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Amazon Now Offering Kindle eBook Credits with “No Rush Shipping” Option

Amazon has recently started offering Amazon Prime customers that choose the “No Rush Shipping” option during checkout a $1 credit that can be applied toward the purchase of a print book or Kindle ebook. Previously the $1 credit offer for choosing slower shipping could be used for Amazon Instant Videos. But now both Kindle ebooks […]

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Kindle Cloud Storage Moves to Amazon Cloud Drive

One of the added benefits that Amazon offers customers who use Kindle devices or apps is the option to add personal documents and non-Amazon ebooks to their Kindle libraries using email or one of the Send to Kindle apps. Amazon is sending out emails to Kindle customers this morning detailing a change to the way […]

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Amazon Issuing Credits for eBooks Antitrust Settlement

Amazon has started sending out emails this morning notifying customers of credits being issued as part of the eBooks Antitrust Settlement. According to the eBooks Settlement website, other ebook retailers are also going to start issuing credits and sending out checks (Sony and Google) to customers who bought ebooks from the big 5 publishers during […]

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Kindle Sales: $40 off Kindle Fire HD, $60 off Kindle DX, 85% off Kindle eBooks

It’s getting close to that time of year when Amazon announces the release of new Kindles. That means it’s time for Amazon to start offering sales on some of the current generation Kindles to make room for the new models. If you don’t care to wait for the new Kindle Fire tablets, Amazon is running […]

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A Loophole That Lets You Give All Your Kindle eBooks to Someone Else

It’s been well documented the limitations of ebooks. You can’t sell them used or give them away to someone else after reading them like you can with paper books. You can pass along ebooks if they are DRM free, but if you are buying them from a retailer like Amazon, the odds of getting a […]

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Kindle eBooks Can Be Returned Up to 7 Days After Purchase, Here’s How

Did you know that you can return Kindle ebooks you’ve purchased up to seven days after the transaction date? Considering that I just recently found out about this, I’m guessing the typical Kindle owner is unaware of that fact. I’m not sure if it is something new that Amazon just started doing or if it […]

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Source Code at Amazon Reveals “Prime eBooks”, Possible New eBook Rental Service

A crafty code sleuth over at MobileRead uncovered one of Amazon’s secrets while investigating source code trying find a picture of the new Kindle Tablet that everyone is expecting Amazon to announce at a press conference they scheduled on September 28th. I did some investigating of my own and it does indeed appear as if […]

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Amazon Now Sells More Kindle Books Than Paper Books

For anyone who doubted the proliferation of ebooks, Amazon issued a press release yesterday announcing that they now sell 105 Kindle ebooks for every 100 hardcover and paperback books. This took just 3.5 years for Amazon to achieve, even with most publishers fighting the transition to ebooks every step of the way. What’s more impressive […]

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Two Amazon Exclusives: 7 Einstein Kindle Books, Angry Birds Rio

A couple of Amazon exclusives came to light yesterday. First, Amazon announced that they’ve added seven of Albert Einstein’s books to the Kindle Store, which happened to be on his 132nd birthday. Secondly, Amazon’s Appstore for Android is getting set to launch most likely this week or next. Amazon nabbed a new version of Angry […]

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Amazon Sold 115 Kindle Books for Every 100 Paperbacks Last Year

Amazon, a company that was founded on selling books, is now selling more Kindle Books than paperback books, according to Amazon’s fourth quarter sales announcement, which indicated Amazon’s sales increased 36% to $12.95 billion in Q4. Throughout all of last year Amazon sold 115 Kindle ebooks for every 100 paperbacks sold, and three times as […]

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