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Kindle Cloud Reader Opens Up Options for Linux and iPad Users

You have to hand it to Amazon. While many people questioned the company's Kindle strategy and whether it could properly manage a hardware platform, Amazon now claims that it sells more books for the Kindle than it does standard, paper-based books. Until now, though, users of Linux, Chrome OS, and various Linux-based platforms have had no easy option for using the Kindle. This week, Amazon announced its Kindle Cloud Reader platform, including an HTML 5 app that manages a library of Kindle books in the cloud and even allows you to continue reading when you have no Internet connection. One benefit of this platform is that anyone using Linux, Chrome OS or any other Linux derivative can use the Kindle and manage a Kindle library.

 
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