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The Cheapest Kindle Just Got Better

Amazon has just announced some nice improvements to the cheapest Kindle. The price is still crazy good at £60, and the battery still lasts for weeks. (It also still has a middling 167 ppi display.) But it’s also thinner, lighter, and now comes in black and white. Read More >>

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Kindle’s Home Screen is Finally Getting Updated

I’ve been using Kindles since ebooks were barely a thing, and while the hardware has come a very long way, the user interface has been lingering. At long last, the much-neglected homescreen is being fixed. Read More >>

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A New Kindle Paperwhite Has Just Been Launched…Sorta

It may not be the fancy-pants "IceWine" update that was rumoured at the tail end of last year, but Amazon has just released a new and (slightly) improved version of its Kindle Paperwhite eReader for 2014. An international edition (as shown by the drop-down country-select menu), the only real change between it and 2013's lauded model is a jump in storage space. Last year you got 2GB worth of space to fill with words, this year you get 4GB. That's probably enough for a whole public library's worth of books. [The Digital Reader via Engadget] Read More >>

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First-Gen Kindle Paperwhite Receiving Second-Gen Software Features

...Including Goodreads, kid-friendly FreeTime, improved cloud organiSAtion, and a handful of other little benefits. Read our review of the first Kindle Paperwhite here. [Amazon] Read More >>

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Report: The Next Kindle Paperwhite Will Have Screen and Font Upgrades

A report from TechCrunch based on a prototype viewing indicates that Amazon is making upgrades to the Paperwhite e-reader for release in spring 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. Read More >>

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Kindle Paperwhite Review (2013): Faster, Prettier, Still the Best

When Amazon first trotted out the Kindle Paperwhite a year ago, it was the first two-tone eReader in a long time (possibly ever) to have a wow factor. The front-lit screen turned out to be every bit as beautiful as Amazon promised. A year later, the new Amazon Paperwhite is just a tad better than its predecessor. Yes, that means the new Kindle Paperwhite is still the best. Read More >>

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The New Amazon Kindle Paperwhite: Better Screen, Same Kindle (Hands On)

Amazon just officially announced its new Kindle Paperwhite on its site. It's a refresh of last year's model, the first time Amazon has put out an iterative update, with a better screen and some new software. It will be out in the UK 9th October, for £109. Read More >>

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Waterstones Kindle Paperwhite Comes With Permanent Ads… For Waterstones

Buyers of the Kindle Paperwhite who purchased their readers through Waterstones aren't very happy, thanks to the book chain adding its own adverts to the device's lock screen -- even though it costs the same amount as the ad-free model sold through Amazon. Read More >>

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Kindle Paperwhite Coming to the UK, for £109

The very popular, super-contrasty Kindle Paperwhite is coming to the UK after all, with Amazon UK confirming we'll be getting it, alongside its other new tablets, at the end of October. Read More >>

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How the Kindle Paperwhite Got Its Shine

We know first-hand that the new Kindle Paperwhite is a stunning little device, but how did it get so good? The Amazon employees who developed the reader have gotten together to explain. Interestingly enough, they cite the ultimate goal as being able to make a device that sort of "disappears" as you use it. That's going to be tough with a screen that pretty. [Slashgear] Read More >>

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Kindle Paperwhite: Amazon’s New Amazing eReader

Here's Amazon's new E-Ink Kindle. It's stunning. We'll update with all the details as Amazon provides them. Read More >>