Monday, September 27, 2010

Amazon will release a Kindle app for "new Blackberry PlayBook tablet computer"

Gizmodo reports "The BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet: 10 Things You Need to Know" ... This relationship between Amazon and the BlackBerry Tablet was rumored for awhile as ready to go soon and, along with the Samsung Galaxy Tablet, the iPad will be getting some competition for a more easily carryable tablet (7" or so) that can do more but that won't have Apple's Apps store.

Kindle users who have been hesitating to get a supplementary tablet have been looking at the Samsung Galaxy and will be looking this over also.  It'll be awhile before it comes out, but the announcement was made already for a reason. Check out the article linked if curious. It's very capable, will probably be quite costly, and does real multitasking (not suspended type).

QuickNote when the PR release came in:
The Business Wire press release says:
' today announced that it will launch a Kindle app for the new BlackBerry PlayBook tablet computer. Customers can already enjoy the free Kindle app on their BlackBerry today. Like all Kindle apps, the Kindle app for the new BlackBerry PlayBook will let customers Buy Once, Read Everywhere--on Kindle, Kindle 3G, Kindle DX, iPad, iPod touch, iPhone, Mac, PC, BlackBerry, Android-based devices, and in the coming months, the new BlackBerry PlayBook. Amazon's Whispersync technology syncs your place across devices, so you can pick up where you left off. For more information about the free Kindle apps, go to
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"When you buy a Kindle book, you can already read it on iPhone, iPad, Android, PC, Mac, BlackBerry, and of course on your Kindle, Kindle 3G, and Kindle DX," said Dorothy Nicholls, Director, Amazon Kindle. "We're very excited to add the new BlackBerry PlayBook to that list. As with our other Kindle apps, the BlackBerry PlayBook app will be free and will incorporate our WhisperSync technology so you can seamlessly switch between devices. Our vision is 'Buy Once, Read Everywhere.'" '

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