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Amazon Silk, or Amazon Browses the Web So You Don’t Have To

The Kindle Fire doesn’t come with a normal web browser, but with something Amazon is calling Amazon Silk, which is Amazon’s attempt at improving page rendering speed, browser responsiveness, and hardware limitations. Amazon has launched a blog about Amazon Silk, … Continue reading

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Amazon says, “Kindles for everyone, even the poor!”

Someone at Amazon must have figured out that things aren’t looking good for the middle class, because the four new Kindle models announced today are all ridiculously cheap, both compared to previous Kindles and the competition. Before the end of … Continue reading

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Review: Guardian waterproof case from M-Edge

Summary This well-built, premium priced case promises to keep your Kindle 2 dry in up to 3 feet of water. It does its job well, but might seem like overkill for many Kindle owners. Pros It works! Very sturdy construction … Continue reading

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All Target stores to stock the Kindle starting June 6th

Update: Even though your local Target might have the Kindle on sale starting this weekend, you might want to wait until August when an improved model is rumored to arrive. Target’s experiment with being the first brick-and-mortar store to sell … Continue reading

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Review: "Fitted" hardshell case from Speck Products

Summary This low profile, fabric-backed hard case gives your Kindle a warm and sophisticated new look, but some may find the black-on-white contrast of the front jarring. Pros adds very little bulk patterned fabric back is sophisticated and unique goes … Continue reading

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Review: "DustJacket" case from Speck Products

Summary This thickly padded, lightweight case looks ordinary, but its built-in kick stand sets it apart on functionality. Pros thickly padded and slightly oversized to provide protection has a built-in stand! built-in Kindle tray is easy to use and holds … Continue reading

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