Want to save a few bucks on a Kindle and enjoy being told what to buy? Well! Amazon's set to unleash Kindle with Special Offers upon Best Buy and Target next month, a device that costs $25 less than a Wi-Fi Kindle—but makes up for it by cramming in ads.
Amazon doesn't like to talk numbers when it comes to Kindles—a reported 8 million were sold in 2010 alone—but they're happy to confirm this factoid: the new Kindle is the best selling product in the site's history.
Based on my experience, the Pad and Quill cases are the toughest of all the gadget cases which imitate Moleskine notebooks. And now there are finally Kindle 3 and Nook versions.
It may have taken longer than expected, but a replacement for the Kindle 2 has arrived. The addition of Wi-Fi and an aggressive $139 starting price make the new eReader a formidable upgrade.
People sure are making hay out of Amazon being fresh out of Kindles! And while there's certainly a chance this could herald the imminent arrival of Kindle 3, it seems more likely that Amazon hit an unexpected wave of demand. But who knows?
Nick Bilton flags a surge of job openings at Amazon, all for the Kindle team. Word is that Amazon's working on a touchscreen color Kindle, and if anything, this hiring spree shows that they're not screwing around: They're gathering software engineers, new QA staff and apparently talking to game publishers about games…
Everybody's talking about Amazon retaliating against the iPad with a multitouch, multimedia, app-heavy Kindle 3. But it's not as obvious a move as you think. In fact, it's a bad idea.
Adam and his friends at College Humor got a big scoop on the new Kindle 3: It will feature a completely new hardware interface that will allow you to read books like The Lord of the Rings in under nine hours.