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Nook Color gets new update, inches closer to iPad

Today Barnes & Noble won the Press Release war against Amazon, with the announcement of a significant OS udpate to the Nook Color that along with subtle improvements brings this handful of splashy new features: a custom App Store that … Continue reading

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Expect more educational Kindle apps soon, hints developer

AppleInsider wrote today that the developer for an iOS periodic table app was invited by Amazon to port it over to the Kindle platform: [The developer] contacted AppleInsider to note that Amazon had invited him via email to bring the … Continue reading

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Amazon and Barnes & Noble push apps to more device platforms

Both companies have been rolling out or announcing new versions of their reading apps over the past several days. First, Amazon promised that it plans to release Kindle apps for future Android and Windows tablets that come to market (this … Continue reading

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Amazon extends newspapers and magazines to Kindle for Android app, promises other apps will follow

Today Amazon announced that its Kindle for Android app has been updated to let readers access both single issues and subscriptions of some of the biggest selling newspapers and magazines. Update (or download) the app to your Android device today … Continue reading

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Why I returned my Pandigital Novel

Last weekend, I posted that I’d bought a new Pandigital Novel for $130 ($170 – coupon – mail-in-rebate), then hacked it to run Kindle for Android. Although I was excited by the prospect of a cheap full color Kindle tablet, … Continue reading

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How I ended up with a 7-inch color Amazon Kindle for $130

Update: Check out my follow-up post a week later. It’s true! If you’ve got some tech/geek skills, a little patience, $150, and a Bed Bath & Beyond nearby, you too can become the proud owner of a color touch screen … Continue reading

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Amazon releases Kindle for Android

It took a while, but Amazon has finally released a free Kindle app for the Android platform. At last, the Kindle store is being thrown open to those of you who own one of the many Android-powered smartphones out there, … Continue reading

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Next up for Kindle: Android devices

So far we’ve got access to the Amazon Kindle ecosystem on the iPhone and iPod Touch, Windows PCs, Blackberry devices, and naturally Kindles. Next up appears to be devices running Android, the operating system Google developed mainly for smartphones, although … Continue reading

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