by kris

Is Kindle Unlimited worth the cost?
Last Friday Amazon unveiled Kindle Unlimited, a service that grants all-you-can-read access to a library of 600,000 titles at a cost of $9.99 per month. It's similar to what Oyster and Scribd already offer, though their respective libraries are 500,000 and 400,000 titles deep, with Scribd going a dollar less per month than the other two. Unlike the other two, Kindle Unlimited is also available on... Read more →

by frankspin

What is the next consumer tech gadget to fade into the past?
Similar to a discussion I started last week (http://www.engadget.com/discuss/what-gadgets-were... discussing gadgets we were all buying ten years ago, I realized in that same time certain consumer product categories have come and gone. There are even certain product groups that "merged" together. Even our product database has sections dedicated to product categories like Digital Photo Frames and Scanners which were very popular consumer product groups not too long... Read more →

by JoeGe

Does it FINALLY have a night mode? Black Background with White Text?
I had a Kindle Paperwhite for a about 3 days before taking it back. I loved everything about it except nighttime reading... It was HORRIBLE for that. Even at the lowest settings it was so bright that it would blast your eyes. I hated to return it, it was far better for reading than my Samsung S3 and the iPad mini. My wife had an iPad mini and once I tried reading hers with the night mode on I returned the Paperwhite and got my own. The iPad min is great, but I'd rather have a paperwhite. Many...