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New Kindle Homescreen

The New Kindle Homescreen Sucks, It’s Just One Big Ad

The new homescreen layout that was introduced with the latest Kindle software update sucks, and it sucks bad. It’s the worst homescreen I have ever seen on any device ever. Sorry to be blunt folks, but that’s how I feel. I’m surprised there aren’t more people complaining about how bad the new homescreen layout is. […]

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Sony eBook Gift Cards

I Can’t Believe Best Buy is Still Selling Sony eBook Gift Cards

You’ve always got to be careful when shopping online. There are always those that are looking to make a buck by selling you an outdated or useless product. That’s the case with Best Buy and their bogus Sony eBook Gift Cards that they are trying to sell for $25 and $50 each. The problem with […]

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No New Kindle Voyage 2 in 2015, the Rumor was a Lie

It amazes me how many people fell for and still continue to believe the rumor that a Kindle Voyage 2 will be released this November. Only one website claimed that a new Kindle Voyage would be released this year. Given the source’s reputation for making up stories just to get attention, I knew it was […]

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Kindle Unlimted Rant

I’m Sick of Amazon Using Free Kindle Unlimited eBooks Deceptively

I don’t know about you folks but I’m sick and tired of seeing Kindle Unlimited advertised all over the place whenever I’m shopping for Kindle ebooks. The number one thing that irritates me about the whole thing is how Amazon deceptively highlights the $0.00 price for Kindle ebooks that are available as part of their […]

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amazon prime

Amazon Prime Costs A Lot More Than $99 Per Year With All the Hidden Charges

So the big news today is that Amazon has decided to increase the price of Amazon Prime from $79 per year to $99 per year. The new price goes into effect on March 20th, 2014. This come just five months after Amazon raised the threshold for their Super Saver Shipping (or as I like to […]

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Do Not Ask for Free Advertising

For all the regular readers of this website, please feel free to ignore this article. This post is for all the sleazy marketers and annoying people out there who think it’s okay to continually email me asking for free advertising just because their product, book, or app is in some way related to ebooks. News […]

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5 Alternatives to Amazon’s Super Saver Shipping

This week Amazon made a change to their Super Saver Shipping policy that makes it so customers have to spend $35 on qualifying orders instead of $25 to get “free” shipping. The price increase hasn’t gone over well with many customers, me included. I think that Amazon is clearly doing this because they want to […]

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Kobo eReaders

There is Something Seriously Wrong with Kobo

Welcome ladies and gentlemen to another edition of an ebook reader rant. Today’s topic is how utterly inefficient and backwards Kobo runs their ereader business. The way I see it, Kobo will be lucky to still be around in five years if they continue doing business the way they are now. They need to do […]

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