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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 launches 7 inch, waterproof Kindle Oasis for $250

Amazon is updating its top-of-the-line Kindle eReader with a new model sporting a bigger screen, a lower price, and support for listening to audiobook from Amazon’s Audible service (when paired with Bluetooth speakers or headphones). The new Kindle Oasis is up for pre-order today for $250 and it ships starting October 31st. That’s actually just […]

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Get an Amazon Fire tablet for $30, an Echo Dot for $35 (Amazon Prime Day prices… at third-party stores)

Didn’t get a chance to pick up an Amazon tablet for $30, an Echo speaker for $90, or an Echo Dot for $35 on Amazon Prime Day? Now you have another chance. Prime Day 2017 may have come and gone. But now retailers including Best Buy, Target, and Staples are matching Prime Day prices for […]

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Video: Make your own Kindle Audio Adapter for text-to-speech (or buy one for $20)

The last Amazon Kindle eReader to feature a headphone jack and speaker that worked with Amazon’s text-to-speech software was the 2011-era Kindle Touch. But if you have a recent Kindle, you can still have it read text-only books aloud to you. It just takes a little extra hardware… and a bit more patience. Amazon sells […]

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Kindle for PC gains text-to-speech (but makes stripping DRM harder)

Amazon has released a new version of its Kindle for PC software that allows you to read eBooks on a computer running Windows 7 or later. Kindle for PC version 1.19.2 includes typesetting enhancements, search improvements, and a text-to-speech feature which allows the app to read some eBooks aloud to you. But there is at […]

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Early Black Friday 2016 deals

Black Friday is still days away, but many retailers have decided not to wait for the unofficial US sales holiday to roll out deep discounts on a wide range of devices. You can already score some deep discounts on tablets, notebooks, eReaders, and a bunch of other mobile tech items and accessories. Here are some […]

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Amazon launches Kindle manga model with 32GB of storage in Japan (because pictures are bigger than words)

Most Amazon Kindle eReaders have 4GB of built-in storage, which is plenty of space if you spend most of your time reading books without a lot of pictures. You may be able to squeeze thousands of books onto a Kindle… which is more books than many people will probably read in a lifetime. Things get a […]

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Amazon is pulling the plug on its Kindle app for the Windows Store

Amazon’s been offering a version of its Kindle app through the Windows Store since Windows 8 was released. But now the company is scrapping that version of its app and instead recommending Windows users install the Kindle for PC desktop app, which is compatible with Windows 7 or later. Have a Windows RT tablet? Then […]