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Amazon Kindle Gets A Tech Makeover

Amazon Kindle is getting an upgrade, but that upgrade is mostly featured for the blind.

 Amazon’s new tablet –  whiter, thinner and lighter with a “rounded” design that makes it easier to hold.

But, maybe, the device's most interesting new features is the many upgrade's for the blind:

“The fourth-generation Kindle Touch, released in 2011, had speakers, headphone jacks, and text-to-speech functionality—and it was the last Kindle that was accessible to the blind or those who had trouble seeing text. When Amazon upgraded its LCD-screen Fire tablets, the company removed audio features from the Kindle e-reader line, thus making it inaccessible to blind users, according to the Wall Street Journal.”

 

 

 

 

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