Amazon has announced a slew of new Kindles and there’s one for every need. First there’s the cheapest Kindle ever, the updated basic model, which has improved text, new fonts and at 69 bucks is ten dollars cheaper than its predecessor. Next, there’s the Kindle Paperwhite, which has a brighter, front-lit screen and can last eight weeks on a single charge. The Paperwhite is 119 dollars or 179 dollars for the 3g version. Amazon also announced updated features and a price reduction to the original Kindle Fire and revealed two new tablets. The 499 dollar Kindle Fire HD 4G LTE is an 8.9 inch tablet with a screen at 1920×1200 resolution that has increased processing power and memory. Amazon introduced an accompanying 49 dollar a year data plan. Have no use for data on the go? The Kindle Fire HD is the tablet for you then, with all the features listed above without the 4G connectivity for 299 bucks
Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 7, 2012
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).