We love a waterproofed Kindle, and we put one through hell, but that's an aftermarket mod, not a feature that comes standard. If you want waterproofed reading on the cheap(er), the new Kobo Aura H2O is for you. Read more...
I'm having problems with applications complaining that they can't run on my Win8 system due to lack of RAM. My friend suggested it was the Kindle app, but I don't believe it. How do I figure out what is eating up my memory? The post Is the Kindle app a memory hog in Windows 8? appeared first on Ask Dave Taylor.
Looking for some of the best murder mysteries for your Kindle? Let’s line up the usual suspects… The world has always loved a good old murder. We love the thrill of the chase. Give us a detective and watch him or her work their magic. Show More Summary
My upcoming book, The Guide to the Future of Medicine, will become available on Amazon.com in black&white paperback, colored paperback and Kindle formats in a few days, therefore I thought I would share an excerpt of the table of contents revealing what trends are featured and described in details through stories and a lot of pictures […]
Pro-Russian separatist commander Igor Strelkov is probably really pissed right now. A smutty new gay e-book starring him has gone on sale on Amazon. The price? $1.93. (Free with Kindle Unlimited.) According to the book’s description, “Sucking Strelkov is the story of a chance encounter with one of the most evil men in Europe. Contains depictions of rough M/M […]
The Kindle readers performed significantly worse in a plot reconstruction test.
If you can get used to my roommate, I promise it will be an incredible experience.
I have always had a romanticized view of books. I surround myself with them. I decorate around them. Reading Linda Grant's Kindle single I Murdered My Library has caused me to rethink my relationship with the physical book. Read the rest
Amazon wants to own all your screens. That’s why it sells Kindle tablets, the Fire phone, and the Fire TV set top box. And it’s why the company just inked a nearly $1 billion deal to Twitch, a company that lets people broadcast their videogame play over the net. As random as the Twitch buy […]
The Nook has long lived in the shadow of its Kindle rival, but now Barnes & Noble is taking a new approach. Since Barnes & Noble no longer makes its own Nooks, it has teamed up with the biggest Android mobile device makers in the world...Show More Summary
A new study found that readers using an Amazon Kindle ebook reader were "significantly" worse than paperback readers at recalling when events occurred in a mystery story. "The Kindle readers performed significantly worse on the plotShow More Summary
Feel like your novel is getting lost in a sea of other titles in Amazon’s Kindle store? It’s not surprising, as the store’s inventory is growing at an incredibly rapid pace. Just how fast? Author Claude Nougat has pegged it at 12 books an hour or about one new book every five minutes. Show More Summary
Barnes & Noble and Samsung have collaborated on a new device to challenge Amazon's Kindle Fire.
A character in the Doonesbury comic strip once called the 1970s “A kidney stone of a decade,” and compared to the 1960s and 1980s, it indeed was. It was a period of economic and political decline and, of course, abuses of power with Watergate being the worst but by no means only scandal. Decades get [...]
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SARAH HOYT’S NEW SHORT STORY COLLECTION, Crawling Between Heaven And Earth, is 99 cents on Kindle for a limited time. How can you say no?
When Alex Belth was 25 years old, he worked with Joel and Ethan Coen on The Big Lebowski, first as a personal assistant and then as an assistant editor. He recently published a short Kindle book about the experience. The Dudes AbideShow More Summary
Credits: Andrew Burton/Getty Images Alt Text: The CEO of Barnes & Noble and president of Samsung Electronics pose with the Samsung Nook The Samsung Galaxy Nook faces an 'uphill struggle' to challenge Amazon's dominance of the e-reader...Show More Summary
The e-paper screens you find on devices like the Kindle have many benefits, but their use has been fairly limited. A company called Visionect has developed a new platform designed to open up e-paper screens to a world of new uses. The V-Platform lets developers build and manage apps designed for e-paper screens as if... Read More
Here are a few books -- old and new alike -- to consider adding to your shelf this fall. You could also add them to your kindle shelf, but we all know that process renders you slightly more dead inside: