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Amazon makes it easier to share Kindle books, excerpts (Android first)

Amazon has updated its Kindle app for Android with a new feature designed to make it much easier to share passages from an eBook. Tap the new share icon when you’re reading a book or when you’re selecting a book from your library, and you can send a link to anyone via email, text message, […]

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Amazon brings Family Library to recent Kindle eReaders

Amazon Family Library lets members of your household share books, movies, and music across devices. If you buy a song with your Amazon account your spouse can listen to that tune on a Fire tablet with a linked account. Now Family Library is available for the latest Kindle eReaders, letting you share eBooks across two linked […]

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Kindle Voyage is first Kindle not to support third-party apps

Amazon has been offering third-party apps and games for its Kindle eReaders for years… and I’m not talking about tablet apps for the Kindle Fire. There are a few hundred games and apps available for the Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Keyboard, and other eReaders with E Ink screens. But you can’t run any of them on […]

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Amazon’s 9.7 inch Kindle DX eReader is still available for $199… kinda

Now that Amazon has launched two new Kindle eReaders, you might be wondering what happens to one of the oldest models the company still sells. Amazon hasn’t updated its 9.7 inch Kindle DX since earlier 2010, and while it doesn’t show up when you search for Kindle devices at Amazon, earlier this year we noticed […]