Amazon Kindle archive

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

    By 16 April 2014

    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
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    Amazon Kindle gets a price cut, now only £59

    By 30 January 2014

    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...

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

    By 15 January 2014

    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...

  • Sky Go to arrive on most Android tablets by 3 December
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    Sky Go to arrive on most Android tablets by 3 December

    By 13 November 2013

    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...

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

    By 29 May 2013

    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...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Kindle for Android review (Android)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Kindle for Android review (Android)

    By 11 March 2013

    There's a lot of talk of ecosystems with modern smartphones and the war raging around where you buy your content and where you consume it. In an ideal world you're free to move your content around and do with it what you want: it is, after all, your content....

  • One day offer on Kindle: £59 and it's yours
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    One day offer on Kindle: £59 and it's yours

    By 4 February 2013

    Still haven't got an eBook reader yet and were thinking of doing so? Today - 4 February - would be a good day to consider buying a fifth-generation Kindle as Amazon.co.uk is offering it with a £10 discount, meaning it'll set you back a very reasonable...

  • £99 Kindle Fire bestselling Black Friday deal on Amazon, last chance to pick one up
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    £99 Kindle Fire bestselling Black Friday deal on Amazon, last chance to pick one up

    By 26 November 2012

    The two new Kindle Fire tablets and its front-lit eBook reader, the Kindle Paperwhite, have helped Amazon to smash previous records for Kindle sales, according to the online retailer. "Sales of Kindle devices were more than three times higher than any...

  • Customisable Christmas: Tablet accessories
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    Customisable Christmas: Tablet accessories

    By 22 November 2012

    The tablet is going to be top of many a Christmas list this year. An iPad mini or Nexus 7 is exciting, but why not throw in a few specially made accessories for your loved ones' presents? This being Customisable Christmas at Pocket-lint, we have just...

  • DC Comics monthlies coming to iBooks, Kindle and Nook, digital sales double year-on-year
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    DC Comics monthlies coming to iBooks, Kindle and Nook, digital sales double year-on-year

    By 8 November 2012

    Comic book publisher DC Comics has announced deals with the three major digital book retailers, Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Apple, to add its monthly titles to their stores. Although the brand already has a healthy library of eBook versions of its graphic...

  • Amazon Kindle Fire HD  review
    Tablets 4 out of 5

    Amazon Kindle Fire HD review

    By 1 November 2012

    The Kindle Fire HD brings to the UK something missing from Amazon's armoury: a tablet. With the Kindle E Ink reader now firmly lodged in the hands, and minds, of many, the most important thing about this particular tablet might not be the operating system...

  • How to choose an ebook reader
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    How to choose an ebook reader

    By 19 October 2012

    Ebook readers were once derided as a sort of bastard child of technology. Slow, boring, lacking features; many thought they simply didn't have a place. But the key to the world of ebook readers is content: the books, the bestsellers. People still love...

  • Amazon in talks to buy Texas Instruments' chip technology
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    Amazon in talks to buy Texas Instruments' chip technology

    By 15 October 2012

    Texas Instruments is in talks with Amazon about the sale of its smartphone and tablet OMAP chip technology, according to reports. In September, Texas Instruments (TI) announced it was moving away from the mobile space, instead focusing on “embedded...

  • Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2012) review
    Gadgets 5 out of 5

    Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2012) review

    By 12 October 2012

    The biggest issue with the Amazon Kindle and its E-Ink technology is that while it's fantastic for reading on the beach, in broad daylight, or lasting for what seems an eternity on a single charge, try to read it in bed and you'll struggle without some...

  • Amazon: We make no profit from Kindles, only services
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    Amazon: We make no profit from Kindles, only services

    By 12 October 2012

    Amazon has admitted that it will make no profit from its Kindle Fire HD and Paperwhite eReader, instead relying on customers buying eBooks and other media files.  The admission comes just a day after Amazon announced its Kindle Paperwhite was heading...

  • Kindle 6-inch (2012)  review
    Gadgets 5 out of 5

    Kindle 6-inch (2012) review

    By 5 October 2012

    No one could really accuse the Kindle of ever having been massively over-priced. For one, there has always been a good range of models, giving users the choice about what they spend and what options they get. But recently, Amazon has made the entry-level...

  • How to buy an Amazon Kindle Paperwhite in the UK
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    How to buy an Amazon Kindle Paperwhite in the UK

    By 4 October 2012

    The Kindle Paperwhite is Amazon's latest Kindle and comes with a frontlit screen so you can read it in bed. Fantastic, that's just what we all want. But at the moment Amazon doesn't sell the Kindle Paperwhite in the UK, so just how can you get one? You...

  • Amazon Kindle Paperwhite sold out... next batch not here until November
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    Amazon Kindle Paperwhite sold out... next batch not here until November

    By 4 October 2012

    Amazon is reporting delays of four to six weeks for orders placed now for its Kindle Paperwhite eReaders. According to the US Amazon site: “Due to popular demand, orders placed today are expected to ship in four to six weeks. Limited to two per customer.” ...

  • Amazon Kindle for Mac adds gesture support, we flick through some books
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    Amazon Kindle for Mac adds gesture support, we flick through some books

    By 11 September 2012

    Amazon Kindle for Mac has added gesture controls for Lion and Mountain Lion users, so Pocket-lint fired up the app to see whether it makes a difference. The new app hasn't really changed that much although it is also worth noting that if you've got a...

  • Amazon Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire UK release confirmed, coming October from £129
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    Amazon Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire UK release confirmed, coming October from £129

    By 6 September 2012

    Amazon has announced that the Amazon Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire are coming to the UK. After what seems like an eternity of speculation, those in the UK will be able to get the new Kindle Fire models from October. The Kindle Fire HD and an updated...

  • Amazon Kindle Paperwhite reader arrives to brighten your day, but UK will miss out
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    Amazon Kindle Paperwhite reader arrives to brighten your day, but UK will miss out

    By 6 September 2012

    Amazon has pronounced the arrival of the latest in its series of Kindle ebook readers. The Amazon Kindle Paperwhite has plenty going to talk about but the part you’ll want to know about most of all is, yes, it does have a light. This front-lit, not...

  • Amazon Kindle price drop: Now just $69 in the USA, shipping 14 September
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    Amazon Kindle price drop: Now just $69 in the USA, shipping 14 September

    By 6 September 2012

    Amazon has reduced the price of it's entry-level Kindle ebook reader to just $69 in the US, following the announcement of a new illuminated ebook reader that has a screen suitable for reading when the lights are out.  US customers keen to get in on...

  • Did Amazon reveal two new tablets during American Football game? (video)
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    Did Amazon reveal two new tablets during American Football game? (video)

    By 6 September 2012

    Amazon may have just teased a host of American Football fans with two new devices after the company aired a new commercial during the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys game. The one-minute long advert appears to give a glimpse at what seems to be a backlit...

  • New Kindle Paperwhite leaked ahead of 6 September Amazon event
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    New Kindle Paperwhite leaked ahead of 6 September Amazon event

    By 31 August 2012

    It is widely expected that Amazon will launch a new version of the Kindle Fire at its forthcoming press event in San Diego on 6 September. A picture of the Kindle Fire 2 has even made it on to the 'net (although there are now reports that it may be of...

  • Amazon: Kindle Books now outselling print
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    Amazon: Kindle Books now outselling print

    By 6 August 2012

    Amazon.co.uk has announced that Kindle books are outselling print, both paper and hardback, through the online retailer. The figure the company puts on the sales are 114 Kindle books to every 100 print books sold. The Kindle was introduced to the UK in...