It’s reported by the Verge that iBooks is changing to just ‘Books’ and a new app is coming in the next few months. It’s promised that the new app will be simplified, highlighting current bestsellers with a separate tab for audio books. Read More
Amazon have developed Kindle In Motion to bring your ebooks to life. Animated elements and pieces of video as well as backgrounds add an extra dimension to the story.
Reading Goals and a Whole Library in Little Hands
Say what you like about Amazon, but they certainly know the book market, inside out and that’s great news for bibliophiles! And as times have moved on, eReaders and similar technology has become the staple for many people. And now, just in time for the festive season, they’re offering an amazing Kindle kids bundle, and it’s just the ticket for budding bibliophiles growing up in a technological world.
If you buy eBooks, you could be in for some cash!
It was like Christmas in our little reading group yesterday, and playing Santa Claus was Amazon as they credited cash back to hundreds and hundreds of Amazon accounts after the settlement of a price fixing lawsuit.
If you received an email this week telling you that you have cash credit then it’s probably not a scam, check your Amazon account as if you downloaded eBooks between 2010 and 2012 you’ll be in for credit to spent on site. Read More
While Paper Books are ‘Cool for Kids’
We hear a lot on our Facebook page about the seemingly younger generation and their dependence on digital devices, but according to research carried out for eBook retailer Kobo, it’s silver surfers who are driving the digital reading revolution. And in other news, and another study we find that youngsters aren’t only outreading older people but they are buying more paper books too. Read More
Software Update must be done before March 22nd
If you’re like me and you only turn your Kindle on once in a blue moon then this message is definitely for you! Amazon has announced a critical Kindle update and unless you download it by 22nd March, your device will be rendered unusable.
UK power adapters affected
Amazon has announced a voluntary recall and exchange programme for some of its power adapters today over a concern that they could prove an electrical shock risk.
There’s no need to panic, and only certain model numbers are affected but if you own a UK Kindle Fire 7” or a UK Fire Kids Edition 7” you might want to check your power adapter.