Toshiba has unveiled the world’s first solar-powered e-book reader. The Toshiba Biblio Leaf SP02 comes with a front-mounted mini solar panel, essentially allowing a user to recharge the device anywhere it can access sunlight.
Amazon has announced that it will offer developers the ability to develop applications for the Kindle e-reader device. The offering will enable developers to run active content on the device. Third party developers will have the freedom to develop applications which are meant for the ebook reader.
Hindustan Times on Kindle was launched today. Hindustan Times is the first Indian newspaper to be available on Amazon's e-reader Kindle, the first globally-popular e-reader from Amazon.
Kindle for PC, a free application from Amazon for users and would-be users of Amazon’s Kindle, has been launched. Kindle for PC, like Kindle for iPhone, enables you to browse, purchase and read ebooks from Amazon’s Kindle digital book store.