Archive for April, 2010

Around the Global Kindlesphere: Paulo Coelho Books Available in Spanish and French Worldwide in Kindle Store; Other Language Diversifications Lags; International Wireless Charges Pared Down for U.S. Kindle Owners

April 21, 2010
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Around the Global Kindlesphere: Paulo Coelho Books Available in Spanish and French Worldwide in Kindle Store; Other Language Diversifications Lags; International Wireless Charges Pared Down for U.S. Kindle Owners

By Stephen WindwalkerOriginally posted April 21, 2010 – © Kindle Nation Daily 2010 Related post: Advancing the Kindle as a Global eBook Reader: Challenges and Opportunities for Amazon in a Balkanized World    With so much going on in the Kindlesphere lately, I apologize for the fact that it’s been a while since I caught up with news, trends,...

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Amazon Allows Kindle Owners to Set a Charge Limit for Transmission of Personal Documents

April 21, 2010
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Amazon Allows Kindle Owners to Set a Charge Limit for Transmission of Personal Documents

If, like me, you frequently send full-length book manuscripts or other large files to your Kindle for its reading and annotation convenience, you may not be aware that Amazon makes it easy for Kindle owners to manage the wireless transmission costs involved and avoid the kind of unexpectedly large charges that can occur, for instance, if you inadvertently send...

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Here’s Your Live Link to an Archived Copy of the Latest Edition (April 20) of Kindle Nation’s Free Weekly Email Newsletter & Digest of Kindle Nation Daily Posts

April 21, 2010
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Here’s Your Live Link to an Archived Copy of the Latest Edition (April 20) of Kindle Nation’s Free Weekly Email Newsletter & Digest of Kindle Nation Daily Posts

Greetings from Kindle Nation! Even with the remnants of some post-operative medication, I’m pretty sure that it’s time for a fresh issue of our free weekly Kindle Nation newsletter. So, it’s nice to see you again, and here we go. Thanks to all of you who have been in touch to wish me well or offer assistance. I’m pleased...

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"Blockade Billy," Stephen King’s Macabre New Novella with a Baseball Backdrop, Available Now in the Kindle Store with Buzz-worthy Publication Details

April 20, 2010
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"Blockade Billy," Stephen King’s Macabre New Novella with a Baseball Backdrop, Available Now in the Kindle Store with Buzz-worthy Publication Details

By Stephen WindwalkerOriginally posted April 20, 2010 Ur, Er, Play Ball! Stephen King has served up a nice fat pitch for Kindle owners to hit out of the park with what appears for now to be the Kindle-only publication of a macabre new novella with a baseball backdrop, and the details of the release — discussed below — are...

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10% Off Kindle Prices on Amazon Marketplace — Are Kindle Owners Jumping Ship?

April 19, 2010
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10% Off Kindle Prices on Amazon Marketplace — Are Kindle Owners Jumping Ship?

There probably aren’t enough Kindles available at these discounts for the prices to last for long, but it seems worth mentioning here that it’s a pretty good time to pick up a new or used Kindle at a discount price through Amazon Marketplace. Are some Kindle owners jumping ship for the iPad or other devices? It’s possible, and we...

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Around the Kindlesphere, April 19, 2010: Participate in The New Yorker’s Live "Ask the Author" Session with Ken Auletta on Jeff Bezos, the Kindle, and Amazon

April 19, 2010
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Around the Kindlesphere, April 19, 2010: Participate in The New Yorker’s Live "Ask the Author" Session with Ken Auletta on Jeff Bezos, the Kindle, and Amazon

This week’s New Yorker magazine has a fascinating piece by author Ken Auletta on the Kindle and the iPad, Jeff Bezos and Steve Jobs, and Amazon and Apple. The magazine is also holding what’s sure to be an interesting “Ask the Author” session to follow up the piece this Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 3 p.m. EDT. You can...

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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Monday, April 19: "Living Organized," Leslie Parrott’s "The First Drop of Rain," "The Divine Commodity," and Dozens More

April 19, 2010
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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Monday, April 19: "Living Organized," Leslie Parrott’s "The First Drop of Rain," "The Divine Commodity," and Dozens More

Three new free listings in the Kindle Store this Monday morning! Living Organized: Proven Steps for a Clutter-Free and Beautiful Home by Sandra Felton 4.5 out of 5 stars (8 customer reviews)  The First Drop of Rain by Leslie Parrott  bestselling author of Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts: Seven Questions, and Others The Divine Commodity: Discovering a Faith...

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U.S. Kindle Store Surpasses Half a Million Book Titles

April 18, 2010
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The ebook catalog in Amazon’s Kindle Store for U.S. customers has just passed half a million titles. Here’s a link to the Kindle Store’s book listings, which numbered 500,461 as of 10 p.m. EDT Sunday, April 18, 2010. There were fewer than 90,000 Kindle books when Amazon launched the Kindle on November 19, 2007. Adjust free public domain titles...

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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Monday, April 19: "Living Organized," Leslie Parrott’s "The First Drop of Rain," "The Divine Commodity," and Dozens More

April 18, 2010
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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Monday, April 19: "Living Organized," Leslie Parrott’s "The First Drop of Rain," "The Divine Commodity," and Dozens More

Three new free listings in the Kindle Store this Monday morning! Living Organized: Proven Steps for a Clutter-Free and Beautiful Home by Sandra Felton 4.5 out of 5 stars (8 customer reviews)  The First Drop of Rain by Leslie Parrott  bestselling author of Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts: Seven Questions, and Others The Divine Commodity: Discovering a Faith...

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Here’s Your Live Link to an Archived Copy of the Latest Edition of Kindle Nation’s Free Weekly Email Newsletter & Digest of Kindle Nation Daily Posts

April 17, 2010
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Kindle Nation The Free Weekly Email Newsletter & Digest of Kindle Nation Daily Posts – April 13, 2010 A Few Days into the Apple-Agency Pricing Model: Kindle Store Price Breakdown Shows Growth Between $10-$12.99 But Fewer Titles at $13 and Up Subscribe now for iPad posts like this! Lois Edgerly’s Give Her This Day Daybook, the iPad, Google Books,...

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