Amazon did not release a new Kindle e-reader in 2020, partly due to the global pandemic. Their current line were completely sold out multiple times for a couple of weeks, before the stock was replenished. Amazon relies on Foxconn in China to produce all of their e-readers, and the factory was only working at 30% capacity for most of the year, due to distancing measures. New … [Read more...] about Will Amazon release a Color Kindle in 2021?
Amazon is under fire for the dominant position in controlling the ebook market. A class action lawsuit has being filed against them, by the same law firm that successfully sued Apple in 2011, by colluding with publishers to establish a uniform pricing model for ebooks, for their iBooks launch.The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, … [Read more...] about Lawsuit filed against Amazon for ebook price fixing
Kindle Challenge is a new reward system that Amazon launched a couple of weeks ago. It allows you to earn badges, meeting different reading goals or purchasing ebooks. Amazon is doing some AB testing, some people are earning $5 ebook credit, by getting three different badges, while others just have fun, meeting their goals.Amazon Kindle Challenge is only available for US … [Read more...] about How do you get invited to the Kindle Challenge?
Amazon has a hugely successful Black Friday on their entire Kindle line of e-readers. For the past five weeks, the Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Oasis and Kindle Kids Edition has been totally unavailable for purchase in the United States. It was tremendously difficult to buy one for a Christmas gift, since not only was Amazon sold out, but many of their retailers too. There … [Read more...] about Every single Amazon Kindle is out of stock
Amazon Prime Members get a bevy of benefits, such as fast shipping and access to Amazon Video and Music. Prime Reading is one of the best programs, you can borrow around 20 titles per month, from a dedicated list, but they are not yours to keep. They eventually expire and disappear from your Kindle. Did you know there is a way that you can download free ebooks and keep them … [Read more...] about Did you know Prime Members can get free ebooks via First Reads?
Amazon has just launched a new Kindle Challenge system. It allows users to engage in quests and get $5 in free ebook credit. The badges that you get revolve on a monthly basis and is designed to encourage reading, by dangling a carrot. This is a similar system that Kobo offers on their e-readers.To receive a promotional credit, you must achieve at least four diamond-shaped … [Read more...] about Amazon launches Kindle Challenge Award System
Many people are unaware, but in 2018 Amazon launched a program called Frustration-Free Setup. It was initially launched for various Echo and Alexa devices and in 2019 came to the Kindle e-readers. Part of this program is the Wi-Fi Locker, which lets you choose to securely save your Wi-Fi passwords to the Amazon cloud so you can set up new devices without fumbling to remember … [Read more...] about The Kindle stores WIFI passwords in your Amazon Account
Chances are that you have been gifted a new Kindle e-reader this holiday season. Or maybe you bought it yourself to give vent to your passion for reading. As you might have already known or will soon discover, there simply isn't any dearth of e-books to read on your new Kindle.However, there is more to reading e-books on your Kindle as the device can do much more than that. … [Read more...] about Here is how you can load content onto your Kindle
Amazon Special Offers is a system where the price of the entire Kindle lineup is subsidized and adverts are displayed on your homescreen and lockscreen. Advertisements are never anywhere else, such as reading an ebook. The Special Offers program is only applicable to the base models and not the cellular versions. Generally you save around $20 when buying a new Kindle and for … [Read more...] about Do you like the Kindle Special Offers Program?
If you are looking for a new Kindle Oasis e-reader, most models are completely out of stock in the US. The latest generation device big selling point is the color temperature system, which gives you a candlelight effect, making it easier to read late at night. The previous generation has the same hardware and specs, minus the glowlight. Woot is currently selling the 9th … [Read more...] about Kindle Oasis 2 is back on sale again
Amazon Kindle Unlimited is the paid monthly subscription program where users have access to over one million audiobooks, ebooks, comics and magazines. Amazon is running a boxing week promotion, where you can get some big discounts, the longer you subscribe. You can get 20% off a 6 month plan, 33% for 12 months and 40% off for two years. This promotion is only good for USA … [Read more...] about Amazon Kindle Unlimited is on Sale