FreeTime Unlimited

Amazon Adds New Titles to FreeTime Unlimited

Yesterday Amazon announced that they’ve added thousands of new titles to their kid-friendly FreeTime Unlimited subscription service just in time for the holidays. The new content from Disney, Nickelodeon, Toca Boca, Sesame Street and Oceanhouse Media is now available for download to subscribers. For those unfamiliar with Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, it’s a subscription service designed […]

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Kindle Book Browser

Kindle App for iOS Updated to Version 4.6, Adds Several New Features

Last week Amazon updated their Kindle Android app to add some new features, and now they’ve just updated their iOS app for iPad and iPhone as well. The update adds a number of new features, most notably Goodreads integration and the addition of a Book Browser, with support for downloading ebooks through Kindle Unlimited. Ever […]

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Nook Stacks

B&N Updates Nook App for iPad and iPhone

Barnes and Noble has finally updated their Nook App for iOS devices. It’s been almost a full year since the last update, so better late than never, I guess. The new software version 4.0.0 adds support for iOS 8, Apple’s latest mobile operating system. It was released 3 months ago so it’s about time B&N […]

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Kindle Sales

Kindle Sales Roundup – December 15th

There are a bunch of Kindle deals to start off this week as Amazon appears to be making a final push for the busy holiday shopping season. One of the best deals is the Kindle Paperwhite. It’s marked down to $99. As I’ve been saying since the Kindle Voyage review, the Paperwhite is a much […]

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Kobo Aura Sale

Kobo eBook Readers on Sale

Kobo has been making a lot of changes to their website recently. They’ve also got some of their ebook readers on sale right now. Once again the Kobo Aura is marked down to $99 from $139 both at Kobo.com and Chapters. The Kobo Aura has a high resolution 6-inch E Ink Pearl screen, a frontlight, […]

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Kindle Unlimited

Amazon Brings Kindle Unlimited to France and Brazil

Amazon has been steadily adding more counties to their Kindle Unlimited ebook subscription service since it first launched in the United States this past July. Now Kindle Unlimited has become available in both France and Brazil. That makes seven countries that now have access to KU. The other five include the United States, United Kingdom, […]

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Fire Remote Settings

Amazon Adds Remote Alarm, Find, Lock and Reset Features to Fire Tablets

Today I was checking out the Manage Your Devices section at Amazon and noticed some new options under “Device Actions” for Fire Tablets. Maybe I just haven’t been paying close enough attention lately, but there seems to be a whole set of new functions available that I don’t remember ever seeing before, including several remote […]

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Basic Kindle

A Word of Caution About Buying Used Kindles

When it comes to buying used electronics, you’ve got to be careful who and where you buy them from. This is especially true when purchasing used Kindle ebook readers and Fire tablets. Unlike most brands of tablets and ereaders, Kindles can be blacklisted. This happens when someone reports their Kindle as lost or stolen to […]

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Kindle Android App

Kindle Android App 4.8 Update Adds New Features

Amazon updated the Kindle for Android app yesterday to version 4.8.0. The update brings some new features to Android that have been available on other Kindle devices and apps for years. The main change is the addition of X-Ray, an exclusive Kindle feature that displays additional information regarding characters, places, and terms mentioned in an […]

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nook-store-pic

Is Walmart Going to Buy B&N’s Nook Division?

There’s an article over on TheStreet.com from last week about how Walmart should buy Barnes and Noble’s struggling Nook division. It’s no secret that Barnes and Noble’s Nook business has been on a steady decline since 2012, and so far B&N has been unable to find anyone willing to shell out enough cash to unload […]

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