Amazon intros Kindle First for those who can't wait a month for the new Gloria Gaynor book

Waiting another month for that new inspirational Gloria Gaynor book? You'll survive, most likely -- but just in case, Amazon's debuting a new program called Kindle First. Customers can get early access to new titles for $1.99 - or for free, if they're a member of the exclusive club that is Amazon ... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2013-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle E-books Top Print Books Sales on Amazon

It happened. Amazon says ebook sales have surpassed physical book sales on Amazon.com. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to get free books for your Amazon Kindle

When you own an Amazon Kindle, the cost of supporting a voracious reading habit can get very steep, very quickly. A quick glance at Amazon’s list of the Best Books of the Month shows that a decent read can set you back between $13 and $15 for a Kindle edition book. Sure, Amazon offers deals... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2019-07-03 08:26:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Kindle now supports Traditional Chinese books 現在有傳統的中文書籍支持

Amazon's e-ink Kindle-reader devices, Fire tablets, and the associated ebook service are wildly popular. Competitor devices, such as the Nook from Barnes and Noble, simply don't compare. Is it worrying that Amazon essentially has a stranglehold on the digital book market? I suppose, but look, no... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-05-24 17:33:08 UTC ]
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Where to find free books for your Amazon Kindle

When you own an Amazon Kindle, the cost of supporting a voracious reading habit can get very steep, very quickly. A quick glance at Amazon’s list of the Best Books of the Month shows that a decent read can set you back between $13 and $15 for a Kindle edition book. Sure, Amazon offers deals on... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2018-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon launches Arabic books on Kindle

Amazon has launched a selection of more than 12,000 Arabic language books on its Kindle store. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Kindle finally supports Arabic language books

Arabic language authors don't get many opportunities in the ebook world, whether it's due to a basic lack of support for the language (which reads right-to-left, is written in cursive and includes pronunciation marks) or the complexities of distribu... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Kindle now supports Arabic language books

Amazon’s Kindle hardware and associated online ebook store have revolutionized the reading experience. While some folks are scared of change, and desperately clutch their paper books, the future is clearly digital. Quite frankly, it’s wasteful to produce paper books. Not to mention, they take up... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Anniversary Notes: Shanghai Children’s Book Fair at 5; Amazon’s Kindle at 10

The season's anniversaries start taking attention, as China's fair in Shanghai and Seattle's best-known device everywhere trigger news and events. The post Anniversary Notes: Shanghai Children’s Book Fair at 5; Amazon’s Kindle at 10 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's new Kindle app is 'inspired by books'

Amazon has launched a new Kindle app designed to encourage more people to read ebooks on their mobile phones. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's new Kindle app makes it easier to turn your phone or tablet into a book

I’m a big fan of e-ink Kindles -- preferring them over real books. If you do a lot of reading, they’re great. However, some people prefer the versatility of an iPad, Android tablet or smartphone, and there's a clear benefit to those. You only need to carry around the one device. Today, Amazon... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2017-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Top 10 Print Book and Amazon Kindle Bestsellers of 2016

The new Harry Potter book was by far the bestselling print title of 2016, and 'The Girl On the Train' was a major print and ebook bestseller for the second year in a row. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle for Kids bundle offers children's books for $99

To offer kids a way to read via Kindle, Amazon is back with another $99 bundle. The Kindle for Kids offer combines the latest e-reader with a cover and a "2-year worry-free guarantee." It's meant to boost reading habits for children complete with too... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon 'Kindle Reading Fund' makes books more available to those without access

The ability to read is something many of us take for granted. At a young age, you probably had tons of books in your homes and schools, enabling you to learn to both read and write. Believe it or not, not everyone has access to books. Isn't that sad? Luckily, Amazon is looking to change this.... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2016-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Prime Day: books and Kindles on offer

Amazon has launched its second Prime Day promotional bonanza, offering deals on products every five minutes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon made flipping through books on Kindles and tablets easier

As useful (and as crazy thin) as e-readers can be, there's something terribly satisfying about thumbing through a sheaf of processed plant matter with words on it. While you'll never get the same sensory experience using a Kindle, Amazon at least tri... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2016-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's New Page-Flip Feature Makes Kindle Books More Skimmable

Skip ahead. Skip backward. Roam as you please. Then go back to where you were in a jiffy.The advantages that ebooks have over their dead-tree forebears are so many and varied that I'm not going to bother detailing them here.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2016-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Echo can read your Kindle books aloud on request

You don't even need to lift a finger when you're done playing Jeopardy! on Amazon Echo and want to relax with a book. Simply say "Alexa, read [Kindle book title]," and the voice assistant will start narrating almost anything you purchased from the Ki... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2016-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle for Android adds popular highlights, book instructions, and more perks

Kindle for Android wants to train your brain along with serving as your go-to e-Reader.Version 4.11, which is rolling out through the Play Store, brings in a feature called Word Wise, which pops up hints above words that Kindle thinks may be challenging. The goal is to give you confidence to... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2015-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Kindle Convert turns paper books into ebooks, if you're patient

Got books to digitize and plenty of patience? Amazon's Kindle Convert software will let you scan them at home. As spotted by The Ebook Reader, Kindle Convert is a $50 PC application that turns printed pages into Kindle ebooks. It should work with most scanners, provided they support at least... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2015-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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