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Amazon Silk, or Amazon Browses the Web So You Don’t Have To

The Kindle Fire doesn’t come with a normal web browser, but with something Amazon is calling Amazon Silk, which is Amazon’s attempt at improving page rendering speed, browser responsiveness, and hardware limitations. Amazon has launched a blog about Amazon Silk, … Continue reading

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Amazon releases Kindle Cloud Reader, HTML5 web app that runs on iPad

Amazon surprised everyone this morning by announcing a new way to read your Kindle books if you’re on an iPad or computer. It’s called Kindle Cloud Reader, and it’s an HTML5 web application that runs in modern browsers and gives … Continue reading

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Apple relaxes app rules for ebook apps

It looks like Kindle, Nook, Kobo, and any other ereader app currently on iOS won’t be disappearing from the App Store after the end of the month after all. Mac Rumors is reporting that Apple has removed its most controversial … Continue reading

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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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Miss Spider’s publisher explains how he’s wanted to create ebook apps since 1972

With all the blog chatter about myopic and hamstrung publishers, it’s easy to forget about the innovators like Nicholas Callaway… Continue reading

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American Airlines giving away 30 Nook Colors this month

American Airlines is promoting its new Android app by giving away one free Nook Color every day this month until April 28th. To enter, install the free Android app and launch it, or visit AA’s website and submit your email … 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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Appetites cookbook app is how enhanced ebooks should work

The cookbook app Appetites is one of the best examples of what an ebook app can deliver, and it’s free for a short time. Continue reading

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