Attention is turning to Apple this week amid expectations that it’s announcing a new iPhone. Plus, Seattle’s Amazon announced four new Kindle Fire models and a new line of stand-alone e-readers, while Nokia and Motorola unveiled five new smartphones between them. Makers of consumer electronics, including Seattle’s Microsoft, are refreshing their products for the holiday shopping season.
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According to Amazon.com, Seattle has purchased more Hunger Games books than nearly any other US city. To celebrate, Seattle-based Amazon is giving away the Hunger Games book trilogy and a Kindle Fire in a sweepstakes this weekend.
Seattle-based online retailer Amazon says 2011 was the best holiday ever for its Kindle-brand e-readers and tablet computers.
On the heels of the Seattle Public Library’s announcement that they have over 11,000 titles available to check out for Kindles, comes Amazon.com’s unveiling of the Kindle Fire tablet computer.
Kindle users now have access to e-books at The Seattle Public Library, thanks to a partnership between Seattle-based Amazon and e-book distributor Overdrive.
Here’s a back to school special: Amazon announces you can now rent rent digital versions of textbooks from leading publishers on your Kindle.