Tag: Kindle

eBook sales on the slide as people switch back to paper

Want to read a book? You might head to Google Play, Amazon Kindle or the iTunes Book Store, right? Well, according to the Publishers Association, less of us are doing this. Although digital sales have increased by 6% to £1.7bn and account for 35% of total revenues, the …

Amazon Echo deals on Black Friday… Friday… day…

Today is the day when people either lose their calm, get into a fight over saving £9.99 on a TV in a store, enter a spiral of misfortune and wake up in a prison cell… or they don’t. Luckily we know the Coolsmartphone.com readers to be more clever …

Amazon Prime £59 until Friday November 18th

We’ve written a lot about Amazon, their products and their Prime subscription service over the last few years. Now you can get Prime in the UK if you sign up as a new customer for £59 for the first year. Hurry though, the offer is only valid until …

Get ready for Christmas – the Amazon Fire Kids Edition

Head to your local supermarket and you’ll find many weird and wonderful tablets which are all pretty well priced. They may look like a decent option for your kids, but how do you know if they’re any good? How do you know if they’re supported? Amazon have the …

Get 20% Off Selected Kindle eReaders

It’s that time of year again: you’re looking forward to spending some relaxing time outdoors reading while the weather is half-decent. Amazon must be mind readers (as well as purveyors of fine Kindle eReaders), so they have launched Summer Deals which has 20% of selected Kindle eReaders.   …

New Amazon Kindle – £270!!! – Enter the Kindle Oasis

Amazon has released yet another Kindle. This one’s the Bentley of them all, priced at £269.99 (What?! I see you ask with wide open eyes). Not only that, but the 3G version is £329.99 if you want to stay connected with all your expensive reading. This one is …

Older Kindle eReader? Update it to stay online

Recently I received an e-mail from Amazon (nothing new there) which read.. Dear Kindle owner blah blah blah .. as with the majority of the others I filed it under bin without reading it. Well, it appears I should have. If you’re the owner of a pre-2013 Kindle …

MWC – Bookeen e-reader that never needs charging

It might come as a shock to some readers, but Amazon is not the only manufacturer of ebook readers out there.  Bookeen have a long history of producing reliable, if less popular devices.  At MWC they are showing off a new case for their Cybook Ocean e-reader device. …

Black Friday – Amazon Fire 7″ down to less than £35

You might call it “that day when shops just reduce stuff that was far too expensive anyway”, you might call it “a great opportunity to get a bargain” or you may just call it “that day when people park like utter idiots everywhere and descend on the high …

Amazon poised to release a £30 tablet for Christmas

Amazon has had mixed fortunes with its ventures into the tech world.  Its Kindles have sold like hot cakes, its Fire phone has bombed, while its tablet range has fared quite well.  A story in the Wall Street Journal in the US suggests that Amazon is due to release …

13 Cool Android/Nook apps that Geeks will love

Software developers are, by definition, geeks, so it should come as no surprise that many of the apps they’ve come up with are tailor-made for people who share their interests. After all, “geekiness” has become something of a badge of honour. Smartphones and tablets offering the full Android …

New Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 comes to town

A slight improvement in specs, but not a great deal else from what we can see here. The new Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 is still the same price as last year but with an uplift in specs (2.5GHz quad core Snapdragon 805), Dolby Atmos surround sound and a …

Kindle Fire HD gets a makeover

New Kindle Fire HD devices have also been announced today. There’s some funky colours and 6″ or 7″ versions with quad-core 1.5GHz CPU’s, dual cameras and Dolby Digital audio. Price-wise, they’re attractive – the 6″ is £79 and the 7″ is £119. You can pre-order on the Amazon …

Two new Kindles announced by Amazon

Three new Kindles have been announced today. Some may sound familiar but have extra grunt, whilst others are new to the market and have more storage. They are…. Kindle Voyage Costing jsut £169 it’s 7.6mm thick and weighs less than 180 grams. This one has a Paperwhite display …

Amazon smartphone rendered

This,  if BGR is to be believed,  is the new Amazon smartphone. The image comes straight out of Amazon and has apparently been confirmed by “trusted sources”. Rumoured details include a 3D gesture and eye tracking control system and six compact camera modules of which four will be …

Samsung and Amazon announce Samsung Book Deal

You can already get the Kindle app for many Android devices but you have to pay for almost all books. Now Samsung and Amazon have done a deal that will give Samsung Galaxy users some free books. There will be a new app released to the Samsung Appstore …

Alert! We’ve got your ideal Valentine presents!

Help me. Help me now. I’m getting emails from companies stating that an Amazon Kindle is an ideal present for your girlfriend or wife this Valentines Day. If I gave a flippin’ Amazon Kindle to my wife it would probably get inserted into my person somewhere. But, if …

Get an over-expensive Kindle with the Daily Mail

Want to get an Amazon Kindle this Christmas? Well, you could get the Kindle Fire HD for free. Sure, it’s not quite the new HDX, but the 7″ Kindle Fire HD comes with 16GB storage, WiFi and Dolby Digital sound. Plus, of course, you can download a stack …

Kindle Fire HDX – £30 off today. Get a drone to deliver it.

It’s “Cyber Monday”, which either means that large online stores will be knocking a few quid off their already-inflated prices or offering some real bargains, depending on how you look at it. Today the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX is down to £169.99 (was £199.99) at Amazon. You can …

The Amazon Kindle Fire HDX arrives. More “Oomph” as standard

The Kindle Fire HD has already done really well and, although it was initially marketed as an e-reader, you’re bound to find plenty of Angry Birds filling out the devices up and down the country. Now there’s a new version, and you can choose between a 7″ or …