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Fedora Celebrates the Kindle App with a Giveaway

Posted in Apple Inc

You’ve, no doubt, heard that Amazon has released an updated version of its Kindle for iOS app yesterday, and the blindness community is abuzz with excitement and intrigue. We’ve even shared a few of our thoughts in this post breaking down the features and accessibility of the app.

These are just a few of the tweets sent the past 36 hours since the official announcement was made…

Good news! Read aloud over 1.8 million titles available in the Kindle Store using Apple’s VoiceOver technology.…

— Rich Cavallaro (@richcav) May 1, 2013

The sun has risen from thewest today as Amazon announced that #Kindle for iOS is now fully accessible. #a11y #accessibility

— Pratik Patel (@ppatel) May 1, 2013

My Kindle library synced perfectly with the app. Books totally readable with VO. Its Christmas for book lovers.

— Robert Carter (@Robert_Carter) May 1, 2013

Accessible kindle app comments and use. via @audioboo

— Tim Emmons (@emmons2010) May 1, 2013

ACB sees brighter future for #ebooks for with the release of of the accessible Kindle for IOS. #accessibility

— ACB National (@acbnational) May 2, 2013

Amazing. Chicago tribune on kindle is accessible.

— Liam Erven (@Liamerven) May 2, 2013

Now–It’s Time to Give Away Something to Celebrate!

In celebration of the new accessible Kindle app, Fedora Outlier, LLC, is pleased to offer up one (1) $25 gift card for, which can be used to purchase anything from the Kindle Store. That’s right, one lucky winner can buy some brand new books for their brand new accessible Kindle app. Here’s how you can score an entry (or two) for the giveaway:

You can earn one entry for each option, but additional entries won’t be considered past that point. If you have questions about the giveaway, send an email to, or use the contact form to get in touch with us. Hurry, though! The giveaway ends Wednesday, May 8th at 5PM EST!