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Amazon has released Kindleware for Android handhelds. The company's free Kindle application is now available — worldwide — from the Android Marketplace, but if you're outside the US, you may not have access to the Amazon's entire ebook catalog. Amazon is already offering iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry, Mac, and Windows apps that …


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  1. Chris 2

    "book availability may vary"

    Well, I don't know about anyone else, but for me it varies between "book not available" and "book not available".

    I can't find a single thing I can actually buy, so unless it's just my account they don't like, I don't see the point in making the app available on the UK market.

    1. Edward Green

      Do you have an account?

      May be a glitch, but I have had nor problem buying stuff with my login on my HTC Desire.

      However I do have an active account which I have used to by real books in the recent past.

  2. Anonymous Coward

    No kidding.

    "Though Amazon's Kindle apps are available for use outside the US, the company says that "book availability may vary"" - even after you've paid for and downloaded it.

    1. Sid James

      ....even after you've paid for and downloaded it....

      ...and then remote wiped from under your nose..

      1. John Mangan

        @Sid James

        Erm . . . I think that was the joke.

  3. Dr. Mouse


    "Requires Android OS 1.6 or greater"

    Bummer! On 1.5 on my Moto Dext :(

  4. Anonymous John

    DRM free title

    Not a bad program with Kindle books. I downloaded a free one to test.

    DRM free books crash it though, although I thought that Kindles coped with them. So it's totally useless as far as I'm concerned.

  5. Professor Tinklepants

    Amazon punts Kindleware for Androids

    Or you can download Laputa II and read books for free.

    Just saying....

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