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The Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition wireless charger isn’t what I expected

The Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition wireless charger isn’t what I expected

Amazon made some interesting decisions when it came to the Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition and its wireless charger. There is a wireless charger for this device, and this device only. Amazon made a point to show a list of devices that do not work with this e-reader device, and suggested that the Amazon-made charger is the best item to buy to wirelessly charge this device. Why so specific?

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Kindle Paperwhite (2021) adds bigger screen, USB-C and Signature Edition

Kindle Paperwhite (2021) adds bigger screen, USB-C and Signature Edition

Amazon has updated the Kindle Paperwhite, with the new 2021 version of the ereader getting a bigger display, USB-C charging, and a much-improved screen lighting system. In addition to the new model, Amazon is also adding a Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition to the range, with more storage and wireless charging among other improvements.

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New Kindle Paperwhite 5 leaks with bigger screen and wireless charging

New Kindle Paperwhite 5 leaks with bigger screen and wireless charging

Amazon is preparing a new Kindle Paperwhite, with the updated ereader prematurely listed on the retailer's own site. The new Paperwhite will address some of existing owners' biggest requests, including a larger display than the current Kindle, and the addition of features like support for wireless charging.

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Incoming Kindle updates make navigation easier on some models

Incoming Kindle updates make navigation easier on some models

Amazon today announced a new pair of updates for a collection of recent Kindle devices. While these updates don't come with any massive new features, they will come with some smaller ones that should hopefully make reading on a Kindle more intuitive. Unfortunately, it seems that only a subset of users will be getting these updates, as they're limited to more recent Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite devices along with the Kindle Oasis.

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Kindle e-readers will lose 3G connectivity in December

Kindle e-readers will lose 3G connectivity in December

Amazon's Kindles have long been the device of choice by voracious readers, especially those that want to take their books with them anywhere. Of course, the books they hold inside don't come from thin air and have to be downloaded directly to the device or transferred from a computer. The former naturally requires an Internet connection, which almost all Kindles have. Unfortunately, some older models support don't support anything beyond 3G networks, and those will lose their ability to connect to the Internet by the end of the year.

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Kindle Vella is a mobile-first episodic story platform

Kindle Vella is a mobile-first episodic story platform

Reading on the go has become more fashionable recently, and as much as Amazon would prefer that people buy and use its Kindle eReaders or Fire tables for that purpose, it has to concede that some people prefer reading on their phones. While certainly possible, the smaller screen and mobile use cases don't exactly make phones conducive for long materials. That's why Amazon is launching its new Vella platform that divides and deliveries stories into serialized chunks that you can pay for per episode.

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Now your Amazon Kindle can set your current ebook cover as lockscreen art

Now your Amazon Kindle can set your current ebook cover as lockscreen art

If your big problem with ebooks is not remembering which book you're in the middle of - or not getting to leave the book out so that other people can be impressed you understand molecular biology or iambic pentameter - there's good Kindle news today. Amazon is tweaking how the lockscreen of its Kindle models work, replacing the usual screensaver on select versions with the cover of the current book-in-progress.

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Kindle Paperwhite gets a colorful refresh

Kindle Paperwhite gets a colorful refresh

Just because your ebook reader can only display shades of grey doesn't mean it has to be just as drab, right? Despite the possibilities, most epaper devices seem to be content in following Amazon's lead and limit their color selections to just black, white, or grey. Amazon might now be setting a new trend by making its Kindle Paperwhite available in a few more colors to spruce up your digital book companion just a wee bit.

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Kindle Kids Edition bundles Amazon FreeTime Unlimited and special case

Kindle Kids Edition bundles Amazon FreeTime Unlimited and special case

Amazon has introduced its first Kindle ereader designed specifically for kids. Called the Kindle Kids Edition, this model is a book reader that features an e-ink display and ultra-long battery life; it's not to be confused with the company's Kindle Fire tablets, which have already been released with Kids Edition options. Among other things, the new Kindle includes Amazon's FreeTime Unlimited.

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2019 Kindle Oasis launches as Kindle Paperwhite gets a new look

2019 Kindle Oasis launches as Kindle Paperwhite gets a new look

If you've been in the market for an eReader, Amazon has two new ones for you to consider today. Chief among this pair of new Kindles is the 2019 Kindle Oasis, which is the new high-end device in the Kindle line. Because of the distinction, the Kindle Oasis is the most expensive Kindle in Amazon's lineup by a fair amount.

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Amazon Kindle Oasis Review (2019): An ereader you’ll warm to

Amazon Kindle Oasis Review (2019): An ereader you’ll warm to

Two years ago it felt like the Kindle Oasis answered most of the demands of avid readers, but Amazon's 2019 refresh of its most expensive ereader thinks it has something upgraders will warm to. Though it might not look different at first glance, the new Kindle Oasis (2019) promises to be easier on the eyes in return for the $250+ hit on your wallet, with a trick display that can adjust not only brightness but screen warmth, too.

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New Kindle Oasis (2019) adds screen warmth control to save your eyes

New Kindle Oasis (2019) adds screen warmth control to save your eyes

Amazon's flagship ereader, the Kindle Oasis, is getting another update, adding a color-adjustable front light for its new e-ink display. Now in its third generation, the slender ereader carries over the style - and the waterproofing - of its predecessor, the second-gen Oasis launched in late 2017.

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