Remember books? I used to actually read them. Now, the only books I own that are printed on actual paper are really just decorations for my office. They make me look smarter. As for the books I actually read, though? Those are all digital. Even before there was an iPad, there was a Kindle, and an ereader / ebook...

Retail giant Amazon has just updated its Kindle App, and version 2.0.0.1 brings with it Windows Phone 8 compatibility. This new flavor offers all the features of the application to users of Microsoft’s mobile platform. The app provides users with access to Amazon’s impressive catalog of over 1 million ebooks...

Amazon has released its latest version of the Kindle Reader and Bookstore today on the Windows 8 platform. This is a fully featured application that allows you to buy and read books within the singular program. Once installed you sign in with your Amazon account and all your books are listed under the Cloud...

The Kindle Fire has just begun shipping and yet already seems like a run-away hit that finally gives Apple some real competition. I will admit that the Fire and the iPad cater to somewhat different crowds, but this is only partially true. The iPad is the best choice for content-creation but its iTunes environment...

The Kindle Fire is going to kick ass this Christmas! There is no question about it. Digitimes is reporting that Amazon has recently increased its Kindle Fire orders to 5 million units for delivery before the end of 2011. This is the second time they have increased the order volume for the unt, the last time...

Amazon today released the new Tablet standard in that price range – The Amazon Kindle Fire. Wow. Anyone who reads this blog MUST KNOW that I have been harping on for a while – LITERALLY harping on about Microsoft’s need to make their price point lower in order to sell Windows 8 tablets. This is why. The new Kindle...

If you’re Microsoft, this news falls squarely into the “wow, even they have one now?” category. Amazon is set to announce its new Kindle tablet device at a press conference tomorrow. The tablet, which is reportedly going to be called the “Kindle Fire” is reported to run a heavily modified version of Android and will...

Rumors of Amazon making a full-fledged tablet device have persisted for a while but MG Siegler from TechCrunch.com is saying that has actually seen it. It’s called the “Amazon Kindle” and he thinks it’s going to be a big deal. He says the device looks very similar to a Blackberry Playbook. According to his...

So you can call me Nostradamus. A couple of weeks ago, I wrote this post talking about how Microsoft needed to pay attention to students with the new version of Windows 8 tablet edition. Well, another leader in the field has been working like a busy bee. Amazon has just announced textbook rentals for Kindle,...