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

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

By 18 July 2014

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

By 16 July 2014

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

By 17 April 2014

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... >>

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

By 16 January 2014

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?

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... >>

A week in reviews: 16 - 20 December

A week in reviews: 16 - 20 December

By 21 December 2013

Panic! It's the eve of the week before Christmas and there are plenty of stocking fillers to buy. Which is why this week's reviews have varied from toys to cameras and the rather lovely Kindle Paperwhite. So, go on, fill yer boots. We've been playing... >>

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2013) review
5 out of 5

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2013) review

By 18 December 2013

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... >>

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

By 24 November 2013

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

By 19 November 2013

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

By 18 November 2013

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... >>