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Amazon improves eReaders with sixth-gen Kindle

Another hammer to the death knell of the physically printed word is happening this week as Amazon improves its electronic readers, boasting higher contrast that makes it closer to a real book than ever before.

12:48 pm 04/09/2013 By Leigh D. Stark
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Amazon introduces four Kindles, but only one will come to Australia

Kobo unveiled its hand earlier this week, and now its biggest competitor, Amazon, is doing the same, updating the Kindle range with several new Kindle units, though only one will come to Australia for the moment.

10:51 am 07/09/2012 By Leigh D. Stark
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Kobo pre-empts Kindle with three new readers

One of the biggest competitors to Amazon’s Kindle electronic book reader has just pulled the covers from three new products, heading to Australian stores shortly and offering anyone with at least a hundred bucks an eBook reader in a nifty paperback size.

5:29 pm 06/09/2012 By Leigh D. Stark
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Amazon’s Kindle Touch: swipe to read for $185

One of the things we hear people ask is why ebook readers don’t function like an iPad or Android and why can’t you flick the screen with your fingers like on tablets? Well, a new eReader coming to Australia will allow just that.

5:39 pm 26/03/2012 By Leigh D. Stark
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Unboxing: Amazon Kindle (2011)

Amazon’s latest Kindle has arrived, much smaller than the one we remember. The new Kindle weighs only 170 grams – lighter than most books – and features the same 6 inch e-ink screen seen on previous models.

7:02 am 12/11/2011 By Staff writers
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Apple takes on the Kindle with iBook

With today’s launch of Apple’s iPad, Amazon’s Kindle e-book has some serious competition. iBook, which will draw in thousands of titles from 5 major publishers, …

10:58 pm 28/01/2010 By Valens Quinn
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Can Asus “out-Kindle” the Kindle?

So you’ve been waiting for the next generation e-book reader, the Kindle DX? A bigger and better model than its predecessor, it promises a 9.7 …

1:35 pm 20/01/2010 By Leigh D. Stark
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Amazon’s Kindle for iPhone & iPod Touch app now available

Amazon’s Kindle for iPhone app is now available free on the Apple App Store for your download pleasure. Released in more than 60 countries, the …

3:56 pm 16/12/2009 By Leigh D. Stark
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Kindle Christmas ideas – what books to buy?

Kindle, Amazon’s e-book reader, which resembles an oversized third-generation iPod Nano, is now available for customers outside the US. This is really good news for …

7:35 am 16/11/2009 By Max Everingham
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Kindle electronic book inked in for October 19 release

If you’re even slightly gadget-curious you would have heard or read about the Kindle, from the online retailing behemoth that is Amazon. In short, the …

9:38 am 08/10/2009 By Staff Writers

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