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Kindle for PC 1.19 Update Goes Live with Enhanced Features and TTS

Amazon has released a new updated version of Kindle for PC that includes a number of changes. The new version of Kindle for PC is 1.19. It adds support for the enhanced typesetting engine that improves the way Kindle books are laid out and formatted. They’ve also improved the search functions and added text-to-speech for […]

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Kindle iOS App

10 Best iOS Reading Apps for iPads and iPhones

The iPad and iPhone are very popular devices that have become common go-to options for reading ebooks, especially on the go. There are far more iPads and iPhones in the world than there are dedicated ebook readers like the Kindle, so for this post let’s do a roundup of the best reading apps for iOS […]

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Tablet Screen Dimming

How to Make Reading on LCD Screens More Pleasant, Easier on Eyes

Tablets, smartphones, and LCD screens in general get a bad rap when it comes to reading and eye strain. Lots of complaints can be found about reading on LCD screens causing eye discomfort and other problems. There are some things that you can do to make reading on tablets, phones and computers more pleasant and […]

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Kindle iOS App

Kindle App for iOS Updated to Version 4.17

Yesterday Amazon updated the Kindle for iOS app to version 4.17. The update adds support for interactive magazines on the iPad for some US magazine titles. Interactive magazines contain enhanced content like videos, audio clips and slideshows. The update also adds support for the new iPad Pro, which has a 12.9-inch screen with a resolution […]

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Night Light Play Books

Night Light: Google Adds New Blue Light Filter to Play Books App

Last week Amazon started rolling out a software update for Fire tablets that adds a new Blue Shade feature that filters blue light, and now Google is jumping on the anti blue light bandwagon too. Yesterday Google announced the addition of a new feature for the Google Play Books app called Night Light, which gradually […]

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Aldiko iOS

Aldiko eBook App Finally Released for iOS

Aldiko has been one of the most popular ePub reading apps for Android, with over 27 million downloads, and now it’s finally available on the iOS platform too for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch running iOS 7.1 or later. Aldiko has been available on Android for several years now. It was one of the […]

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Free Cloud Storage Amazon Apps

Install Free App and Get 1 Year Free Cloud Storage From Amazon

Amazon has an ongoing promotion where you can get one year of unlimited online cloud storage from Amazon Cloud Drive just for installing a free Android game from a selection of ten. The free cloud storage offer is valid through December 11th, 2015 and is available for US residents only. The fine print says that […]

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Comixology Kindle Comics

Comixology App for Android and iOS Now Supports Kindle Comics

Today Comixology updated their apps for Android and iOS to add support for Kindle comics purchased with an Amazon account. Amazon bought Comixology early last year, so the fact that they are taking steps to merge accounts isn’t a big surprise, similar to what Amazon has done with Audible and their audiobooks. It should be […]

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