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Kindles Through Time

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.

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

Features include 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 Global Accessibility Awareness Day (on May 17 in 2017, May 18 in 2018), 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.

Accessibility updates for Fire TV and Amazon Video customers

Thousands of Amazon customers are now using VoiceView on Fire tablets and VoiceView on Fire TV. As we kick off a new year, I’m excited to highlight new accessibility features for Fire TV, supporting our blind and low vision customers.
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