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New Amazon Kindle Oasis review: (What's the story) reading glory?
4.5 stars

New Amazon Kindle Oasis review: (What's the story) reading glory?

By Chris Hall

The Kindle Oasis was designed to be Amazon's ultimate reading device. Lightweight, high quality and wonderfully slim, its 2016 launch surprised many, not only by its radical design, but in the ambition that Amazon was exhibiting. Would anyone really pay... Read more

Grab yourself a cheap Kindle on Amazon Prime Day: Paperwhite £30 off, Voyage £40 off

Grab yourself a cheap Kindle on Amazon Prime Day: Paperwhite £30 off, Voyage £40 off

By Rik Henderson

Amazon is dramatically discounting two of its top eBook readers for Amazon Prime Day.Starting at 6pm BST today, Monday 10 July, Prime members can snag an Amazon Kindle Paperwhite or Kindle Voyage reader at £79.99 and £129.99 respectively. Amazon... Read more

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

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

By Chris Hall

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... Read more

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

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2015) review: Simply the best

By Britta O'Boyle

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... Read more

Kindle Oasis: Amazon's premium reader is stunning, but it's ridiculously expensive

Kindle Oasis: Amazon's premium reader is stunning, but it's ridiculously expensive

By Chris Hall

Amazon has announced its latest Kindle ebook reader, and it's a radical departure from the devices that have come before it.The Kindle Oasis is a complete rethinking from the components up, stripping the Kindle down to its essentials and giving you a... Read more

Amazon's new Kindle is a bit of all white

Amazon's new Kindle is a bit of all white

By Luke Edwards

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... Read more

Amazon paying authors based on page reads: Is it a good or bad thing?

Amazon paying authors based on page reads: Is it a good or bad thing?

By Luke Edwards

Amazon has announced that it will begin paying its authors based on the number of pages read, rather than books sold.From 1 July Kindle Unlimited and Kindle Owners' Lending Library authors will no longer be paid for each title downloaded, but rather on... Read more

New Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 2015 revealed with double resolution display

New Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 2015 revealed with double resolution display

By Luke Edwards

Amazon has just announced a new Kindle Paperwhite. The successor to the previous Paperwhite has been upgraded while keeping a low price.The new Kindle Paperwhite has double the resolution that the last offered. That's an impressive 300ppi, putting it... Read more

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

Amazon Kindle Voyage review: A first-class trip

By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

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

By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

New Kindle Fire tablet might serve up free news from magazine-style Washington Post app

New Kindle Fire tablet might serve up free news from magazine-style Washington Post app

By Elyse Betters

Jeff Bezos is the founder and CEO of Amazon. He also bought The Washington Post last year. And now he wants to you to enjoy both services from a single device.The Washington Post has been developing a news app that displays articles in a magazine-style... Read more

Amazon Kindle Voyage redefines the premium eBook reader experience, we go hands-on

Amazon Kindle Voyage redefines the premium eBook reader experience, we go hands-on

By Rik Henderson

Amazon's refresh of its Kindle eBook readers this year seems like a massive leap forward for a technology that has surely been hit hard by the rise in tablets, not least the brand's own Fire devices. The Amazon Kindle Voyage is leading the way and if... Read more

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

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

By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

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

By Elyse Betters

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... Read more

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

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

By Luke Edwards

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,... Read more

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

By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

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

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

By Luke Edwards

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... Read more

Amazon Kindle gets a price cut, now only £59

Amazon Kindle gets a price cut, now only £59

By Chris Hall

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... Read more

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 Elyse Betters

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".... Read more

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2013) review
5.0 stars

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2013) review

By Chris Hall

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... Read more

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 Jake Smith

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... Read more

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

By Elyse Betters

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... Read more

Amazon accidentally outs Kindle Paperwhite 2

Amazon accidentally outs Kindle Paperwhite 2

By Rik Henderson

With Apple having to put up with leaks of its new devices seemingly coming from its supply chain in China, you would think other manufacturers would be on high alert not to fall foul of similar spoilers. And you'd also think that they'd be a little more... Read more

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

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

By Chris Hall

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... Read more

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

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

By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

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

By Jake Smith

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... Read more

Kindle Touch update brings new interface, features

Kindle Touch update brings new interface, features

By Chris Hall

The Amazon Kindle Touch has received a new lease of life with a software update today, bringing with it an array of new features. The Amazon Kindle Touch model was discontinued in October 2012 with the arrival of new models in the Kindle line-up, but... Read more

Kindle Paperwhites bought from Waterstones have permanent adverts as screensavers, customers complain

Kindle Paperwhites bought from Waterstones have permanent adverts as screensavers, customers complain

By Rik Henderson

Customers are complaining that Kindle Paperwhite eBook readers bought from high street bookseller Waterstones come with a permanent advert for the shop as the screensaver instead of the rolling Amazon ones.Waterstones sells its Kindles at the same price... Read more

Amazon Kindle Owners' Lending Library opens in UK

Amazon Kindle Owners' Lending Library opens in UK

By Rik Henderson

Amazon has brought its Kindle Owners' Lending Library to the UK and it's now open for business.It's basically a service that allows you to borrow books from a set list of hundreds of thousands and there's no due date by which to finish them. Users can... Read more

Kindle Touch discontinued, Amazon focuses on Kindle Paperwhite

Kindle Touch discontinued, Amazon focuses on Kindle Paperwhite

By Rik Henderson

With the Kindle Paperwhite making its way to UK shores, Amazon has sneakily discontinued its extremely popular Kindle Touch eBook reader.It's an obvious decision really, considering that the Paperwhite has been listed at exactly the same price points... Read more

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2012) review
5.0 stars

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2012) review

By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

Amazon: We make no profit from Kindles, only services

Amazon: We make no profit from Kindles, only services

By Danny Brogan

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... Read more

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite UK release confirmed, 25 October from £109

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite UK release confirmed, 25 October from £109

By Stuart Miles

Amazon has announced the arrival of the latest in its series of Kindle ebook readers, the Kindle Paperwhite, for the UK following a successful launch in the US.As with the US version, the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite has plenty going for it, but the part... Read more

Kindle 6-inch (2012)
5.0 stars

Kindle 6-inch (2012)

By Ian Morris

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... Read more

How to buy an Amazon Kindle Paperwhite in the UK

How to buy an Amazon Kindle Paperwhite in the UK

By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

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

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

By Danny Brogan

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.” This... Read more

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

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

By Stuart Miles

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 Kindle... Read more

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

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

By Dan Sung

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... Read more

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

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

By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

New Kindle Paperwhite leaked ahead of 6 September Amazon event

New Kindle Paperwhite leaked ahead of 6 September Amazon event

By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

Amazon: Kindle Books now outselling print

Amazon: Kindle Books now outselling print

By Chris Hall

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... Read more

How to get free Kindle books

How to get free Kindle books

By Hunter Skipworth

A Kindle is a wonderful thing. It is the iPod of books, a means to transport the British Library around in your pocket. It can also be an expensive hobby.Just like iTunes or any other content platform, getting conventional Kindle books is going to cost... Read more

Kindle sales dramatically increase in light of Fifty Shades of Grey phenomenon

Kindle sales dramatically increase in light of Fifty Shades of Grey phenomenon

By Danny Brogan

Electrical high street retailer Comet is claiming the nation’s Fifty Shades of Grey obsession has led to a 71 per cent increase in sales of Kindle devices.The trilogy of books that has got women (and some men) hot under the collar on account of its... Read more

Kindle update incoming with parents and kids set to benefit the most

Kindle update incoming with parents and kids set to benefit the most

By Danny Brogan

Owners of the £89 Kindle will soon be receiving an automatic update that will improve their overall reading experience, with parents and children in particular needing to pay note.Along with adding a higher contrast font that Amazon claims makes its... Read more

Kindle with front-lit display could be here by July

Kindle with front-lit display could be here by July

By Danny Brogan

Amazon could begin selling a Kindle eReader with a front-lit display as early as July, according to reports.  A prototype of the monochrome device, which runs on E Ink’s display, was spotted in April and according to a source that has seen it, Amazon... Read more

Send to Kindle now available to Mac users

Send to Kindle now available to Mac users

By Danny Brogan

Mac users can now send files direct from their computer to their Kindle, putting them on par with PCs.Available to download from Amazon, the “Send to Kindle” for Mac software enables users to archive any documents that are sent to their Kindle, including... Read more

Amazon Kindle Touch 3G
4.5 stars

Amazon Kindle Touch 3G

By Ian Morris

It wasn't all that long ago that we reviewed the new Kindle. As you might imagine, we loved it. This is, after all, the best known and best designed ebook reader on the market. It's simple, cheap, and pretty much single-purpose. What it does, it does... Read more

UK Kindle Touch starts shipping week early

UK Kindle Touch starts shipping week early

By Rik Henderson

Those in the UK who pre-ordered the Kindle Touch or Kindle Touch 3G have been getting a nice surprise today, as Amazon has released the devices a week earlier than anticipated. Originally slated to be in stock from 27 April, the new eBook readers are... Read more

Amazon Kindle Touch UK release date set for 27 April

Amazon Kindle Touch UK release date set for 27 April

By Stuart Miles

Amazon has announced that it is launching the Amazon Kindle Touch and Kindle Touch 3G in the UK, following the debuts of the touchscreen-enabled e-book readers in the US last year.The new UK models will be identical to the US versions, but will feature... Read more

Full colour Amazon Kindle Touch eBook reader coming 2012

Full colour Amazon Kindle Touch eBook reader coming 2012

By Rik Henderson

Amazon is to launch a full-colour version of its touchscreen Kindle eBook reader later this year. E Ink, the electronic paper display manufacturer, says it has received orders from the retail giant to supply 6-inch full-colour, touch-enabled reader modules,... Read more