Amazon Kindle apps archive

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

  • Kindle for the Web coming early 2011
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    Kindle for the Web coming early 2011

    By 7 December 2010

    Amazon has announced that it's launching Amazon Kindle for the Web, a new HTML 5 version of its Kindle reader app that will allow people to read their eBooks from any browser. The new offering will mean that users can access their Kindle titles without...

  • Best App 2010: and the nominees are...
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    Best App 2010: and the nominees are...

    By 19 November 2010

    It's all about the apps these days. Smartphones would be nothing without these clever little bits of software that let us do pretty much anything we want, all from one device. The apps we've seen on Pocket-lint over the last year span numerous platforms...

  • Kindle ebooks appointment with Windows Phone 7
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    Kindle ebooks appointment with Windows Phone 7

    By 28 October 2010

    Were you a little bit worried that Windows Phone 7 was seriously lacking when it came to ebooks? Well, worry no-more because Amazon has announced that the Kindle app will be making its way to the fledgling phone platform later this year. Microsoft demonstrated...

  • Amazon Kindle for Android checks in
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    Amazon Kindle for Android checks in

    By 29 June 2010

    Amazon has expanded its Kindle offering to include support for the Android platform. "Customers around the world can now download this free application from Android Market and enjoy Amazon's vast selection of Kindle books on their Android-powered devices",...

  • Amazon Kindle app gets audio and video makeover
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    Amazon Kindle app gets audio and video makeover

    By 28 June 2010

    Amazon has released an update to its Kindle apps for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad that allows for the embedding of audio and video features within its ebook titles. Now, not only is this a rather nifty little feature, it also raises two very significant...

  • Amazon announces Kindle apps
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    Amazon announces Kindle apps

    By 21 January 2010

    In an interesting move from Amazon, the etailer has announced it is to release a software development kit that will see apps developed for the Kindle platform. Among the suggestions, for what the Kindle apps might materialise as, are cookbook add-ons...