Siri-like voice app (and creator) reportedly purchased by Amazon for $26M

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Watch out Siri, Evi may be taking over! Amazon has reportedly bought a voice recognition app called Evi, as well as the company that created it, for $26 million according to TechCrunch sources. Evi, the Siri-like app that runs on both Android and iPhone, looks to possibly join Amazon’s ...

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Updated Kindle app gives new access to comics, graphic novels, more

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Amazon updated their Kindle app for Android this week, adding in support for a wider assortment of illustrated children’s books, graphic novels, and comic books.  It’s now possible to access popular titles such as Brown Bear , Curious George, and Superman and enjoy them in a much ...

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Borrow Books from the Local Library with new Amazon Kindle Feature

Amazon, making good on promises from back in the spring, has started up their library lending service for Kindle.  Beginning today, those of you with a Kindle or a phone/tablet with the free Kindle app can borrow books from your library.  These books can be found at more than 11,000 libraries ...

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Kindle for Android to Come Preloaded on Fascinate, Droid 2, and Droid X

Verizon announced today that new models of the Samsung Fascinate, Moto Droid X, and Droid 2 will come with the Kindle Android app preloaded. The Kindle for Android app gives users access to over 700,000 books, which they can download and read right on their Android device. We’re assuming ...

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Kindle for Android Adds Voice Search, Wikipedia Lookup, More

Amazon.com announced earlier this morning that they have released an updated version of the popular eReader application for Android. Readers can now enjoy a handful of new features including voice search within a book, highlighting and note taking, and Wikipedia lookup.

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