Deals of the Day (4-24-2014)

Amazon’s latest Kindle eReader with an E Ink screen sells for $119. But if you don’t need a front-lit display and don’t mind buying refurbished units, you can pick up an older Kindle for less than half the price… and get a few bonus features that are missing from newer models. The discontinued Kindle Touch […]

Amazon updates Kindle Touch firmware, brings Paperwhite-style UI to discontinued eReader

Amazon has rolled out a software update for the Kindle Touch, bringing some of the features from the Kindle Paperwhite to folks still using Amazon’s first touchscreen Kindle eReader. Clearly the software update won’t bring a front-lit screen to the Kindle Touch, but it does give users new ways to navigate the home screen, book […]

Amazon Kindle Touch now supports landscape mode, translation, more

Amazon has released a software update for the Amazon Kindle Touch that lets you hold the 7 inch eBook reader in landscape mode, customize the language settings, or access more options for sharing passages from eBooks. Kindle Touch software version 5.1 is available for download from the Amazon website, where you’ll also find instructions for […]

Amazon Kindle, Touch, and Fire up for pre-order ($79 and up)

Amazon introduced three new Kindle devices this morning: two eBook readers and the Kindle Fire tablet which is designed to access music, eBooks, movies, and apps from Amazon’s digital content stores. All three devices are expected to ship in November, but you can place pre-orders starting today. Kindle Fire This 7 inch tablet sort of […]