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Read an E-book a Month Early with Amazon’s New Kindle First Program

Read an E-book a Month Early with Amazon’s New Kindle First Program

By Josh Wolford November 1, 2013

In its attempt to boost the brand value of the Kindle (and sweeten the Amazon Prime deal as well), Amazon has just announced a new initiative called Kindle First, which will give readers early access to a selection of e-books …

Barnes & Noble Takes Nook To The UK Barnes & Noble Takes Nook To The UK

Barnes & Noble is bringing its Nook products to the UK this fall, the company announced today. Customers will be able to access the digital storefront via nook.co.uk, and the company will begin selling its E Ink Readers, Nook Simple …

Nook for Web Lets Your Browser Be Your E-Reader Nook for Web Lets Your Browser Be Your E-Reader
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Barnes & Noble has finally joined the web-based e-reader party by launching Nook for Web. Nook for Web gives anyone and everyone with a computer access to B&N’s e-book store, and allows them to read books from their browser – …

FAA Reviewing Rules Regarding Electronics On Planes FAA Reviewing Rules Regarding Electronics On Planes

Let it never be said that one disgruntled journalist’s airplane experience can’t yield some intriguing results. Having his own Howard Beale “I’m mad as hell” moment, The New York Times‘ Nick Bilton decided he’d unnecessarily purchased magazines from the airport …

Joe Lansdale On The E-Book Revolution Joe Lansdale On The E-Book Revolution
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Last week, we reported that author (and “Champion Mojo Storyteller”) Joe Lansdale was considering e-book as the exclusive format for his next “Hap and Leonard” book. He indicated as much in a Facebook update, but in a later update he …

Kindle: Best Selling Product Across Europe and US Kindle: Best Selling Product Across Europe and US
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Kindle E-readers and tablets nearly tripled in sales this past holiday when compared to the 2010 Christmas season. Amazon’s total sales for the final quarter were at a staggering $17.3 billion. Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos: “We are grateful …

Joe Lansdale Considering E-Book Only For New Novel [Updated] Joe Lansdale Considering E-Book Only For New Novel [Updated]

Update: It looks like there has been a change of plans. Since this post was written, Lansdale has posted a couple more updates about his Hap and Leonard book plans, and it looks like print will be an option for …

Kindle Fire doesn’t even dent Apple’s sales Kindle Fire doesn’t even dent Apple’s sales

There is no doubt tablet ownership is on the rise. In fact, just this past holiday tablet ownership nearly doubled. Leading the trend most certainly is Apple with the iPad. But consumers may wonder, with products like the Kindle Fire …

Spanish Kindle Store Launches with 22,000+ Titles Spanish Kindle Store Launches with 22,000+ Titles
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Amazon has just launched their Spanish language Kindle Store today, and it’s starting with over 22,000 titles. Over 1,000 of these titles are free e-books, as they are part of the public domain. The Spanish Kindle Store contains most of …

Could An Airport Scanner Ruin Your Kindle? Could An Airport Scanner Ruin Your Kindle?
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Apparently, you should be careful this holiday season when you travel with your Kindle. According to reports from users, something is ruining their electronic ink displays when they pass through security. The Telegraph claims that multiple users have reported their …

Nook Tablet Revealed As Barnes & Noble Responds to Kindle Fire, iPad Nook Tablet Revealed As Barnes & Noble Responds to Kindle Fire, iPad
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Barnes & Noble unveiled its new Nook Tablet today at an event in New York. This is the company’s answer to the iPad, and even more so, Amazons Kindle Fire. Barnes & Noble is one of the top booksellsers in …

Nook Tablet Leaked, Release Date November 16th Nook Tablet Leaked, Release Date November 16th
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It looks like Barnes & Noble is about to launch its answer to the new Amazon Kindle Fire with the first true tablet to grace their line of Nook e-readers – the Nook Tablet. Engadget has unearthed some documents that …

e-Readers, Business Structure & Ghost Proofing e-Readers, Business Structure & Ghost Proofing

When infographics are about ghost proofing, they’re the infographics I like best. Save for maybe ones about Metallica. Even still, e-Reader popularity and business structure are pretty interesting too. View more daily video infographic round-ups here. Ghost proofing: by Credit …

AmazonLocal Deals Hit Kindle Devices AmazonLocal Deals Hit Kindle Devices

Amazon announced today that AmazonLocal deals are coming to Kindle and Kindle 3G with Special Offers. These offers will appear on the Kindles’ screensavers while the user isn’t reading. The feature is launching in New York City for now, with …

Amazon Kindle Cloud Reader Launched Amazon Kindle Cloud Reader Launched
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Amazon announced the launch of the Kindle Cloud Reader – a web-based version of the Kindle Reader. The web app takes advantage of HTML5, and can be used online or offline without having to download anything. The app will sync …

Google eBooks Coming to an e-Reader Near You on Sunday Google eBooks Coming to an e-Reader Near You on Sunday

Google’s eBooks platform is about to hit the big time, or at least try to. The first e-reader to be integrated with it will start being sold at Target stores on Sunday, July 17. The device would be the iRiver …

E-Reader Ownership Surges, Tablets Not So Much E-Reader Ownership Surges, Tablets Not So Much

Americans are embracing the pageless book. At least that’s the impression taken from a Pew Internet study of United States adults. Pew looked at over 2,200 Americans aged 18 and over and found that e-reader use is on a sharp …