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Amazon KindleAir.com domain registered, next Kindle inbound?

Amazon KindleAir.com domain registered, next Kindle inbound?

There has been speculation for months now that a new Kindle eReader or two was inbound. Amazon has registered a new domain name that is called KindleAir.com. The thought is that the new domain registration hints at what the next generation Kindle will be like. The assumption that the URL hints at a product is an easy one since the registration of kindlesocialnetwork.com and kindlesocialnetworking.com come after word of social networking features surfaced.

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Kindle, WSJ, Spotify iOS apps & more lose store links

Kindle, WSJ, Spotify iOS apps & more lose store links

Multiple iOS apps have been updated this weekend to remove in-app purchasing links, with the WSJ, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Spotify and others apparently complying with Apple's stricter rules. Apple quietly updated its terms & conditions back in June, no longer preventing services from selling content outside of apps - as had been originally the case - but insisting that in-app links to external stores be removed.

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Amazon offers up to 80% off digital textbook rentals

Amazon offers up to 80% off digital textbook rentals

Amazon has gone and done all the college students out there a solid with a new savings program for textbooks. Amazon is offering students 80% off the price of any print textbook as a digital rental on the Kindle. That means you can get your books in digital format, save a ton of loot, and hit the parents up for a new eReader with justification. The only downside I see is that you won't be able to sell your books for beer money after dropping a class.

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Amazon Android Tablet Suite Takes Shape

Amazon Android Tablet Suite Takes Shape

The mobile team at Amazon, if there really is such a magical mystical force, will be flipping around in their beds again tonight as more information about the fabled Amazon Android tablets has once again reached our, and now your, ears. First, these tablets will be being released before October of this year, 2011, second, this will not interfere with nor will it replace plans to continue to produce the Kindle. On the contrary, says our source, in fact they mean to work together - whether or not this meant physically, in hardware, or just in the idea that they'd tend to different audiences was unclear.

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Kindle 3G gets cheaper with AT&T sponsorship

Kindle 3G gets cheaper with AT&T sponsorship

If you still don’t have an eReader one of the best out there is the Amazon Kindle 3G. The cool part about having a 3G connection in your eReader is that you can get new books anywhere you happen to be without having to search for a WiFi connection. That is a very nice thing if you are on a trip or at the lake and finish your book then get bored and need a new one. The normal price on the Kindle 3G is $189.

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