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Paperwhite power: A glimpse at the new Kindle

Amazon has graced us with many products and services over the years through their online store. However, when they announced that they would be building and selling their own products through their highly popular website, the skeptics went crazy. Their e-reader, the Kindle, shocked and dazzled people who truly love books. Later generations incorporated touch screens, wireless services and that oh-so-nice backlight.

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Amazon revamps Kindle Fire, introduces new “Paperwhite”

Barnes and Noble’s new GlowLight Nook was setting the internet abuzz a few months ago, and Amazon has finally risen to the challenge and updated its selection of Kindle e-readers.

The new Kindle Fire HD. Photo from Amazon.com

Not only has Amazon introduced an illuminated reader – dubbed the “Paperwhite” – but the Internet behemoth has also thrown down the gauntlet in the tablet market, expanding its Kindle Fire family with several new options.

According to The Huffington Post, there are now four kinds of Kindle Fire available, including an updated version of the original with longer battery life, twice the original RAM, and a price of $159 – down from the original $199. Other options include a 7-inch Kindle Fire HD and an 8.9-inch Fire HD – both with 16 GB of storage space – and an 8.9-inch Fire HD with a whopping 32 GB storage and 4G LTE.  These devices are priced at $199, $299 and $499 respectively. Continue reading Amazon revamps Kindle Fire, introduces new “Paperwhite”