The Kindle Store is the largest eBook retailer on the face of the planet. It boasts well over 4.6 million titles, and there’s no suggestion that this number will be cut down any time soon. However, cracks are starting to emerge, and it’s not clear whether Amazon will be able to paper over them. Show More Summary
Massachusetts band Ampere has been relatively quiet over the past few years, releasing just one split—with Italy’s Raein—since its 2011 full-length, Like Shadows. But the members that make up the long-running screamo act haven’t slowed down, spinning off new bands that showcase different sounds and perspectives. Show More Summary
Today, we’re going to look at a bunch of deals you can get right now on Amazon Canada. There are CDN$ 2.99 Kindle books, great deals on Blu-ray, and much more to check out! Blu-Ray Deals Mad Max Anthology (CDN$ 25.99, 57% Off) With this box set, you get 4 Mad Max films for over half off the normal price. Show More Summary
Thank you all for making the first day of The Complacent Class such a success; pre-orders were strong and according to one standard metric it was the #1 best-selling book for Monday. I am working to get you information on Kindle pre-order, as of now the pre-order extra book offer still stands. I also am […] The post The Complacent Class appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.
Picking the right font for your Kindle or Nook can enhance your reading experience. Some fonts are easy on the eyes, some have a ton of personality, and some tell stories of their own. Here are some fonts the experts suggest for your devices. Read more...
Our friends over at Travel Update are running a contest, and the prizes are really good–especially if you are a frequent traveler! They are: • Apple Watch Sport • iPad Air 2 • Bose QuietComfort 35 Headphones • Kindle Paperwhite • Blue...Show More Summary
Some startups find their beginnings organically, getting built slowly from years of effort. These kinds of companies can be anywhere, and they often are. Startups kindled with the intent of rapid iteration and quick growth, however, tend to be clustered in the kinds of places we expect: San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, [...]
The Kindle e-reader has been with us in one form or another since 2007, and it’s still going strong. It’s a super simple device, and for most people, that’s a huge part of its appeal. But don’t let its simplicity fool you into thinking there aren’t any interesting tweaks you can make to your beloved e-reader. Show More Summary
In the space of just over two years, an Charles Rosenbert went from zero to bestselling author. How did he do it? Here’s what happened… A couple of years ago, I downloaded a free Kindle book by Charles Rosenberg. It was called Death on a High Floor. Show More Summary
If you ever step foot into my bedroom (as unlikely as that may be), the first thing you’ll notice are the books. Suffice to say I have a lot of books. In fact, I have so many that my dusty shelves creak under the weight of dog-eared paperback novels and thick computer science textbooks. Show More Summary
The Kindle browser may have been built with performance in mind, but seems to have fallen short when it comes to security.
This week we continued the pursuit of pokémon with some more advanced tactics for catching your favorite monsters. Meanwhile in non-augmented reality, we learned about the current political conventions, how to jailbreak a Kindle, which foods are dangerous for cats, and more. Here’s a look back. Read more...
£23.99 (Hardback) £13.99 (Paperback) £2.99 (Kindle) Former Royal Navy submariner, Commander Ryan Ramsey recently self-published this unique book that tells the story of HMS […]
We ask the experts: Which font is optimal for my Kindle? Baskerville, Bookerly, Caecilia, Georgia, Helvetica, OpenDyslexic, Palatino, the mysterious "Publisher Font": According to my iPhone's Kindle app, all of these typefaces are available with a button press, and that's the problem. Show More Summary
The biggest torrent site in the world goes down, Firefox tackles its Flash problem, iOS 10 knows when your hardware is getting wet, Amazon brings classic articles to Kindle, and video games as stop-motion animations. The Feds Take KickassTorrents Offline KickassTorrents has been dealt a major blow, with U.S. Show More Summary
Last week we learned you can jailbreak every current model of Kindle. Even better, while the process is a bit time-consuming, it’s also pretty easy to do. The end result is a Kindle that’s a little more pleasurable to use. Here’s how to do it. Read more...
Kindle has introduced a new series called "Singles Classics."
On this date in 1783, Diego Cristobal Tupac Amaru — cousin and successor to the famed indigenous rebel Tupac Amaru II — was tortured to death in Cusco. After Tupac Amaru’s execution in May 1781, the rebellion he had kindled fell south to present-day Bolivia and fought on furiously. Diego Cristobal succeeded his kinsman in […]
Having waxed lyrical about the joys of reading PDF documents on my Kindle instead of having to lug around a load of paper (see 5 reasons that educators should use a Kindle), I had a rude awakening today. I downloaded a PDF research report and fired it off to my Kindle, with the intention of reading it on the train. Show More Summary