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Amazon Gives Samsung Custom Kindle App with Free Monthly eBooks

Amazon and Samsung have announced an interesting new partnership that has resulted in a co-branded Kindle reading app called Kindle for Samsung. The new app includes some exclusive features, notably access to Samsung Book Deals, a service just launched that provides access to 12 free ebooks a year to all Kindle for Samsung users. The […]

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Google Play Books for Android Can Now Upload Personal ePub and PDF eBooks – Supposedly

Google has updated their Play Books app (such a silly name for an ereading app, don’t you think?) to add some new features and stability improvements. The most notable of the upgrades is the ability to be able to upload ePub and PDF ebooks from your Android phone or tablet to Google to read in […]

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Nook for PC

When Did B&N Remove Nook for PC and Nook for Mac Again?

Back in June B&N caused quite a commotion when they abruptly removed the Nook for PC and Nook for Mac programs from their website, making it so that people could not easily download and read their purchased Nook books and periodicals on a computer. In fact B&N received so much negative attention about it that […]

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Kindle iPad App

4.0 Update for Kindle iOS App Adds Collections and New Look

As Apple starts transitioning to their new mobile operating system, a lot of iOS apps are getting updated for compatibility reasons. Amazon released an update for the Kindle iOS app last week for that very reason. Now just 10 days later, coinciding with the release of iOS 7, Amazon has another update for their popular […]

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Oyster ebooks

Oyster Launches Unlimited eBooks for $10/month – Anyone Try It?

Earlier in the month Oyster launched a new service for ebooks that is similar to Netflix where users can get unlimited access to a catalog of content for a monthly fee. In the case of Oyster, they have around 100,000 ebooks, and customers can read an unlimited number of those ebooks for a monthly subscription […]

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Aldiko 3.0

Aldiko Updated to Version 3.0 with New Look and Features

Aldiko is one of the most popular ePub reading apps for Android tablets and phones and it just got updated to version 3.0 today. The 3.0 update is being rolled out to Aldiko premium users first, and then the free version will be updated in the near future. The download for the 3.0 premium version […]

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Now That Google Reader is Gone, Which RSS Reader Are You Using?

Google killed off the most popular RSS reader on the web earlier this month. Google is always shedding old services, so it’s not a big surprise, but the fact that Google Reader was still being used by a lot of people makes the loss questionable. It seems the real reason Google got rid of Reader […]

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Free Productivity Android Apps

Amazon Giving Away 8 Productivity Android Apps Today Only, Valued at Over $50

Today is a good day to download some free productivity apps from Amazon’s appstore that normally cost over $50. Here’s the link to the complete list of free productivity apps at Amazon. These are some really good, highly rated apps that can be very useful. I use a couple of these all the time, as […]

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