On July 26 of this year, following pressure from Apple that it would begin strenuously enforcing its 30 percent commission rate, Amazon and Barnes & Noble announced they were shutting down their in-app sales. Customers were instead instructed to go to the Internet and buy directly from their respective websites.
Amazon just released the new Kindle Cloud Reader for quick and easy reading right in your web browser.
There are already free Kindle apps out there, but Kindle Cloud Reader extends the popular digital book store and library to PCs and tablets that run browsers based on HTML 5. This includes Safari on iPad and desktops as well as the desktop version of Google Chrome.