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 Unveils Its MatchBook Print-and-Kindle Combo Deal

Amazon today launched the MatchBook program it announced last month, which lets owners of select print books bought on Amazon get the Kindle ebook versions for $2.99 or cheaper. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2013-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-09-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's New Offer: Discounted Kindle Versions of Print Books You've Already Bought

Amazon said on Tuesday that it will unveil a program that will let Amazon customers purchase the digital versions of print books they've already bought -- or will buy -- from Amazon, for $2.99 or less. The initiative, called Kindle MatchBook, will launch in October with at least 10,000... Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2013-09-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon tells Kindle customers to expect buying credit, thanks to ebook price-fixing settlement

I bought my first ebook in 1999 and in recent years stopped purchasing print altogether. My wife is a relative ebook newbie, so I am surprised that she and not me received surprising email today from Amazon about a forthcoming purchasing credit. Perhaps you got similar message. In April, the... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2012-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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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 Kindle Oasis Review: Now Is the Perfect Time to Buy an E-Reader

In an era of smartphone addiction, a single-purpose device like an e-reader may help you unplug and focus on content that will bring you joy. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Amazon introduces its latest Kindle, the first version under $100 with a front light

Amazon unveiled the latest model of its popular Kindle e-reader Wednesday, the first version of the device with a front light that costs less than $100. The new Kindle, priced at $89.99, is one-third of an inch thick and weighs 6 ounces, making it easy to use with one hand, Amazon said. But the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Oliver and Hogan top Amazon print and ebook charts for 2017

Jamie Oliver has topped Amazon UK’s print chart this year in a list dominated by celebrity-authored healthy eating titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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Amazon, HarperCollins reach print and ebook deal

Amazon.com Inc. and HarperCollins Publishers have agreed to a multiyear deal covering the sale of print and ebooks, the latest agreement between the Web retailer and a major publishing house... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

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Amazon tool converts print into ebooks

Amazon customers in the US can now convert their print titles into Kindle books with a software package called Kindle Convert. Currently available in the US for computers running Windows 7 and 8, the software helps users to scan in pages of their print books, converting the image into usable... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-05 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

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Amazon brings Kindle Unlimited ebook subscriptions to the UK

Whether we like it or not, Amazon nearly always launches its new products and services in the US first. It happened with its Fire-branded tablets, set-top box and smartphone. The same can be said for its all-you-can-read ebook service, Kindle... Continue reading at Engadget

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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

[ Los Angeles Times | 2014-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Los Angeles Times | 2014-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle Unlimited offers all-you-can-eat ebooks for $10 a month

After teasing us with a possible launch, Amazon has confirmed Kindle Unlimited, its all-you-can-read ebook subscription service. For $9.99 per month, Kindle Unlimited offers 600,000 books and "thousands" of audiobooks across a range of devices. As... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2014-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon appears to be testing an unlimited Kindle ebook subscription

Amazon.com appears to be testing a new subscription model that would give members all-you-can-read access to more than 600,000 ebooks for $9.99 a month.  Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2014-07-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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