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  • Amazon Doubles The Storage Of The Existing Kindle Paperwhite

    Amazon Doubles The Storage Of The Existing Kindle Paperwhite

    Amazon hasn’t introduced a splashy Kindle update this year, but the company did confirm to TechCrunch it has increased storage on its devices from 2GB to 4GB (of which a portion is dedicated to system software), meaning those who purchased the gadget since around last month or so are able to hold about twice the number of digital books on their devices. The boost was originally spotted… Read More

  • Amazon’s Top-Secret Gadget Lab Is Building Plenty, But A Thinner Kindle Could Be The Coolest

    Amazon’s Top-Secret Gadget Lab Is Building Plenty, But A Thinner Kindle Could Be The Coolest

    Amazon is apparently working away on a lot more besides the upcoming smartphone with the 3D interface at its Lab126 hardware R&D facility. A new Businessweek profile details some of the work that went into creating the new smartphone, as well as a few other efforts, including a speech-controlled Bluetooth speaker, a Square-killing credit card reader and a projector for anywhere. But the… Read More

  • Amazon Sells Out Of New Kindle Paperwhite, Shipping Slips To 4-6 Weeks

    Amazon Sells Out Of New Kindle Paperwhite, Shipping Slips To 4-6 Weeks

    Amazon apparently underestimated the success of its newest e-reader. The company just updated its shipping estimate, pushing back the delivery date to four to six weeks after ordering. Both models, with or without 3G, are experiencing the same delay. And it’s no surprise — the device is more than an incremental improvement. Read More

  • The Kindle Paperwhite Is A Reader’s Dream

    The Kindle Paperwhite Is A Reader’s Dream

    The e-reader arms race moves at a glacial pace. Barnes & Noble does one thing, Amazon follows. Amazon adds a feature and, slowly but surely, B&N adds the same thing. While the Kindle itself has been updated five times since 2008, it seems like it’s been around for decades and has only just now gotten much, much better. The latest e-ink Kindle, the Paperwhite, is a beautiful… Read More