Verizon Wireless to Support Kindle-Like Devices
As part of Verizon Wireless's open device initiative, Verizon exec Tony Lewis said that the company will support wireless downloads of content such as electronic books to devices similar to Amazon's Kindle. Competitors to the Kindle have not been publicly announced, but many devices have been submitted to Verizon Wireless for approval of using its wireless network.
Amazon Adds Alexa AI to iPhone Shopping App
Mar 16, 2017
Amazon today made Alexa, its artificial intelligence, available to a much wider selection of devices by adding Alexa to its iOS mobile shopping application. Now any iPhone with the Amazon app aboard has access to Alexa, allowing people to search for and buy goods simply by asking Alexa for it.
Apple Previews Apple Books App, Which Will Replace iBooks In the Fall
Jun 12, 2018
Apple has a brand new reading app in store for iPhones and iPads later this year. The company offered a brief look at the new Apple Books app during its recent Worldwide Developers Conference, but is now more fully revealing the app and its features.
Google Play Books Ka-Pows Its Way Into Comic Lovers' Hearts
Nov 12, 2015
Google is prepared to update the Play Books app in order to make it more compatible with comic books. The revised app chiefly makes changes to navigation, including a new landscape layout that scrolls up and down.
Amazon Prime Reading Lets Prime Subscribers Read for Free
Oct 5, 2016
Amazon today announced Prime Reading, a new benefit for subscribers of Amazon Prime that provides a selection of free books, magazines, and comics each month. Amazon says Prime Reading includes access to more than one thousand popular books, the latest magazines, and exclusive short content all presented within the Kindle app.