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Amazon’s Slick High-End Kindle Got a Serious Overhaul

When Amazon released the Kindle Oasis back in the spring of 2016, we said it was the best e-reader ever made. But that doesn’t mean it was perfect, and in the year and half since it came out, it’s become clear there was room for improvement. With a starting price of £270, the old Oasis was a bit pricey, it had a blocky (and now outdated) design and it was missing features like the adaptive back-lighting found on the even older Kindle Voyage. And, despite having a name that immediately conjures up visions of pools and fountains, the previous Oasis didn’t have any sort of water-resistance either. But now, Amazon is giving it another go with the simply (and annoyingly) named New Kindle Oasis, which looks to address all those shortcomings while also adding a number of new improvements too. Read More >>

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Amazon’s New Kindle Oasis Syncs Audible With Kindle And Safely Works In The Bath

Amazon has today revealed an updated Kindle Oasis - featuring a bigger screen, support for audiobooks and waterproofing to IPX8 standard - meaning that you can now read your book by the pool or in the bath, meaning that you can read while bathing in actual oasis, and everything will be fine. Read More >>

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Which Kindle Should You Buy?

Kindle’s latest eReader is out and it’s a damn fine product—the best eReader ever made even. It’s also the most expensive eReader currently available. So if the idea of spending £270 on a portable library makes you shudder than it’s time to consider the other guys. Read More >>

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Amazon Kindle Oasis Hands-On: The Thinnest, Lightest, Weirdest Kindle Yet

The Amazon Kindle Oasis is unlike any eReader I’ve seen before. The new top-of-the-line premium reading gadget from Amazon (with a price tag to match) eschews the regular slate-like format for a super-slim asymmetrical design that’s so light it feels like you’re barely holding anything at all. Going up for pre-order today (ahead of a late April release) bundled with a unique charging case for a wallet-whipping £269.99, I had a brief fumble with the Oasis, and it’s left me truly intrigued. Read More >>