Amazon launches Kindle for the Mac, promises iPad version soon

Amazon has finally launched Kindle for the Mac, filling a rather noticeable gap in the list of supported devices, and is promising a proper version for the iPad soon.

Android-powered Alex e-reader to launch mid-April

If you haven't heard of Alex, blame the iPad. Alex is a new e-reading device powered by Google's Android operating system that is now scheduled to launch just a matter of weeks after Apple's new tablet device.

Amazon signs Kindle patent deal with Microsoft

Amazon has agreed a cross-licensing deal with Microsoft over its Kindle e-reader and use of Linux-based servers.