Amazon Offers $30 Discount On Kindles To Mark Its 10th Anniversary

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For others, there's the new Kindle app.

The new Kindle app has a lighter theme with larger book covers, and an easier way to pop back into the book you were reading by tapping on a thumbnail at the bottom of the screen.

"The all-new Kindle app makes it easier than ever to turn your phone or tablet into a book so you can read anytime, anywhere", an Amazon announcement notes.

Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite and Kindle Voyage have discounts on them. You can now choose which background theme you want while browsing the app.

The search bar is now always available throughout the app, so whether a book is in your library or among the millions of titles in the Kindle Store, it's easier than ever to find it. The Kindle app features a new look and feel which the company states is inspired by books.

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One-tap access. A new navigation bar on the bottom of the screen automatically displays an icon of the book you're now reading, so that you can return to the reading experience at any time. To celebrate the milestone, the retail giant is offering customers a $30 discount on certain Kindle devices.

Along with discounted e-readers, Amazon is also offering deals on a wide variety of top-selling e-books to expand your library.

"For as long as there have been books, people have discussed them with friends", said Otis Chandler, CEO and co-founder of Goodreads. Today Amazon is updating its Kindle app for iPhones and iPads with a much tighter integration with Goodreads, the community-reviewing site Amazon owns.

The changes start with a new app logo that zooms in on the iconic "kid reading under the tree" and does away with the "Kindle" name in the logo itself, which was duplicated in the smartphone user interface. That glow is just in the main app, not in the actual pages of the digital books, where the company says it didn't want to interfere with the reading experience. To help you get recommendations from readers who like the same books, Goodreads also suggests people to follow, including authors and popular Goodreads reviewers.

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