Kindle Paperwhite

Kindle Paperwhite 2-Day Sale for $99

Once again the Kindle Paperwhite is on sale for $99 for the next couple of days at Amazon and Best Buy. It’s funny how they never offer the Kindle Voyage at a discount, but the Paperwhite regularly goes on sale for $99. I’ve always said the Paperwhite is a much better value than the Voyage, […]

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Playing with Poison

10 Free Kindle eBooks for Sunday, April 12th

Below is a list of ten free highly-rated Kindle books from the Kindle Store to help get your Sunday off to a good start. There are also a number of top-rated mysteries and thrillers on sale today only at Amazon for $1.99 as part of the Gold Box Deal of the Day. The free ebooks […]

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Kindle Android App

Kindle for Android Update 4.11 Adds Lots of New Features

Amazon updated their Kindle for Android app this past week to version 4.11.0, and with it comes a whole slew of changes—it’s one of the bigger updates in a long time. Among the new features, Word Wise has been added to the Kindle Android app. Previously Word Wise was only available on the current lineup […]

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GloHD

The Kobo Glo HD is a Serious Threat to Kindle, But Kobo Is Not

If Kobo operated with the same ruthless killer instinct as Amazon, the new Kobo Glo HD could be a major game-changer in the ebook reader industry. The Glo HD is essentially an updated, better version of the Kindle Paperwhite, and it sells in the same price range. What’s more, the Glo HD took the best […]

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BookBreeze

BookBreeze Delivers Free Fantasy and Science Fiction eBooks via Email

A reader recently sent in a tip about a service called BookBreeze that delivers free science fiction and fantasy ebooks to your inbox each week. BookBreeze is basically a promotion service with the goal of connecting readers and writers of speculative fiction together for the benefit of both. Writers get a place to show off […]

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Kindle iOS App

Kindle for iOS App Updated to Version 4.8

Amazon recently issued a software update for their iOS Kindle reading app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The update adds some new features, including flashcards for print replica textbooks, and enhancements to the “Before You Go” screen and Book Browser. The “Before You Go” screen is the annoying popup when you get to the […]

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overdrive-dyslexic-font

OverDrive Adds Dyslexic Font Option to Reading Apps

OverDrive updated their reading apps last week to add some new features, most notably they added the option to use a dyslexic font for reading ebooks. Standard fonts often present a problem for people with dyslexia because they make it hard to differentiate words, as the letters tend to get mixed up and jumble together. […]

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Kobo Glo HD Sleepcover

Kobo Glo HD Available for Pre-Order; Plus Quick Video Review

Yesterday Kobo officially announced their latest new ebook reader, the Kobo Glo HD. It’s claim to fame is the fact that it comes with a 300 ppi E Ink Carta display, the latest and greatest screen technology from E Ink. The Glo HD also features an adjustable frontlight to help illuminate the 6-inch screen, it […]

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Oyster eBook Store

Oyster Launches New eBook Store, But It’s a Walled Garden

Today Oyster announced that they’ve just opened the doors on their new ebook store, where they sell ebooks from all the major publishers. Right now the store is only available to residents in the United States, but Oyster is expected to begin expanding internationally later this year. Previously Oyster only offered ebooks through a monthly […]

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Kobo Glo HD

Kobo Glo HD Will Cost $129, Releases May 1st

Today Kobo officially announced the upcoming release of the new Kobo Glo HD ebook reader that turned up online a couple days ago. What makes the Kobo Glo HD unique from other Kobo devices is the super high 300 ppi resolution screen. It’s the same E Ink Carta screen that the much more expensive Kindle […]

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