Archive | February, 2010

Kindle for Blackberry App Gets Thumbs Up from Kindlelove Blog

Thanks to James over at the Kindlelove blog for permission to reprint his timely and very nicely done review of the new Kindle for BlackBerry App: Kindle for BlackBerry review 2010 February 20 by flatland I have installed and used the new Kindle for BlackBerry application and I believe it is a completely viable e-reader app—whether […]

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Your Humble Scribe Appears on The Kindle Chronicles Podcast: The Kindle and Book Publishers, eBook Prices, and the iPad

Your Humble Scribe Appears on The Kindle Chronicles Podcast: The Kindle and Book Publishers, eBook Prices, and the iPad

I’ve had some great discussions about book publishers, ebook pricing, the Apple iPad, and the Kindle Revolution lately, but one of the most interesting is now available for your listening pleasure. With the aroma of blueberry pancakes in the air in my Arlington, MA home, I sat down with podcaster extraordinaire Len Edgerly to record […]

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Advancing the Kindle as a Global eBook Reader: Challenges and Opportunities for Amazon in a Balkanized World

Advancing the Kindle as a Global eBook Reader: Challenges and Opportunities for Amazon in a Balkanized World

By the one-quarter mark in this century, there may well be a billion ereaders — including as yet unimagined devices with ereading capacity — in the world.   By Stephen WindwalkerOriginally posted February 19, 2010 – © Kindle Nation Daily 2010 Amazon has announced that it has added language support for Kindle books (and Kindle authors) […]

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When Night Falls

Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Friday, February 19, 2010: Over 60 Free Promotional Titles, and a Link to All 19,796 Kindle Freebies

Originally posted February 19, 2010 – © Kindle Nation Daily 2010 (Scroll down for the fine print!) The following list contains all “promotional” free titles including several “sample” or “preview” offerings Click here for the complete list of 19,796 free books in the US Kindle Store, including public domain titles Wolf Signs: Granite Lake Wolves, […]

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Survey Results on Kindle Owner Demographics: 57-43 Tilt Toward Women, 59% Aged 55 and Older, Growing International Base

Survey Results on Kindle Owner Demographics: 57-43 Tilt Toward Women, 59% Aged 55 and Older, Growing International Base

By Stephen WindwalkerOriginally posted February 18, 2010 – © Kindle Nation Daily 2010 Kindle owners — especially those who read a lot on their Kindles — skew older and more female than many gadgets, but there are also a lot of kids reading ebooks on those same Kindles. More from the 1,892 individuals who responded […]

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Amazon Provides Official Confirmation of Coming Kindle for iPad App

Amazon Provides Official Confirmation of Coming Kindle for iPad App

Today’s Amazon news release on the launch of its Kindle for Blackberry App provides the first direct and official confirmation that the company will also soon launch a Kindle for iPad App. Here’s the second sentence from the lead paragraph of today’s release: Amazon’s Whispersync technology saves and synchronizes a customer’s bookmarks across their Kindle, […]

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