Kindle Fires up bright new colors and boosts storage

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The Kindle Fire now comes in new colors and more storage options, with the massively popular tablet now available in magenta, blue and tangerine as well as the original black and with either 8Gb or 16Gb of internal storage. Read more...

Kindle Oasis de luxe e-reader gets new font, 5-star review and strong launch sales

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Amazon is adding a new ebook font choice for the Kindle Oasis e-reader and, despite the high price of the Oasis, it seems to be pulling in impressive sales figures. Read more...

Kindle Unlimited KENP payout for March is steady at $0.0047

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The Kindle Unlimited payout rate to authors for March stayed steady at $0.0047 per KENP (Kindle Edition Normalized Page). Read more...

‘Disappearing’ Kindle Oasis is no mirage

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The new Kindle e-reader that Amazon boss Jeff Bezos has been getting excited about is an all-new model — the Kindle Oasis — that’s positioned very much at the top end of the range with a whopping price of $289.99. Read more...

The 24-hour non-stop indie authors’ show is online this week

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It’s showtime this week with the London Book Fair opening on Tuesday and at the end of the week (Friday, April 15) the Alliance of Independent Authors is running its brilliant annual Indie Author Fringe with a massive range of online sessions. Read more...

Is Jeff Bezos going on a new Voyage?

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It’s not often you get the CEO of a multi-billion-dollar company tweeting advance news of product releases but that’s what Amazon’s Jeff Bezos did yesterday, so it seems Mr Bezos must be very proud of the ‘all-new, top of the line Kindle almost ready, 8th generation’. Read more...

Kindle Unlimited KENP payment rate for February rises 14% to $0.0047 after page recount system takes effect

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The Kindle Unlimited KENP rate paid out to authors rose strongly in February to $0.0047 from $0.0041 in January, an increase of 14%, as the new version of counting ebook pages came into operation. Read more...

Flipping scammers are trying to turn the Tables on Kindle

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Amazon is warning publishers about abuse of Table of Contents in Kindle ebooks — now that’s a phrase I never thought I would be using. Read more...

If you have an older Kindle e-reader you need to update your software now

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Anyone using one of the older Kindle e-readers produced between around 2007 and 2012 will need to make sure they download a new software update by March 22 to keep their device working properly. Read more...

Nook shuts up shop in UK and switches customers to supermarket

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The Nook Press UK operation is closing down on March 15 and customers are being transferred to a supermarket’s digital site. Read more...

Amazon widens Giveaway promotion service to include Kindle ebooks

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Amazon has extended its Giveaway self-service tool to cover Kindle ebooks, giving indie authors a new promotional opportunity to offer ebooks as prizes. Read more...

Swim the sea of books as Kindle Unlimited aims to crack China market

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Kindle Unlimited has opened up in China but with only 40,000 Chinese ebooks on offer and just 3,500 English-language titles. Read more...

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