Archive for April, 2010

Forrester Research eBook Expert James McQuivey on iPublishers, iPrices, and iPads in Len Edgerly’s The Kindle Chronicles Interview

April 11, 2010
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Forrester Research eBook Expert James McQuivey on iPublishers, iPrices, and iPads in Len Edgerly’s The Kindle Chronicles Interview

Ever since it first appeared in the Kindlesphere back in July 2008 Len Edgerly’s The Kindle Chronicles podcast has been a wonderful source of great information and insight into the Kindle Revolution, and Len’s interview with Forrester Research ebook expert James McQuivey in this week’s TKC #90 is an especially good take. I’ve snarked at McQuivey a bit in...

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Security 101 for Your iPad, iPod Touch, or iPhone: Set a Passcode, Or Else!

April 11, 2010
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Security 101 for Your iPad, iPod Touch, or iPhone: Set a Passcode, Or Else!

(The following post appeared originally appeared on the new iPad Nation Daily blog. Click here for a 14-day free trial to have iPad Nation Daily blog posts pushed directly to your Kindle in real time). Regardless of whether or not you use your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch as an ebook reader, chances are pretty good that it is...

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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Sunday, April 11, 2010: "The Incumbent," "Farraday Road," and Dozens More

April 11, 2010
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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Sunday, April 11, 2010: "The Incumbent," "Farraday Road," and Dozens More

“Free” in the Kindle Store refers, for now, to the price for download to US-based Kindles. Amazon adds charges for Kindles based beyond US borders. Originally posted to Kindle Nation Daily 4.11.2010. Click here (or type “kindle nation daily” in your Kindle’s Kindle Store search field) to have Free Book Alerts pushed directly to your Kindle 24/7 with a...

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iPad Officially the #1 Selling Tablet Now at Amazon, Despite Premium Third-Party Price

April 9, 2010
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iPad Officially the #1 Selling Tablet Now at Amazon, Despite Premium Third-Party Price

Updating a post yesterday, as of this morning Apple’s iPad is now officially the #1 selling tablet in the Amazon Store, and that’s without Amazon having any warehoused copies of its own to sell. The obligatory screenshot, of course, is above. Both the 16GB wifi iPad and the 64GB wifi iPad are now in the top 25 among Amazon’s...

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Parsing Steve Jobs’ Numbers: 450,000 iPads Sold, 600,000 iBooks Downloads, But What’s Really Going On?

April 8, 2010
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Parsing Steve Jobs’ Numbers: 450,000 iPads Sold, 600,000 iBooks Downloads, But What’s Really Going On?

By Stephen Windwalker, Editor of Kindle Nation There are some interesting numbers floating around about the iPad and its iBooks Store, and some of them seem to merit a closer look. First, congratulations to Apple and Steve Jobs for an impressive rollout of a pretty cool device, and for being reasonably straightforward with the public in sharing some numbers....

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From the Kindle Nation Mailbag: Changing Kindles and Keeping Your Content

April 8, 2010
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Thanks to transitional Kindle Nation citizen Crystal, who posted this question on my Facebook wall: “Hello Steve…. Question, I have the Kindle 1st generation but I want to get an newer one. Would you recommend it and if so which one would you recommend and will I be able to transfer my stuff on the old one to the...

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Could the iPad Already Be the Bestselling Tablet Among Hundreds in Amazon’s Own Store?

April 8, 2010
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Could the iPad Already Be the Bestselling Tablet Among Hundreds in Amazon’s Own Store?

Links to order an iPad through Amazon: Apple iPad 16GB WIFI (MB292LL/A)  Apple iPad 64GB  Related post: The Partnership Continues: Apple iPad Now Available from Third-Party Sellers on Amazon By Stephen Windwalker How great is the loyalty of Amazon customers? Apparently in some cases, it’s enough to justify paying $100 for a rather popular recently released product from a...

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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Thursday, April 8, 2010: Three New Free Kindle Titles, and Dozens More

April 8, 2010
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Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alert for Thursday, April 8, 2010: Three New Free Kindle Titles, and Dozens More

“Free” in the Kindle Store refers, for now, to the price for download to US-based Kindles. Amazon adds charges for Kindles based beyond US borders. Originally posted to Kindle Nation Daily 4.8.2010. Click here (or type “kindle nation daily” in your Kindle’s Kindle Store search field) to have Free Book Alerts pushed directly to your Kindle 24/7 with a...

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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

April 7, 2010
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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

By Stephen Windwalker, Editor of Kindle Nation Daily In these early days of Apple Pricing and Agency Model for the iBooks Store, which are also defining prices in the Kindle Store, it makes sense to pay even closer attention than usual to pricing trends. While the breakdown of books has not changed much at the price point ranges we’re...

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Amazon Continues to Expand Its Role as Print and eBook Publisher with Announcement of Amazon Encore Summer 2010 List

April 7, 2010
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Amazon Continues to Expand Its Role as Print and eBook Publisher with Announcement of Amazon Encore Summer 2010 List

Amazon has numerous “secret weapons” as it continues to strive to make the Kindle Store the go-to venue for all participants — readers and authors alike — in the Kindle, er, the eBook Revolution. Among these, as we have noted before, are expanding commitments to publication of indie authors and backlist titles through programs such as the Kindle Digital Text...

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