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Old habits can be hard to break, and while Amazon made the point pretty clear that it's shifted toward a world of touch controls on its devoted e-readers, the company hasn't completely abandoned the Kindle Keyboard. The reader formerly known as the Kindle 3 is still available on Amazon's page in i...

September 6th 2012 at 5:32pm 0 Comments
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Amazon has pushed out a new update for the Kindle 3, now operating under the alias of the Kindle Keyboard. This gives the well-buttoned e-reader access to some of the cloud features found on its freshly unboxed younger brother, and includes the ability to view any archived documents, notes and...

October 16th 2011 at 8:31am 0 Comments
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Amazon has left us with no choice: making sales conclusions based on a single additional letter. The company, notoriously vague on Kindle sales, has announced that "in just the first 73 days of this holiday quarter, we've already sold millions of our all-new Kindles." In other words, at least two mi...

December 13th 2010 at 12:54pm 0 Comments
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Well, it looks users of the latest Kindle have more than just an official software update at their disposal these days -- the device has also now been jailbroken. That will let you take advantage of the various hacks that have been available for the previous generation Kindle, including USB network...

September 22nd 2010 at 1:57pm 0 Comments
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It's hard to begrudge Amazon this smug bit of PR it pushed out this morning, crowing over the sales success of its new Kindle line. The third-generation Kindles have more sales in the first four weeks of sales than any previous generation Kindles over the same time span -- not exactly a surprise, b...

August 25th 2010 at 11:12am 0 Comments