Emmys, Kindle Adopt iPhone Uses

images-5The 19th-century French poet Mallarme said that everything in the world exists to end up as a book. In our age, everything exists to end up as an iPhone application. Latest examples: Showtime will make Emmy-award screeners available on the device. (Will Oscar-nommed films, made for the big screen, follow suit?) And Amazon.com is releasing a program today for reading electronic books on the iPhone, extending Amazon’s sales of digital books to devices beyond its Kindle e-book reader.

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