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Review: Kindle for iOS remains a compelling iBooks alternative

Though Apple's taken strides with iBooks's interface and store, the Kindle app remains a very fine alternative.

Remains of the Day: Never forget

Amazon took not just a page from Apple's book, but apparently a whole site. Elsewhere, Intel is telling it like it is, and Jonathan Ive racks up yet another major award.

Review: Amazon Instant Video for iOS marred by Wi-Fi-only streaming and no AirPlay

Amazon Instant Video is a great option for those who like streaming older content or watching video they've purchased via Amazon.com. Unfortunately, it's restricted by Wi-Fi-only streaming, no AirPlay support, and no way to purchase content in-app.

Remains of the Day: Risky business

Are you sitting down? Because the Wall Street Journal says Apple's going to release a new iPhone this year. I know! Elsewhere, Alan Kay takes a potshot at the iPad, and the first Steve Jobs movie gets ready to hit many of your screens.

Storage wars heat up, as Amazon syncs Cloud Drive

Amazon is stepping up its cloud storage capabilities with a new file-syncing feature that lets you access content across multiple devices.

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Amazon to acquire Goodreads book recommendation site

Amazon.com will acquire Goodreads, a website that recommends books.

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Apple leads consumer cloud storage wars

Apple is dominating the cloud storage wars, followed by Dropbox, Amazon, and Google according to Strategy Analytics "Cloud Media Services" survey.

How to win the streaming set-top box wars

It's not clear yet who will dominate the set-top box market in the long term. What is clear is that it's an increasingly competitive space, with Intel joining Apple, Google, Roku, and others. What's the path to dominance in the field?

Amazon warns users not to install current version of the Kindle app for iOS

A bug wipes out your books in the Kindle app for iOS.

Three features we'd want in an Amazon used ebooks marketplace

Amazon has been awarded a patent to create a used marketplace for ebooks, music, videos, and other digital media. Is it an attempt to further corner the ebook market? Or could it lead to a flowering of information?