Amazon Singles Classics brings stories from magazines to Kindle

If you're looking for some new reading material on your Kindle or inside Amazon's reading app, you're in luck. The online retailer announced Singles Classics: a collection of essays and stories from "well-known authors" that were published in "top ma... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2016-07-19 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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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

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon refreshes Kindle Oasis e-reader with larger screen and waterproofing

While you can read ebooks on Android tablets and iPad devices, you really shouldn't. These screens can strain your eyes, causing discomfort and creating a negative experience. Not to mention, if you tend to read outdoors, the glare can be unbearable. Instead, an e-ink reader is the best option.... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite is $90 for Prime members right now

Fall has just begun, meaning frigid weekends and evenings will be upon us—a.k.a. the perfect time for curling up with a good ebook. If you’re a Prime Member, you can currently grab the ad-supported Wi-Fi-only Kindle Paperwhite for $90. This device is usually $120 and is the same price Amazon... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2017-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon boosts kids' reading app with Signature Stories

Reading app Amazon Rapids has extended its offering with Signature Stories, a feature which introduces stories from its TV shows. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Murray snaps up spy thriller first published as Kindle Single

John Murray publisher Mark Richards has pre-empted a novel about a "psychopathic but glamorous and alluring" Russian assassin, Codename Villanelle, by Luke Jennings. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jay Z to bring Trayvon Martin story to the big screen

Rapper and producer Jay Z has partnered with the Weinstein Company to produce a feature film and documentary series about Trayvon Martin, the unarmed African American teenager killed by George Zimmerman in 2012. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lily Cole joins Amazon's Kindle Stoyteller Award judging panel

Lily Cole joins Rachel Abbott and Orna Ross on the judging panel for Amazon’s Kindle Storyteller Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-21 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 New App, Rapids, to Offer Children's Stories

Amazon Rapids is a new children's app that features short, illustrated stories designed to look like the text-chat feature on a smartphone. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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CNN will bring Anderson Cooper to the Amazon Echo

CNN has made a point of being everywhere its users are, pushing hard to be the first publisher on emerging platforms like Snapchat, Facebook Messenger. This month, it's bringing its TV broadcast to Amazon Echo, an emerging platform projected to grow substantially in the coming years. Instead of... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Esquire Brings Back Satirical Magazine SPY to Make You Laugh, Not Cry, Over the Election

Does this election feel different to you? Newspapers are trying to get ahead of this intense cycle with early endorsements. Presidential campaigns are embracing #TBT photos. Not to mention the kinds of stories eagle-eyed political reporters keep uncovering, from CNN Politics team's Playboy... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2016-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's latest Prime perk is free books and magazines

While members of the Amazon Prime club get all kinds of benefits with their subscription, bookworms don't receive a great deal of special treatment. Sure, they can borrow one ebook for free each month and access new novels early, but the all-you-can... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2016-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Prime subscribers now have free ebooks, magazines and more with Prime Reading

If you have been looking for one more reason to become an Amazon Prime subscriber, the newly launched Prime Reading feature could just be the clincher. Prime Reading gives US subscribers access to a library of free Kindle ebooks, magazines, comics and other publications completely free of... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2016-10-05 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 to donate Kindles to developing countries

Amazon has established a programme to donate Kindle e-readers, ebooks and Fire tablets to readers in developing nations. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-26 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

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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