It's Kindle Day! Earlier this afternoon Amazon unleashed its Kindle HD: a gorgeous content-chomping Android tablet. Here's everything you need to know about the new features on the 7-inch and 8.9-inch versions Amazon's new monster, as well as its new best-in-class Kindle Paperwhite ereader. Get comfy; we've got a lot…
Reuters is reporting that the next Kindle will be front-lit and will be coming out in July. It's a smart move because it'll let users read their Kindles in the dark and an obvious one for Amazon to make as Barnes and Noble already has a front-lit Nook.
Gizmodo's Joe Brown joined CNN International on December 15, 2011 to discuss Amazon's Kindle Fire. Watch the clip above!
Gizmodo's Joe Brown joined Bloomberg News on November 14, 2011 to talk about the Kindle Fire. Watch the clip above!
The Kindle Fire is a huge deal in part at least because it's so cheap. But reports that Amazon is taking a loss to make the tablet a bargain have been greatly exaggerated. The Kindle Fire is inexpensive by design.
Gizmodo's Joe Brown appeared on MSNBC on September 28, 2011 to talk about the new Amazon Kindle. Watch the clip above!
Ryan Block at gdgt has word via his sources that the Amazon Kindle Fire—the device that can truly go toe-to-toe with the iPad—isn't the tablet they're putting their faith in. The real new hotness will be the second-gen Fire. And it's coming soon.
I think we can all agree that if Shakespeare had been alive in the late-80s, he would've written Choose Your Own Adventure books. So thank you, Amazon, for bringing one of mankind's greatest literary genre achievements to Kindle.
Steve Silberman suffered through a flight from Hell. Not only did United attendants ask him to switch seats when the woman next to him irrationally demanded so, but after forgetting his Kindle on the plane, the attendants refused to grab it.
If you have a Kindle (or a PC/iOS/Android device), and like cheap books (I assume you do, but who knows, maybe you derive pleasure from hemorrhaging cash), Amazon now offers a daily deal for books.
If you were wondering how Amazon was going to get around Apple's new rule banning developers from linking to their own stores from within an iOS app, here's your answer: an optimized web-browser Kindle reader, for iPads.
The Kindle 3G with Special Offers—the one with the ads—is getting its price slashed by $25 (courtesy of an AT&T sponsorship) and will now only cost $140. That makes it $50 cheaper than the regular Kindle 3G. [AT&T]
Amazon's Kindle hasn't just revolutionized the publishing industry by making dead tree tomes increasingly obsolete. It's also opened the door to thousands of self-made Shakespeares, self-publishers who sell their written wares—sometimes very lucratively—online. Oh, and spam. Lots and lots of spam.
Yesterday, the Amazon Kindle's battery life was listed at a respectable one month. Today—a day after the Nook Simple Touch Reader claimed a two-month battery life—Kindle experienced a sudden leap in longevity. Keeping up with the Barneses, eh?
Tasked with the assignment of explaining something modern or internet-related to to someone who died before 1900, Rachel Walsh decided to demonstrate the Kindle to Dickens. Creating 40 mini books of Dickens' favorite titles, they were placed inside a hardback.
Ereaders are as good as they'll get for now—at least, in regards to the displays used in them, as E Ink (the company which supplies displays to Amazon and Barnes & Noble) told CNet not to expect anything this year.
The Kindle is the perfect vacation and leisure gadget, except for two things: the sea and bath tubs can really put the hurt on it. And, second only to a light, there's almost no more important accessory for a Kindle than a water-resistant cover like this one from Case Logic.