Amazon Kindle

Kindle X-Ray finally makes it to Kindle Android client – but is it worth it?

December 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

Android apps have been going through a slew of upgrades and retoolings since the debut of Android 5.0 Lollipop, and now it's the turn of the Amazon Kindle app, which has just updated to version 4.8.0. As per the Google Play Store blur, this brings, for the first time, Amazon's Kindle X-Ray functionality "for Books and Textbooks to look up places, characters and terms," as well as "push notifications from Kindle," "improved library search," "flashcard sets to review textbook material," and the usual "experience improvements and bug fixes." [...]

Why Big Publishing hates Amazon, Part 2

December 8, 2013 // 3 Comments

This article is a follow-up to my earlier piece on “Why Big Publishing hates Amazon, and wants you to hate Amazon too”. As its title may suggest, it’s not [...]

Amazon moving into Sweden?

November 11, 2013 // 0 Comments

An article in Sweden’s Dagens Nyheter, the country’s largest-circulation morning daily, purports to lay bare Amazon’s plans for entering the Swedish market, [...]
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