Amazon launches free Kindle app for BlackBerry

Amazon.com has launched new free Kindle application for the BlackBerry that will give access to more than 420,000 books.

Called "Kindle for Blackberry", the app is likely to spur Apple to greater heights in sourcing content deals for it’s incoming iPad tablet, a key selling point for which is expected to be e-book access.

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More on Amazon Kindle:
Kindle 2 – T3’s Hot 100 Gadgets
Sony ebook reader hits UK
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After years of stagnation, the e-book sector looks to be taking off at last, with a variety of high-powered players jostling for space.

Google is getting in on the act too, appearing in a US court to debate its plan to scan millions of books and create an online digital library – a scheme some publishers have objected to.


Amazon.com has launched new free Kindle application for the BlackBerry that will give access to more than 420,000 books.

Called "Kindle for Blackberry", the app is likely to spur Apple to greater heights in sourcing content deals for it’s incoming iPad tablet, a key selling point for which is expected to be e-book access.

—————————————–
More on Amazon Kindle:
Kindle 2 – T3’s Hot 100 Gadgets
Sony ebook reader hits UK
—————————————–

After years of stagnation, the e-book sector looks to be taking off at last, with a variety of high-powered players jostling for space.

Google is getting in on the act too, appearing in a US court to debate its plan to scan millions of books and create an online digital library – a scheme some publishers have objected to.


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