Thoughts Behind Our Recent Comparisons of BookBub and BookGorilla Daily Book Recommendations

Today we share a post from one of our partner sites, BookGorilla, which offers a free, daily, customizable ebook freebie and bargain alert you can sign up for here. Earlier this week we shared a picture that may have surprised some of our readers: a side-by-side comparison of Wednesday’s top ebook recommendations from our BookGorilla … Read more

Kindle MatchBook Offers Deeply Discounted Kindle Editions Of Hard Copies You Bought Previously

Today Amazon announced its new Kindle MatchBook service, which offers discounted (to $2.99 or less) Kindle editions of hard copy books you’ve previously bought from Amazon. Note that only the titles publishers have decided to enroll in Kindle MatchBook are eligible for this new service; so far that’s over 70,000 titles, and Amazon is actively working … Read more

Start Switching To Digital Video NOW, While You Can Still Sell Your Discs

This is a cross-post from KF on KND Editor in Chief April L. Hamilton’s new site, The Digital Media Mom, and it is reprinted here in its entirety with her permission. Digital Video: It’s The Last Video Format You’ll Ever Buy As a matter of fact, it’s the only video format you’ve been buying since … Read more

Amazon Introduces Auto-rip CDs: Buy The CD, Get The MP3 Album Free

Great news for those of you who are making the transition from CDs to digital music, or those who use both formats: Amazon has announced its new Auto-rip service for CDs. From Amazon’s press release: ———————————— SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 10, 2013– (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced the launch of Amazon AutoRip, a new service that gives customers … Read more

What About TTS & Collections?

We know many Kindle Fire owners have been anxiously awaiting the announcements this week to learn if two of their most-wanted Kindle Fire features, Text-to-Speech (TTS) and Collections, would be included in some kind of firmware upgrade for existing KiLarndles. Kindle Fire Editor in Chief April L. Hamilton attended the press conference this week, and … Read more