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Harry Potter series finally available as (legit) ebooks

Katniss might be the biggest teenager in fiction this year, but never underestimate the lasting influence of The Boy Who Refuses To Die, who is making news once again today. Starting immediately, you can visit shop.pottermore.com and buy all seven … Continue reading

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Rumor: Amazon to offer EPUB format on Kindle “soon”

Citing off-the-record statements by four different publishers, the blog Good E-Reader today announced that Amazon will soon offer EPUB format books on the Kindle platform: Four publishers in the last week have confirmed that Amazon has indeed told them they … Continue reading

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Kindle 3.1 software update prevents jailbreaking

Update: The new jailbreak for 3.1 has already been released, so you can disregard the warning below. (Thanks to Jordi for the tip!) Original post: If you wanted to use custom fonts or screensaver images on your Kindle but haven’t … Continue reading

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How to read an EPUB file on the Kindle

Amazon’s Kindle doesn’t natively display files in the EPUB format, even though it’s one of the major ebook formats in use these days. Amazon says it can’t control EPUB’s evolution as a format so it doesn’t want to have to … Continue reading

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