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Kindle 2.5 Update Trickles Out With Facebook In Tow [Kindle]

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Amazon had set a target of late May for their Facebook-friendly Kindle 2.5 update , and it looks as though they’re on schedule. Reports from users have started trickling in—at least for Kindle DX —meaning that the broad OTA release has begun.

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Amazon Beefs Up Its Kindle Team to Take on the iPad [Kindle]

by on May.18, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Ads, amazon, amazon kindle, and, ANT, Ants, app, apple, AR, Bp, bus, business, cat, clear, color, de, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, Engine, Et, ff, Flags, game, Games, Ge, Gear, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, In, ipa, ipad, Ir, Isp, Job, kin, Kindle, Kindle 3, Kindle tablet, La, Labels, Mod, Nes, nin, Nyt, Of, om, One, order, Os, Ouch, PI, Platform, Play, Pr, pre, Publishers, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, screen, serve, Show, Shows, Software, Style, table, Tablet, Tag, Tea, tech, TI, time, Touch, touchscreen, TV, Ui, Up, Us, V, Vw, War, work

Nick Bilton flags a surge of job openings at Amazon, all for the Kindle team. Word is that Amazon’s working on a touchscreen color Kindle, and if anything, this hiring spree shows that they’re not screwing around: They’re gathering software engineers, new QA staff and apparently talking to game publishers about games for the platform. This wouldn’t be a Kindle 3 , it’d be a Kindle tablet .

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Amazon Will Correct Your Error-Filled Ebooks, Nervously [Ebooks]

by on May.11, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A9, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, amazon, amazon kindle, and, AR, Bar, book, Books, clear, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, Ebook, Ebook corrections, ebook readers, Ebooks, Error, Et, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, In, Ion, Ir, Isp, ISS, Kindle, Kindle books, Led, Mod, nex, next, om, One, order, Padd, paper, Play, Privacy, Publishers, Q, Rc, Rv, Sim, Style, Sue, Tag, teeth, thor, TI, Us, X1

If a paper book contains an embarrassing error, publishers and authors just grit their teeth until the next edition comes out. If an ebook contains the same, publishers can just issue a correction, right?

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Careful, Amazon: A Kindle 3 iPad Clone Would Be Suicide [Opinion]

by on Apr.07, 2010, under 2, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Ads, age, Ai, amazon, amazon kindle, Android, app, apple, apple ipad, AR, Ati, Av, Body, business, car, clear, de, Ds, E, Ea, Ge, Gizmo, Google, Hd, Home Automation, Im, Ink, Ion, ipa, ipad, Kindle, Kindle 3, media, Mod, move, Multimedia, multitouch, Nes, next, NK, Obvious, One, opinion, order, Ouch, Padd, Pet, PI, Q, Rc, Style, Suicide, Tag, TI, time, Touch, Ui, Us, X1

Everybody’s talking about Amazon retaliating against the iPad with a multitouch, multimedia, app-heavy Kindle 3 . Texas Foundation Repair . But it’s not as obvious a move as you think. In fact, it’s a bad idea. More

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The iPad: Amazon’s Secret Weapon [Ebooks]

by on Apr.06, 2010, under 2, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, Ad, Ads, age, amazon, amazon kindle, app, apple, apple ipad, AR, Art, Bes, book, Books, clear, D3, de, Ds, E, Ea, Ebook, ebook readers, Ebooks, eco, Feature, Ge, Gizmo, Hd, Home Automation, Im, ipa, ipad, Kindle, kindle app, Lock, Make, Mod, move, One, order, Os, Rc, Style, Tag, TI, Top, War, X1

The iPad may seem like Apple’s move to cockblock Amazon in the Ebook Wars, but Amazon’s Kindle app makes it part of Amazon’s larger ebook ecosystem. In many ways, the iPad is the best Kindle yet. Plasma TV . More

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Get Ready for More Expensive Kindle Books From HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster [Amazon]

by on Mar.31, 2010, under 2, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ad, Ads, age, amazon, amazon kindle, and, app, apple, AR, Av, book, Books, Ces, clear, D3, dash, de, deal, Ds, E, Ea, Ebook, Ebooks, Follow, Ge, Gizmo, harpercollins, Hd, Home Automation, iBook, iBooks, ibookstore, Kindle, Mod, Model, order, Os, Pr, price, pricing, Publishers, Rc, rom, Sim, Simon & Schuster, store, Style, Tag, TI, Us, XP

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Publishers HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster have signed a deal with Amazon to follow the agency pricing model for their books—the same deal publishers have with Apple for the iBookstore—allowing the two publishers to set their own books prices. Custom Jewelry . More

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Rumor: Amazon To Pursue Games Downloads [Amazon]

by on Mar.29, 2010, under amazon, amazon kindle

Amazon could be forging a new path for itself according to an analyst firm which has uncovered some job postings that suggest it’s hiring specialists in that field. More

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Amazon Kindle App for Mac OS X [Kindle]

by on Mar.18, 2010, under 2D, 7, 7d, A4, Ad, Ads, age, amazon, amazon kindle, app, apple, AR, Av, book, Books, clear, D3, de, down, Ds, E, Ea, Ebook, Ebooks, Free, Ge, Gizmo, Gm, Hd, Home Automation, Ink, Kindle, Mac, Mac OS X, Mod, multitouch, NK, One, Os, Os X, Ouch, PDK, Rc, release, Sd, Style, Tablet, Tag, TI, Touch, TV, tweet, Via, Wind, windows, X1

Oh hey, the Kindle app for OS X is out. It’s free, but you have to buy the books, of course. It doesn’t have multitouch, like the Windows app , though

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You Haven’t Left the Office in 5 Years, But These Nat-Geo Gelaskins Will Recall Memories of the Outside World [Accessories]

by on Feb.24, 2010, under 1080P, Accessories, Ads, age, Ai, amazon kindle, ANT, Art, Ati, book, Books, Cases, Cia, clear, Covers, dash, Display, Ds, Eu, Fun, Ge, gelaskins, Gizmo, Green, Hd, Home Automation, Hp, Ion, Iphone, iphones, iPod, iPods, Isp, Kindle, Laptop, Laptops, Lg, Light, Mac, MacBook, MacBooks, Mod, National Geographic, Nature, nook, One, Os, Oses, phone, Phones, Plus, Pr, pre, ps, Rc, Real, Rf, rtm, ski, Skins, Space, Style, TI, Top, Turtle, Typing, Ui, Up, Via

Realizing that tech nerds like space, the environment (well, in small doses—and only on a 1080p monitor) and everything else that Mother Nature supplies us with, National Geographic has teamed up with Gelaskins for some natty nature covers. Not just available for the various iPods and iPhones, they’ve also got some Kindle 2, Kindle DX and Nook covers plus skins for 13-inch MacBooks and 13.3 – 14.1-inch laptops. My favorite is the slightly naff Supernova Remnant Cassiopeia A space ones, but the wild green sea turtle is also pretty special too

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