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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Amazon offers free 2-day shipping on Kindles for last-minute Christmas shoppers

With Christmas just a few days away, Amazon is betting that a lot of folks are still shopping for last minute presents — and the company wouldn’t mind at all if a few of those gifts were Kindle devices. So Amazon is offering free 2-day shipping on all of the latest Kindles. If you place […]

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Amazon’s latest Kindles will be available at 16,000 US retail stores

Amazon may have just given you one less reason to consider a NOOK Tablet or NOOK Simple Touch over a Kindle Fire or Kindle Touch. During yesterday’s launch event for the new NOOK Tablet, Barnes & Noble pointed out that you could walk into a bricks and mortar store to try out a NOOK before […]

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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 […]