I'm reading IQ84, Haruki Murakami's long-awaited new book. In hardback, it's 944 pages and weighs several pounds. I am a pasty blogger with weak arms and soft hands, so the Kindle version seemed like a no-brainer. More »
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After teasing us with apossible launch, Amazon has confirmed Kindle Unlimited, its all-you-can-read e-book subscription service. For $9.99 per month, Kindle Unlimited offers 600,000 books and "thousands" of audiobooks across a range of devices.
Ever heard ofKindle Unlimited? Us either, at least not until now. Originallyspotted bykboards,a forum site that welcomes Kindle chatter, this previously unknown service appears to be an upcoming all-you-can-read subscription service from Amazon. For $9.99 monthly, as described by the image above, Kindle Unlimited issaid to offer accessto more than 600,000 books and "thousands" of audiobooks.
Amazon will increase its fund for self-publishers agreeing to loan their ebooks by $800,000 this month, the retailer has confirmed, predicting an uptick in downloads with the launch of the Kindle Unlimited subscription service .
Over the course of nearly two decades, Amazon has hewed to a consistent philosophy: It’s all about the customer. The retailer is so devoted to its customers that it takes the profits that would normally go to shareholders and gives them to shoppers in the form of faster delivery and lower prices.
Read freely from over 600,000 books—available on Kindle devices, as well as free Kindle reading apps for iOS, Android and more Listen to thousands of audiobooks from Audible, or switch easily between reading and listening with Whispersync for Voice Enjoy best sellers including the Harry Potter series, The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogy, the Hunger Games trilogy, Diary of a Wimpy Kid book
Amazon is confirming its critics’ worst fears and it is an ugly spectacle to behold.For years, authors and publishers have warned that Amazon, Jeff Bezos’ book-selling giant, would one day use its power for ill. Sure, so far, Amazon has marketed itself as a book buyer’s best friend.
SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep. 17, 2014– (NASDAQ: AMZN)–Amazon today introduced the all-new Fire HDX 8.9, which combines a startlingly light design and stunning HDX display with a new, more powerful processor, exclusive Dolby Atmos and the latestDolbyAudio, and all-new Fire OS 4 “Sangria” features and services. The new Fire HDX is available for pre-order starting today for just $379–learn more atwww.amazon.com/hdx.
After Kindle Unlimited launched today , we entered a lively debate in the TUAW backchannels about this new service. Nearly everyone agreed that Amazon had once again set a high bar for Apple to respond to, but not everyone was immediately ready to sign up for this monthly product that offers unlimited text and audio lending for US$10/month.
Amazon is calling its new read-all-you-can (or listen-all-you-can) “Kindle Unlimited”, and it boasts of 600,000 titles that readers can choose from, as well as a dip into a considerable audiobook collection.
Amazon is on a roll today, unleashing a barrage of new Kindle devices to make bibliophiles swoon. But for those who want a bit more functionality out of their device at the expense of e-ink, Amazon has a new generation of Kindle Fire HDs just for them. There is even one made especially for kids! There are two new models in this Fire HD line.