Kindle sneak peek Video
We have news on the Amazon Kindle DX, Sony sneaks in an e-reader of its own, and Digg gets Facebook Connect.
With tablets and smartphones blurring the lines of what it means to be an e-reader, the Amazon Kindle still stands strong against the competition.
While the new internationalized Kindle looks exactly like the earlier U.S.-only model, this e-reader, which uses AT&T's data network for wireless access, represents an incremental improvement to the Kindle line--just as serious competition is ramping up in the e-book market.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos shows off a new lighted touch-screen Kindle that also boasts an eight week battery life with the light on. The new e-reader will cost $119 and ships October 1. A 3G version will be available for $179.
The next Apple iPhone gets an announcement date on next Tuesday, October 4th, Amazon announces new low-priced Kindle e-readers that also include touch-capable models, plus Amazon changes the tablet game with their $199 Kindle Fire with color touchscreen.
While it has a hard time competing with Apple's iPad in terms of functionality, the less expensive 2010 Kindle DX will appeal to those looking for a large, dedicated e-reader with an E-ink display.
The Nintendo 3DS will have a price and release date in two months, YouTube may change user video uploads to 15 minutes, and Amazon releases a new version of its Kindle e-reader.
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At a press announcement in New York, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled a new color tablet called the Kindle Fire for $199, in addition to a refresh of their e-reader lineup.
Apple will likely launch new products based on Mac OS X Lion tomorrow, the hacker group LulzSec comes out of retirement to attack News Corp., and Amazon unveils a e-textbook rental service for its Kindle e-readers.