Stephen King’s The Stand – Expanded & Uncut Version – Finally Released As Audiobook!

Yesterday, Random House Audio gave Stephen King fans everywhere a Valentine’s Day gift those fans have been waiting decades for: they released the uncut, expanded edition of The Stand in audiobook form. This special edition, which includes some 500pp more than the original release, was released in print over twenty years ago, but never before has it been made … Read more

CX.com Makes a Bet on the Kindle Fire, Launches Cloud Storage App

You’ve probably been hearing a lot about “cloud computing” lately, and it’s a term with which Kindle Fire owners should become familiar, if they don’t already know what it means. Cloud computing means storing files and even software programs on a centralized server and accessing them via the web or a private communications network (such as … Read more

Study Finds Game Apps May Fend Off Alzheimer’s, Improve Cognitive Function

Stop feeling guilty about those stolen minutes spent playing Angry Birds, Words With Friends and Fruit Ninja on your Kindle Fire. You’re not just having fun; according to a new Archives of Neurology study, you’re giving your brain a workout that may be helping you avoid Alzheimer’s and improve your gray matter’s overall functioning with higher thought … Read more

Best Adapted Screenplay Winners: Once They Were Books

“The book’s better than the movie.” How often have you heard this from a knowing, bookish friend? Very often, it’s true simply because the film adaptation can’t possibly contain as much of the source material as it took to fill the original book. Consider The Princess Bride, William Goldman’s excellent, rip-roaring book (now available in … Read more

Will BAFTAs Predict The Oscars? Winners & Nominees Available On The Fire

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts held its annual BAFTA awards ceremony this past weekend, and many of the Film nominees are also nominated for Academy Awards here in America. The BAFTAs are typically seen as an Academy Awards preview show, since BAFTA winners often take home the corresponding Oscar as well. The … Read more

Listen To Betty White’s Grammy Winner, If You Ask Me, Right On Your Kindle Fire!

The audiobook recording of Betty White’s memoir, If You Ask Me (And Of Course You Won’t), won the 2012 Grammy(TM) for Best Spoken Word Album. Rated an average of 4.2/5 stars across 118 customer ratings on the Audible site, the book is narrated by the inimitable Ms. White herself. From the Audible site: It-girl Betty … Read more

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