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Read newspapers and magazines using Kindle for Android

01/18/2011, While publishers have been reported still trying to work out a deal to get their magazines sold on iOS, Amazon has taken advantage of this fact and has introduced the newspaper and magazine subscription model in their Android app. Kindle users can easily...

Loan Kindle eBooks to your friends

12/30/2010, Way back in October, Amazon announced that they will be adding the loan a book feature to Kindle. Looks like it’s finally here, while it’s nothing groundbreaking (Nook already has it) for what it’s worth, it’s a pretty handy...

Amazon promises to replace problematic Kindle covers

12/20/2010, Kindle owners out there who purchased the non-lighted Kindle cover from Amazon might have noticed some strange issues with the eBook reader after using it. Many users out there are reporting that the covers are causing the eBook reader to occasionally...

Google Editions Bookstore To Arrive This Year

12/01/2010, Word is going around that Google Editions, the search giant’s online book store is set to launch before the end of 2010, which means December. The store will apparently operate in a different manner from Apple’s iBooks and Amazon’s...

iPad Catching Up to Kindle in E-Reader Market in Latest Survey

11/30/2010, While Amazon is still a dominant player in the e-reader market with a 47% market share, Apple is quickly gaining ground having captured 32% of the e-reader market with its iPad consumer tablet. ChangeWave’s latest survey was completed by over 2,800...

Pedophile’s Guide no longer available on Amazon.com

11/11/2010, Remember “The Pedophile’s Guide to Love and Pleasure: A Child-Lover’s Code of Conduct” e-book which was on sale on Amazon.com? Well, we covered the hoo-ha that surrounded said title yesterday, and it didn’t take long for...

3G Amazon Kindle Manages To Dodge China’s Great Firewall

11/01/2010, Amazon’s 3G Kindle seems to have a rather useful feature when used over in China. Reports are out that the eBook reader manages to dodge past China’s Internet censorship system, allowing users to access a wide range of content that is...

Amazon bites into Kindle Singles

10/12/2010, No, Kindle Singles isn’t a new kind of cheese from Kraft, but is actually Kindle books which are described by Amazon as “twice the length of a New Yorker feature or as much as a few chapters of a typical book.” Basically, Amazon has...

Kindle for Android gets new update, becomes better

09/23/2010, It makes perfect sense for a new software update to deliver better performance, although there have been times in the past where an update was pulled since it made the device run amok after being upgraded. Amazon made no such mistake with their latest...

Amazon Kindle 3 Gets Hacked & Jailbroken

09/22/2010, Amazon’s latest reading device, the Kindle 3, can also be hacked and jailbroken like previous generation Kindles, giving it access to more fonts and screensaver options, and USB networking. Slashgear posted news of the hack on their blog, and you...

Kindle 3.0.2 Beta Firmware Now Available for Download

09/21/2010, If you own an Amazon Kindle e-reader hardware, you may want to grab the Kindle 3.0.2 beta firmware, which is now available for download from Amazon. The firmware brings a Web browser along with some bug fixes that were found since the last 3.0.1 update,...

New Kindle Ad Takes Jab at iPad

09/13/2010, Amazon’s recent Kindle ad highlights the benefits of reading with e-ink technology under direct sunlight while taking aim at Apple’s iPad, which functions as both an electronic book reader and a multi-function device offering games, browsing,...