71 – Kindle App

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Kindle desktop and mobile apps are also available so that you don’t need a device to read a Kindle book.

Website: amazon.com/kindle
Cost: Free reader app
Availability: Download app

Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2019: 42
Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning 2019: 
Top 100 Tools for Higher Education 2019: 

Past Overall Rankings
2018: 64     2017: 67    2016: 79    2015: 65     2014: 35      2013: 78
2012: 70     2011: 82    2010: –       2009: –       2008: –         2007: –


Comments from some of those who selected the Kindle App as one of their Top 10 Tools in 2019

“I don’t like being part of Amazon’s infrastructure but it’s still the best library and easiest way to carry a personal library.” Andrew Jacobs, UK https://lostanddesperate.com/2019/09/04/top-10-tools-for-learning-2019/

“It’s on all of my devices, so I am never, ever without something to read. I LOVE it.” Instructor, USA

“Great for easy access to book libraries at all times.”

Previous comments

“What would I do without the Kindle app? I have so many great books here which I read, re-read, write notes in, and learn from.” Patrik Bergman, 2018

“where I do most of my reading” Dennis Callahan, 2018

“Read, stay on top of new ideas, concepts, trends” Mike Simmons, USA

“Many people still don’t know that you do not need a Kindle to read Kindle eBooks. The Kindle app works on various tablets, smartphones and computers. You can always having something to read when you’re in the mood with the Kindle app on your phone or tablet. Also, there are many self-published books that are only available in digital versions. The Kindle App opens up lots of opportunities for learning.” Connie Malamed, 2014

“This is very recent. I read something every day on my Kindle PaperWhite. I can upload PDFs and comment on them and also upload a whole wishlist of books I hope to read. I read every night before sleeping. It used to be tangible hard copy books, but I find the Kindle easier. Will I be missing the hard copy books by this time next year?” Jenny Mackness, 2014

“Kindle App goes with me everywhere on every device I own.”  Debra Robinson 2013

Pre-2013 comments

“Don’t buy a Kindle – just get the app! It means I can ready ebooks on my laptop whenever I want”