Archive for May, 2012

Digital Editions of Comic Anthologies 40: A Doonesbury Retrospective and Dilbert 2.0 Released Exclusively For the Kindle Fire

May 31, 2012
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Digital Editions of Comic Anthologies 40: A Doonesbury Retrospective and Dilbert 2.0 Released Exclusively For the Kindle Fire

Amazon has announced today that two highly anticipated digital editions of favorite comics are being released exclusively for the Kindle Fire. From Amazon’s press release: SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May. 31, 2012– Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Andrews McMeel Publishing, LLC announced that two anthologies of the popular Doonesbury and Dilbert comic strips are available today for the first time...

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Editor’s Picks – Mercury Falls by Robert Kroese

May 31, 2012
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Editor’s Picks – Mercury Falls by Robert Kroese

We’re introducing a new, regular feature here at Kindle Fire on Kindle Nation Daily: the Amazon Encore Spotlight. Today we kick off the new feature with an Amazon Encore Editor’s Pick: a book I’ve personally read and can personally recommend. Amazon Encore is one of Amazon’s own publishing imprints, and its editors are tasked with...

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Amazon Digital Deals For Next Weekend – Time To Vote

May 31, 2012
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Amazon Digital Deals For Next Weekend – Time To Vote

It’s Thursday, and you know what that means: time to vote for next weekend’s Amazon Digital Deals. It’s a John Hughes teen comedy festival in movies. Your choices are Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Sixteen Candles, Weird Science and The Breakfast Club. The winner will be a $1.99 Instant Video Rental next weekend (6/8-6/10). This week’s music...

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Music Spotlight: Essential MP3 Albums For $2.99 Each – The Modern Classics

May 30, 2012
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Music Spotlight: Essential MP3 Albums For $2.99 Each – The Modern Classics

The MP3 Music Store on Amazon is currently offering 28 must-have 90’s albums for $2.99 each. These are among the most critically-acclaimed and top-selling of all time. The list includes: Coldplay – Parachutes: average review rating of 4.5/5 stars across 715 reviews. Includes the hit singles Yellow, Don’t Panic, Trouble and Sparks. U2 –...

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Kids on Fire: Kids Corner At Kindle Nation Daily Student Reporter Reviews WHEN IT HAPPENS by Susane Colasanti

May 30, 2012
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Kids on Fire: Kids Corner At Kindle Nation Daily Student Reporter Reviews WHEN IT HAPPENS by Susane Colasanti

We’re happy to present this cross-post from our sister site, Kids Corner @ Kindle Nation Daily. eBook Title: When It Happens Author’s Name: Susane Colasanti Kindle Store Price: $8.99 Kids Corner @ Kindle Nation Daily Student Reviewer: Merritt D. Merritt’s Review: Sara and Tobey may both be seniors at the same highschool, but that’s about the...

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App Spotlight: Pocket Gems’ Tap Games Offering 50% More In-Game Currency For Free

May 30, 2012
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App Spotlight: Pocket Gems’ Tap Games Offering 50% More In-Game Currency For Free

Pocket Gems’ Tap games are apps that work kind of like The Sims, and are based on the digital pets concept: you create and maintain a simulated world inhabited with creatures you breed, raise and train. You earn credits in the game by completing certain tasks or simply finding “treasure”, and you use these...

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XBOX 360 Added to Amazon’s List of Devices That Can Stream Instant Video!

May 30, 2012
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XBOX 360 Added to Amazon’s List of Devices That Can Stream Instant Video!

Maybe you’ve been holding back on all those great Instant Video deals we write about here because you just can’t get on board with the idea of watching movies or TV shows on a screen the size of your Fire’s, and when you checked Amazon’s list of Instant Video compatible devices, you discovered your...

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Kids on Fire: Book Spotlight – Beloved Classics To Keep Kids Reading All Through Summer

May 30, 2012
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Kids on Fire: Book Spotlight – Beloved Classics To Keep Kids Reading All Through Summer

If your kids or grandkids aren’t out of school for summer yet, they will be soon. Don’t let those reading skills get rusty by September: stock up on books that have been turning kids into fans of the written word for generations, and see for yourself how the novelty of reading on Kindle can entice...

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Kindle Book Deal of the Day: Nature Memoir The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating is $1.99, 76% Off, Today Only

May 29, 2012
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Kindle Book Deal of the Day: Nature Memoir The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating is $1.99, 76% Off, Today Only

The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating is not your typical memoir. From Amazon: In a work that beautifully demonstrates the rewards of closely observing nature, Elisabeth Bailey shares an inspiring and intimate story of her uncommon encounter with a Neohelix albolabris -a common woodland snail. While an illness keeps her bedridden, Bailey watches...

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App Spotlight: Podcasts For Your Fire!

May 29, 2012
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App Spotlight: Podcasts For Your Fire!

Podcasts: audio programming ranging from comedy to drama, talk shows to audiobooks, nonfiction to faith-based programs—and they’re not just for Apple devices, you know. There are lots of podcasts available in Amazon’s App Store, and you can listen to any of them through your Fire’s speakers or headphones. As an added bonus, podcasts tend...

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