Amazon offers free Kindle Cloud Reader app for Web browsers, to access “Buy Once, Read Everywhere”

By on Aug 10, 2011 in Lifestyle, Software, Technology, United States, World Comments

Amazon is now offering its free Kindle Cloud Reader app for Web browsers, so that their customers can access its “Buy Once, Read Everywhere” program.



Amazon’s free Kindle Cloud Reader app
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According to the press release published at Amazon.com on Wednesday, August 10, 2011, Amazon announced the launch of its new and free Kindle Cloud Reader software.

“We are excited to take this leap forward in our ‘Buy Once, Read Everywhere‘ mission and help customers access their library instantly from anywhere,” Amazon Kindle Director Dorothy Nicholls said on the report.

“We have written the application from the ground up in HTML5, so that customers can also access their content offline directly from their browser.” Nicholls added, noting that customers can now access to over 950,000 Kindle books via a single click.

As noted by Amazon, this free Kindle Cloud Reader, which is now available at www.amazon.com/cloudreader, is applicable to Web browsers Chrome or Safari on Mac, PC, Linux and the Chromebook.

For users of Internet Explorer, Firefox, the BlackBerry PlayBook browser, and other mobile browsers, Amazon said it will be available to them in the coming months.

Meanwhile, Kindle books can now be accessed via Kindles, iPads, iPhones, iPod touches, PCs, Macs, Android phones and tablets, and BlackBerrys.

Among the key features of this free Kindle Cloud Reader include reading the first chapter of the book for free to help customers decide whether it is really worth to buy.



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