Amazon Officially Launches in Spain. It’s Fiesta Time! (To an Extent)

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¡Arriba! I have good news for my amigos in Spain. Today the company opened up its virtual doors to Spain at Amazon.es (with .es being the domain name extension for Spain, of course). The selection isn’t quite as expansive as that of its American counterpart, however. Continue reading Amazon Officially Launches in Spain. It’s Fiesta Time! (To an Extent)

How Many Copies of the Kindle eBook Deal of the Day Get Sold?

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Not too long ago, Amazon announced its wonderful Kindle Deal of the Day (KDoD) special (though I’m still waiting for that free Kindle ebook daily). Each day there’s a different heavily discounted ebook available. Ever wondered how many copies of that daily deal get sold?  Continue reading How Many Copies of the Kindle eBook Deal of the Day Get Sold?

Amazon to Create a “Netflix for eBooks” Service. Sweet!

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The Wall Street Journal has reported that Amazon is working on creating an ebook subscription service. You can look at this in two ways: 1) that it’s a Netflix for books, or 2) that it’s an ebook library. Either way, it’ll be awesome. Continue reading Amazon to Create a “Netflix for eBooks” Service. Sweet!

The Free Homemade Kindle Stand

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I freaking love my Kindle. I take it around the house with me, including to the kitchen table. The problem is that when it’s lying flat on the table, 1) there’s a glare from the light above the table, and 2) I have to strain my neck over my bowl of oatmeal to read it. A stand would solve the problem, but since I’m too cheap to shell out cash for a real Kindle stand, so I made my own. It cost me nothing and took 5 minutes. Continue reading The Free Homemade Kindle Stand

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