Amazon launches Kindle Matchbook: discounted ebooks for those who own the hard copy

When Amazon launched AutoRip, we looked at our bookshelves and wished that us readers would get something similar. Fortunately, the company had the same idea, and is now announcing Kindle Matchbook. In short, if you've bought one of 10,000 selected titles from Amazon, you'll be entitled to snag a digital copy for between $2.99 and nothing. The service launches in October and there's no limit on when the purchases were made -- meaning that you could be offered an awkward reminder of the literature you were gorging back in 1995. Filed under: Tablets, Amazon Comments Source: Kindle Matchbook Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2013-09-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle Kids Edition -- Amazon launches ebook reader for younger bookworms

Amazon has launched a child-friendly version of its Kindle ereader -- the Kindle Kids Edition. At $110, this special edition device is slightly more expensive than the cheapest Kindle, but it has one massive advantage that will appeal to parents, kids and others: it is free from ads. But there... Continue reading at Betanews

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Amazon launches Kindle Unlimited ebook service

Amazon.com Inc. on Friday introduced Kindle Unlimited, an all-you-can-read ebook subscription service available for $9.99 a month. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Amazon's Kindle MatchBook will let consumers buy print and ebook versions together

The new program, which is scheduled to launch in October, would let Amazon users buy a discounted ebook for qualifying titles if they bought the print version as well. But many publishers have yet to come aboard. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle MatchBook turns past print purchases into low-cost ebooks

It's yet another step in Amazon's merging of the physical and digital worlds—and another ploy for platform lock-in. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2013-09-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon launches Kindle eBook store en Español, over 33,000 libros to choose from

Buenas noticias para todos los amantes de los libros que viven en Estados Unidos. Amazon acaba de anunciar una nueva tienda llamada eBooks Kindle en Español. El nuevo servicio dará acceso a más de 33,000 libros que se podrán leer en los diferentes dispositivos Kindle. Esta biblioteca virtual... Continue reading at Engadget

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Kindle Unlimited: We try Amazon's subscription service for ebooks

If you’re a Kindle user, you’ve undoubtedly come across titles with that Kindle Unlimited logo and an enticing “$0.00” price tag attached. You’re curious, yes? With titles in genres from mysteries and romance to sci-fi and self-help, Kindle Unlimited is an easy and affordable way to sate your... Continue reading at PC World

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Amazon launches Kindle for children

Amazon has launched a Kindle for children, in its first ever dedicated reading experience built for youngsters.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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Amazon launches first waterproof Kindle

Amazon has launched its first waterproof Kindle, the new Kindle Oasis, which will also have Audible built-in and feature a larger, seven-inch display. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon launches £269 Kindle Oasis

Amazon has announced its thinnest and lightest e-reader, the Kindle Oasis, "designed to feel weightless". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Launch Kindle Unlimited in India with Local Partners

Amazon launched Kindle Unlimited in India with local publishing partners that include Jaico, Westland, Grapevine, Orient, and Sinclude, and more promised. The post Amazon Launch Kindle Unlimited in India with Local Partners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Move Over, Kindle Charts: Tolino Launches Ebook Bestseller List

The German digital literary scene boasts a new bestseller list: the Tolino Ebook Bestseller List. Tolino, a German bookseller alliance, is Germany’s counterpart to Amazon. The post Move Over, Kindle Charts: Tolino Launches Ebook Bestseller List appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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

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Amazon launches Kindle Textbook Creator

Amazon has launched Kindle Textbook Creator in the US, allowing academics to turn their textbooks into digital editions.  KDP EDU, a new segment of Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP), gives educators and authors the online tools to prepare, publish and promote e-textbooks and other educational... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon launches Kindle in Holland

Amazon has launched three Kindle e-readers and the Kindle ebook store in Holland. The e-commerce giant launched its Dutch ebook arm today (12th November), offering customers 20,000 Dutch ebooks alongside 3million books in other languages, reports Dutch news outlet NU. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon brings Kindle Unlimited ebook subscriptions to the UK

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Amazon unveils Kindle Unlimited, an ebook subscription service

Amazon entered the ebook subscription market Friday by launching Kindle Unlimited, a Netflix-like subscription service for ebooks available for $9.99 a month.  Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Kindle Unlimited launches: 600,000 all-you-can-read ebooks for $10 per month

Amazon's new subscription ebook plan includes more than 600,000 titles, but no major publishers. Continue reading at PC World

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Amazon launches Kindle Unlimited in US

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