Scarlett Johansson Narrates Children’s Classic Under Direction of Big Sister

Scarlett Johansson had a new boss recently–one she is related to. The actress serves as narrator in a recent audiobook production of the Lewis Carroll classic Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Big sister Vanessa Johansson was her director. Vanessa Johannson is…

Amazon Upgrades Whispersync For Voice For Kindle Books, Expands Available Titles

Amazon announced today that it has launched some upgrades to its Whispersync for Voice technology to make it easier for people reading Kindle books to switch between reading and listening to the Audible audiobook version on a smartphone or tablet.…

Google Play Store May Get Audiobooks

The help page for Google Play has recently included empty sections for “Audio Books” and “Magazines and Journals,” which leads to speculation that these items might be added to the Google Play Store soon. Google Play basically combines the present…

Kindle Upgrades to Wi-fi Downloading of Audiobooks

The old corded method of getting audiobooks onto your Kindle is now a thing of the past.  Today on the Kindle blog, Amazon announced that readers (and listeners) can now directly downloaded audiobooks from Audible.com via wi-fi connection. Audible.com, bought…