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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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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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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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Free coffee this Saturday when you demo a Nook Color

For a single small coffee, I’m certainly not suggesting you make a special trip to your nearby Barnes & Noble tomorrow for a guided tour of the Nook Color. However, if you were planning on dropping by a B&N soon … Continue reading

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Sterling Publishing giving away free Nook Color via Twitter

Sterling Publishing wants some free social media marketing to your Twitter followers, so it’s giving away one Nook Color to a randomly selected person who publishes a special tweet before 11 p.m. ET on February 25th: [“Three Seconds”] focuses on … Continue reading

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Groupon offering $20 Barnes & Noble gift card for $10

Update: The deal may or may not have expired already is still on, but Groupon is still having traffic problems. If you buy into the deal but can’t log in, try http://my.groupon.com/login instead to get to your account and print … 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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