Posts tagged as: Whispersync

Amazon Adds Audible Audio Support to Echo speaker

Amazon has updated its Echo network-connected speaker to work with Audible. Via voice prompts using the Alexa assistant or the Amazon Echo App, the speaker can start reading out Audible audiobooks to the user, with vocal commands allowing the book to be requested by title, paused, resumed, and to go forward or back 30 seconds. […]

Kindle E-Book Library Lending Leave Beta and Goes Live to 11,000 Libraries in the U.S.

The Kindle library book lending has now gone live, with Amazon now making the official announcment. It had been in beta in the Seattle area. Those with Kindle readers or Kindle apps can borrow e-books from more than 11,000 local libraries throughout the US. The system fully supports the Whispersync feature that will synchronize margin […]

Amazon Announces Library Lending Feature for Kindle, Kindle Apps

Amazon today announced users of its Kindle e-book reader and those with the Kindle app on other devices will now get the ability to borrow Kindle books from more than 11,000 libraries in the US. Called simply Kindle Library Lending, the feature will arrive later this year. It will allow for Whispersyncing of notes, highlighting […]

Amazon to Launch Kindle App for PlayBook Tablet

Amazon today announced that it will launch a Kindle app for the new BlackBerry PlayBook tablet computer. Customers can already enjoy the free Kindle app on their BlackBerry today. Like all Kindle apps, the Kindle app for the new BlackBerry PlayBook will let customers Buy Once, Read Everywhere–on Kindle, Kindle 3G, Kindle DX, iPad, iPod […]

Amazon Debuts New Kindles

Amazon.com late today announenced a two new model os the kindel reader. The new Kindle has a new electronic-ink screen with 50 percent better contrast than any other e-reader per Amazon, a new sleek design with a 21 percent smaller body while still keeping the same 6-inch-size reading area, and a 15 percent lighter weight […]

Kindle Comes to the Android and Ships Improvements on the iPhone

Amazon has been busy today with releasing new Kindle clients.   First there was an new update to Kindle for iPad and Kindle for iPhone and iPod touch, which allows readers to enjoy the benefits of embedded video and audio clips in Kindle books. Then later today they announced their first Kindle App for the […]

Kindle for Android Coming this Summer

Amazon has given a preview of Kindle for Android. The new version stands out for its inclusion of a Kindle store browser within the app itself; unlike the iPhone or iPad versions, it doesn’t require a web browser. The Android edition still supports Whispersync for syncing books and bookmarks between the Kindle hardware and other […]

“Kindle for PC” Now Available

Amazon.com today announced the availability of “Kindle for PC,” the free application that lets readers around the world enjoy Kindle books on their personal computers. The U.S. Kindle Store currently offers more than 360,000 books, including New Releases and 101 of 112 New York Times Bestsellers, which are typically $9.99 or less. The Kindle Store […]

Kindle for iPhone and iPod touch Now Available For Free

Amazon.com today introduced “Kindle for iPhone and iPod touch,” a new application available for free from Apple’s App Store that lets iPhone and iPod Touch users have acees to over 240,000 books, including 104 of 112 New York Times Bestsellers. The Kindle program isn’t the first e-book reader for the iPhone, but it marks the […]

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