Kobo added support for audiobooks to their new ereaders, the Kobo Sage and Kobo Libra 2, and they recently updated the larger Kobo Elipsa to add audiobooks as well. Officially Kobo’s devices only support audiobooks purchased from Kobo, and they’re only available in certain countries. But unofficially, there’s also a way to sideload audiobooks and […]
Free Audiobook – The Sandman by Neil Gaiman
Here’s something a bit different to start off the month of September, a free Audible audiobook. Right now on Amazon you can get The Sandman by Neil Gaiman completely free of charge. The Sandman is a graphic novel series that was turned into a full-cast Audible adaptation. This first installment was released in July 2020, […]
Do You Want an eReader That Supports Audiobooks?
More companies have started adding audiobook support to ebook readers over the years, and they’ve started advertising it as a selling point, but do people really want to listen to audiobooks on a dedicated reading device? Statistically speaking, I would think that the number of people that would use an E Ink ebook reader to […]
List of Kindles That Support Audiobooks
Most people get a Kindle to read ebooks, but the newer Kindles all support audiobooks so you can listen to your books as well. The first few generations of Kindles all supported audiobooks, but then Amazon dropped all audio support spanning several generations of Kindles before they decided to bring audiobooks back again. The current […]
Publishers Suing Audible Over Captions Feature That Allows Reading Audiobooks
Last month Audible revealed an upcoming new Audible Captions feature that gives Audible app users the option to read along with audiobooks as they’re read aloud. Basically the app adds computer-generated captions to audiobooks to allow reading while listening, but before the feature has even been released to the public, book publishers have filed a […]
Soon You’ll Be Able to Read Audible Audiobooks (Video)
Audible recently revealed a new feature they’re working on called Audible Captions that basically adds computer-generated captions to audiobooks so that you can read along while listening to the audiobook, similar to Amazon’s Immersion Reading feature. The Audible Captions feature is expected to come to the Audible app for Android and iOS this September in […]
Why Does Amazon Make Such a Big Deal About Audiobooks on Kindles?
I can’t understand the heavy marketing push for audiobooks on Kindles. Now Amazon has started selling Kindle Audible bundles where you can get a free Audible trial with the purchase of a Kindle—the same exact Audible trial anybody can get without buying a Kindle. Obviously audiobooks are another revenue stream that Amazon wants consumers to […]
Get 30% off All Audiobooks at Kobo
Kobo is currently having a big sale on audiobooks from now until January 3rd. Kobo is mostly known for selling ebooks but they’ve been selling audiobooks for the past year as well. You can get 30% off all audiobooks at Kobo with coupon code SAVE30. If you like listening to audiobooks this is a good […]