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News For eBook and App users


Canadians can now pre-order the Kindle Fire HD Tablets and order Android Apps from Amazon.ca..

The standard Kindle Fire HD has a 7″ color display in 720p and comes either with 16GB or 32 GB. The Kindle Fire HD Tablet 8.9″ is also available in 16GB or 32 GB and has an 8.9″ display with a 1080p resolution. Both include Dolby stereo virtual surround sound, a front facing HD camera and unlimited cloud storage for Amazon content.

You will also notice that accessories are discounted on these pre-orders.

Jaws & E.T Finally On Blu-Ray

Spielberg classics Jaws and E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial will be released on Blu-Ray this fall in Canada and The United States.

Jaws will be released on August 19th in a Blu-Ray/DVD/Digital Combo package and can be pre-ordered from Amazon.ca whilst E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial, which will also be in a Blu-Ray/DVD/Digital Download combo package, is scheduled to be released on October 9th and will be available for pre-order soon from Amazon.ca.

Peter Benchley’s Jaws will also be released as an e-book on iTunes Canada on July 31st. And by the way,The Music of John Williams – 40 Years of Film Music boxed set is also available at Amazon.ca and iTunes Canada, which includes the themes from both of the aforementioned films, and more film soundtrack classics.

Wireless Reader Includes Free Bell Wi-Fi

Canadian owners of the new Kobo Wireless eReader will be able to access free, unlimited Wi-Fi from Bell at select Starbucks stores across Canada.

The November 25th, 2010 press release states that there are over 800 Bell Wi-Fi Hotspots available. Click here to search for the nearest location and additional information.

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