New Kindle Paperwhite Now Available For Pre-Order

Amazon has officially announced their latest and greatest e-reader, and you can pre-order yours right now starting at $120. As an owner of the first generation Paperwhite, I can tell you that all the praise the product line has received is completely warranted. [Amazon] » 9/03/13 3:25pm 9/03/13 3:25pm

Kindle Paperwhite Review: Forget Everything Else, This Is the E-Reader …

The Kindle Paperwhite is a pivotal step forward for the technology of ereaders. It makes previous generations feel like a pulpy paperback held up next to an ornately illustrated tome. In short: this is the best ereader you can buy. » 9/30/12 9:00pm 9/30/12 9:00pm

The Nook GlowLight Gets a Price Cut to Match the Kindle Paperwhite

With the new Kindle Paperwhite on the horizon, Barnes and Noble is making a move to try and keep its backlit e-ink reader relevant. In order to do that, they've dropped its price to $119, the same as the ad-supported Kindle Paperwhite. » 9/29/12 5:00pm 9/29/12 5:00pm

How the Kindle Paperwhite Got Its Shine

We know first-hand that the new Kindle Paperwhite is a stunning little device, but how did it get so good? The Amazon employee's who developed the reader have gotten together to explain. Interestingly enough, they cite the ultimate goal as being able to make a device that sort of "disappears" as you use it. That's going … » 9/28/12 2:56pm 9/28/12 2:56pm

What Is a Frontlit Display?

The new Kindle Paperwhite has a frontlit screen. We knew it probably would. But the term "frontlit" is actually a little misleading, and the simplicity of what it does belies the considerable engineering required to pull it off. » 9/07/12 10:00am 9/07/12 10:00am