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Amazon Releases an All-New Waterproof, Audible-enabled, 7-inch Kindle Oasis for $250

Amazon today has released an all-new Kindle Oasis eReader, available for pre-order globally with shipment starting October 31. At the end of this post I will include a copy of the press release that I received yesterday with an embargo until today at 9 a.m. ET. I attended a demo of the new Kindle Oasis […]

TKC 480 All-New Kindle Oasis

Arthur van Rest, left, GM Kindle Device & Accessories at Amazon, and Hany Ghali, Senior Product Manager, Kindle at Amazon Lab126 Interviews Arthur van Rest and Hany Ghali at product demo October 5, 2017 in New York City: Starts at 7:22 and ends at 9:48 Hany Ghali phone/skype interview from Sunnyvale, California, on October 10, […]

TKC 414 Amazon’s Mike Torres on Page Flip

Director, Product Management – Amazon Kindle Interview starts at 18:09 and ends at 43:26 The biggest technical challenge I would say is creating a seamless Page Flip reading experience across all of our platforms. Page Flip is available on eReaders, on Fire tablets, as well as the Kindle app for iOS and Android. Across those different experiences, we wanted […]

TKC 413 Publishing Visionary Jane Friedman

Co-Founder, Chairman and Executive Publisher of Open Road Integrated Media   Interview starts at 15:17 and ends at 44:11 I do not think that the world of print survived and now will thrive at the expense of eBooks. I think eBooks will coexist with print, which I think is the best of all possible worlds. […]

Now available for pre-order: Smaller, lighter Kindle at the same $80 Price

Amazon this morning announced a smaller and lighter Kindle eReader—available now for pre-order at amazon.com/kindle for the same $80 price as the current 5th-Generation entry-level model. In addition, the company introduced a new Export Notes feature that will arrive in an over-the-air software update for the new Kindle as well as for the Paperwhite, Voyage, […]

TKC 402 Meet Me at the Kindle Oasis

Neil Lindsay, left, Amazon VP-Devices, and Chris Green, Amazon Lab 126 VP – Industrial Design This special episode of The Kindle Chronicles is all about the new Kindle Oasis, based on an embargoed preview of the device that I attended in New York City on April 7, 2016. The episode is divided into these four […]

Kindle’s Summer Surprise: Hot New Paperwhite for Same Price

I didn’t see this one coming. Amazon this morning announced a brand new version of its flagship Kindle, the Paperwhite, available for pre-order now with shipments beginning June 30. They’re calling it “New Kindle Paperwhite.” Its screen resolution is 300 pixels per inch (ppi), an impressive upgrade–more than twice the pixels– from the current 212 ppi screen. At […]

New $79 Kindle Makes Entry Level Very Alluring

Here is my take on the review copy of the new basic $79 Kindle. It’s a very impressive new entry level for the Kindle lineup, mainly because a fast, responsive touch screen replaces the five-way controller of yore.

$69 Kindle First Impressions: Faster and Bolder!

My new $69 Kindle arrived today, and I have it on my desk next to its more expensive older brother, the $79 Kindle. The new one has a black case, instead of the old one’s flannel gray. They both weigh 5 7/8 ounces on our kitchen scale. The pages turn faster on the new one, […]

New Kindles: Now We Have a Date!

I just opened an email I’ve been expecting for weeks: an invitation to an Amazon Press Conference Thursday, September 6 at 10:30 am at the Barker Hangar, Santa Monica. As usual, there is no information as to what the press conference will be about. But we all know it won’t be an announcement of a […]