Archive for April, 2012

App Spotlight: Home Maintenance

April 16, 2012
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App Spotlight: Home Maintenance

Today we feature some practical apps to help with home maintenance and improvement chores. First up: Pool Man. This app makes pool, spa and fountain maintenance a snap, and it’s currently $1.50 (50% off) in Amazon’s Appstore. From Amazon: For the pool maintenance professional or pool owner, the Pool Man swimming pool calculator gives you measurement tools to...

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Bargain Alert: Kindle Fire Cases and Headphones

April 16, 2012
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Bargain Alert: Kindle Fire Cases and Headphones

Amazon has put some great Kindle Fire cases on sale, along with some high-end, Quincy Jones signature line headphones. The MiniSuit Leather Case Cover Vintage Executive Folio is a combination cover / multi-angle stand that wraps entirely around the Fire for maximum protection. When closed, it looks like a small day planner. Currently on...

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Meet the Editor!

April 16, 2012
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Meet the Editor!

We’re happy to introduce Fire on Kindle Nation Daily’s Editor in Chief, April L. Hamilton: author, publishing agitator, member of the Association of Independent Authors Board of Directors, and founder and Editor in Chief of Publetariat.com. We offer this introductory interview, to help you get better acquainted with our intrepid “woman behind the curtain”. Fire...

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Editor Audiobook Pick: Michael Caine’s Memoir, The Elephant To Hollywood

April 16, 2012
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Editor Audiobook Pick: Michael Caine’s Memoir, The Elephant To Hollywood

(Psst! Audible members, at the end of this post there’s a link to a full cast performance of The Importance of Being Earnest that’s being offered free to Audible members all this month!) I’ve never been one to watch or read celebrity gossip tabloids, and I don’t care for any of those B-list celebrity...

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Amazon vs. Apple And The Agency 5: Let’s Get The Facts Straight

April 13, 2012
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This is a cross-posting of an editorial from April L. Hamilton’s Indie Author Blog. Given that anyone who reads my blog is an author, publisher, or otherwise involved in the book business, I don’t think I need to trouble myself with recounting every detail of how the U.S. Department of Justice came to charge...

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Amazon Weekly Digital Deals: The Winners!

April 13, 2012
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Amazon Weekly Digital Deals: The Winners!

This week’s Amazon Weekly Digital Deals have been announced. The winning movie is being offered as a $1.99 Instant Video rental through the weekend, the winning videogame download and Kindle book are priced at $1.99 through the weekend, and the winning MP3 album is priced at $5 through the weekend: In movies, it’s I Am Legend....

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Amazon Announces Intent To Start Slashing Kindle Book Prices In Wake Of Antitrust Settlements

April 13, 2012
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Yesterday the New York Times reported: As soon as the Department of Justice announced Wednesday that it was suing five major publishers and Apple  on price-fixing charges, and simultaneously settling with three of  them, Amazon announced plans to push down prices on e-books. The price  of some major titles could fall to $9.99 or less...

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Music Spotlight: A Classical Encyclopedia

April 12, 2012
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Music Spotlight: A Classical Encyclopedia

A Classical Encyclopedia is a great new A – Z catalog of classical music MP3 albums categorized by musical styles, general themes and composers, curated by X5 Music Group and released earlier this month. First in the series is A as in Adagio. Second is B as in Bach. Themed offerings in the series include...

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Amazon Digital Deals: Voting Is Open!

April 12, 2012
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Amazon Digital Deals: Voting Is Open!

It’s Thursday, and that means it’s time to vote for this week’s Amazon Digital Deals. We introduced this new Amazon feature last week, and here’s how it works: Each week’s candidates are posted on Amazon for voting to open on Thursdays, and voting closes the following Wednesday at midnight (PST). The product that has...

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Instant Video Bargain Alert: Own Digital Copies Of Harry Potter 1-6 For $4.99 Each!

April 12, 2012
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Instant Video Bargain Alert: Own Digital Copies Of Harry Potter 1-6 For $4.99 Each!

Harry Potter Fans: Remember when the first four or so Harry Potter films were first released on DVD, before it was commonplace for movie distributors to offer a DVD + Digital Copy bundle? And remember how annoyed you were to find, a year or more after you’d purchased those initial-release DVDs, re-releases of the DVDs were...

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