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Amazon’s Kindle drops to $60 again in Black Friday sale

You can now start shopping for Black Friday deals on Amazon devices, and one of the first models you can get at a discount is the company’s Kindle e-reader. The latest version of the company’s basic e-reader is now on … Read the rest of this entry

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Amazon sale drops the price of a Kindle to $60

Need an e-reader to get through pandemic lockdowns? Now’s a good time to get one. Amazon is running a sale on the standard Kindle that drops the price of the Special Offers version to $ 60, or $ 30 below … Read the rest of this entry

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Amazon’s Kindle app overhaul delivers easy reading and socializing

The Kindle app has gotten quite a bit less attention that Amazon's namesake devices, but today the shopping juggernaut made some big changes. For starters, there's a new light theme that gives "pages" a bit of a parchment look with … Read the rest of this entry

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Amazon Japan’s manga-ready Kindle has 8 times the storage

Amazon Japan has an unusual challenge with the Kindle: it not only has to cater to your typical bookworm, but to a local fondness for image-heavy (and thus storage-intensive) manga books. What it's going to do? Release a special model … Read the rest of this entry

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Amazon paying e-book settlement cash back to Kindle users

Remember that antitrust suit concerning publishers, ebooks and price rigging? The good news, at least if you bought one of the affected titles between April 2010 and May 2012, is that Amazon is sending some money your way. If the … Read the rest of this entry

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Amazon puts Kindle Fire HDX on interest-free payment plan, starting at $57

Short on cash? Amazon wants to sell you a Kindle Fire HDX anyway. As of today, you can pick up the shopping giant’s flagship slate on a quarterly payment plan. Naturally, the amount of each installment varies based on the … Read the rest of this entry

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Goodreads on Kindle Fire OS (hands-on)

Someone on the Kindle team was undoubtedly a bit broken-hearted when Goodreads integration failed to roll out in time for both the new Paperwhite and Kindle HDX launches. The acquisition certainly made a good deal of sense when it was … Read the rest of this entry

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Goodreads and Second Screen integration finally hitting Kindle Fire HD and HDX

Today marks the debut of two features we’ve been waiting for since Amazon first announced its new Kindle Fire line lo so many weeks ago. Goodreads and Second Screen integration will be rolling out to Fire HD and HDX owners … Read the rest of this entry

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Kindle Touch updated with new UI, Whipersync for Voice and comic book navigation

Still have an old Kindle Touch sitting around? You have some new features to play with. Despite replacing it with a brighter son, Amazon is still updating its original touch sensitive e-reader — outfitting it with a new UI, enhanced … Read the rest of this entry

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Amazon offers Unity plug-ins to Kindle Fire devs, makes in-app payments possible

Game devs looking to enhance “engagement” (read: monetization) for their mobile titles now have an ally in Amazon. The Bezos-backed company has just made plug-ins available free to Kindle Fire developers using the popular Unity game engine. Now those devs … Read the rest of this entry

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