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Amazon wants parents to buy Kindles for their children, and is today launching a discounted “Kindle for Kids Bundle” to encourage them to do so. This new package includes the combination of a Kindle e-reader, a durable cover, and an extended warranty on the device which protects against spills and drops. Show More Summary
READER BOOK PLUG: From reader Greg Krehbiel, What God Has Bent. Free on Kindle for the next week.
A college student was reading her Kindle on the Metro-North platform in White Plains, New York, when a deranged homeless man threw her onto the tracks in front of an oncoming train. The woman was hit by the train with such force that her body was shoved under the platform. Show More Summary
Give credit to Daniel Cormier for saying what we all were thinking. Cormier wasted little time winning the light heavyweight title on Saturday at UFC 187, snapping Anthony Johnson’s spirit like dry kindling en route to a third-round submission victory. Show More Summary
Our national full-justification of text nightmare is over...Amazon has finally ditched fully justified text on the Kindle. But the new app finally gives the boot to the hideous absolute justification of text that the Kindle's been rocking since 2007. Show More Summary
Bookerly is much more bookerly than the old Kindle typefaces. Read the rest
Amazon on Wednesday improved the look of fonts in Kindle for iOS, while Fox launched a Movie of the Day app for the iPhone, highlighting daily flash sales of Fox movies hosted on iTunes.
Atop my horse, I trotted into the city of Novigrad, working towards a quest. I was greeted by the gruesome scene of two elves, tied to stakes in the city’s central square. Witch hunters approached, and began to light the kindling beneath the elves, ignoring the pleas of one who insisted he was innocent. Show More Summary
Amazon has updated the Kindle app for iPhone and iPad with new page layouts, better word spacing, and a new font. The latest update to Amazon's Kindle app is all about making reading easier. To that end, the app offers a new page layout...Show More Summary
Google introduced its e-book typeface Literata last week, giving Google Play Books a well-needed spruce up. Now Amazon has dropped a similar gift on users of its Kindle iOS app. The company quietly introduced Bookerly, “a new KindleShow More Summary
Two interesting app updates out today that make enjoying media from your iOS device even better. On the reading front, Amazon has updated its Kindle for iOS app to include a font called Bookerly that it says was designed especially for reading on a digital screen. In the video space, HBO has released a minor update to […]
A new font, Bookerly, and a totally new layout engine have made reading a Kindle e-book more like print than ever. Amazon's Kindle e-reader is a lovely single purpose gadget, with an industrial design ethos that, in its singular focus on the purity of e-reading, even Dieter Rams could love. Show More Summary
The Amazon Fire Phone was launched with a lot of hype and high expectations surrounding it. After all the company’s Kindle Fire Android tablets proved to be rather successful, so it is assumed that the same could carry on in the Fire Phone, but unfortunately that did not happen, thus leading to Amazon cutting its price. Show More Summary
Last Christmas, I got my six-year old daughter a Kindle Fire for Christmas. It was to be her “big gift” of the year, and I thought it would be great for long car rides and fun, educational games. I expected her to love it, which she did, but there was one thing I didn’t expect –... The post The High Price of Free Games appeared first on The Simple Dollar.
Indie authors seem to be living in an age of wonders. They can upload a PDF and sell it instantly on Kindles and tablets. They can print-on-demand like merry little Gutenbergs, slinging their wares from India to Indiana. They can raise an army of fans to crowdfund their latest opus. Show More Summary
Fill up your Kindle today with books starting at $2, including Water for Elephants. If some of your favorites are on the discount list definitely us know in the comments. Read more...
Julie Ferguson and I are proud to let everyone know that Paranormal Geeks has been updated with more info and released in publication again. It is in paperback, as well as Kindle and Nook. We took over a dozen Paranormal Geeks and sat them down for interviews to learn more about what makes us tick and where we fit into the scheme of things. Show More Summary
IN THE MAIL: From Craig Lambert, Shadow Work: The Unpaid, Unseen Jobs That Fill Your Day. Plus, today only at Amazon: Up to 80% Off Summer Reads on Kindle. And, also today only: ProForm Hybrid Trainer, $275.00 (66% off).
For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon is having a huge sale on over 500 kindle books. There are books for all tastes in there, from science fiction and fantasy to mysteries and thrillers, so there’s definitely should be something in there to entertain you for the coming summer season. Show More Summary