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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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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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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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The Phantom of the Opera

Free Whispersync for Voice Audiobook: The Phantom of the Opera

Amazon and Audible are giving away The Phantom of the Opera this month as the free Whispersync for Voice audiobook and Kindle ebook combo. They seem to be stuck on darker stories ever since Halloween for these monthly freebies. Seems kind of like an odd choice given the time of year. I was fully expecting […]

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Kindle Fire Black Friday Sale

Black Friday Deals List for Kindle eReaders & Fire Tablets

As expected, there are a number of good deals to be had on Kindle ebook readers and Fire tablets this Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend. The good news is the sale prices are available online so there’s no need to wait in line or deal with the shopping frenzy at retail stores. Unfortunately the […]

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Google eBooks Cyber Monday Sale

75% off Popular eBooks at Google, Amazon Price-Matching on Kindle

Google has a list of popular bestselling ebooks marked down by 75% for Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend. Like usual, Amazon is price-matching many of them over on the Kindle Store as well. The books are all highly-rated bestselling titles, and the prices are considerably lower than usual, so there’s no better time to […]

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