Graeme Reynolds, a UK-based author of horror novels, says he was unable to sell one of his bestselling books on Amazon’s Kindle library because his manuscript contained too many hyphens. In a blog post, Reynolds says Amazon’s automated...Show More Summary
Amazon's Kindle app for iPhone and iPad has been updated to version 4.6 with a number of important new features, including Book Browser, Goodreads integration, and more. It's now also easier to get book details, get information on a series, and more. Show More Summary
Amazon today rolled out a new version of its Kindle app for iOS that should make it easier for people to find and read books.
Amazon pushed out an updated version of its Kindle for iOS app today bringing a list of new features to the reading app. Kindle for iOS now includes integration with Goodreads, the social cataloging service it bought last year, allowing readers users to share book progress and completion status, quotes, and more Kindle to Goodreads. iPad […]
Kindle sales were up this Black Friday, as compared to sales of the devices last year, Amazon revealed this week. According to the Seattle-based giant, sales of Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet were up 3x this Black Friday as compared toShow More Summary
The company's mum on the Fire Phone, though
Bargains on the Fire Phone follow a tepid public reception on the device
Subscription-based e-book lending service Scribd is now offering audiobooks, the company announced Thursday. Scribd is one of three top contenders -- alongside Oyster and Amazon's Kindle Unlimited -- in the race to become the leading Netflix-for-books provider.
Despite its decidedly unfriendly-to-authors feud with a major publishing company, Amazon is touting a new program that provides an outlet for hopeful authors, while letting readers maybe, sort-of decide who’s worthy of being published. Kindle...Show More Summary
Amazon wants to take some of the mystery out of predicting what books will sell with its new Kindle Scout publishing program, which lets readers vote on their favourite excerpts from unreleased books to determine what does (and what doesn’t) get published. Show More Summary
The newly launched Kindle Scout service from Amazon.com Ing. gives readers the power to decide what books get published, while also giving new authors the exposure they need. The service allows readers to view samples of unpublished books and vote for three of … Continue reading ?
With Kindle Scout, Amazon’s taking a 21st century approach to publishing, letting readers nominate which books progress to funding. It’s like your favorite reality TV show, except for books. Amazon launched Kindle Scout in the US a couple of weeks back, but today sees the program officially open for voting. Show More Summary
Apple's tablet has posted disappointing sales in recent quarters, as the market for dedicated devices, like Amazon's Kindle, have failed to crumble.
E-readers generally have excellent battery life, thanks to efficient e-ink displays that only consumer power when they’re refreshed. Backlit readers sacrifice some battery life to improve readability in low light, but they’re still pretty impressive. Show More Summary
-Wongdoody, Seattle uses origami-inspired animation to bring joys of reading to life for Amazon’s Kindle Voyage (video above). -Marketing firms are mining photo-sharing sites to find brands, target ads. -Leo Burnett teams up with Huffington...Show More Summary
Amazon has added a new feature to its latest Kindle Fires, one that should help it defend its Kindle business against Apple.
As an avid reader, I’m always on the lookout for good deals on books and e-books, whether or not I really need any more. While there are thousands of free book titles on Amazon for Kindle (or on Google Play or Barnes & Noble), they’re not usually the ones you’d find on the bestseller list. Show More Summary
It’s not often that Britain gets tech and services before they launch elsewhere, yet when Amazon announced Kindle Unlimited it was revealed that it would be available in the UK before anywhere else. Now we’re getting a little bonus with Kindle First. Show More Summary
Amazon’s Kindle Voyage is the company’s best e-reader ever. Its biggest improvement over the Kindle Paperwhite is in its screen, which has a resolution of 300 pixels per inch. The text is more clear and crisp than ever, making it the best reading experience ever on an electronic device. The Voyage also includes an ambient... Read More
When you’ve got services like Spotify and Netflix that give you access to as much entertainment as you want for a small subscription fee, it can often make you wonder why there isn’t really the same service for books. People love to read, so why can’t they access as much content as they like in the same way? Well Amazon... Show More Summary