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Kindle Touch loses free 3G web browsing

First Amazon giveth, then it taketh away with its new Touch ebook reader

Amazon may have added touchscreen features to its new Kindle Touch 3G, but the keyboard isn’t the only thing the ebook reader has lost.

According to the Amazon Kindle team, Kindle Touch 3G users will only be able to browse the web over Wi-Fi using the Kindle’s experimental browser. The Amazon Kindle Store and Wikipedia will still be available over 3G, for all your book-buying needs.

The third-generation Kindle, renamed the Kindle Keyboard, will continue to offer 3G web browsing through its experimental browser.


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Dan is Editor-in-chief of Stuff, working across the magazine and the Stuff.tv website.  Our Editor-in-Chief is a regular at tech shows such as CES in Las Vegas, IFA in Berlin and Mobile World Congress in Barcelona as well as at other launches and events. He has been a CES Innovation Awards judge. Dan is completely platform agnostic and very at home using and writing about Windows, macOS, Android and iOS/iPadOS plus lots and lots of gadgets including audio and smart home gear, laptops and smartphones. He's also been interviewed and quoted in a wide variety of places including The Sun, BBC World Service, BBC News Online, BBC Radio 5Live, BBC Radio 4, Sky News Radio and BBC Local Radio.

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