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Amazon Kindle Oasis review: First class reader, first class price
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Amazon Kindle Oasis review: First class reader, first class price

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The Amazon Kindle has been fairly predictable over the past few years, walking a path from button-laden ebook reader at its 2007 launch, all the way through to the ultra-refined and ultra-simple Paperwhite and Voyage generation.The Kindle exists for one... >>

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2015) review: Simply the best
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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2015) review: Simply the best

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aThe third-generation Kindle Paperwhite was released in June 2015 so while it's not the newest or most advanced Kindle around, that's not to say it isn't the best.Succeeded by the significantly more expensive and square Kindle Oasis, the latest Paperwhite... >>

Kindle's Page Flip lets you skip pages without losing your place

Kindle's Page Flip lets you skip pages without losing your place

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Amazon has introduced a new feature called Page Flip which will allow ebook readers to flip forwards and backwards between pages without losing their place. Page Flip automatically saves the page you're reading, and pins it to the side of the screen while... >>

New Amazon Kindle 2016: Double memory, thinner, lighter and more

New Amazon Kindle 2016: Double memory, thinner, lighter and more

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Amazon has just announced a new Kindle that upgrades the previous generation but still keeps that same £60 price.The new Kindle for 2016 is thinner and lighter than its predecessor yet manages to cram in double the memory for greater storage capacity.The... >>

Amazon Kindle: A brief history from the original Kindle to the Kindle Oasis

Amazon Kindle: A brief history from the original Kindle to the Kindle Oasis

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The Amazon Kindle was launched with one real aim: to bring people books. The Kindle was never designed to compete with tablets and sticking to this principle has allowed the Kindle to evolve through to the present day and excel at its task. The Kindle... >>

Amazon's next Kindle might be thinner, come with battery case

Amazon's next Kindle might be thinner, come with battery case

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You might've heard by now that Amazon is readying a new Kindle. Well, a new report has shed some light on what we can expect from the device, including a thinner form factor and a rechargeable battery case.The company, which makes the Kindle-brand of... >>

Amazon says a new 'top of the line' Kindle is coming next week

Amazon says a new 'top of the line' Kindle is coming next week

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A new Kindle is coming.Amazon, the company that makes the Kindle-brand of e-readers and tablets, has announced it will introduce a "top of the line" Kindle sometime next week. Jeff Bezos, the chief executive of Amazon, revealed the news on Twitter, explaining... >>

Amazon's new Kindle is a bit of all white

Amazon's new Kindle is a bit of all white

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Amazon has revealed a new version of its Kindle with a festive feel just in time for Christmas. Yes, this Kindle is snowy white.Apart from being white the new Kindle is the same as the current black model in terms of specs and offerings.That means the... >>

52 worst Kindle eBook covers ever: You have to see these shockers

52 worst Kindle eBook covers ever: You have to see these shockers

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There is no doubt that technology has improved people's lives no end. And while book lovers have got cause to complain about the advent of eBook readers and eBooks, in terms of diminishing the sales of hardbacks and paperbacks, there's little doubt that... >>

Amazon Kindle Voyage review: A first-class trip
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Amazon Kindle Voyage review: A first-class trip

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With tablet devices available in all shapes and prices these days it's amazing that eBook readers are still holding their own. But not only do Amazon's Kindle devices persistently perform well, the company regularly refreshes its range to keep things... >>

Amazon Kindle owners treated to new features, here's how to update your Voyage, new Kindle or Paperwhite

Amazon Kindle owners treated to new features, here's how to update your Voyage, new Kindle or Paperwhite

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Amazon has updated its most recent Kindle family of eBook readers with a couple of new features and enhancements. The update will be available over-the-air in the next few weeks, but if you can't wait you can download and install it now.The features will... >>

Kindle First: Get free books from Amazon for your Kindle each month

Kindle First: Get free books from Amazon for your Kindle each month

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Amazon has launched another new incentive for Kindle owners that offers one of four editorially chosen eBooks a month for free to Prime subscribers. And even if you don't pay for a Prime subscription, you can still get one for 99p.In addition, the books... >>

Amazon Kindle Unlimited UK: Everything you need to know about the Spotify for books

Amazon Kindle Unlimited UK: Everything you need to know about the Spotify for books

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Following a successful launch in the US just a few months ago, Amazon has launched its Kindle Unlimited service in the UK.You can use Kindle Unlimited to download and read an unlimited quantity of ebooks and audiobooks for a set monthly fee, and you... >>

Amazon Kindle Unlimited, the Spotify of books, arrives in the UK

Amazon Kindle Unlimited, the Spotify of books, arrives in the UK

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Amazon has now launched its Kindle Unlimited service in the UK allowing readers to enjoy unlimited books for a monthly fee of £7.99.Kindle Unlimited subscribers have access to over 650,000 books including the Harry Potter series, the Hunger Games trilogy,... >>

Amazon Kindle Voyage official: Top of the line eBook reader with next-gen Paperwhite display

Amazon Kindle Voyage official: Top of the line eBook reader with next-gen Paperwhite display

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Amazon has announced a more high-end option to its Kindle Paperwhite eBook reader and, as leaked a day early by the retailer's German and Japanese sites, it's called the Kindle Voyage.In addition, the company has replaced its entry-level model with a... >>

Sony is quitting the eReader biz worldwide, after losing out to Amazon Kindle

Sony is quitting the eReader biz worldwide, after losing out to Amazon Kindle

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Months after shutting down the Sony Reader Store for eBooks as well as closing down eBook outlets worldwide and transferring customers to Kobo for all new eBook purchases, Sony has announced it will stop manufacturing eReader hardware.According to The... >>

Amazon Kindle Unlimited book subscription service launches, US only for now

Amazon Kindle Unlimited book subscription service launches, US only for now

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Amazon has announced that its first subscription book service, like Spotify for books, has launched in the US.The Kindle Unlimited service costs $10 per month and delivers ebooks and audiobooks to subscribers.In total there are over 600,000 titles to... >>

Amazon ‘Kindle Unlimited’ will be the Spotify subscription service for books

Amazon ‘Kindle Unlimited’ will be the Spotify subscription service for books

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Amazon is currently testing a subscription service for books that it calls "Kindle Unlimited".The Kindle Unlimited service will cost $10 per month and deliver ebooks and audiobooks to subscribers, much like Spotify does with music.In total there will... >>

Samsung and Amazon join forces to offer free Kindle books to Galaxy owners

Samsung and Amazon join forces to offer free Kindle books to Galaxy owners

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Samsung and Amazon have just announced a partnership that will bring a dedicated Kindle app to Galaxy devices, with free books.Samsung Book Deals is the name of the offering that will mean everyone will have access to 12 free ebooks a year. By everyone... >>

Amazon Cloud Drive adds ability to see documents stored on a Kindle

Amazon Cloud Drive adds ability to see documents stored on a Kindle

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Amazon has added the ability to see the personal documents stored on any of your Kindle or Kindle app-enabled devices through its one Amazon Cloud Drive service.If you have sent your Kindle devices documents in the past, through the email delivery system,... >>

Amazon Kindle gets a price cut, now only £59

Amazon Kindle gets a price cut, now only £59

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Amazon has slashed £10 off the price of the entry-level Amazon Kindle, meaning you can now pick one up for £59.The entry-level model offers a 6-inch E Ink display and buttons across the bottom for navigation. It comes with Wi-Fi to keep you connected... >>

What is Amazon’s ‘bigger than Kindle’ mystery product? Here's a look at the candidates‏

What is Amazon’s ‘bigger than Kindle’ mystery product? Here's a look at the candidates‏

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Amazon's got a new device up its sleeve.A recruitment advertisement has indicated the Seattle-based company is developing a "revolutionary" product that will be "bigger than Kindle". It will also "deliver digital media" and "disrupt the current marketplace".... >>

Amazon working on device that will be ‘bigger than Kindle’, Apple TV rival perhaps?

Amazon working on device that will be ‘bigger than Kindle’, Apple TV rival perhaps?

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Amazon is working on a new device that it claims could be "bigger than Kindle". The company hosted a happy hour recruitment tour in Boston at the end of December and in the invitation it revealed that a new product was in the development stage.What that... >>

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2013) review
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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2013) review

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The new Amazon Kindle Paperwhite is the latest eBook reader to capture the essence of the Kindle in its best form to date.When it comes to eBook readers, the Kindle has captured the imagination of the public. So much so that we're hearing Kindle used... >>

Win: An Amazon Kindle Fire and selection of six preschool apps

Win: An Amazon Kindle Fire and selection of six preschool apps

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Christmas is nearly here and to help keep your little ones entertained this year, we have teamed up with P2 Games to offer one reader the chance to win an Amazon Kindle Fire and six exciting preschool apps.The tablet will come with Peppa Pig Happy Mrs... >>

Next-gen Amazon Paperwhite e-reader tipped for Q2 2014 with high-res display

Next-gen Amazon Paperwhite e-reader tipped for Q2 2014 with high-res display

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Amazon has plans to release a new Kindle Paperwhite e-reader in early Q2 of next year, according to TechCrunch. Be advised if an eReader was on your Christmas list.There aren't any press images of the new Paperwhite yet, but TechCrunch does have word... >>

Kindle Fire HDX 8.9-inch tablet ships today

Kindle Fire HDX 8.9-inch tablet ships today

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The new Kindle Fire HDX 8.9-inch will ship today. If you haven’t ordered one and are considering it, you’ve chosen well. Perhaps you’ve seen the new advert on TV showing the Mayday button which connects you to tech support in 15 seconds or less.... >>

Amazon's Fire OS 3.1 update adds Goodreads and second-screen features to Kindle software

Amazon's Fire OS 3.1 update adds Goodreads and second-screen features to Kindle software

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Amazon's Fire OS 3.1 software update is now ready for the latest Kindle tablets.Fire OS 3.1 chiefly brings integration with book community Goodreads, including the ability to capture and share favourite quotes in books, being able to see what friends... >>

Amazon 'Create Your Own' accessory service using photos launches for Kindle line

Amazon 'Create Your Own' accessory service using photos launches for Kindle line

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Amazon has just introduced a personalised Kindle accessories section, where customers can upload their own photos or choose from stock designs, from which to create a unique skin or cover for their Kindle-branded device.Available on Amazon.com, the... >>

Sky Go to arrive on most Android tablets by 3 December

Sky Go to arrive on most Android tablets by 3 December

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Sky Go has always taken its time to arrive on Android devices as each one is a little different and Sky doesn’t like to get things wrong. So it comes as little surprise that the wait for its Android tablet version of the app will go on for a little... >>

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX review
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Amazon Kindle Fire HDX review

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The latest update to Amazon's home-grown tablet range brings the HDX. It comes in two sizes - there's an 8.9-inch model and a 7-inch model - and we've been nestling down with the smaller model to review.It's priced to compete with Google's own Nexus 7,... >>

Kindle line goes on sale in US: Amazon celebrates FAA's electronics policy with discount

Kindle line goes on sale in US: Amazon celebrates FAA's electronics policy with discount

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The US Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration approved gate-to-gate use of portable electronic devices last week, and now Amazon is celebrating the new policy with a one-day only sale in the US for its Kindle e-reader line.The... >>

Amazon giving away £15 bundle of apps for free, includes Angry Birds Star Wars

Amazon giving away £15 bundle of apps for free, includes Angry Birds Star Wars

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Amazon is giving away six apps for free for its Kindle Fire tablet devices. Available for today only, 25 October, the combined total cost of the apps would be over £15 if bought.Included in the deal are Angry Birds Star Wars Premium HD, Toca Builders,... >>

Candy Crush Saga coming to Amazon Kindle Fire tablets this week

Candy Crush Saga coming to Amazon Kindle Fire tablets this week

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King is releasing its most successful games app for Amazon Kindle Fire tablets devices. That includes the Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD (both generations) and the new Kindle Fire HDX.Selected territories will be able to download the game for free today,... >>

Amazon's supposed smartphones: 3D flagship and budget model

Amazon's supposed smartphones: 3D flagship and budget model

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Oh, the beloved Kindle Phone. We just can't stop hearing about you. It's been discussed for years, and if words straight out of Amazon's mouth are to be believed, the company has no smartphone plans in 2013. But that doesn't mean the company won't ever... >>

Kindle Fire image leaks, we catch it and work out what it means

Kindle Fire image leaks, we catch it and work out what it means

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Kindle is due to refresh its tablet line-up soon, with images leaking all over the interweb of late. We've already seen shots of the Kindle Fire HD and now it looks like its more affordable sibling has been outed too.The above image, revealed by @evleaks,... >>

Amazon: No smartphone this year, no plans to offer it for free in the future

Amazon: No smartphone this year, no plans to offer it for free in the future

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After much rumour and speculation, an Amazon spokesperson has confirmed the company has no plans to release a smartphone in 2013.Former Wall Street Journal reporters Jessica E. Lessin and Amir Efrati said on Friday Amazon has plans to release a smartphone... >>

Amazon new Kindle Paperwhite officially available for pre-order, ships on 30 September

Amazon new Kindle Paperwhite officially available for pre-order, ships on 30 September

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Amid all the recent mobile news from Apple and Google, Amazon has decided to jump on board by officially announcing the new Kindle Paperwhite.The announcement came just a few hours after the company accidentally published a product page for the Kindle... >>

Kindle MatchBook to offer cheap digital editions of previously-purchased print books

Kindle MatchBook to offer cheap digital editions of previously-purchased print books

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Amazon has announced Kindle MatchBook which, like the existing AutoRip feature, is looking to pair-up physical purchases from Amazon.com with a digital offering. Eligible titles that you've previously purchased as far back as 1995 will be made available... >>

Top five Android apps for going back to school

Top five Android apps for going back to school

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That time has come round again. A new academic year means a couple of main things: no more sleeping in and much more traffic.We have decided to take this opportunity to give you five of the best free Android apps in time for going to school, college or... >>

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 2013 specifications leak, 1080p and Snapdragon 800?

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 2013 specifications leak, 1080p and Snapdragon 800?

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It's been rather quiet on the Amazon Kindle Fire front of late. Most of the small form factor tablet rumour action has been around the second-generation Nexus 7 - now official - and the possible Retina-display iPad mini. But a number of specifications... >>

'Login with Amazon' service launched, one sign in for websites, games and app

'Login with Amazon' service launched, one sign in for websites, games and app

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Amazon has announced a Facebook-style single login for websites, games and applications. Called "Login with Amazon", it allows you to sign into other services using your Amazon password, just like Facebook's one-click login system.“Login with Amazon enables... >>

Amazon launches Kindle Worlds, a way to make money from fan fiction

Amazon launches Kindle Worlds, a way to make money from fan fiction

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Amazon has launched a new initiative for promising authors who love to write about TV shows and other licensed properties they adore. Fan fiction is huge on the net, and is often posted on fan sites for free, but Amazon is offering a royalty scheme for... >>

Amazon Coins now available in US for Kindle Fire purchases, may head to UK in future

Amazon Coins now available in US for Kindle Fire purchases, may head to UK in future

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Amazon has launched its Amazon Coins virtual currency in the US, with a free $5 worth automatically deposited in the account of every Kindle Fire owner.The money is much like Microsoft's Xbox Points, in that it can be exchanged for games, apps and in-app... >>

Amazon planning to release smartphone with 3D display?

Amazon planning to release smartphone with 3D display?

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We've already heard that Amazon plans to release a Kindle smartphone but new information makes us believe it will be more than just the typical piece of plastic we've come to know.According to sources at The Wall Street Journal, Amazon is developing... >>

Xbox SmartGlass now available for Amazon Kindle Fire family

Xbox SmartGlass now available for Amazon Kindle Fire family

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Microsoft has released its Xbox SmartGlass application for Amazon's Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD tablets. In the US, anyway. Brits will have to wait a bit longer, it seems, as only Amazon.com is listing the app at present. It is yet to show up on the... >>

Amazon buys Goodreads, wants to help you find your next book

Amazon buys Goodreads, wants to help you find your next book

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Amazon has announced that it has acquired Goodreads, a website focused on book recommendations for reading junkies. The deal should bolster better reading recommendations for Kindle users and allow them  better to discuss and share the book they're... >>

Send to Kindle button now available for websites, allowing users to save content for later

Send to Kindle button now available for websites, allowing users to save content for later

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Amazon has launched a Send to Kindle button that can be embedded on websites and WordPress blogs, allowing Kindle users to save articles for later reading on their devices. The Washington Post, Time and Boing Boing are among the first publications to... >>

Amazon Kindle Fire 8.9 now available in the UK

Amazon Kindle Fire 8.9 now available in the UK

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Amazon is bringing the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 to the UK, so you'll be able to get your hands on the larger Amazon tablet from today for a competitive £229 for the 16GB or £259 for the 32GB.Up until now Amazon has offered only the smaller 7-inch Kindle Fire... >>

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9
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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9

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The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 swells Amazon's UK tablet offering to three devices, with the 8.9 sitting at the top of the pile, at least, in terms of size.It matches the design of the 7-inch Kindle Fire HD, and in many cases offers the same specs and functionality,... >>