News tagged ‘kindle’

Tuesday, 3 Apr 2012

SolarKindle Promises Three Months Unplugged Kindle Reading Time

SolarKindle Promises Three Months Unplugged Kindle Reading Time

The world's first solar powered e-reader cover, the SolarKindle allows for convenient reading of books or magazines on the Kindle or Kindle touch for up to 3 months of unplugged Kindle reading time under normal sunlight conditions. Starting 1 Apr till 31 May, monthly Amazon gift cards worth up to $200 will be given out.

Monday, 21 Nov 2011

Amazon Kindle Damaged by Airport Scanners?

Amazon Kindle Damaged by Airport Scanners?

A number of users have complained of their Amazon Kindle e-reader's display being damaged by the X-ray scanning equipment used at airports.

Thursday, 22 Sep 2011

Amazon's Kindle Library Lending Service Goes Live

Amazon's Kindle Library Lending Service Goes Live

Amazon, in conjunction with different libraries in the US, has announced its Kindle Library Lending Service is now live. Users can now get ebooks for their Kindle on loan from the comfort of their own homes.

Monday, 5 Sep 2011

Amazon Overhauling Website Before Tablet Launch

Amazon Overhauling Website Before Tablet Launch

While the web is rife with Amazon releasing its 7-inch tablet soon, there's also news of how it plans to support the launch of its tablet: overhauling its website.

Monday, 16 May 2011

Ad-supported Kindle Tops Amazon Bestseller List

Ad-supported Kindle Tops Amazon Bestseller List

Amazon's ad-supported version of the Kindle, the $114 version of the device that it introduced earlier this year, is at the top of its list of best selling electronics.

Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011

New Kindle with On-screen Ads Priced at US$114

New Kindle with On-screen Ads Priced at US$114

A new Kindle from Amazon will feature advertisements onscreen and is the cheapest of the range, costing only US$114.

Friday, 28 Jan 2011

Amazon Selling More Ebooks Than Paperbacks

Amazon Selling More Ebooks Than Paperbacks

Amazon has announced their fourth quarter earnings, and the not so surprising news is that ebooks are outselling physical copies.

Thursday, 23 Dec 2010

Kindle Sales Reportedly Higher than Estimates

Kindle Sales Reportedly Higher than Estimates

Amazon has always been tight lipped about the number of Kindles sold, but a recent report has estimated that Amazon is likely to have sold more than 8 million Kindles by the end of the year.

Wednesday, 1 Dec 2010

iPad Narrowing Kindle's Lead as Ebook Reader

iPad Narrowing Kindle's Lead as Ebook Reader

The iPad is quickly catching up with Kindle as an ebook reader.

Monday, 25 Oct 2010

Book Lending Now Available on Kindle

Book Lending Now Available on Kindle

Amazon has decided to allow e-books on the Kindle to be lent to other users, something that has been available on the nook since its launch

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