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BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet Will Get Amazon’s Kindle Application

BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet Will Get Amazon’s Kindle Application

Research In Motion has officially unveiled the brand new PlayBook, the company's first tablet device, and they're pulling out all the stops. For fans of the BlackBerry lineage, getting the Amazon Kindle application on their device was a good day, and for those already thinking about picking up the tablet device with the BlackBerry logo on there, you'll be happy to know that Amazon is planning on releasing the Kindle application for the tablet device.

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Amazon Kindle Firmware v3.0.2 Now in Early Preview Stage, Available to Download

Amazon Kindle Firmware v3.0.2 Now in Early Preview Stage, Available to Download

It hasn't even been a month since Amazon publicly released the Kindle's update to v3.0.1, but now it seems that the company is already in the preview stage for its next big update. The previous update brought with it a few stable fixes to help improvement, as well as on-device account creation. And, while it was listed as going Over the Air (OTA) "in the next few weeks," that's not stopping Amazon from moving on ahead with development.

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Kindle 3 sold out

Kindle 3 sold out

We've only just been eyeing up its microphone, but now comes word that the new Kindle 3 is temporarily sold out.  Both the regular Kindle 3G + WiFi and the WiFi-only version aren't now expected to ship until September 4th, after Amazon has been overwhelmed with strong demand.

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Kindle 3 quietly adds microphone: voice-control coming?

Kindle 3 quietly adds microphone: voice-control coming?

There's no shortage of headline features for Amazon's third-generation Kindles - new, lower pricing, the inclusion of WiFi, E Ink's updated Pearl display - but there are quite a few quietly tweaked additions that could promise an even more interesting future.  A Kindle World spotted the inclusion of a microphone - currently unused - together with a few other tidbits, that has already prompted some to suggest a voice-enabled Kindle could be on Amazon's roadmap.

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Amazon Kindle Sold Out: No Estimated Date of Availability

Amazon Kindle Sold Out: No Estimated Date of Availability

To our recollection, this actually hasn't happened in quite some time. To be exact, in 2008, when it was the original Kindle. And, even then, Amazon managed to make sure they told customers when the Kindle would be coming back around, or shipping to their doorsteps. Not this time. All Amazon says right now is that the Kindle is temporarily out of stock, and that purchasers will get an email when the eReader gets an estimated delivery date.

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