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Topic: Kindle

In-depth review: Kindle 2, the Apple TV of books

03/04/2009, 09:03 am

For its first year anniversary, Amazon gave its Kindle an all around hardware upgrade that has turned the quirky, cheap looking appliance into a streamlined and slick looking device. Will it be enough for Kindle 2 to hit a mainstream audience?


Unboxed: Amazon Kindle 2 gets iPod treatment. Will it sell?

02/27/2009, 07:02 pm

Amazon's second generation of its Kindle ebook reader takes cues from Apple in hopes to make the new product the "iPod of books." Here's a graphical tour of how close Amazon comes to replicating the iPod experience.


iPhone 2nd in US retail; China iPhone deal already struck?

02/24/2009, 09:02 pm

Apple is just short of the top spot for US phone sales in stores. Also, China Unicom may be close to a long-awaited deal for the iPhone in its country, the Boston area is slated for another Apple store, and iFixit has broken with tradition to tear down an Amazon Kindle 2.


Amazon introduces Kindle 2 with text-to-speech feature

02/09/2009, 11:02 am

Amazon today revealed its Kindle 2 wireless reading device that will go on sale later this month with a thinner design, longer battery life, faster page turns, more storage, sharper images, and a new text-to-speech feature.


Google books iPhone-friendly; Amazon Kindle books next?

02/07/2009, 12:02 am

Google has made its online catalog of books available in an iPhone-optimized web viewer -- but Amazon is dropping hints it will expand its previously exclusive Kindle e-books to support other mobile devices.


Amazon rumored to introduce Kindle 2.0 next Monday

02/03/2009, 02:02 pm

Speculation is mounting that Amazon could announce a new version of its Kindle next Monday, a move that one analyst believes will help propel the e-book reader into a $1 billion dollar business for the online retailer by next year.


Steve Jobs talks MacBook Air, China Mobile, Amazon Kindle, more

01/16/2008, 12:01 pm

In a pair of interviews following his Macworld keynote address on Tuesday, Apple chief executive spoke of his firm's two-year initiative to develop the world's thinnest notebook and also weighed in on the iPhone in China, Amazon's Kindle and Google's Android mobile platform.


In-depth review: can Amazon's Kindle light a fire under eBooks?

12/10/2007, 09:12 am

Amazon's new Kindle ebook reader is billed as the iPod for digital reading. Will it inspire a new era of mainstream electronic reading, just service a dedicated niche of hard core readers, or simply fizzle out into failure? We put the new device through its paces to find out.


High-quality unboxing photos of Amazon's Kindle eBook reader

12/04/2007, 02:12 pm

Amazon's new Kindle device, dubbed by some as the 'iPod of reading,' has been shipping in limited quantities since its introduction a few weeks ago. AppleInsider is preparing a full review, and offers these quality unboxing photos in the meantime.


Amazon's new Kindle dubbed the 'iPod of reading'

11/19/2007, 07:11 pm

Online retailer Amazon grabbed the spotlight on Monday when it announced the Kindle, a handheld e-book reader it says should do for digital text what Apple's iPod has done for music.