When Kindle Fire landed in stores last year, it was quite obvious from the initial sales that it will go on to become a competitor for iPad and create some real competition in the tablet market. While the 1st generation of Kindle Fire tablets were not as slick as iPad, however things have become very different in the wake of the release of Kindle Fire HD.
Amazon is rumored to be in development of an Android based smartphone which is likely to complement its range of the Kindle Fire tablets and Kindle e-readers. The report came as two anonymous sources reported the news to Bloomberg that Amazon is collaborating with the Chinese factory Foxconn for building its new smartphone. It is also believed that the online retail giant is acquiring patents related to wireless technology, in Continue Reading →
Amazon has already provided a number of applications for numerous platforms, to enable synchronization of Kindle data between Windows, Mac OS X, iOS, Windows Phone 7 and Android based devices. Amazon recently provided an updated version of its application for iOS that brings some exclusive Kindle based features to devices such as iPad, iPhone and iPod. These features include the ability of users to read magazines via the Kindle Store, Continue Reading →
Send to Kindle is a free Windows software from Amazon, which makes it easy to read your personal documents on Kindle. With his software you can instantly send your personal documents to your Kindle device from any PC. It adds an option in Windows right-click menu, which enables users to send documents to a Kindle Fire device.
EPUB to MOBI is a fee software for quickly converting ePub files to MOBI (Electronic Publication) format for viewing them on a Kindle device. The MOBI e-book format was initially used by MobiPocket Reader, before Amazon acquired it and used it for it’s Kindle devices. The problem with Kindle is that it only supports the MOBI e-book format. This is because MOBI has the ability to digitally protect the ebooks Continue Reading →
If you already have a Kindle device or you use Kindle for iPhone, then you must be benefiting from Amazon’s Whispersync functionality, which automatically synchronizes your last page read so you can easily switch between devices and pick up reading from where you last left. If you like reading e-books on your Kindle device, then you might find Kindle for PC application to be quite handy. It is a free Continue Reading →
When it comes to optimizing PDF files for handheld devices such as Amazon’s Kindle Reader or a smartphone, the task isn’t very easy. This is due to the various adjustments required to make the document easily readable on 6 inch screens. K2pdfopt (Kindle 2 PDF Optimizer) is a free software that optimizes PDF or DJVU files for hand held devices such as the Kindle Reader or a smartphone. It has Continue Reading →