Kindle Touch | Amazon
Even without audiobooks, the Kindle Paperwhite can still beat the competition
The new Kindle Paperwhite lacks the audio features of prior Kindle e-readers, but it doesn't need them to beat the competition.
Amazon: 'We are pretty much done' with the Kindle DX
Amazon is planning to phase out the 9.7-inch Kindle DX e-reader tablet.
Amazon boasts that the Kindle Fire is sold out, owns 22 percent of the US tablet market
We were already pretty sure that Amazon's September 6th event would bring the unveiling of a new Kindle Fire, and now Amazon has made that even more likely with the announcement that the Kindle Fire is now sold out.
Kindle Touch unavailable on Amazon.com, new models on the way?
Both 3G and Wi-Fi models of Kindle Touch are currently unavailable on Amazon.com.
All signs point to new Kindles as Amazon discounts and discontinues older models
Kindle models are running out of stock from Amazon, suggesting that new models on are their way soon.
Amazon credits Prime and Kindle Fire with driving Q2 sales of $12.8 billion; forecasts Q3 loss
Amazon earnings numbers for the second quarter of 2012: $12.8 billion in net sales, $107 million in operating income
UK hotel replaces Bibles with Kindles
Instead of a traditional paper Bible, one hotel in the UK is outfitting its rooms with Kindles pre-loaded with the book.
US Department of State chooses Kindle Touch over iPad for English language programs
The US Department of State wants to work with Amazon to use Kindle Touches for its overseas English Language programs.
Amazon's Kindle deal with Waterstones deflates Nook's global balloon
The Kindle gives Waterstones a chance to move into the digital future, while the deal blocks Amazon's serious competitors.
UK bookstore chain Waterstones signs deal with Amazon to sell Kindle alongside its own services
Waterstones has signed a deal with Amazon "to launch new e-reading services and offer Kindle digital devices through its UK shops."
Front-lit Kindle slated for July launch, according to Reuters source
Reuters reported today that a front-lit, nighttime-friendly Kindle is slated to be released in July. The news agency cites an anonymous source, who says that the e-reader would come in both 3G and Wi-Fi varieties, with an identical or slightly-increased price-point. Additionally, it's rumored that Amazon will introduce a new, 8.9 tablet this holiday season.
It's official: Target will phase out all Kindle-branded products this spring
Target confirms with us plans to discontinue sale of all Kindles and Kindle-related accessories.
Target to stop carrying Amazon Kindle hardware due to 'conflict of interest'?
An anonymous tipster has informed us that Target will stop carrying Amazon's Kindle hardware starting this month due to a "conflict of interest."
E Ink Holdings reports first loss in 10 quarters
E Ink Holdings is reporting its first quarterly loss in two-and-a-half years, citing seasonality and manufacturers holding inventory as the reasons for its poor performance.
Amazon's Q1 revenue up 35 percent to $13.18 billion: 9 out of 10 bestsellers were digital
Amazon's Q1 earnings show a 35 percent increase in sales, a 34 percent decrease in profit, great love for the Kindle, and a greater impact by its digital products.
Amazon now shipping Kindle Touch to UK and German customers, a week ahead of schedule
Amazon is releasing the Kindle Touch in the UK and Germany a week ahead of schedule.
Kindle Touch 5.1.0 update adds international language support, landscape mode, and more
Amazon has released a 5.1.0 software update to the Kindle Touch, adding international language support, landscape mode, and an array of new features.
Kindle Touch available for pre-order in the UK, Germany, France, Spain, and Italy; will be released April 27th
Readers in the UK and Europe will soon have a new Kindle option — Amazon is taking pre-orders now for the Kindle Touch in both 3G and Wi-Fi-only variations, with a launch date of April 27th.
Amazon Kindle Store is down in the US (update: now back to normal)
We hope you weren't planning to buy any new ebooks this afternoon -- the US Kindle store shows all titles as "currently unavailable."
Hacked Kindle Touch shown playing 'Simon's Cat' video
A Mobile Read forums member has posted video of a Kindle Touch hacked to play rudimentary video.
'Research, no motion' now available for Kindle
'Research, no motion' comes to the Kindle Store
Puzzazz brings ebook handwriting recognition to the Kindle Touch
Puzzazz has developed a method to recognize handwriting on a Kindle Touch, available within a Soduku ebook.
Amazon Kindle coming to Japan as early as April, says Nikkei
Amazon is reportedly set to bring its Kindle ebook reader line to Japan, with a potential launch coming as early as April.
Amazon preparing to launch a pilot retail store in Seattle?
Despite its domination of the digital marketplace, Amazon is reportedly preparing for a move into brick and mortar retail stores, according to Good eReader.
Wi-Fi Kindle Touch available for international delivery, functionality varies by region
Amazon.com is now offering the Wi-Fi Kindle Touch for international shipping — though there are some functionality caveats.
Kindle Fire remains Amazon's best-selling item, million Kindle per week sales continue
Amazon just announced that it sold more than a million Kindle devices per week throughout December — that includes the Kindle, Kindle Touch, and Kindle Fire tablet. The Kindle Fire remains Amazon's best-selling product.
How to add personal documents to Kindles and Kindle apps
Users of Amazon's Kindle app on iOS can now have documents delivered via email, a feature that has been available for some time for Kindle device users. This how-to goes over the basics of emailing a file to your Kindle or Kindle app.
Amazon sells more than 1 million Kindles a week for third week
Amazon says its sold more than one million Kindles for three weeks straight
Kindle Touch jailbroken with simple MP3 hack
Just because the Kindle Touch isn't Android-based doesn't mean that it wouldn't be fun and potentially useful to gain root on it. Developer Yifan Lu has managed to do just that and has released the jailbreak tool for the e-reader in a format that might surprise you: an mp3 file.
Good Deal: Sony Reader Wi-Fi on sale for $99, or $49 with trade-in
Sony's Reader Wi-Fi PRS-T1 is on sale for $99 until December 24th, and you can trade in any e-reader for an additional $50 off the cost.
Amazon announces KDP Select, a $500,000 per month fund for self-published authors to lend books
Amazon has announced a new initiative called KDP Select, which will give self-published authors a share of a $500,000 per month fund that Amazon is providing through at least the end of next year for making their books available as part of the Kindle lending library.
Amazon launches Spanish and Italian Kindle stores and native-language Kindle hardware
Amazon just announced it will be opening Spanish and Italian-language Kindle Stores as well as offering native-language Kindle hardware, all of which is available now.
Amazon: Kindle Fire best selling product for eight weeks running, quadruples Black Friday sales
Amazon Kindle family sales increase 4X over last year while Kindle Fire remains the bestselling product across all of Amazon since its introduction 8 weeks ago.
Amazon's Kindle Lending Library under fire from Authors Guild
The Authors Guild is taking issue with Amazon's new Kindle Lending Library. It claims Amazon went ahead with its Library without the consent of both major and minor publishers and that publishers have the right to determine if they want their products available for free.
Kindle Fire and Kindle Touch now shipping
Amazon's well-received Kindle Fire and the Kindle Touch (Wi-Fi and 3G models) are now shipping. That's one day early for the 7-inch Android tablet, although it's still likely you won't be getting yours today, and six days early for the E Ink Touch models
Kindle Touch review
Amazon reinvents the Kindle with the all-new Kindle Touch. But how far have we really come?