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28 Oct, 2014

Users to vote on book publication

Users of the Kindle Scout program will be able to vote for up to three titles a day that they want to see published after reading excerpts of the books. Publishing won’t be entirely decided by voting. Amazon:

[The] nominations give us an idea of which books readers think are great; the rest is up to the Kindle Scout team who then reviews books for potential publication.

16 Jul, 2014

Kindle Unlimited

A user on the message board Kboards finds a page on Amazon’s website about a program called Kindle Unlimited, which offers unlimited ebooks from participating publishers for $9.99 per month. Amazon removes the page from its website, but a cache is saved on Google, which says:

Enjoy unlimited access to over 600,000 titles and thousands of audiobooks on any device for just $9.99 a month.

28 Jul, 2010

Third Generation Kindle (Kindle Keyboard)

big-viewer-3G-01-lrg._V188696038_Later called the Kindle Keyboard, Amazon announces its third generation reading device. At $139 for a Wi-Fi only version and $189 with 3G, the K3, as some have called it, is according to Jeff Bezos:

… smaller, lighter, and faster, with 50 percent better contrast. Readers are going to do a double take when they see Kindle’s bright new screen and feel how remarkably light the smaller 8.7 ounce design feels in one hand.

2009

Kindle DX

Three months after the launch of the Kindle 2, Amazon releases the Kindle DX. The DX (for “deluxe”) has native PDF support and 9.7 inches of screen with a built-in inclinometer. Price tag: $490.

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