New Kindle Paperwhite with backlight to launch on 6 September alongside Kindle Fire 2?

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We're all waiting with baited breath for the launch of the Kindle Fire 2, Amazon's tablet successor and iPad rival that's expected to land at a San Diego press event on September 6th. It now seems all but certain that…

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Amazon snap up 3D mapping software for next-gen Kindle Fire tablet

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Amazon have bought 3D mapping specialist start-up UpNext, suggesting that the next generation of their Kindle Fire tablet could have a native mapping and navigation app. UpNext specialise in fully 3D maps, letting users check topography and landmarks, checking out…

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eBook-only Guinness World Records "Totally Bonkers Sporting Champions" highlights kings of kook

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While this summer will be dedicated to gold medallists at the pinnacle of mainstream sport, Guinness World Records aren't going to let us forget that there's a kookier side to sport out there too. They've today released the eBook-only Totally…

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