Amazon Kindle now supports Traditional Chinese books 現在有傳統的中文書籍支持

Amazon's e-ink Kindle-reader devices, Fire tablets, and the associated ebook service are wildly popular. Competitor devices, such as the Nook from Barnes and Noble, simply don't compare. Is it worrying that Amazon essentially has a stranglehold on the digital book market? I suppose, but look, no other company has truly put up a worthy alternative. Even Apple's Books service, while decent, doesn't have an e-ink reader -- reading on an iPad is not ideal. Sadly, Traditional Chinese readers were not able to properly take advantage of Amazon's Kindle. Thankfully, this has now changed. Yes, Amazon has brought support for Traditional Chinese books… [Continue Reading] Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2019-05-24 17:33:08 UTC ]
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Amazon Kindle now supports Traditional Chinese books 現在有傳統的中文書籍支持

Amazon's e-ink Kindle-reader devices, Fire tablets, and the associated ebook service are wildly popular. Competitor devices, such as the Nook from Barnes and Noble, simply don't compare. Is it worrying that Amazon essentially has a stranglehold on the digital book market? I suppose, but look, no... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-05-24 17:33:08 UTC ]
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Amazon Kindle finally supports Arabic language books

Arabic language authors don't get many opportunities in the ebook world, whether it's due to a basic lack of support for the language (which reads right-to-left, is written in cursive and includes pronunciation marks) or the complexities of distribu... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Kindle now supports Arabic language books

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Amazon's Kindle Scribe updates include support for direct on-page writing

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Aspects of Amazon’s Plan to Take the Kindle Off the Chinese Market

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Amazon's Kindle will finally add epub support

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Where to find free books for your Amazon Kindle

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Amazon launches Arabic books on Kindle

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Anniversary Notes: Shanghai Children’s Book Fair at 5; Amazon’s Kindle at 10

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Amazon is adding Audible support to its entry-level Kindle

The cheapest Kindle is getting the best feature for those who'd rather listen to books than read them. Based on its listing (as found by The Digital Reader), Amazon is rolling out Audible support for the $80 device "in the coming months." The e-retai... Continue reading at Engadget

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Amazon's new Kindle app is 'inspired by books'

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Amazon's new Kindle app makes it easier to turn your phone or tablet into a book

I’m a big fan of e-ink Kindles -- preferring them over real books. If you do a lot of reading, they’re great. However, some people prefer the versatility of an iPad, Android tablet or smartphone, and there's a clear benefit to those. You only need to carry around the one device. Today, Amazon... Continue reading at Betanews

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The Top 10 Print Book and Amazon Kindle Bestsellers of 2016

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Amazon 'Kindle Reading Fund' makes books more available to those without access

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Amazon Prime Day: books and Kindles on offer

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