontier Developments, has achieved lift-off and can now enter the orbit of 2013 Kindle Fire and later tablets, according to a press release from Amazon. The game shoots a spacefaring...
AT AMAZON, deals galore in Black Friday Deals Week. Browse and save! Plus, check out the Kindle Daily Deals.
The NYT has a thing about "What It Means To Be A Dad". It is essentially a pitch for the Dad Magazine tag on The Toast, disguised as a trend piece. That it does not mention Kindling Quarterly helps to mark the gestation period of dad...Show More Summary
So in Rhode Island there's a department store chain called Ocean State Job Lot. It's like Walmart but not. To hype themselves for the holiday shopping season, the store hooked up with Kindling Digital which created the elaborate prank...Show More Summary