Amazon will probably never satisfy typography enthusiasts but that doesn’t mean they’re not continually improving the fonts they offer on the Kindle platform. A couple months ago Amazon quietly started rolling out a new font for the Kindle platform. There was no announcement, and the font is still not widely available, but if you read on your Fire… Read More »
The benchmarking site Antutu revealed this morning that they have discovered the first evidence of Amazon’s next tablet. A new set of benchmark test results were posted to the site which describe an 8.9″ Kindle Fire tablet with a Snapdragon 805 CPU, suggesting that the new tablet is going to be a slight upgrade to… Read More »
Have you have recently upgraded to a new tablet and want to hand off your older model to your lucky kids? That’s a good idea, but before you do there are a number of steps you should take before you let go of that older tablet. Even a beat up, older model is still useful,… Read More »
I’m sure that you’ve already read the news that Amazon released their year end report today, but did you happen to notice what wasn’t in the press release? There were a few telling absences from the press release, and if we read between the lines we end up with a few questions Amazon hasn’t answered.
When Amazon launched the Kindle Fire HD last fall they made sure that you couldn’t escape their showroom/billboard, and one of the tricks they pulled was blocking any competing apps that would protect you from Amazon’s adverts. For example, none of the home screen apps I tried to install last Fall were able to run… Read More »
Amazon’s long promised update for the Kindle Fire HD is finally rolling out today, and it looks like it’s not going to be all puppies and gumdrops. While I am still waiting on the update, one member of MobileRead Forums already got it and he is not happy. It seems that the parental controls in… Read More »