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Amazon’s new Kindle Oasis: stylish, svelte, and an eye-popping $290

Posted on 03/21 17:41 in Shows | 0

Over the last nine years, Amazon has driven the Kindle’s base price down while improving image quality, performance, available storage, and battery life — the basic Kindle now sells for as little as $80, while the top-end Kindle Voyage is $199.Today, Amazon took the wraps off its new high-end ebook reader, the Kindle Oasis, and announced the device would carry a $290 price tag.

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E-reader Sales Slack as Paper Books Reclaim Market Share

Posted on 05/04 03:24 in Shows | 0

Recent data from the Publisher’s Association indicate a major market trend back toward treeware, as ebook and e-reader sales continue to slump from their 2011 peak.It’s not clear whether the enduring popularity of tablets might be responsible for some of this change; if tablets have usurped some e-reader market share, that could explain things.

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