Archive for March, 2012

Spider Man: Total Mayhem HD Brings Spidey to Your Fire!

March 30, 2012
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Spider Man: Total Mayhem HD Brings Spidey to Your Fire!

Gameloft brings Peter Parker to your Fire, at a limited time sale price of $1.99 (regularly priced at $6.99)! From Amazon: Tap into your Super Powers Your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man battles to save his beloved city! Spider-Man will need to use all of his great powers to save New York from the worst breakout of...

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Ebook Spotlight: Have You Discovered Kindle Singles?

March 30, 2012
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Ebook Spotlight: Have You Discovered Kindle Singles?

Did you know Amazon offers a catalog of short fiction, essays, journalistic reporting and more? That catalog is called Amazon Singles. From Amazon: Compelling Ideas Expressed at Their Natural Length Kindle Singles is here to offer a vast spectrum of reporting, essays, memoirs, narratives, and short stories presented to educate, entertain, excite, and inform....

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It’s Test Prep Season, and Your Fire Can Help

March 30, 2012
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It’s Test Prep Season, and Your Fire Can Help

Test prep courses for the SAT, GRE and other college entrance exams can be very effective, and very expensive. Luckily for Fire owners, all the help they need can be bought in the form of apps, all for under $5. Start with Wag Mobile’s Math Reference for US$1.99. It’s a pretty comprehensive study aid that...

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Video Spotlight: Fairy Tales That Aren’t Just For Kids

March 29, 2012
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Video Spotlight: Fairy Tales That Aren’t Just For Kids

The Snow White remake Mirror, Mirror is in theaters this weekend, and coming fast on its heels is a more serious take on the same story, Snow White and the Huntsman. Writers, musicians, filmmakers and artists have long taken inspiration from the fairy tales of old, so it’s not surprising to find they’re still sparking imaginations all these centuries...

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Music Spotlight: 69 Cent Songs From The 90’s

March 29, 2012
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Music Spotlight: 69 Cent Songs From The 90’s

From Lisa Loeb’s lovely, sad single, Stay to Deee-Lite’s playful dance smash Groove Is In The Heart, the 90’s had a lot more to offer in music than just grunge. Amazon is offering a catalog of over 125 hit singles from the 90’s at a price of just 69 cents each, and the selection ranges from pop to hard...

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If You Use The Audible App, Link Your Amazon & Audible Accounts

March 29, 2012
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If You Use The Audible App, Link Your Amazon & Audible Accounts

Users of the Audible app need to link their Audible and Amazon accounts to keep using the app on their Kindle Fire devices. There’s nothing fishy about this, you don’t need to be concerned about Audible having your Amazon account information because Audible is actually owned by Amazon. From the announcement email sent out...

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TV Spotlight: The Deschanel Sisters

March 28, 2012
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TV Spotlight: The Deschanel Sisters

If you’ve been watching New Girl, you know all about “adorkable” Zooey Daschanel’s winning charm and easy way with humor. From Amazon: New Girl features a young ensemble cast that takes a fresh look at friendship. After a bad break-up, Jess Day (Zooey Deschanel) needs a new place to live. An online search leads...

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Free App of the Day: Lights Off

March 28, 2012
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Free App of the Day: Lights Off

Today’s Amazon Free App of the Day is Lights Off, a touchscreen version of a logic puzzle many may have played as a handheld, Tiger Electronics game in their youth. The premise is simple: try to turn off all the lighted buttons, so the screen is entirely filled with dark buttons. The catch is, each...

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Memory Capacity Isn’t An Issue With Fire External Storage Options

March 28, 2012
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Memory Capacity Isn’t An Issue With Fire External Storage Options

If you’ve downloaded a lot of content for use on your Fire, its onboard memory may be woefully small to your mind. Movies, in particular, can take up a lot of space. You may not always have a wi-fi connection handy for streaming from Amazon’s Cloud when you’re out and about, either. Luckily for Fire...

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Harry Potter Books For Kindle, At Last!

March 27, 2012
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Harry Potter Books For Kindle, At Last!

Have you heard the news? The Harry Potter series is FINALLY available in Kindle edition, and the first three in the series are currently priced at just $7.99! (The rest are currently priced at $9.99)These books are being provided through author J.K. Rowling’s Pottermore site. From Amazon: Harry Potter Kindle books can be purchased...

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