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Kindle Library Adds Random Titles to My Account

I’m not sure what’s going on with my Kindle account, but there have been a few strange things happening lately. Back in August, Fifty Shades of Grey was randomly purchased and downloaded to my Kindle Library. The eBook appeared on … Continue reading

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Which eReader or Tablet Should I Buy?

Which eReader or tablet should you buy? It’s Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend, and you aren’t sure which device you should purchase. Even as industry pricing drops to an all time low, $199 for a tablet or $120 for an eReader … Continue reading

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Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ delayed until December 3rd

Well, I had to remove my countdown clock to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ release. Today was the expected ship date, but, “due to popular demand,” the device will not be going out to customers until December 3rd. Like the … Continue reading

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The Amazon Kindle: Five Years Later

On November 19, 2007, exactly five years ago today, Jeff Bezos and Amazon.com announced the release of the original Amazon Kindle. Ugly, awkward to hold, but incredibly innovative, the Kindle captured the imaginations of hardcore readers and tech gurus alike. … Continue reading

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Kindle DX cover “sale” & the history of Kindle cases

It looks like Amazon is trying to get rid of their remaining Kindle DX accessories by running a “sale.” In an email advertisement sent out today, the DX cover is shown as originally costing $49.99 with a sale price of … Continue reading

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Kindle Paperwhite gets firmware update to improve fonts

Amazon has just announced that a new software update (5.3.0) is available for the Kindle Paperwhite. Users can visit the Paperwhite’s Help page, download the update, then simply drop the file into the Paperwhite folder that appears on your desktop … Continue reading

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Inside your Kindle Paperwhite

If you haven’t come across Dave’s EEVBlog tear-downs on YouTube before, this Kindle Paperwhite autopsy would be a great place to start. Ever wonder what the inside of your eReader looks like? Watch Dave pop apart his Paperwhite and offer … Continue reading

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Whispercast may not be as convenient as I thought

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a post describing Amazon’s new Whispercast content delivery tool. It enables teachers to send out Kindle eBooks to all of their students over a wireless connection from one, centralized account. This helps to … Continue reading

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Amazon touts Kindle at School / Whispercast programs in video

Amazon.com is touting their Kindle at School education program in a video posted to their YouTube account today. These trial runs, which incorporate the Kindle into students’ homework and daily classroom activities, have taken place at schools like Clearwater High … Continue reading

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Bye, Bye DX

Well, don’t bother seeking out that $299 deal on the Kindle DX I posted about the other day. Shortly after the discount showed up on Amazon’s DX listing, all in-stock units sold out, and it looks like they aren’t going … Continue reading

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