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Amazon Kindle 2011 Wrap-Up

Amazon Kindle 2011 Wrap-Up

Amazon's Kindle event today brought not one but four new models, along with some quiet rebranding and even a new browser. Heady stuff, then, and plenty to get your head around, especially if all you want to do is some casual reading. We've pulled together all of this morning's Amazon news to get you up to speed, so click on for the the ereader goodness.

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Amazon Kindle 2 drops to $299

Amazon Kindle 2 drops to $299

Amazon have slashed $60 off the price of their Amazon Kindle 2 ebook reader, pulling the device to $299 for the first time.  The move is being seen as a response to a growing number of ebook reader rivals, though admittedly none have the same wireless distribution network in place that Amazon have organized.

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Amazon Kindle 2 photos leak: launching Feb 24th for $359?

Amazon Kindle 2 photos leak: launching Feb 24th for $359?

Official press photos of the Amazon Kindle 2 ebook reader have leaked, ahead of what's assumed to be the company's launch event in New York tomorrow.  The photos, which are accompanied by a rumored pricetag of $359, show the same device that we first saw several months back in 2008, with a newly streamlined casing and metal back.

High-resolution images of the Amazon Kindle 2 after the cut

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Amazon Kindle 2 breaks cover? Sleeker casing, new joystick & mini-USB

Amazon Kindle 2 breaks cover? Sleeker casing, new joystick & mini-USB

Images purporting to be of the Amazon Kindle 2, the online retailer's follow-up to the wirelessly-enabled ebook reader, have turned up at the BGR.  Suggesting a physically larger device, with redesigned circular keys, newly shrunken page-turn buttons intended to minimize accidental flips, and a joystick that replaces the scroll-wheel, the Kindle 2 still has EV-DO connectivity but boosts internal storage to around 1.5GB.

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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite Review (2015) – Middle child syndrome

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite Review (2015) – Middle child syndrome

If you’re only going to do one thing, you need to do it really, really well, so the stakes are high for Amazon’s 2015 Kindle Paperwhite. Slotting in-between the $79 Kindle and the well-esteemed - but, at $199, expensive - Kindle Voyage, the $119 Paperwhite now gets a 300 dpi E Ink screen not to mention new software intended to make reading more immersive. Question is, does the new Kindle suffer from middle-child syndrome, or has Amazon managed to eclipse not only its entry-level ereader but its flagship. too?

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Over 12,000 Marvel comics come to Amazon’s Kindle store

Over 12,000 Marvel comics come to Amazon’s Kindle store

Marvel and Amazon have just announced a new deal that sees over 12,000 of the comic book publisher's back issues available on the Kindle store, starting today. Marvel's comics were previously available through the Comixology app, which Amazon purchased last year, and they will continue to be offered there, but Kindle owners can now buy straight from their own marketplace. Even better is that new Marvel issues will be available for Kindle on the same day they're available at stores and on Comixology.

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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite e-reader to see 3rd generation by Q2 2014

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite e-reader to see 3rd generation by Q2 2014

If you thought the second Paperwhite came out fast, don't blink. The third generation of the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite e-reader is due for release sometime in the second quarter of next year, TechCrunch reported today. This will be mere months after the release of its second generation, which in turn showed up only a year after the original. But although Amazon may seem a little quick on the draw, the specs and feature improvements may well justify the fast turnover.

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