The Only Witness

10 Free Kindle Books for Memorial Day Weekend

Here’s a list of 10 free well-reviewed Kindle ebooks for Memorial Day weekend. In case you missed it from last week, there’s also this post with a list of 10 free audiobooks. Please note that the free Kindle ebooks listed below are free as of May 29th, 2016. Most of these titles are free for […]

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Free Kindle Books Promo

3 Free Kindle Best Sellers, Plus 80% Off Kindle Book Deals

Amazon has a couple of ongoing promotions for Kindle books to kick off Memorial Day weekend. Today only they have over 30 popular award-winning Kindle ebooks for kids and young adults marked down by up to 80%. Most are $1.99 or less. There are lots of Rick Riordan and R.L. Stine books. It’s one of […]

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Kindle Audio Adapter Review, Text to Speech and VoiceView (Video)

Earlier this month Amazon brought text-to-speech back to Kindle ereaders by releasing a new Kindle Audio Adapter. At least that’s what many of us thought at first. More accurately, Amazon has brought accessibly features to Kindle ereaders in the form of VoiceView; text-to-speech just happens to be a by-product of this feature. Unlike Fire tablets, […]

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Siam 7X Dual Screen Phone

Siam 7X Dual Screen Phone with E Ink and Android 5.1

The other day I came across a new dual screen phone over at Amazon that has been out for a few months called the Siam 7X. A few dual screen smartphones and phone cases with E Ink screens have started coming out over the past couple of years. The Yotaphone has become one of the […]

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Comixology Unlimited

Comixology Unlimited Launches, Monthly Subscription Service for Comics

Comixology is owned by Amazon so I guess it’s not surprising to see them launch a monthly subscription service for comics called Comixology Unlimited. The entry page for Comixology Unlimited even looks similar to the Kindle Unlimited page with the scroll box at the bottom. However, unlike Kindle Unlimited, Comixology doesn’t appear to have a […]

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Fire Tablet Colors

New Fire OS 5.1.4 Update Adds eBooks to SD Card and “On Deck”

Amazon has started rolling out a software update for Fire tablets that adds some new features and includes the usual “general performance improvements”. The new software version is 5.1.4, and it’s for the entry-level Fire tablet as well as the Fire HD 8 and HD 10. Amazon hasn’t updated the software updates pages yet for […]

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Waterstones eBook Close

Waterstones eBook Store Closing, Accounts Getting Transferred to Kobo

Another ebook store is closing in the UK, the second one this year after Barnes and Noble closed the UK branch of their Nook Store back in March. Waterstones has decided to discontinue offering ePub ebooks and MP3 audiobooks from their website effective immediately. They’ve been selling ebooks for several years so it’s unfortunate to […]

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E Ink Color 2016

E Ink Unveils New Advanced Color ePaper Screens (Video)

Today E Ink announced that they’ve found a way to greatly improve the quality of color E Ink displays. They are calling the new technology “Advanced Color ePaper” or ACeP for short. Basically what it means is they’ve made it so each pixel can produce full color instead of having to use a color filter […]

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