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    Beat me to it!
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    Been checking BB world here for the past few hrs and nothing yet kindle wise has shown up....hopefully will be available by later tonight or tommorrow.
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    The blog post I linked to was written today & it says it could take up to 24 hours to appear
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    Still nothing in the UK

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    This (along with KOBO and any other ebook service ) is the one I've been waiting for!!


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    still not available in the UK
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    This great! I'm actually surprised that Amazon actually went through with launching the app this time around!
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    still not available in the UK
    Available now

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    Getting it now ))
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    Omg...that is android port! now i am angry ((

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    Got it on Telus! It's an Android port but seems to have everything.

    Come on Amazon give us a native app!!!

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    Got it on Telus! It's an Android port but seems to have everything.

    Come on Amazon give us a native app!!!
    +1. It's a crappy Android port, too. It does get the job done though, to be fair.
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    Finally it arrives, just downloading it...16mb is pretty big but meh its a must have app for me. Saves me from carrying my kindle around and it means another nail in the coffin for my S3

    As Invalid said above its an Android port, was expecting better in all honesty but at least we have it. Find it slow and clunky as per usual with most android ports. Hopefully they will develop a proper native app in the future.
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    Downloaded and reading on it at the moment well chuffed!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by InvalidUser0510 View Post
    +1. It's a crappy Android port, too. It does get the job done though, to be fair.
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    I have no objection to it being an android port, the app is good on there and good on the z10 too and better than getting an iffy native app like on bbos or wp8, but the real question is why it took them so bloody long to release an android port of something that people have been sideloading onto their playbooks for months already with no issues.
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    Got it here in the UK Too now, tbh I'd rather have an android port than nothing at all!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skeevecr View Post
    I have no objection to it being an android port, the app is good on there and good on the z10 too and better than getting an iffy native app like on bbos or wp8
    Exactly right. Kindle isn't an app that need high performance graphics or other whizbang features. It just needs to work. I've been using it on the PB for well over a year with no problems. The WP version lacked features that I'd prefer not to do without.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ubizmo View Post
    What's crappy about it?
    Horrible, slow performance. Page turns are jerky, navigating is an exercise in patience. Still, better than no kindle app.
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    Just got it, also in UK.
    I don't care it's an Android port as long as it gets updated when needed.
    I'm guessing this won't load on the playbook till it gets BB10
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    Quote Originally Posted by aldaweb View Post
    Just got it, also in UK.
    I don't care it's an Android port as long as it gets updated when needed.
    I'm guessing this won't load on the playbook till it gets BB10
    No but you can sideload it on to the playbook, its the same app:

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    Works perfectly fine
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    Quote Originally Posted by knrd View Post
    Horrible, slow performance. Page turns are jerky, navigating is an exercise in patience. Still, better than no kindle app.
    Sounds much worse than it was sideloaded on my PB, for some reason. Still, now that it's there, there's hope for upgrades.
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    Already on there, thanks, but have to manually check for updates with sideloaded apps so BB world versions would be preferable even if still ports to get update notifications. Or is there an RSS feed for sideloaded app updates?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ubizmo View Post
    Exactly right. Kindle isn't an app that need high performance graphics or other whizbang features. It just needs to work. I've been using it on the PB for well over a year with no problems. The WP version lacked features that I'd prefer not to do without.
    exactly. ports are quicker to distribute and will lead to better things
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