Amazon's New Kindle Avalanche: Everything You Need to Know

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… » 9/06/12 4:49pm 9/06/12 4:49pm

Amazon's Next Kindle Will Be Front-Lit and Its Next Kindle Fire Will Be …

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. » 5/14/12 2:55pm 5/14/12 2:55pm

Rumor: The Kindle Fire Is Only a "Stopgap" Before the Real Amazon Tablet?

Ryan Block at gdgt has word via his sources that the Amazon Kindle Firethe 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. » 9/27/11 1:31pm 9/27/11 1:31pm

Your Kindle NY Times Subscription Finally Gets You Free…

As it was promised, so it has been given: those who (totally inexplicably) subscribe to the New York Times on their Kindles now have carte blanche access to the Grey Lady's website. Congratulations! Although honestly why weren't you just doing this the whole time? » 7/07/11 2:04pm 7/07/11 2:04pm

Kindle's Most Prolific Self-Publishers Are Spammers

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. » 6/17/11 2:00pm 6/17/11 2:00pm

Amazon Conveniently Doubles Kindle's Listed Battery Life to Match Nook's

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? » 5/25/11 6:43pm 5/25/11 6:43pm

Amazon's Shipping the Ad-Supported Kindle a Week Early

Pre-ordered one of those slightly-cheaper ad-supported Kindles? Good news! Amazon's said they're sending them out a week early, from tomorrow. For the uninitiated, this Kindle costs $25 less than regular ones, but comes with the occasional advert on its screensaver. [All Things D] » 4/27/11 10:02am 4/27/11 10:02am