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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...

Amazon Kindle 3G joins the price war

05/24/2011, Is there a price war brewing among e-book reader manufacturers? Perhaps, what with the new Nook Simple Touch Reader being introduced today at a $139 price point, so what is Amazon supposed to do? They decided to hit back, and hit back hard – the...

Amazon.com now sells more Kindle books than print books

05/19/2011, If we need any proof about the success of eBooks, Amazon’s latest sales figures are a good judgment of how well they’ve been doing. Amazon started selling both hardcover books and paperbacks in 1995. In 2007, they introduced the Kindle and...

Ad-supported Amazon Kindle is the best-selling Kindle

05/13/2011, According to Amazon’s best-selling list, it looks like the ad-supported version of the WiF- only Kindle is the best-selling variant of the Kindle right now. Topping off the chart at number one, who would’ve thought that the eBook reader would...

Amazon Kindle tablet to be released Q2 2011?

05/03/2011, We’ve mentioned rumors about Amazon releasing an Android tablet before, but now the story has developed even further with a speculated release date. According to DigiTimes, who claims to have high-level sources on the issue, the Amazon tablet will...

Cheaper Kindle starts shipping out today

04/27/2011, Folks who’ve been looking forward to the cheaper version of Amazon’s Kindle won’t have to wait any longer. According to the latest reports and the product listing of the Kindle on Amazon’s website, the eBook reader started shipping...

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...

Kindle Does Library Book Lending

04/20/2011, Kindle users will soon be able to lend/borrow eBooks from 11,000 libraries in the USA. Interestingly, Amazon had recently blocked Lendle (a startup) from doing this exact same thing… The new feature will be available to *all* Kindle hardware, but...

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...