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AT&T discounts Amazon Kindle 3G with Special Offers

07/13/2011, For those of you who’ve been holding out on getting the Amazon Kindle 3G with Special Offers, your patience has been rewarded. Amazon has just announced that the Kindle 3G with Special Offers has just been given a pretty good price reduction, thanks...

Play “videos” on your Kindle with the iPlayer

07/11/2011, If for whatever reason, you wished that the Kindle could play videos, it turns out that short of waiting for Amazon to come out with a new version of Kindle, it’s not entirely impossible, thanks to a developer at the BBC, Mark Longstaff-Tyrrell.

J K Rowling And Sony Bring Harry Potter Books Online

06/23/2011, A couple of days ago a mysterious “Pottermore” website by J K Rowling was floating about the internet and for some reason the rumors and speculation around it led to a lot of people believing that we would be seeing a Harry Potter smartphone,...

Amazon Kindle overrun with spam books

06/17/2011, If you’re an author who self-published a book on Amazon’s Kindle book store, and you’re wondering why nobody seems to be buying your books – it’s not because your book is unpopular. Chances are, it’s been buried in...

Samsung to build Amazon’s Android tablet?

04/22/2011, As we all know, of late, Amazon has been slowly making its way into Google’s territory, by offering all sorts of services on the Android operating system. The company launched the Amazon Appstore for Android not too long ago, giving Android users an...

Kindle now officially tailored for Android tablets

04/21/2011, Amazon has just announced an update for the Kindle app that will optimize the app when running it on Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) tablets. The app now takes full advantage of the larger screens found on tablets as opposed to the previous app that was designed...

Amazon.de launches the German Kindle Store

04/21/2011, Amazon.de has just announced the launch of the German Kindle Store. With over 650,000 titles, 71 of 100 Spiegel bestsellers and over 25,000 German-language titles with thousands of German classics downloadable for free only on Kindle, it is the...

Amazon Wi-Fi Kindle cheaper at $114 but comes with ads

04/11/2011, There is alwas a price to pay for everything in life, that is one inescapable fact for sure. Same goes for the Amazon Wi-Fi Kindle that has seen its price drop to just $114, although the caveat is that it will come with special offers and sponsored...

Amazon asks iOS developers to bring apps over to Kindle

03/28/2011, It looks like Amazon really wants to get in on the whole app business. After launching their own Android app store, the online mega-store has been reported to have sent invitations to third party developers to port their apps over to Kindle. The creators...

AT&T offers Amazon Kindle 3G from March 6th onwards

02/28/2011, AT&T is going to expand the portfolio of their devices on offer by rolling out an e-book reader in the form of the Amazon Kindle 3G which will be available from March 6th onwards, at the same price where Amazon is offering said device – $189....

Kindle for iOS updated

02/15/2011, Amazon has just released a new version of Kindle, their popular eBook reader/store app for iOS. New features of the app include: real page numbers for thousands of books so you can make proper citations in the classroom or follow along with people reading...

Kindle app announced for webOS

02/09/2011, Amazon has just announced that they will be releasing their popular eBook reader/store app for the webOS. The app will be specially designed for the HP TouchPad and will read any Kindle eBook, even if it was purchased on another platform. At least someone...

Kindle eBooks outsell paperbacks earlier than expected

01/28/2011, This news has actually come a little earlier than expected as Amazon has announced that it has reached its goal of seeing eBooks outsell paperbacks. The milestone was expected to be achieved in the spring, but thanks to the holiday rush, Amazon saw 115...