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Scribd extends e-book subscription app to Kindle Fire

In the battle to become the "Netflix of digital books," Scribd is taking its app to Amazon Kindle Fire tablets while updating its iOS and Android apps.

By January 29, 2014


New book reveals Apple prototypes of the 1980s

A new book sheds light on some Apple products that never were.

6 Images By December 29, 2012


On his birthday, Dr. Seuss' books top App Store

The celebrated children's book author, who would be 107 today, has 80 percent of the top spots in the books-as-apps category in the Apple App Store.

By March 2, 2011


Ordering a book from Apple in Aperture 3 results in white screen

Those users choosing to do their photo editing in Apple's Aperture 3 may find that when ordering a book they have created the order window may turn white, resulting in a failure to process.

By August 19, 2010


Apple changes mind on rejected e-book reader app

App Store initially rejected the Eucalyptus app because it offered access to a text-only version of the Kama Sutra.

By May 24, 2009


Amazon snaps up iPhone e-book reader app Stanza

In an effort to expand its e-book reach, Amazon acquires Lexcycle, the maker of a popular iPhone e-book reader app called Stanza. It appears to be hedging its bets.

By April 27, 2009


Amazon offers e-books on Apple devices

Free application will allow users of the iPhone and iPod Touch to read the same e-books, magazines, and newspapers that are sold to Kindle users.

By March 3, 2009


Adobe Creative Cloud 2014: It's all about apps and APIs

Adobe launches some new mobile apps and its first hardware, plus a new software development kit that it hopes will bring in third-party supporters.

By June 18, 2014


Amazon makes kid play with new Kindle subscription service

Kindle FreeTime Unlimited serves up kids books, games, apps, movies and TV shows to Prime members for $2.99 a month -- or $6.99 per family.

By December 4, 2012


The 404 964: Where we ice the kicker (podcast)

It's our last week of 404 podcasts for 2011! We'll be back in the new year for a round of LIVE CES COVERAGE, but Wilson's not feeling well today so Joseph Kaminski fills in for an update on kid tech. This year's most-wanted gift is LeapFrog's LeapPad, a junior tablet with games, e-books, and apps that helps kids learn...and also frees up the TV so Dad can watch the game.

By December 12, 2011