Android-based and Windows tablet computers are really making news across the world and therefore most companies are now trying to make gadgets that are compatible with Android and Windows 7. For the past two years Amazon has been trying hard to come up with new apps that would enable their customers to enjoy Kindle books wherever they are. Hence, Amazon is introducing a wide selection of free Buy Once Read Everywhere Kindle apps. In 2010, Amazon came up with a Kindle app that was specifically designed for people who enjoy reading books on their iPad and it soon enter the list of top ten free apps for iPads.
We all enjoy our social life on the internet these days as we constantly keep in touch with our friends and family and also find attractive offers on the web. LivingSocial which is currently the best online source for people for are looking for some great discounts on the web have announced that Amazon.com has invested $175 million in their company.
Apart from that LivingSocial has also received $8 million investment from LightSpeed Venture Partners. LivingSocial has announced that they will use this investment in spreading their global presence online and for overall business growth. Currently, LivingSocial serves around 10 million customers in different countries like Ireland, Australia, UK, Canada and United States.
Amazon.com Inc announced acquisition of BuyVIP.com, a lifestyle and fashion online website for buying community with six million plus members in countries which includes Italy, Spain, Germany, the Netherlands, Austria & Portugal. Amazon.com is one of the fortune 500 Co. Which is based in Seattle today offers the world biggest selection to its consumer. BuyVIP.com offers its customers a limited time campaigns from top lifestyle and fashion brands at very low prices. This buyout will be excellent complement to Amazon’s European business & will provide its Amazon’s customers a unique way to discover & select products.
The acquisition is subjected to regulatory approvals, customary closing conditions and is expecting to close the deal in the last quarter of 2010.
The announcement is a forward looking statement as per Section 27A of Securities Act 1933 & Section 21E of Securities Exchange Act 1934. The results may differ from the management’s expectations.
Kindle Plugin for Adobe InDesign
An announcement came from Amazon.com, Inc. About the release of the new Beta Version of Kindle Plugin for Adobe InDesign(R). It is a new tool which allows the publishers for making their titles easily available for Kindle by converting Adobe InDesgin(R) files to Kindle Books. One can download this tool for free which allows the publishers or the content creators for making the existing print ready files and create the Kindle books with just few clicks.
According to Russ Grandinetti the Vice president of the Kindle content, their aim is to make things simpler, faster with better cost structure which would facilitate the publishers for creating books. He further adds that this new release of the Kindle PLugin for Adobe InDesign (R) is the company’s new step to achieve the goals earlier established.
Kindle for the Web
Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) today unveiled its beta version of “Kindle for the Web,” & thereby making it even more simpler for its clientele to explore latest books and authors by selecting Kindle books immediately over their web browsers. The browser doesn’t require any kind of installation or downloading. In order to go forward with this plan, Amazon has also been inviting bloggers and website owners to participate in the Amazon Associates Program and thus be a part of Kindle for the Web by embedding and advertising samples of Kindle books through their websites. In return for such promotion, these bloggers and website owners would receive an amount as referral fees from Amazon but only when purchases are made through the links established in their websites. The website for Kindle for the Web can be explored on amazon.com/kindlefortheweb and samples of books can also be accessed.
Motion Gaming 101
Amazon.com, Inc. has unveiled the new Amazon Motion Gaming 101 at amazon.com/motiongaming101. This is a new section which has been added on the video game store designed on the website for making it available for both the game enthusiasts as well as the casual gamers. This provides opportunity of new choices in the world of motion-gaming technology in which player’s body movements & gestures are used to play games. The basic motive of the site is to provide a source of providing information regarding the motion sensitive gaming technology. These include customized games recommendations, educational videos, buying guides, customer reviews, & gift suggestions.
The new Amazon Motion Gaming 101 has also to offer exclusive videos by some of the major console manufacturers.
The Kindle DX with its new 50% better display contrast along with the lower pricing range has a lot to offer to its customers. The new price comes at $379 and has an incredible large screen portable reader. The new features are great with contrasting screen. There are e-link screen with clear text images and sharp features as well. There is the Kindle DX with the free 3 GB wireless. There are annual contracts that work through Kindle DX as well. There are no hassles of monthly bills along with the large screen to be savored. The revolutionary features of portable readers make it easier for new Kindle DX features to be enjoyed along with a new graphite enclosure.
Michelin Driving Tours
Michelin has recently announced Michelin Driving Tours which are exclusively available for customers of Kindle. These Michelin Driving Tours are available on the internet, and the starting of this service was reported throughout the world, and even on the internet, on Amazon.com. Kindle customers can now treat themselves to the unique experience of driving down exotic locales and experiencing Michelin ratings at the same time.