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Store Letting People Trade Kindles For Physical Books

Do you:

- Still like the feeling of grainy paper brushing against your finger tips?

- Miss the days when you could dog ear a page instead of a device annoying automatically starting up where you left off?

- Actually like books taking up space in your house or apartment?

If you said yes to any of these questions – and own a …

App Of The Week: Kindle For Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7 owners finally have access to Amazon’s popular Kindle e-book reading app. It’s a free download from the Zune Marketplace.

The app features Amazon’s Whispersync technology to synchronize the page of the book you’re reading with other Kindle apps, the Kindle desktop software and the Kindle hardware reader if you have …

Study: iPad and Kindle Can Coexist

The debut of the iPad a year ago was speculated to be the death knell for e-readers like the Kindle. But a new study by JP Morgan reports that the iPad is not actually a Kindle killer.

According to the study, 40 percent of iPad owners also own a Kindle, and another 23 percent of iPad owners plan on buying one in the next 12 months, …

Third Generation Kindle Is Amazon’s Best Selling Item

Move over Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: The third generation Kindle is now Amazon’s number one selling item of all time. According to a press release from Amazon, on the peak day, Amazon shipped out nine million units alone, and the Kindle has been shipped to 178 countries. The company won’t reveal exactly how many units …

Amazon Rolls Out eBook Gifting

In an effort to compete with the awkwardness of gift cards and donations to charity made in your name, Amazon has just announced that it’s “the first major bookstore to offer eBook gifting.”

Kindle books will now feature “Give as a Gift” links and will be e-mailed to recipients, who can then read the books on any device that …

E-Books Added To NYT Best-Seller List

It looks like literature finally had its Aha! moment, now that the book world is recognizing electronic reading as a viable publishing venture.

Yesterday, The New York Times announced it would begin publishing a best-seller list, perhaps the largest change to the Times’ book ranking rubric since it began in 1935. Earlier this year, …

Where to Find the Best Free E-Books

The perk of the e-reader aside from easily concealing your embarrassing Dan Brown fandom? Free books. The Web is full of classic works inside the public domain, and it’s easy to take advantage of the thousands of free titles with most devices. Here’s a Techland ‘how-to’ in updating that reading queue for free.

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