Amazon Kindle Fire Sets The World Alight

Amazon

The Amazon Kindle Fire has been described as the perfect option for the occasional tablet PC user. With a entry level price tag of only £159, it is also one of the cheapest. Despite the smaller 7-inch display screen, the Kindle Fire delivers on its promise of clear and precise digital media viewing. The Beginnings The Amazon Kindle began life in November 2007 as an e-book reader. It made it extremely easy for users to download digital media such as e-books and e-magazines over the internet. Its initial purpose was…

Read More

Amazon Aquires Socal Reading Site Goodreads

Amazon

In the latest news on big business acquisitions and jostling, big international online retail bookstore, Amazon has looped in Goodreads, the social media website dedicated to book-lovers and reading. Although not the only book-related social media site online, Goodreads has a large, dedicated membership, and offers several unique features. News that retail giant, Amazon.com, is acquiring international book club, Goodreads, took the world of book-lovers by storm. Glee co-mingled with dread at the possibilities created by the largest book seller subsuming and controlling the largest book-sharing service. The question remains:…

Read More