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Octonauts to your iPads! Official CBeebies app brings kids' favourites to iOS, Android and Kindle

Octonauts to your iPads! Official CBeebies app brings kids' favourites to iOS, Android and Kindle

By 15 August 2013

The BBC has launched an official CBeebies app, called CBeebies Playtime, that features a number of hit characters from the dedicated children's channel. The app offers a basic discovery interface and is highly interactive, taking advantage of many of... >>

Best iPad reading apps

Best iPad reading apps

By 21 December 2011

At launch, the iPad was pegged as the future means of content consumption for all magazines and newspapers. Now this might not have come completely true, but there is definitely a lot available to read on it.  Its 9.7-inch IPS display is perfectly suited... >>

Amazon responds to Apple app terms with Kindle Cloud Reader

Amazon responds to Apple app terms with Kindle Cloud Reader

By 10 August 2011

Amazon has quietly released the Kindle Cloud Reader into the wide-world-web - a HTML5-based app that is optimised for Chrome and Safari desktop browsers and, more intriguingly, optimised for Safari on the iPad too. If you remember, Amazon recently had... >>

Kindle newspaper and magazines added to iOS app

Kindle newspaper and magazines added to iOS app

By 26 July 2011

The Amazon Kindle app for iOS has been updated to version 2.8, bringing with it a couple of pretty major changes - most notably the addition of magazine and newspaper subscriptions now syncing on your iDevice. The change means that any subscriptions that... >>

Read all about it....Guardian edition for Kindle goes to press

Read all about it....Guardian edition for Kindle goes to press

By 11 July 2011

The Guardian and its Sunday sibling The Observer are now available on the Amazon Kindle in ereader form - joining the like of The Times, The Daily Mail and The Financial Times. Launching with a two week free trial option, the app "contains all your favourite... >>

Kindle Android app: Now with added Honeycomb

Kindle Android app: Now with added Honeycomb

By 22 April 2011

Amazon has update its Kindle Android app making it optimised for tablets, like the Motorola Xoom, which run Honeycomb. The app has a more streamlined shopping process making it easier to grab new ebooks for your Android slate, and includes a new UI for... >>

Kindle App goes live on Windows Phone 7

Kindle App goes live on Windows Phone 7

By 5 January 2011

Back in October 2010 Microsoft stated that a Kindle App for Windows Phone 7 was in development and now, just over two months later, it has arrived. The Windows Phone 7 Kindle app is the first major eBook reading app for Microsoft's latest mobile platform... >>

Amazon announces Android and Windows tablet Kindle apps

Amazon announces Android and Windows tablet Kindle apps

By 4 January 2011

With one eye obviously on CES, where we fully expect to see a wealth of Android and Windows based tablets (well, a few at least) announced, Amazon has declared that it is ready to introduce a tablet friendly app for both platforms. Working along the same... >>

Amazon Kindle Book Lending opens up

Amazon Kindle Book Lending opens up

By 31 December 2010

Amazon has opened up a new free service, Kindle Book Lending, which allows owners of eBooks bought from the site to share them with their friends and family. At present the new service is only available on Amazon.com, but is expected to roll-out across... >>

Android Kindle app delivers newspapers and magazines

Android Kindle app delivers newspapers and magazines

By 17 December 2010

Launched back in June, the Amazon Kindle app for Android has just received its first major upgrade, bringing with it some tasty new additions. First up in Kindle 2.0, is the ability to purchase over 100 newspapers and magazines including The New York... >>