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Kindle for Android gets new update, becomes better

09/23/2010, It makes perfect sense for a new software update to deliver better performance, although there have been times in the past where an update was pulled since it made the device run amok after being upgraded. Amazon made no such mistake with their latest...

Amazon Kindle 3 Gets Hacked & Jailbroken

09/22/2010, Amazon’s latest reading device, the Kindle 3, can also be hacked and jailbroken like previous generation Kindles, giving it access to more fonts and screensaver options, and USB networking. Slashgear posted news of the hack on their blog, and you...

Kindle 3.0.2 Beta Firmware Now Available for Download

09/21/2010, If you own an Amazon Kindle e-reader hardware, you may want to grab the Kindle 3.0.2 beta firmware, which is now available for download from Amazon. The firmware brings a Web browser along with some bug fixes that were found since the last 3.0.1 update,...

New Kindle Ad Takes Jab at iPad

09/13/2010, Amazon’s recent Kindle ad highlights the benefits of reading with e-ink technology under direct sunlight while taking aim at Apple’s iPad, which functions as both an electronic book reader and a multi-function device offering games, browsing,...

Amazon won’t limit itself to just Kindle hardware

08/10/2010, Amazon’s most famous hardware to date is the Kindle e-book reader, but is that all the company is working on in the future? Perhaps not, because when one pays closer attention to the job board for Lab 126, a division of Amazon which is responsible...

Amazon’s 6-inch Kindle is now unavailable

07/27/2010, Could the unavailability of the 6-inch Kindle on Amazon’s website point towards the impending release of a next generation Kindle which has long been rumored to ship sometime next month? This is the first shortage of its kind since last year, where...

Amazon Lands Exclusive Kindle eBook Deal

07/22/2010, The folks over at Amazon must be feeling rather smug at the moment, as it turns out the online retailing giant managed to score a rather interesting book deal to fend off the increasingly tight competition with Apple and Barnes & Noble on the eBook...

Kindle Books Outsell Hardcover Books For The First Time

07/19/2010, The folks over at Amazon should be smiling quite widely at the moment, as the online retailing giant has said that Kindle eBooks are now outselling hardcover books for the first time. According to the figures, for every 100 hardcover books sold in the...

Amazon Kindle going for $149.99 a day

07/01/2010, Woot!, having been acquired by Amazon, is now offering the Kindle for $149.99 for a single day (with another $5 for shipping), where it is a good $40 more affordable than the actual $189 price point. Of course, as with anything else that appears on Woot!,...

Is Amazon Looking To Get Into The Gaming Business?

06/16/2010, Is Amazon looking to get into the gaming business? While we already know that the online retailing giant sells Xbox Live Arcade content, a recent job posting by Amazon shows that it is looking out for a new Senior Product Manager for Digital Video Games,...

New Thinner Amazon Kindle To Arrive In August?

05/29/2010, Apple’s iPad might be enjoying plenty of publicity at the moment, but that doesn’t mean that Amazon is just going to let its eBook crown be snatched away just like that. Reports are in that Amazon is planning to introduce a new version of its...

Amazon Kindle App for iPad official worldwide

05/28/2010, “Worldwide” here means all geographical locations that currently offer the iPad, which means you can now select from hundreds of thousands of books available in the Kindle Store on iPad. The inclusion of Amazon Whispersync technology will help...

Kindle Version 2.5 software update ready to roll out

05/24/2010, The 2.5 software update for Kindle and Kindle DX (see previous stories on it) is now ready to roll out as some users have reported on it already. Of course, the broad release date was stated as “late May 2010″, but it is nice to know that...