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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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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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Kindle, Nook, Kobo iOS apps to be pulled in June?

The Digital Reader says it’s received off-the-record confirmation that all three major ebook sellers expect Apple to remove their apps from the iOS app store in June. Even if they wanted to (or could afford to) comply with Apple’s new … Continue reading

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Just how cheap will the Kindle get?

One dollar! Okay, maybe not, at least not any time in the near future. But after Monday’s surprise $70 price cut on the Kindle 2–which makes it $10 less than the Nook from Barnes & Noble–pundits and analysts are wondering … Continue reading

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Thinking of buying a Kindle? Wait until August

So here’s the latest round of news/rumors on the Kindle: last week, Bloomberg announced that two anonymous people confirmed there will be a thinner, faster Kindle released in August. It won’t have a color screen or use touchscreen technology, but … Continue reading

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Kindle might be headed to Target

Wouldn’t it be nice to see a Kindle in person before making the decision to buy one? Last week a rumor surfaced (based on a purported inventory screen shot) that Target might start selling the Amazon Kindle by the end … Continue reading

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Update: Amazon's large format Kindle to be tested at universities this fall

The Wall Street Journal has dug up some more details about tomorrow’s Kindle announcement, this time regarding the education and textbook market. Here’s the summary: Select students at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland will be given Kindle devices this … Continue reading

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TechCrunch: "Kindle 2 shipping early next year"

Only minutes after posting that the Kindle is sold out for this year and wondering whether we’ll see a Kindle 2 in early 2009, I came across this article that might just answer my question. TechCrunch writes: It was scheduled … Continue reading

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