Amazon Singles Classics brings stories from magazines to Kindle

If you're looking for some new reading material on your Kindle or inside Amazon's reading app, you're in luck. The online retailer announced Singles Classics: a collection of essays and stories from "well-known authors" that were published in "top ma... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2016-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Steinem and le Carré feature in Amazon's new Singles Classics

Amazon.com has launched a Singles Classics range on Kindle featuring short stories and essays from writers such as John le Carré and Gloria Steinem. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Kindle gets an update, brings improved home screen and more

When it comes to reading books, things have changed quite a bit since school days, well, depending on your age. Now many people read books on electronic devices and, while tablets are fine, the Amazon Kindle leads the way. Amazon is planning to roll out a big update to its handheld devices.... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2016-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon brings Kindle Scout to UK

Amazon has expanded its Kindle Scout crowd-sourcing publishing programme to the UK. The programme was launched in the US last October and has been rolled out to other countries in Europe, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Mexico, Brazil, Japan and India, among others. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon brings Kindle features to its Android app

If you don't have a Kindle to read your books on then there's no worries, as apps exist on other platforms like Android. Amazon isn't standing still on this either, now offering customers on Google's mobile platform some new features already available on the stand-alone device. Included are two... Continue reading at Betanews

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Amazon Releases Cornwell's 'Ripper' Kindle Single

Amazon Publishing has released an essay by bestselling author Patricia Cornwell, which documents her investigation of Jack the Ripper for her 2002 title, 'Portrait of a Killer.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon brings Kindle Unlimited ebook subscriptions to the UK

Whether we like it or not, Amazon nearly always launches its new products and services in the US first. It happened with its Fire-branded tablets, set-top box and smartphone. The same can be said for its all-you-can-read ebook service, Kindle... Continue reading at Engadget

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Scribd takes on Amazon, brings its subscription ebook service to Kindle Fire tablets

The whole point of owning an Amazon tablet is that you're eventually gonna buy stuff. Want movies? Amazon's got you covered. Music? Time to check out Amazon's MP3 store. And then, of course, there's books: Amazon expects you to buy lots and lots of ... Continue reading at Engadget

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Amazon's Kindle Singles will include interviews with 'iconic figures'

Amazon's Kindle Singles will feature interviews with some of the world's biggest names as part of their Kindle Singles store. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Amazon Kicks Off 'Kindle Singles Interview' Series

Expanding the range of its Kindle Singles offerings, Amazon has kicked off an interview series on the e-reader. The first installment of "The Kindle Singles Interview" series features Israeli President Shimon Peres, who was interviewed by Tablet magazine's literary editor, David Samuels. Amazon... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Amazon's bringing its Kindle Fire HD 7, 8.9 to India on June 27th

Having recently rebranded its operations in India under the Amazon name, the retailer announced today that it's launching the Kindle Fire HD 7 and 8.9 there later this month. Due on June 27th, the two tablets will ship for 15,999 ($275) and 21,999 ($380) rupees with access to a reported 1.9... Continue reading at Engadget

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Amazon bringing Voice Guide and Explore by Touch features to Kindle Fires for vision-impaired users

Amazon's been attuned to the needs of its vision-impaired customers for years, first rolling out text-to-speech technology on its original Kindle e-reader years ago. Today the company revealed plans to add to that feature set in its Kindle Fire and Fire HD (7-inch) tablets with Voice Guide and... Continue reading at Engadget

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Amazon rolls out the first 'Kindle Singles,' short form ebooks

By Tim Conneally, Betanews Wednesday, Web retailer Amazon launched its Kindle Singles line of literature designed specifically for consumption on e-readers. The works, priced between $1.00 and $3.00, include original works of prose, essays and theses, and the the first TEDBooks.Last October,... Continue reading at Betanews

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Get $20 off both Amazon's Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite right now

Reading is a great way to fill this newfound free time we all have and Amazon’s newest deal on the Kindle Paperwhite can make it easier to do so. The Kindle Paperwhite is on sale right now for $100, which is $20 off its normal price, and you can get... Continue reading at Engadget

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Amazon's Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite drop back to all-time low prices

Amazon's latest Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite are back down to their lowest prices since Black Friday. The newest Kindle Paperwhite is now $85, instead of the usual $130, while the latest standard Kindle is $60, instead of the usual list price of $90.... Continue reading at Engadget

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Amazon's Kindle Oasis: The Highest-End High-End Kindle So Far

For years, the conventional wisdom about Amazon's Kindle e-reader was that the company, which likes to say that it wants to make money when customers use its products, would eventually make buying ebooks irresistible by offering a Kindle e-reader for free. But Amazon has refused to play along.... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Amazon debuts Whispercast service, lets organizations manage Kindles and Kindle content

Individual Kindle users already have Whispernet, and Amazon has now announced another free service designed to make Kindles easier to manage for large organizations. Dubbed Whispercast, the service will let schools, businesses and other groups both distribute and manage the Kindles themselves... Continue reading at Engadget

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Amazon Announces Its Wattpad-Style ‘Kindle Vella’ Platform

Opening a new route to self-publishing, Amazon's Kindle Vella capitalizes on the popularity of online serialized storytelling. The post Amazon Announces Its Wattpad-Style ‘Kindle Vella’ Platform appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Amazon loses its head of Fire TV, Kindle and Luna to Unity

After a five-year stint, Marc Whitten — the man in charge of Fire TV, the Kindle and more — has stepped down as Amazon's VP of entertainment devices and services. News of Whitten's departure was spotted yesterday by consultant Matthew Ball o... Continue reading at Engadget

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Child brings back Clarice Bean for 'Christmas classic' with HCCB

Lauren Child is bringing back Clarice Bean in a “spectacularly cinematic Christmas classic” for HarperCollins Children's Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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