Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Latest Generation Kindles Are Fastest-Selling Kindles and Best-Selling Products on Amazon

New Kindles start shipping to customers today–two days ahead of previously announced release date SEATTLE, Aug 25, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — (NASDAQ: AMZN)–Amazon.com today announced that more new generation Kindles were ordered in the first four weeks of availability than in the same timeframe following any other Kindle launch, making the new Kindles the fastest-selling ever. In addition, in the four weeks since the introduction of the new Kindle and Kindle 3G, customers ordered more Kindles on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk combined than any other product, continuing Kindle’s over two-year run as the bestselling product across all the products sold on Amazon.com.

Free Kindle for Android App Now Available

Search and browse more than 620,000 books, including 108 of 111 New York Times Bestsellers, plus tens of thousands of the most popular classics for free directly from their Android device. Bestsellers such as “Backlash” by Aaron Allston, “Big Girl” by Danielle Steel, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot, and “The Lost Symbol” by Dan Brown, and hundreds of thousands of other popular books are $9.99 or less in the Kindle Store Read the first chapter of books for free before they decide to buy Access their library of previously purchased Kindle books stored on Amazon’s s ervers for free Synchronize last page read between their Kindle, Kindle DX, iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, PC, Mac, BlackBerry and Android-powered phone Customize background color, font color, and font size to help ease eyestrain Read in portrait or landscape mode, tap on either side of the screen or flick to turn pages Adjust screen brightness from within the app to make reading easier Several features will be added to Kindle for Android in the near future, including full text search and purchasing of Kindle books from within the app

Amazon Adds New Features to Kindle for PC Application

Purchase, download and read more than 540,000 books, including 96 of 110 New York Times Bestsellers, plus tens of thousands of the most popular classics for free directly from their PC. Bestsellers such as “Backlash” by Aaron Allston, “Big Girl” by Danielle Steel, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot and “The Lost Symbol” by Dan Brown, and hundreds of thousands of other popular books are $9.99 or less in the Kindle Store Browse by genre or author, and take advantage of all the features that customers enjoy in the Kindle Store, including Amazon.com customer reviews, personalized recommendations and editorial reviews Read the beginning of books for free before they decide to buy Synchronize last page read between their Kindle, Kindle DX, iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, PC, Mac, BlackBerry and, soon, Android phone Access their entire library of previously purchased Kindle books stored on Amazon’s servers for free Choose from three different color modes: read in white, sepia, or black color modes and adjust the brightness of the display from within the app Choose from more than 10 different font sizes and adjust words per line View and edit notes and highlights marked on Kindle and Kindle DX Read books using full-screen mode of their PC Zoom in and out of text with a pinch of the fingers (Windows 7 users only) Kindle for PC is available for download at http://www.amazon.com/KindleforPC .

Social Networking For Kindle With New Firmware Update

A Kindle firmware upgrade is due to roll out by end of May 2010. The new 2.5 software automatic update will bring new capabilities and features for the Kindle ebook reader.  Noted new featured are “Share book passages with friends on Facebook and Twitter directly from your Kindle”  and sharing with the Kindle Community [...]