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Kindle MatchBook – Low Cost, Free eBooks from Past Amazon Physical Orders

Amazon has announced a new program that will provide Kindle owners digital copies of books they already own. Kindle MatchBook will allow Amazon customers to get an ebook version of physical versions bought through the retailer in the past, with titles either being offered at no charge or for between $0.99 and $2.99 each. Just […]

Updated iOS Kindle App Now Supports X-Ray Feature

Amazon has posted a new version of the Kindle iOS app, v3.5. The main change in the update is the expansion of X-Ray, a feature that lets readers scrutinize background information in a book. The iOS app previously limited X-Ray to textbooks, but now supports all genres. In a novel, for instance, readers can look […]

Amazon Promises Refunds for Some e-Book Purchases

As a result of a possible settlement between the Department of Justice and three publishers involved in a lawsuit regarding e-book price fixing, owners of Kindle e-readers will receive refunds on past e-book purchases. Amazon told Kindle owners on Saturday that they could receive a refund of between $0.30 and $1.32 per book for books […]

Kindle for Web to Get full Books

Amazon late Monday said it would preview a version of Kindle for the Web on Tuesday that will show full books. Previously limited to samples, the embedded technology won’t insist on reading offline and will also decentralize shopping. The change is a direct response to the Google eBookstore, which went live on Monday and is […]

Adobe Announces Adoption of eBook DRM by Google

Adobe Stoday announced that Google has licensed Adobe Content Server 4 software as its ebook content protection solution for Google eBooks. With the addition of Google, more than 200 publishers and distributors worldwide have now deployed Adobe Content Server, making it the most pervasive Digital Rights Management (DRM) solution for ebooks and other digital publications. […]

Kindle 2 Now Shipping, today announced it is shipping Amazon Kindle 2. Already the No. 1 seller in Electronics on the Web site in just 15 days since it was introduced on Feb. 9, Kindle 2 offers revolutionary wireless delivery of content in a new slim design with longer battery life, faster page turns, over seven times […]

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