Kindle Unlimited launches, offers unlimited reading for $9.99 a month

Kindle Unlimited

Amazon today officially introduced their 'Netflix for books'. Kindle Unlimited is a new service that lets users access over 600,000 Kindle books or listen to any one of the thousands of Audible audiobooks available on Amazon. The price for the buffet of books is $9.99 per month and it works on Kindle devices and Kindle reading apps on iOS and Android. The service kicks off today, with a free 30-day trial. … [Read more...]

Kindle Update Lets You Listen To Your Audible Audiobooks

Kindle Audible audiobooks

Amazon today released version 4.3 of their Kindle app for iOS. The software update should a welcome release to Kindle owners who own both Kindle and Audible versions of book titles, who can now listen to their audiobooks directly in the new Kindle app. If you are an avid reader, who switches to the audiobook version during car rides, you can do so all within a single app. This is the keystone feature, but there are numerous improvements with version 4.3. … [Read more...]

Apple Targeting Fall Release For Tablet Computer

Where there's smoke there's either an iTablet or just more iTablet rumors. Just last week, rumors swirled around a mysterious tablet device that would be available on Verizon Wireless. Now comes word via Financial Times that Apple is "racing to offer a tablet-sized computer for the Christmas season". Specs are nothing more but speculation, but FT says the screen may be up to 10 inches when measured diagonally. Netbook computers are gaining in popularity, but Apple seem uninterested in that particular market. A tablet computer could find a sweet spot between iPhone/iPod touch and the companies laptop line that starts at $999. It's like the tablet computer would be more Internet device than phone, but the partnership with Verizon could … [Read more...]