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Compare Kindle specs: Amazon Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite, and Kindle Oasis

The Amazon Kindle devices are some of the most popular eBook readers with electronic paper displays due to ease of use, tight integration with the world’s most popular eBook store, and probably most importantly, their relatively affordable price tags. Starting prices range from $90 for an entry-level Kindle to $250 for Kindle Oasis, with the […]

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Amazon stops selling apps and games for older Kindles

Once upon a time you could play Scrabble, do crossword puzzles, and run other third-party apps and games on Amazon Kindle eReaders. But Amazon stopped offering the feature in 2014 when the company launched the Kindle Voyage. Every new model since then has lacked support for so-called “Kindle Active Content.” Still, if you had an […]

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Amazon’s entry-level gets a front light (and a price hike, now starts at $90)

Amazon has been selling Kindle eReaders with adjustable front lights for years, but for the most part the feature has been limited to the company’s mid-range and high-end models. Now Amazon has updated the entry-level Kindle with a new model that features a front light. It’s the first sub-$100 Kindle to have the feature. But […]

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Deals of the Day (12-04-2017)

Didn’t get a chance to pick up a smart speaker on Black Friday or Cyber Monday? No worries. Google is offering deep discounts on its speakers until the end of December. You can pick up a Google Home Mini for $29 or a Google Home for $79 until December 31st. And if you’d prefer a […]

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Amazon’s Kindle and Fire tablet Black Friday prices now live (starting at $50)

Amazon isn’t waiting for Black Friday to put some of its tablets, eReaders, and other devices on sale. The company’s Fire HD 10 tablet is on sale for $100 starting today, which is $50 off the usual price for this full HD tablet with a quad-core processor. The Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite are both $30 […]

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Amazon knocks $30 or more off some Kindle, Alexa products (deals)

Amazon is running a sale on a bunch of its hardware products for the next week. The Amazon Tap portable Bluetooth speaker is also $30 off its usual price this week. And if you’re an Amazon Prime member, you can also save $30 to $50 off the list price of select Kindle eReaders. Here’s a […]

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Deals of the Day (4-04-2016)

Amazon makes some of the most popular (and best reviewed) eBook readers on the market, and with prices starting at about $80, they’re pretty affordable too. But they can always be cheaper, right? Right now Amazon is offering $30 off the price of its Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite, and Kindle Voyage eReaders. The only catch? The […]

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Deals of the Day (11-23-2015)

Black Friday may not be here yet, but a whole lot of Black Friday and pre-Black Friday deals are already live. Amazon is offering some of the lowest prices of the year on Kindle products. Dell, Toshiba, and Samsung are offering discounts on some products. And ZTE is selling some of its latest phones for […]

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Lilbits (10-10-2014): Intel Skylake cometh (after Broadwell)

The first computers with Intel Broadwell (5th-generation Core) processors are just starting to arrive, and most Broadwell chips won’t be ready until early 2015. But Intel is already working on the processors that will replace Broadwell. Skylake processors will use as little as 4 watts (for the next-gen Core M processor), but most laptop chips in […]