The move comes after major retailers like Walmart and Target decided to yank their Kindle displays.
Could this be what the next Kindle Fire HD looks like?
Sadly, no big surprises from this upgrade.
At $99, the Nook with Glowlight is the only e-reader of its kind at that price point.
Apple has been declared America’s computer brand of the year, mobile phone brand of the year, and tablet brand of the year by a Harris Interactive poll of 38,500 Americans.
In spite of all the talk that Apple is ceding both tablet as well as smartphone market share to Google’s Android, iPad web browsing share just hit a five-month high.
For anyone who is interested in this e-reader, a word to the wise: Snap it up quick. There’s no telling when Amazon will cancel it again.
Thanks to Amazon, writing fanfiction about popular television show characters just became more than a passionate hobby that earns you ridicule from friends and co-workers.
Apple has built a massive and fast-growing $16 billion annual revenue stream in digital content alone, Apple analyst Horace Dediu says.
If YouTube is for video, Pinterest is for images, Twitter is for news, and Tumblr is for blogs, Wattpad is for stories.
After successfully storming the industry with successful e-readers and a line of tablets, Amazon is rumored to be launching its first set-top box for streaming media.
In what’s surely a win for lovers of long-form journalism (or needlessly long rant-filled blog posts), Amazon has just rolled out a new “Send to Kindle” button for online publications to embed into their websites.
Amazon’s assault on Apple’s iTunes empire continues today as the Seattle company released its Cloud Player app for iPad and iPad Mini.
Editor’s Pick Inkling’s CEO thinks he has the solution to Amazon’s “glorified $10 text files.”
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos largely credited the strong earnings increase to ebooks, which he said is now a multi-billion dollar category for Amazon.
Amazon sales were up 22 percent to $21.27 billion in the fourth quarter of 2012, the company reported, or 23 percent higher if difference in foreign exchange rates are excluded. But net income was down 45% to only $97 million, or $0.21 per share, compared with $177 million in 2011.
With its acquisition of Ivona Software, Amazon aims to up the accessibility factor of future Kindles.
Editor’s Pick The consummate entrepreneur, and the successful writer: put the two together, and you’ve got someone who budding authors should listen to about what it means to write books in 2013. Especially … if you actually want to sell any.
According to a new report, advocates of the printed page are an increasingly rare breed.
Advertising and analytics company Chitika released its December 2012 tablet market update, and the numbers aren’t great for any tablet that doesn’t start with the letter I.
The biggest piece of data revealed by the company was the number of packages it sold on the peak day of 2012. On November 26, Amazon sold 26.5 million items worldwide across all product categories.
Apparently, Amazon isn’t cool with any self-published book with the appearance of copyright infringement — specifically, something related to Star Wars.
Editor’s Pick Mather started writing his novel in 2010, and by 2012 had 150,000 words and 600 pages of The Atopia Chronicals. Using his background in startups and his savvy as an entrepreneur, he created an 11-step program to market and launch the book.
Amazon’s new service will finally allow Kindle apps to send push notifications, and it will also be a key feature for a Kindle smartphone.
Gift buying is often time consuming and expensive — but it doesn’t have to be. Let this gift guide show you the way.
Apparently, people like to have fun, and they buy digital devices to assist them in that noble quest. But they use those devices differently … and therein lies the story.
Heavyweight bouts usually consist of 200-pound plus monsters bashing each other in public for our entertainment. Now we can add multibillion-dollar corporations to the show.
With its own Kindle app, Windows 8 is slowly but surely filling out its app catalog.
Amazon is streamlining the number of Kindle products in its lineup today by discontinuing some of its older e-ink reader devices.
Amazon has introduced a new service called Whispercast that will help organizations take better control of content on large amounts of Kindles.
The Kindle Paperwhite is Amazon’s best e-reader yet — but you won’t be able to get it for a while.
Barnes & Noble has dropped the price of its back-lit Nook e-reader to $119 from $139 at several retailers to prepare for Amazon’s upcoming Kindle Paperwhite, which also retails for $119.
Looking for a Kindle? Well, you won’t find one in the country’s largest retail store chains anymore.
Amazon’s slick new 7-inch Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD tablets are now available to purchase online. Will you be buying?
After numerous complaints, Amazon has confirmed that it will indeed let customers opt out of “Special Offers” advertising on the new Kindle Fire HD for $15. It’s a show of goodwill on Amazon’s part, but what was with the mixed messages?
While there are many things to love about Amazon’s new Kindle Fire HD, one of them is certainly not for viewing advertisements on the device.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos featured the devices in a press event held in Santa Monica, Calif. today. Bezos also showed off a refreshed Kindle Fire tablet, but the clear star of the show was the all-new Fire HD.
Thanks to the latest set of Kindles, investors rallied to push Amazon’s stock to its highest-ever value.
Amazon is one-upping AT&T and others with its $50 data plan for Kindle Fire HD with 4G LTE owners.
Amazon has just announced the Kindle Paperwhite, the newest edition to the Kindle family. It has a higher resolution screen and adjustable lighting. Here’s why it completely blows away the older Kindle models that put Amazon on the e-reading map.