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Amazon China App store

Amazon's new China app store could help pave way for Kindle products has updated its mobile app store to include support for its Chinese customers, in a sign that the U.S. company could be preparing to sell its Kindle e-readers and tablets in the country.


How to save stories now, read them later on your Amazon Kindle

Amazon offers its own read-it-later feature for Kindle e-reader devices and mobile apps.


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Convert a Kindle ebook to a different format

Whether you're looking to back up your Kindle books or read them on another device, you'll need to remove the DRM.


How to browse the Kindle Lending Library on your PC

Your Amazon Prime membership entitles you to one free book "rental" per month. So why does Amazon make them so hard to find?

Kindle Fire owners will benefit from new Amazon Coins

Amazon plans to give away tens of millions of dollars in its new virtual currency, Amazon Coins, which Kindle Fire users can use to buy apps and games in the Amazon Appstore.


Amazon finds its voice with Ivona acquisition

With its acquisition of text-to-speech software maker Ivona, Amazon may be preparing to take on Siri and Google Voice Search in the virtual-assistant wars.


E Ink's future foretold at CES: Next-gen will be high-res, support color (video)

Electrophoretic display maker shows prototype displays and dishes on what we can expect for your next e-reader display in the coming year.


Last chapter for e-readers?

Analysts are sounding a proverbial death knell for the devices, which have declined 36 percent in 2012


Kindle FreeTime Unlimited: a kid-friendly subscription service

Parental controls are a big trend on mobile devices these days, but now Amazon's taking things a step further with a subscription service for kids called Kindle FreeTime Unlimited.


Amazon helps Kindle app developers find their way with Maps API has opened its Maps API to all Kindle developers, who can now use it to integrate maps in their applications for the Kindle Fire family of tablets.