MacMillan Forces Amazon To increase eBook Prices To $14.99

In a recent drama, MacMillan made it publicly known that they were having problems with Amazon over the pricing scheme of eBooks on the Kindle platform. MacMillan was apparently already in talks with Amazon for quite sometime about the prices being raised from Amazon’s current $9.99 maximum price.
Whilst everyone can see that over pricing digital […]

Kindle Apps Update

Since there is very little solid information about any of the upcoming Active Content for Kindle, I’ve taken the liberty to speculate about the following apps that are likely to appear:

Kindle Chess
Kindle Checkers
Kindle Sudoku
Kindle Email Client
Kindle RSS Reader
Kindle Folders
Kindle Calendar

You are welcome to agree or disagree with these predictions and comment on that.

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Kindle DX broken by air-travel

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