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Amazon revamps the Kindle DX, gives it a lower price tag

July 1st, 2010

Even though most schools are now shut down for summer, that doesn’t mean that companies have given up trying to selling products to students. Amazon today announced that it has refreshed its Kindle DX. Now featuring an even better 9.7″ E Ink display that boasts a 50% increase in contrast ratio, the next-gen Kindle DX also …

Amazon launches Kindle for Android

June 28th, 2010

Got a hankerin’ to read an eBook on a small LCD? Amazon has got you covered. Today, Amazon announced the immediate availability of Kindle for Android. Buy, browse, and sample texts from Amazon’s library of over 600,000 books, newspapers, and magazines right on your Android handset. Hit up the read link to see Amazon’s official Android splash …

Amazon adds audio and video support to iOS Kindle app

June 28th, 2010

We’re sure that some will say this is basically Amazon admitting its own eBook hardware doesn’t have what it takes to stay competitive halfway into 2010, but for everyone else, the announcement that the Kindle app for iOS has been updated to support audio and video files is great news. So far we can only find …

Amazon fires back and B&N, drops the price of the Kindle 2

June 21st, 2010

Barnes & Nobile probably felt confident that its knocking $50 off the price of the Nook and introducing a Wi-Fi only model at $149.99 was really going to really stick it to the Kindle for at least a few days, but then BAM! Amazon responds in kind by slashing the price of the Kindle 2 …

Nook gets a price drop, $149.99 Wi-Fi model introduced

June 21st, 2010

Just like their non-digital counterparts, eBook readers may not be the most exciting product in the world, but there’s good news this morning for anyone who loves the smell of newly printed downloaded eBooks. Barnes & Noble, the retailer behind the Nook, has not only dropped the price of the Nook to $199.99, but it also announced …

Want to sell your work in the iBookstore? Here's how

May 27th, 2010

Struggling writers and emotional hipsters, take note! Apple is now accepting applications for independently published works to fill the virtual shelves of its iBookstore. First and foremost, to get the ball rolling you’ll need to sign in with iTunes Connect and register a valid US Tax ID. Then, after converting your work into an ePub …

Amazon brings Kindle to Android

May 18th, 2010

Amazon is turning up the heat in the e-book market by porting their popular Kindle for iPhone and BlackBerry application to Android. The Android app will resemble its iPhone counterpart with the ability to read, preview, and purchase books from Amazon’s Kindle bookstore, navigate with the flick of a finger, and sync reading progress across …

Exclusive BlackBerry tablet information

May 13th, 2010

Been wondering about that BlackBerry tablet device you have been hearing about lately? We have some exclusive information to share with you. We have confirmed with multiple sources that the 8.9″ BlackBerry tablet will be strictly a “companion” device. If you are wondering what it is all about, take a good hard look at the …