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

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…

Kindle with built-in light launching by July?

Looking to keep up with Barnes and Noble's illuminated Nook e-reader, Amazon are apparently preparing to release their own rival Kindle with a built-in light illuminating the screen from the edge of the bezel. A test build of a monochrome…

Send to Kindle wireless eBook and document transfer hits Mac

Amazon have released a Mac version of their incredibly useful Send to Kindle application. The application allows Mac users to send document and eBook files directly to Amazon's Kindle eReader, without needing to hook them up to your computer over…