Here’s the most important and interested Amazon news from the past day or two.
- Amazon pitches a Maps API of its own to developers, putting the heat on Google at The Next Web. Back in July, Amazon acquired 3D map startup UpNext.
- Apple’s new iPods (Touch, Nano, Shuffle) are now available to preorder on Amazon.
- If you’re grumbling about the $29 adapter you’ll need if you’re buying an iPhone 5, here’s a third-party one for $9.99 on Amazon. And here’s a cable adapter for $17.95 on Amazon.
- Why Amazon Publishing? << This is a great blog post from an author who recently signed on with Amazon Publishing.
- Developers Suspect the New Kindle Fires Will Be Hack-Resistant at Gizmodo
- Kindle Fire HD or Nexus 7? at Gizmodo