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Penguin Hatches A Cloud Reader For Pelican Books

Penguin Books has launched a cloud reader for its resurrected Pelican educational imprint -- to experiment with delivering e-books in the browser. It likely hasn't passed you by that traditional book

Kindle Software Update Lets You Share Your Amazon Library With A Partner And More

Kindle has a new update rolling out to its Kindle e-reader device hardware, which includes new features for the latest Kindle, Kindle Voyage and Kindle Paperwhite devices. The update includes the new

Amazon’s Kindle Scout Crowdsourced Publishing Platform Goes Live

Amazon wants to take some of the mystery out of predicting what books will sell with its new Kindle Scout publishing program, which lets readers vote on their favourite excerpts from unreleased books

The Super-Slim Kindle Voyage Is A Great Travel Companion

In 1935, Sir Allen Lane and V. K. Krishna Menon founded Penguin Books, a company dedicated to producing high-quality, small-format paperback books for the world market. These small, well-made little b

Amazon’s Fire HD 7 Is A Low-Priced Tablet For The Avid Reader

The Fire HD 7 is the latest in the long-running Fire line of LCD ereaders. Amazon has taken great pains to make this new model lighter, smaller, and more robust and, for my money, I’d say that t

Amazon Kindle Review: Touch Comes To The Entry-Level Reader

Amazon has updated it entire tablet and e-reader line, and the new, basic, iconically-named Kindle runs just $79 to start, and ships with touchscreen controls and twice the storage of the previous gen

Amazon Launches WriteOn To Compete Against Crowd-Writing Sites Like Wattpad

Amazon has launched a crowd-editing and -writing service called WriteOn into private beta. In an announcement on the Kindle Author Forums, the company said that the site would act as a “communit

Amazon Announces New Fire Tablets, E-Ink Kindles And A Special Fire For Kids

Amazon released six new devices today with an eye on shipping them before the holiday season. The collection, which ranges from a new e-ink tablet called the Voyage to an 8.9-inch tablet that is light

Amazon’s New Kindle Could Be Called “Voyage,” Offer High-Res Screen And Bezel Page-Turning

Amazon is almost certainly getting ready to push the launch button on its next-generation Kindle dedicated e-reader hardware, and new leaks from the site’s German and Japanese stores (via The Ve

Researchers Create A Kindle eBook That Can Hack Your Amazon Account

A fairly nasty flaw – the ability to run a script in the title text of an eBook – could compromise the security of your Amazon account. The flaw, which reappeared recently after being patc

Amazon Doubles The Storage Of The Existing Kindle Paperwhite

Amazon hasn’t introduced a splashy Kindle update this year, but the company did confirm to TechCrunch it has increased storage on its devices from 2GB to 4GB (of which a portion is dedicated to

How To Save Books

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was a time of triumph, it was a time of disaster, it was the publishing industry in 2014, just after mighty Amazon fired a new salvo in its war

What Kindle Unlimited Means For Authors

Now that Amazon has uncorked their Kindle Unlimited service I, like many indie authors, was curious. What does this mean for us withered scribes, scribbling away in our garrets and bobbing on the wave

Amazon Isn’t Killing Writing, The Market Is

Amazon’s war on publishers reached a crescendo yesterday with the leak of Kindle Unlimited, a subscription plan that would allow readers to pay $9.99 per month for unlimited access to the Kindle ebo

Amazon’s Top-Secret Gadget Lab Is Building Plenty, But A Thinner Kindle Could Be The Coolest

Amazon is apparently working away on a lot more besides the upcoming smartphone with the 3D interface at its Lab126 hardware R&D facility. A new Businessweek profile details some of the work that

Amazon Now Lets You Buy Any Kindle On A Payment Plan Without A Credit Check

Those interested in buying an Amazon Kindle e-reader or tablet can now pay in a series of five equal monthly payments instead of one lump sum at checkout. According to the promotion page, this paym

Amazon Adds Audible Integration To iOS And Android Kindle Apps For Easy Listening

Sometimes you want to read, and sometimes you want to listen – and you might get through more books if you can switch easily between the two options. Amazon recognizes this, and has used its Audible

Samsung And Amazon Team Up For Custom Galaxy Kindle E-Book App

So much for <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2014/03/20/samsung-targets-the-ipad-surface-and-kindle-with-new-galaxy-pro-tablet-ad/">trashing the Kindle</a>. Today Samsung is announcing a new app,

Amazon Merges Kindle Personal Documents With Cloud Drive

Amazon announced this morning through an email to its customers that all personal documents archived in your Kindle e-reader library are also now being made available from Amazon Cloud Drive. The file

Amazon’s Kindle FreeTime Becomes An Even Better Babysitter, With New Educational Feature That Tells Kids To “Learn First,” Play Later

Kindle Free Time, Amazon's parental control software built into its line of Kindle Fire devices, is being upgraded ahead of the holidays with additional educational features that will help the tablet
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