Kindle Fire HD

Why did Wal-Mart really decide to stop selling the Kindle?

By libertyc
September 20, 2012 // 0 Comments

By now, many of you have probably heard the news that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has chosen to stop carrying the Amazon Kindle. (“This includes all Amazon Kindle models current and recently announced,” according to a Wal-Mart spokesperson.) The news seems to have broken sometime this morning, [...]

Kindle Fire HDs apparently can’t change line spacing …

By libertyc
September 17, 2012 // 7 Comments

Kindle Fire HD tablets apparently can’t change line spacing when you’re reading an e-book. Is this part of a consumer-hostile niching initiative by Amazon to high-pressure my fellow Kindle addicts into buying more than one gizmo? Yes, I suspect—if we consider similar disappointments, such [...]

Morning Links – Stories you may have missed

By libertyc
September 17, 2012 // 0 Comments

            Judge Cote has preliminarily approved the states’ $69M e-book pricing settlement (PaidContent) Young Adult (YA) Books Attract Growing Number of Adult Fans (Infodocket) Book Publisher Launches Educational Tablet at Manila Int’l Book Fair (Good [...]

How I turned my Kindle Fire HD from a cash register and billboard into a good machine for an e-book lover

By libertyc
September 16, 2012 // 1 Comment

H.L. Mencken, the American iconoclast, depicted Puritanism as “the haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.” Could the same idea apply to the killjoys at Amazon who so cruelly made the $199 Amazon Kindle Fire HD less of an e-book machine and more of a billboard and cash [...]

The 7-inch iPad may not be a value product after all

By libertyc
September 15, 2012 // 4 Comments

By Jeremy Hill | for Gadgetell Apple spent its entire media event this past Wednesday showing off the iPhone 5, the fifth generation iPod Touch, the iPod Nano and updated software for iOS and iTunes. We didn’t hear a peep about the fabled 7-inch iPad, so it’s fair to assume that’s being [...]

Get your 7-inch 16GB Kindle Fire HD today

By libertyc
September 14, 2012 // 3 Comments

By Jeremy Hill | for the Technology Tell network               Orders for the 16GB version of the 7-inch Kindle Fire HD for $199 are being accepted by Amazon today. This is the first version of the Kindle Fire HD to ship to customers, and if you happen to be [...]

Morning Roundup — Links to Start Your Day

By libertyc
September 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

Kindle Fire HD Roundup of Reviews {via The Digital Reader} Newspapers See Disappointing Print & Digital Ad Revenue {via Good E-Reader} Man Booker Shortlist Turns its Back on ‘Readability’ {via The Telegraph} Bye Bye 9.99 {via An American Editor} Kindle Daily Deal: Collision of [...]

News Roundup: Links to start your day

By libertyc
September 11, 2012 // 0 Comments

• Everything You Need to Know About the Kindle Fire HD (Good E-Reader) • HarperCollins Reaches New Agreements … on eBook Prices (NYT) • Newspapers Print Ad Losses are Larger Than Digital Gains (Poynter) • Kindle Daily Deal: Winter’s Tale & Catcher’s [...]

Amazon flexes its tech muscles during Kindle Fire HD event

By libertyc
September 7, 2012 // 0 Comments

By Jeremy Hill | for the Technology Tell network Oh boy, Amazon pulled an Apple yesterday. The Kindle media event yesterday showed Amazon in a totally different light. Amazon showed that it’s no longer content with being an online retail giant that happens to have a tablet. Amazon is going for [...]

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