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Watch The Evolution Of Amazon's Kindle Hardware In A Single GIF

The Amazon Fire Phone is kind of whack, but being ugly is not one of its problems. Amazon’s hardware design has improved over the years, and the GadgetLove team created this GIF to illustrate how its products have evolved since that first clunky, oddly designed Kindle.


The Onion Profiles A New Kindle That Brags About Your Taste In Books

Bookworms who’ve baulked at upgrading to an ereader have a long list of reasons why they won’t give up their paper copies. But there’s only one real reason why anyone would carry around a book anymore: It lets them show off what they’re reading in public. And as The Onion reveals, that’s what led Amazon to create a new version of the Kindle that shouts the title of your current book so everyone knows how well read you are.


Amazon's Prepping A 'Kindle Unlimited' Subscription Service For Books

Amazon is testing an ebook rental service called “Kindle Unlimited”, as GigaOm pointed out today. The e-commerce company put up test pages for the service, which will offer “unlimited access to 600,000 titles”. Users would pay $US10 a month for access to the online lending library. The question is: Will they?


Amazon Fire Phone: An All-Seeing 3D Prime Contender

We’ve been hearing the rumours for weeks (months? years?), and the day has finally come. Amazon’s phone is here. It’s called the Fire Phone, and it’s got some fancy new tricks.


Apple Is Happy To Take Your Money If Amazon Won't

Fresh off settling a lawsuit that accused it of collusion with publishers, Apple is ready to take the money you were planning to give to Amazon but can’t. Since Amazon is in a fight with Hachette — the world’s largest bookstore and one of the world’s largest publishers respectively — and refuses to let customers pre-order any books from the publisher, Apple has stepped up to fill the void.


Samsung Galaxy Owners Now Have A Custom Kindle Store With Free Stuff

Got a Samsung Galaxy device? You’re in for a treat: Amazon is building a custom Kindle store for you and your device — and it comes with perks.


Kindle HDX 8.9 Australian Review: A Half-Remembered Dream

Last night I woke up, thinking that perhaps the world had changed while I was sleeping. Content was freely available in Australia, gadgets were cheap and tablets were impossibly thin and beautiful. What I was remembering was a dream, and that dream is personified by the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9: a beautiful mirage you wish was fully realised for those Down Under.


The Next Kindle Paperwhite Will Have A Better Screen And Font

A report from TechCrunch based on a prototype viewing indicates that Amazon is making upgrades to the Paperwhite e-reader for release in early- to mid-2014. Screen resolution is set to jump from 212 ppi to 300 ppi and the redesigned unit will supposedly be lighter than the current model.


Amazon Kindle Fire HDX Range Finally Available In Australia

For the longest time in Australia, the Amazon Kindle Fire has been the best content tablet you could never have. Amazon has figured out that there’s a giant island on the bottom of the world, and will now start selling the Fire range of tablets online and in retail stores, and much more.


Do Kids Use Ereaders?

Look around any gathering involving kids and, these days, it’s likely that there are plenty of tablets floating around too. But have you ever seen kids hunched over an ereader in the same way?


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