I’ve been using Kindles since ebooks were barely a thing, and while the hardware has come a very long way, the user interface has been lingering. At long last, the much-neglected homescreen is being fixed.
The Kindle Paperwhite just updated to a higher resolution screen for the same $120 price. I probably don’t need to tell you it’s better than the last Paperwhite. It definitely is.
The first-gen Kindle Paperwhite is finally getting the second-gen software features it's been waiting for—including Goodreads, kid-friendly FreeTime, improved cloud organization, and a handful of other little benefits.
A report from TechCrunch based on a prototype viewing indicates that Amazon is making upgrades to the Paperwhite e-reader for release in spring 2014. Screen resolution is set to jump from 212 ppi to 300 ppi and the redesigned unit will supposedly be lighter than the current model.
When Amazon first trotted out the Kindle Paperwhite, it was the first two-tone ereader in a long time (possibly ever) to have wow factor. And that front-lit screen turned out to be just as beautiful as promised.
Kindle Paperwhite got a software update: it now renders comics better, and boasts a few usability tweaks, too. [Amazon]
The US is getting a bum deal from Amazon: the Japanese Kindle Paperwhite costs just $100. [Computer World]
Amazon continues its push for world domination, rolling out the Kindle Store, Paperwhite and Fire in Japan. [Amazon]
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.
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…
Here's Amazon's new E-Ink Kindle. It's stunning. It's $119 and ships October 1st. We'll update with all the details as Amazon provides them.