California’s 10,000 Booted Amazon Affiliates Welcomed Back

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My heart swells with joy at the news that my California brethren have been reinstated back into the flock. Amazon’s 10,000 California affiliate network members (called Amazon Associates) were sent an email yesterday saying that their memberships have been reinstated. Continue reading California’s 10,000 Booted Amazon Affiliates Welcomed Back

Want to Hear Samuel L. Jackson and Dustin Hoffman Read Audiobooks? You’re in Luck

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You might have forgotten in the Kindle-mania of the past week or so that Amazon does in fact do more than produce Kindles and e-readers. Amazon also owns and operates Audible.com, which is the biggest online marketplace for audiobooks.

Audible has recruited stars Samuel L. Jackson, Dustin Hoffman, and Colin Firth (among others) to be the voice actors for a bunch of new audiobooks. Continue reading Want to Hear Samuel L. Jackson and Dustin Hoffman Read Audiobooks? You’re in Luck

Wait. The Kindle Fire Costs $150 to Produce, Not $209.63

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How much money will Amazon make on each Kindle Fire tablet? Well, that depends on who you ask. It was previously reported that Amazon’s Kindle Fire costs $209.63 to produce. But now someone else is saying that it cost $150 to produce.

Continue reading Wait. The Kindle Fire Costs $150 to Produce, Not $209.63

Amazon’s Kindle Touch 3G Won’t Offer Web Browsing?! Lame!

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So according to an official post in the Kindle forums, owners of Amazon’s yet-to-ship Kindle Touch 3G will not able able to access the internet via the device’s 3G. Customers will only be able to shop at the Amazon website and view Wikipedia articles. Continue reading Amazon’s Kindle Touch 3G Won’t Offer Web Browsing?! Lame!

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