Friday, May 29, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Apple Posts Workaround For Buf That Reboots The iPhone
Research Project Can Interpret, Caption Photos
Fujitsu Develops Virtualization Technology To Secure Web Applications
ASUS Announces 48-core, ARM-powered ThunderX-Based Servers
Apple Buys Maker Of Augmented-reality Software
Acer To Showcase Showcases BYOC Devices, Wearables, All-in-one PCs at Computex 2015
PC Shipments Will Continue to Decline This Despite Windows 10 Release
New Acer Aspire Z Series All-in-One PCs Released
Active Discussions
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Amazon ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Amazon Launches Kindle for the Web


Amazon.com today introduced the beta version of "Kindle for the Web," making it even easier for customers to discover new books and authors by sampling Kindle books directly through web browsers.

Amazon is also inviting bloggers and website owners who are participants in the Amazon Associates Program to be part of Kindle for the Web by embedding samples of Kindle books on their websites. These website owners will earn referral fees from Amazon when customers complete book purchases using the links on their websites. More information about Kindle for the Web and how to embed Kindle book samples is available at www.amazon.com/kindlefortheweb.

Users simply click the "Read first chapter FREE" button on a book product page on Amazon or on other websites, and the first chapter will open within the web page. Users can change the font size and line spacing, adjust the background color, and share their favorite books with friends and family via Facebook, Twitter, and e-mail--all without leaving the book in the browser.

The U.S. Kindle Store now has more than 700,000 books, including New Releases and 108 of 111 New York Times Best Sellers. Over 575,000 of these books are $9.99 or less, including 80 New York Times Bestsellers. Over 1.8 million free, out-of-copyright, pre-1923 books are also available to read on Kindle devices. Kindle lets you Buy Once, Read Everywhere--on Kindle, Kindle 3G, Kindle DX, iPad, iPod touch, iPhone, Mac, PC, BlackBerry and Android-based devices. Amazon's Whispersync technology syncs your place across devices, so you can pick up where you left off. With Kindle Worry-Free Archive, books you purchase from the Kindle Store are automatically backed up online in your Kindle library on Amazon where they can be re-downloaded wirelessly for free, anytime.

The all-new Kindle has an electronic-ink screen with 50 percent better contrast, a new sleek design with a 21 percent smaller body while still keeping the same 6-inch-size reading area, 15 percent lighter weight at just 8.5 ounces, 20 percent faster page turns, up to one month of battery life with wireless off, double the storage to 3,500 books, no glare even in bright sunlight and built-in Wi-Fi--all for $139. The all-new Kindle 3G with all of these new features plus the convenience of free 3G wireless is only $189.

On Monday, Amazon also announced a Kindle application for an the Blackberry Playbook tablet computer.


Previous
Next
TransferJet Consortium to Showcase Concept, Products and Technology at CEATEC JAPAN        All News        TiVo To Offer Hulu Plus on TiVo Premiere DVRs
Google Talks About Future of Display Advertising     General Computing News      TiVo To Offer Hulu Plus on TiVo Premiere DVRs

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Amazon Offers Free Shipping On Some Same-day Delivery Orders
Amazon Prime Now Gets One-Hour Delivery from Local Stores
Amazon Patent Describes Smart Drones
Amazon Unveils New Hotel Booking Site
FAA Allows Amazon Test Drones
Amazon Button for Instant Product Ordering
Amazon Starts Offering Home Services
Amazon Cloud Drive Now Offers Unlimited Storage
Amazon Adds New Features for Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick
Amazon Drones Cleared For Take Off
Amazon to Produce Movies for Theaters, Prime Service
EU Details Amazon's Luxembourg Tax Deal

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .