Android phones and tablets will now be able to use Oyster, the so-called “Netflix for e-books” that lets people access thousands of titles with a cheap monthly subscription. Oyster has been available on iOS since 2013 and since its launch, the service has grown from 100,000 books to more than half a million. All of the titles can be access through the mobile and desktop apps for just $9.95 each month, which is nearly the price of just one e-book from Amazon.
Obviously when you attempt to do any kind of strenuous activity while focusing on print, you get an immediate headache and are only able to consume twenty words per minute, optimistically. My solution to this problem was the elliptical; it’s the only machine I could comfortable use to sweat while still successfully reading a book. Being able to enlarge the print didn’t hurt either, and this became my go-to.
Amazon is mighty generous this holiday season, and after discounting the AT&T Samsung Galaxy S4 zoom, Verizon Motorola Droid Maxx, Kindle Fire HDX and Fire HD 8.9, to name just a few, it has turned its attention and benevolence to the basic but sleek and productive Kindle e-reader.
If you’ve been waiting for that optimum moment to purchase the Kindle Fire HDX for the holidays, today is your lucky day. On Amazon, there is a $45 holiday discount on the tablet, and that’s a pretty good deal
As if these new FAA rules weren’t already amazing enough. I mean now instead of listening to the three-year-old next to me complain to his mom about why he can’t watch Dora the Explorer while the plane goes “uppy”, I can sit back (not technically), relax (if only) and listen to The Shins while I read The Lord of the Rings on my Kindle. Doesn’t that sound like an amazing takeoff experience? Oh, wait a minute! I don’t HAVE a Kindle! Well, all that could change TODAY because Amazon has announced an awesome deal in response to the new FAA rules!
There may not be much point to basic e-readers for most tech-savvy folks with tablet prices dropping so suddenly and abruptly, yet Barnes & Noble and Amazon continue to have their little duel for the supremacy inside the smaller and smaller niche. , meet your match: B&N’s GlowLight. Available for the exact same $119 price more »
Have you found yourself enjoying reading more now that you have a tablet or e-reader? You’re not alone. A new study commissioned by USA Today revealed that ebooks really are changing the way we read. These days 40% of adults and 46% of those ages 18-39 own a device that displays ebooks. That’s twice more »
Amazon has only been shipping their newest Kindle for a mere eight days and it is already out of stock. According to the product page on Amazon.com, the Kindle Paperwhite Wi-Fi is expected to ship in “7 to 10 days.” If that is too long to wait, you do have an alternative. The Kindle Paperwhite more »
Amazon has just pulled the wraps off of the Kindle Fire HDX, the company’s latest Kindle Fire tablet, which as they are being advertised, is lighter and faster than previous models. This also means that officially, there are now three generations of Kindle Fire tablets. The new Kindle Fire HDX features the latest version of more »
Amazon on Tuesday introduced its 6th generation Kindle, the all new Kindle Paperwhite. According to company, the Kindle e-reader becomes even better with new display technology with higher contrast, faster processor, the latest touch technology and other new features. Available for pre-order starting today, Amazon also said that the Kindle Paperwhite combines the best hardware, more »
Lately we’ve been hearing a lot of news about the Amazon Kindle line. We heard a new Kindle Fire HD will be revealed, that Amazon is going to use MediaTek’s chipset for the next-generation Kindle, and that a new Kindle Fired HD has been spotted. We’re regarding these as rumors for now but Amazon’s Kindle more »
I’m an all day note-taker — my day or week’s itinerary, messages to give to someone else, story ideas, ramblings, etc. Unfortunately I’m also a bit of a messy — well, unorganized person, I admit. And as you may guess, these two personality traits usually add up, for me, to lots of unorganized, folded pieces more »