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Kindles Through Time

10 Alexa skills you've got to try

Check out some of the top skills on your Echo device, they just may expand your horizons with Alexa.

10 cool things you didn't know Alexa could do

You're probably already playing your favorite music on your Echo, but did you know that Alexa can help you fall asleep, keep your pantry stocked, or play a game with you?

Introducing new accessibility features on Kindle and Fire

Accessible Math arrives on Kindle e-books; new Gestures come to VoiceView on Fire

A look back at 10 years of the Amazon Kindle

A decade ago this month, Amazon introduced the device and service that together would become synonymous with digital reading. Here's how Kindle—and with it, the way people read—has evolved.

Kindle at 10: reading just keeps getting better

Today is the 10th anniversary of Kindle's launch. Below is the letter Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos wrote to shareholders ten years ago to mark the event.

The inside story of how the Kindle was born

Early development team reveals untold details on Kindle e-reader’s 10-year anniversary

Introducing new accessibility features for Amazon Fire tablets and Fire TV

Amazon brings new accessibility features, including braille input/output for Fire tablets and magnification for Fire TV, for blind and visually impaired customers.

Kindle accessibility improvements continue

Last year, we brought our VoiceView screen reader to Kindle E-readers. This week, I’m excited to announce our update to the Kindle for PC app, making it easier for visually impaired customers to find and read millions of Kindle books. Customers can now use the popular, open source NVDA screen reader to find and open Kindle books on a Windows PC.

Amazon celebrates accessibility in May

While many organizations celebrate May 18 as Global Accessibility Awareness Day, the entire month of May is Accessibility Awareness Month at Amazon. It’s a full month of accessibility-related technical talks, workshops, and hands-on activities. These events are attended by thousands of Amazon employees across the country and around the world.
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