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The new Amazon Kindle has a better screen, more storage… and higher price tag

Amazon is updating its entry-level Kindle for the first time since 2019, and the new model brings some major updates… and a small price hike. The 2022 Amazon Kindle has a higher-resolution display, more storage, and a USB-C port. It’s up for pre-order now and ships October 12, 2022. Prices start at $100 for the […]

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Amazon Kindles now support EPUB books (sort of), but MOBI and AZW support is ending in 2022

Amazon may be put its own eBook store front and center in the software that runs on the company’s Kindle eReaders, but you can also use a Kindle device or Amazon’s Kindle apps to read text documents, eBooks, or other files from other sources. The Kindle Personal Documents service lets you send TXT, HTML, DOC, […]

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Jailbreak released for Kindle running firmware version 5.14.2 or earlier

Amazon’s Kindle devices are some of the most popular eBook readers around, largely due to a combination of affordable price tags and Amazon’s dominance in eBook sales. But while Kindle hardware typically offers a lot of bang for the buck, some folks are less pleased with the software Amazon offers… which is where jailbreaking comes […]

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Daily Deals (1-26-2022)

Amazon is running a sale that lets you save $20 when you buy any two Kindle eReaders. It’s hardly the best sale on Kindle devices, but if you don’t feel like waiting for the next big sale to pick up a new eReader, you can save a few bucks when purchasing one for yourself and […]

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Lilbits: Google’s 2nd-gen Tensor chip, PinePhone Keyboard, and Amazon Kindle for $50

  Disclosure: Some links on this page are monetized by the Skimlinks, Amazon, Rakuten Advertising, and eBay, affiliate programs. Amazon’s entry-level Kindle is on sale for $50 today, which is the lowest price to date for Amazon’s eReader with a front-lit E Ink display. And the Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K is on sale for […]

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Amazon’s new Kindle Paperwhite has a bigger, brighter screen, USB-C and optional wireless charging support

As expected, Amazon is updating its Kindle Paperwhite line of eReaders with new models sporting bigger, brighter displays and support for adjusting the color temperature of the front light. It’s also the first Kindle device to feature a USB-C port. The new Kindle Paperwhite is up for pre-order today for $140, and begins shipping October […]

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Amazon’s next Kindle Paperwhite leaks (bigger display with adjustable color temperature)

Amazon is preparing to update its Kindle Paperwhite eReader with two new models. Compared with the 4th-gen model, first released in 2019, the new Kindle Paperwhite will have a bigger display and an improved front light system. There’s also a Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition model with a few extra features. While Amazon hasn’t officially announced […]

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Amazon rolls out a new UI for Kindle eReaders (biggest change in five years)

Amazon regularly pushes out software updates for its Kindle eReaders, but for the release notes are usually pretty boring, consisting of “performance improvements, bug fixes, and other general enhancements.” The latest update brings something new though: the biggest changes to the Kindle user interface in at least five years. It’s rolling out now to most […]