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Amazon snatches up Comixology

It might seem like something long over due but also something that might worry a few. Amazon has just acquired popular digital comics distributor Comixology to expand its dominion even further into the realm of digital comics.

Kindle updated with handy new features, but may require a reinstall

The Amazon Kindle app for Android was recently updated, and brings a host of features that could prove very helpful next time you pick up your tablet or phone. Everything from organization to accessibility has been improved, and we will now get the option to rate a book before we leave. There is also one more really interesting feature Amazon is touting, making just about any book truly yours.

Amazon updates Android Appstore interface

Amazon has updated their Android Appstore to reflect their recent OS changes, bringing the darker theme and Mojito UI in. It still doesn’t follow the newer Android UI or design standards, but that’s not the point for Amazon. Like the rest of what they use Android for, Amazon has made it their own.

Amazon celebrates FAA gadget ruling with Kindle push

Following a committee recommendation that arrived in September, the FAA officially announced that mobile devices would soon be available for use in "all phases of flight." While not every airline and flight has officially come on board, we have seen select airlines and flights begin allowing wider use. This likely comes as good news for frequent travelers, however it looks like Amazon is also in the mood to celebrate.

Amazon “Day One” weekly magazine launches

In a world where we crave the quick read, Amazon is going another way. With their new weekly reader Day One, Amazon intends to showcase short stories and poems. The “publication” is Kindle only, and has an introductory price of $9.99 for 52 issues. Otherwise, it’ll run you $19.99/year.
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