06/03/2010, Amazon has just announced that they will be delaying the Kindle 2.5 software update by a few weeks at the very least, which might come across as a bummer for folks who are looking forward to this new software update which is touted to offer an easy method of organizing one’s content into collections, pan and zoom through PDFs and protect content using a password. Not only that, the older […]
02/05/2010, The name PVI might not seem familiar to you, but it might just interest you if you know that PVI is the Kindle display manufacturer. According to PVI’s chairman Scott Liu, his company will be rolling out one of the first few full touchscreen and motion-capable e-paper displays later this year, and since the touch would be placed underneath the e-paper, this method eliminates the unintentional dimming of the display […]
10/10/2009, We know how great a following Amazon’s Kindle has, so it’s really no surprise to hear that Amazon has decided that it will be making the Kindle 2 and the Kindle DX available in 100 countries, most likely in an effort to dominate the world e-book reading scene. Pre-orders for the Kindle with US & International Wireless are going for $279 and shipping will begin on October 19th. Any of […]
10/07/2009, The Amazon Kindle 2 has received yet another price drop – touching an all time low of $259 from its precious price of $299. This makes a 28% cut since its debut from 8 months ago. Guess Amazon is feeling the heat from competitors such as Sony, Google, Plastic Logic and others who have released e-book readers of some sort in recent times. According to Jeff Bezos, Amazon is in […]
07/08/2009, eBook lovers rejoice! Amazon has lowered the price of the 6″ Kindle down to $299 (-%17). Some will find it to be still expensive, but going to the Sony alternative is only $20 cheaper and it doesn’t have the wireless connection… so what’s your take? So: Happy, Still too expensive or Don’t care?
05/26/2009, By Simon Barber* I have just spent a week with a Kindle 2 Amazon lent me to review. Tomorrow I have to send it back and will be sorry to see it go. I am fairly certain that I will not be able to resist the temptation to buy one of my own although I do continue to have reservations about the $350 price tag and the longevity of the […]
05/26/2009, The Amazon Kindle and its sequel have made a noticeable mark in the lives of many, while promoting the idea that it is effective and can turn a profit. This has prompted KDDI and Toshiba to team up, delivering the Biblio ebook reader in the Japanese market. Using a software known as Book Player, you can store around 5,000 ebooks which are downloadable via KDDI’s EZ Book service on the […]
05/11/2009, ColorWare is one company that aims to make life much more, er, colorful with their expertise of draping devices in new shades apart from the stock colors it comes in. The Kindle 2 is the latest gadget to receive the ColorWare treatment, where you’ll be able to choose from a customization page to make sure that various parts of the Kindle 2 will come in the exact shade you want […]