Amazon adds Kindle books to Prime offering

Amazon is throwing in the ability to view a selection of Kindle e-books to its Amazon Prime offering in the US at no extra cost. The Amazon Prime service, which includes Amazon Prime Instant Video as well as fast ordering of physical goods from the Amazon store, Prime Music and Audible Channel, will now also […]

Tablets and e-readers owned by 43% of Americans

Tablet and e-book reader ownership has now reached 43% of Americans aged 16 and over, according to new stats by the Pew Research Centre.  Separately, the number of Americans aged 16 and older who own tablet computers has grown to 35%, and the share who have e-reading devices like Kindles and Nooks has grown to […]

Lovefilm launches on Kindle Fire

TV and movie streaming service Lovefilm has launched on the Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD tablet and e-readers in the UK and Germany. Consumers owning the devices can access Lovefilm content via a one-month free trial. Kindle and Lovefilm are both part of Amazon. The Lovefilm service on the Kindle devices allows users to […]