Posts tagged as: Kindle

AfterShock Comics Now Available on comiXology and Kindle

AfterShock Comics, comiXology and Amazon recently announced a distribution agreement making AfterShock Comics’ growing slate of edgy, new titles from top creators including Garth Ennis, Paul Jenkins, Brian Azzarello, Marguerite Bennett, David Hine, Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Jordan for sale on the comiXology platform as well as Amazon’s Kindle Store. Today’s debut sees […]

Marvel Single Issues to Be Available on Kindle WIth New Agreement

Marvel, comiXology and Amazon announced today an expanded and renewed exclusive relationship to distribute and sell Marvel’s digital comic books across the comiXology, Amazon and Marvel Comics platforms. This newly expanded relationship will continue Marvel’s single issue digital comic books exclusive on comiXology’s worldwide platform and also expand the exclusive deal to the vast universe […]

FTC Sues Amazon Over In-App Purchases

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission today made good on its word to sue Amazon over the company’s in-app purchasing policies. The FTC alleges Amazon didn’t provide consumers with enough protection against unwanted in-app purchases. Specifically, children were frequently able to make purchases on Amazon Kindle Fire tablets without first obtaining their parent’s (or the account […]

Amazon Offers the Kindle HDX on Installment Payment Plan

Amazon will offer customers the chance to pay for their Kindle Fire HDX and Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 tablets in four, interest-free installments over a period of nine months. Buyers must post a quarter of the total price for either tablet, which comes out to $57.25 for the 7-inch version ($229 total) and $94.75 ($379 total) for […]

Kindle iOS App Update Prevents Major Issues in iOS 7

In an unusual move, Amazon has released what it calls a “required” update — v3.9.2 — for the Kindle iOS app. The company warns that without the update, installing iOS 7 on a device could force people to have to re-register in the app, and re-download any saved books. It’s unexplained why iOS 7 would […]

Amazon Slips Out New Paperwhite Specs

Amazon appears to have accidentally listed its next-generation Paperwhite Kindle reader ahead of its formal announcement. A product page, which was spotted by Engadget and subsequently removed, notes that the device integrates a new display with higher contrast and improved reflectivity, along with a new lighting system to enhance readability in low-light environments. The reader […]

Kindle for iOS Now Supports Sample Search, Custom Dictionary

Amazon has updated the iOS version of its Kindle e-reading app to v3.9. Via the app’s Library Search, users should now be able to search through Amazon’s catalog of free book samples and download the content straight to a device. Amazon doesn’t allow direct purchases of books in iOS however, as Apple claims a 30 […]

Amazon Adds VoiceOver Support to Kindle iOS app

Amazon has updated the iOS Kindle app with support for Apple’s VoiceOver feature. Once enabled through iOS’ settings, VoiceOver can now read books and guide blind users through the app’s interface using a synthetic voice. Text can be read character-by-character, word-by-word, line-by-line, or continuously. For all readers the app has gained some recommendation-related improvements. Books […]

MLB Puts Out Update to At Bat for iOS, Android in Time for Spring Training Games

Today we just got some of the first Spring training games and you could see them live, now that MLB Advance Media has released the latest version of At Bat.  At Bat is available for download from the iOS App Store and Android Google Play store. This season, pro baseball’s app is now offering a cross-platform […]

Amazon Giving One Month of Prime to New Customers

Amazon has announced that it will now be offering a free one month trial of its Prime service to new customers. Amazon Prime provides access to instant streaming of thousands of different movies and TV shows through Prime Instant Videos, and entitles users to one free book from the Kindle library each month. In addition, […]

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