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Amazon’s Next Step for Kindle: Kindle Apps

Just yesterday I posted about Amazon’s announcement of their new royalty program for Kindle eBook sales where authors and publishers will be able to make a larger share(70%) of the Kindle eBook sales revenue and see what we have today? Amazon is soon to open the “Kindle” doors for App developers. You heard me right…now there is a Kindle Development Kit and there will soon be Kindle Apps.

So guess what the Kindle world is going to look like. Users can not only read their favorite books, but also play Sudoku, Space Invaders… (and who knows what more?)

So now you know how right I am when I say “Amazon has been thinking hard/creatively to stay ahead of the “eBook market competition”. Read my previous posts to get a full understanding of the 2010 eBook Market and the competition

So which Kindle App are you waiting for? Read Full Story from Techcrunch here

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Future of ebook/ereader market 2010

E Ink will lose its claim to near-100% market share for e-reader displays

Dual-screen mobile phones and netbooks will eat into e-reader demand.

Apps will make non-reading devices more e-book-friendly.

eReaders will get apps, too

Amazon will launch a suite of new touchscreen e-readers.

B&N will steal market share from Amazon and Sony

E-book content sales will top $500 million in the U.S.

E-textbooks will become more accessible, but sales will be modest

Magazine and newspaper publishers will launch their own apps and devices

China, India, Brazil, and the EU will propel global growth, but the U.S. will still be the biggest market.

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