Posts tagged as: E-Readers

Verizon and Amazon Show their Love of the Kindle

Verizon and Amazon  today announced that the Kindle reading experience is now easily found on many Android devices and will be available on more devices in the future. Kindle for Android lets customers discover and read more than 700,000 books in the Kindle Store and is easy to find on the application screen of the […]

Beta Web Browser Out for Third-gen Kindle

Amazon has posted an early release of the next software update for the 3rd generation Kindle e-book reader, Version 3.0.2. The update will be up for an unspecified limited time and promises to bring faster web browser and general performance boosts. Uploading the update onto the Kindle is the same as any regular update, with […]

Best Buy to Sell Kindle

Amazon signed a major deal today that will let it sell the  third-generation Kindle  at Best Buy stores sometime in the fall. Both the Wi-Fi only and 3G versions will arrive at the same $139 and $189 prices as on Amazon’s own pages. The Kindle DX isn’t part of the plans. The agreement follows Deals […]

Staples Plans to Sell Amazon Kindle

Staples  has announced plans to offer customers Amazon’s Kindle. Staples is the only office superstore to carry the wireless reading device in all of its stores nationwide beginning this fall. Interactive displays will allow customers to experience the product before they buy. Staples will carry the following new Kindle devices: Kindle ($139.00) -“ 6″ diagonal […]

Barnes & Noble Announces August “More in Store”Offers Only On NOOK

Barnes & Noble  today announced the August line-up for the “More in Store” program for NOOK, the Barnes & Noble eBook Reader. Available only in Barnes & Noble stores and only on NOOK, the free More in Store program offers NOOK customers new, exclusive content from bestselling and new authors, special offers and savings, and […]

Kindle for iPhone and iPad Adds Word Lookup and New Search Options

Amazon shipped an update to its Kindle app for the iPhone and iPad. Version 2.2 adds a variety of new features, such as instant word lookup that quickly finds definitions for highlighted words. The included dictionary provides over 250,000 entries and definitions, however users can also choose to look up content on Google or Wikipedia. […]

Amazon Debuts New Kindles

Amazon.com late today announenced a two new model os the kindel reader. The new Kindle has a new electronic-ink screen with 50 percent better contrast than any other e-reader per Amazon, a new sleek design with a 21 percent smaller body while still keeping the same 6-inch-size reading area, and a 15 percent lighter weight […]

Kindle Books Now Outselling Hardcovers

Kindle e-books are now outselling hardcover books for the first time, Amazon said today. For every 100 hardcovers it sold in the spring, Amazon sold 143 Kindle titles. Those numbers don’t include free books or samples. Sales accelerated over the period, Amazon said, its rate in June increased to 180 e-books for every 100 hardcover […]

KlearKase Wants to Protect Your Kindle

KlearKase has  announced the KlearKase for Kindle. Unlike other Kindle cases, the KlearKase provides a fully sealed, protective environment while still allowing easy access to the Kindle’s controls. The case is designed to be left on all the time for continuous protection against spills, bumps, dirt and sand, as well as the rigors of travel, […]

Snapdragon Takes Center Stage at Computex Taipei 2010

Qualcomm today announced the Company will showcase a variety of products based on its Snapdragon platform at the Computex Taipei 2010 conference in Taipei, Taiwan. Qualcomm recently expanded its Snapdragon product roadmap, which is now incorporated in more than 140 device designs that have either launched or are currently in design. Qualcomm will display a […]

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