The Verge: Amazon stops selling magazines and newspapers through Kindle Newsstand

The Verge: Amazon stops selling magazines and newspapers through Kindle Newsstand. “Amazon is no longer selling magazine and newspaper subscriptions through Kindle Newsstand and will stop delivering current Kindle Newsstand subscriptions in September, according to an announcement from last week.”

MakeUseOf: 10 Useful Kindle Sites You Should Know About

MakeUseOf: 10 Useful Kindle Sites You Should Know About . “Kindles have dramatically longer battery lives than smartphones and tablets and allow you to carry around thousands of books everywhere you go. Ultimately, owning a Kindle can help you read more books in less time. However, as awesome as Kindles are out of the box, there are a collection of websites that you should use to get even more out of your Kindle. The following Kindle websites are the perfect companions to your e-reader.” This is a nice list but the Kindle/RSS tool is the one which grabbed my eyeballs.

Good E-Reader: The Amazon Kindle will support EPUB in late 2022

Good E-Reader: The Amazon Kindle will support EPUB in late 2022. “Amazon has announced that all of the modern Kindle e-readers will support the most popular ebook format in the world, EPUB. The company recently updated their Send to Kindle documentation and stated that it will add support for EPUB later this year. Send to Kindle will suspend the ability to load in MOBI, since it is an older file format and won’t support the newest Kindle features for documents. If you have MOBI books already on your Kindle, they will continue to be accessible. Amazon is also disabling to the ability to send AZW to the Kindle.”

#DEFCON: A Bad eBook Can Take Over Your Kindle (or Worse) (InfoSecurity Magazine)

InfoSecurity Magazine: #DEFCON: A Bad eBook Can Take Over Your Kindle (or Worse). “The primary purpose of the Kindle is to enable users to read books. Slava Makkaveev, security researcher at Check Point Software Technologies, had another idea, though; he wanted to see if he could load a book that would exploit the Kindle. At the DEF CON 29 conference, Makkaveev outlined the process by which he was able to exploit a Kindle with a malicious eBook that he was able to create.”

Ubergizmo: Older Kindle Models Will Lose Their Internet Access In December

Ubergizmo: Older Kindle Models Will Lose Their Internet Access In December. “The big deal here is that by no longer being able to access the internet, these Kindle devices cannot download new content wirelessly. Amazon says that your purchased content will stay where it is, and if you’ve already downloaded it you can keep reading it on your device, but future content will no longer be possible.”

BusinessWire: Amazon Launches Support for Traditional Chinese Books on Kindle (PRESS RELEASE)

BusinessWire: Amazon Launches Support for Traditional Chinese Books on Kindle (PRESS RELEASE). “Amazon announced today that Kindle customers around the globe can now enjoy reading from a growing selection of more than 20,000 Traditional Chinese language Kindle books with the free Kindle app for iPhone, iPad, Android phones and tablets, and on Kindle devices. “