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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 letting users gift Coins this holiday season

If you’re at a standstill on what to get someone this holiday season, chances are you’ll turn to Amazon. In making a big push this holiday season, Amazon has announced they’ll now allow us to gift Amazon Coins. Even better, they’re offering a discount on Coins through the new year!

Amazon updates FreeTime for Kindle tablets, sets temporary price reduction

Amazon is updating their FreeTime program, which allows for parents to set limits on how much their kids use a Kindle device. The update brings a method for encouraging education prior to play, even allowing parents to set goals kids have to reach before enjoying games or other apps. It promises to be a huge selling feature this holiday season, along with another interesting tidbit that may help those on the fence onto the Kindle side of things.

Amazon MP3 app update brings speed improvements, UI refresh and more

Google Play Music may be a favorite amongst Android users when it comes to uploading and storing your music in the cloud, but they are not the only option available. Sure Google offers quite a bit and they do it for free, but there are reasons to look elsewhere. And in this case we look towards Amazon and the Cloud Player, which in this case pairs with the Amazon MP3 app on your smartphone or tablet.

Amazon pairing 50GB of cloud storage with select smartphones

We see plenty of offers for free Google Drive storage, and cloud storage in general. But as of today, it looks like Amazon has thrown down some details on a similar offer. The Amazon offer is for Cloud Drive storage space. Specifically, 50GB of free Cloud Drive storage for those who purchase any of the select smartphones included with the offer.