Google News article Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and others are offering free ebook readers to customers who have paid for a subscription.
Apple’s free ebook reader called the iBooks app, for example, allows users to download the Kindle for $9.99 per year and is available in 32 languages, including English.
Amazon’s Kindle Reader for iPad is $7.99 a year, while the $9-a-year Apple app for Mac has the same feature.
Microsoft’s free app for Windows is $9, and the free app available for Android phones is $8.99.
Apple says the program will end on July 1.
Microsoft says the service will remain free for a limited time.
Apple says the price difference between the two free Kindle apps is negligible.