Kindle app

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 I’m giving up on the iBooks App

January 31, 2013 // 20 Comments

This has been a year of tech experimentation for me. I gave up my clunky-but-serviceable Kindle Touch in favor of a slick, front-lit Kobo. I relegated my iPad 2 to work [...]

Review: Kindle for Android

August 28, 2012 // 5 Comments

By Jon Jermey Wouldn’t it be ironic if, after all the hype surrounding the launch of the Kindle e-reader, Amazon ended up making more money via their free reading software [...]

More free Kindle apps from Ereadplus

October 25, 2011 // 0 Comments

We previously reported on Ereadplus’ free Kindle apps.  Well, I just got an email from Steve Coleman saying that some new ones have been added: have [...]

Kindle iPad App available in the App Store

April 3, 2010 // 1 Comment

The app became available last night. According to the description, these are the additional iPad features: New beautiful user interface tailored to the size, look and feel of [...]
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