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Kindle app now turns any Android tablet into a Kindle Fire (almost)

Amazon has released a major update to its Kindle app for Android, and it basically turns any Android phone or tablet into a Kindle Fire… assuming you don’t want to stream videos from Amazon Instant Video, because the app won’t do that. What it will do is let you access Kindle Format 8 files including […]

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You can share a Kindle 3G connection with your PC… but you probably shouldn’t

Good news everyone! It’s now possible to hook up a Kindle 3 with free global 3G wireless to a PC and use the internet connection on your computer. The bad news? This is probably a really bad idea. Here’s the deal. If you bought a 3rd generation Kindle device with the global 3G option, Amazon […]

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New game brings handwriting support to the Kindle Touch

The Amazon Kindle Touch is a $99 eBook Reader with an E Ink display and support for touch input. For the most part you use touch to flip pages in books, type on an on-screen keyboard, or navigate through menus or web pages. But game developer Puzzazz has another idea. The company has developed a […]

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Amazon: Kindle sales are up, but profits are falling (for now)

Amazon is re-iterating that the company sold “millions” of Kindle devices including the Kindle Fire tablet during the holiday season. The company reported its quarterly earnings this afternoon — and as usual, Amazon isn’t spelling out just how many Kindle Fire, Kindle Touch, or other Kindle devices were sold. But Amazon says Kindle device sales […]

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Hands-on with the SolarKindle solar-powered Kindle case (video)

The SolarKindle is a solar-powered case for Amazon Kindle readers. Sure, most cases don’t actually need power, but this one has a built-in battery which you can use to charge your eReader — even when there’s no sunlight around. SolarFocus announced the product this week and plans to start shipping it around January 15th for $79.99. […]

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SolarKindle case charges your eReader… with sunlight

There are two really cool thinks about eBook Readers with E Ink displays. First, their high contrast displays are easily readable outdoors in direct sunlight. Second, they use so little power that they can run for weeks, or even months at a time without charging. A company called SolarFocus has decided to make the most […]

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Amazon Kindle for iOS 2.9 turns an iPad into a giant Kindle Fire

Amazon has pushed out an updated version of its Kindle app for iOS, and it adds features that had previously only been available on the Kindle Fire tablet and Kindle E Ink devices. Kindle 2.9 for iOS  lets iPad users can now read magazines from the Kindle Store as well as digital reproductions of textbooks. […]