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Kindle Fire Ads Now Opt-out
2012-09-10 05:42:50

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Amazon has announced that they will allow customers that purchase their new Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD tablets to pay extra in order to turn off the devices' built-in advertisements after all, reversing their previous stance on the issue. The devices, which were officially announced on Thursday, include the "Special Offers" advertisements found on other products in the Kindle line -- except, unlike with those devices,...

Amazon Announces New Products, Cheaper Kindles
2012-09-06 14:45:34

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Amazon announced a handful of new products today during their press event in Los Angeles, bolstering their Kindle line as well as introducing some new services. Jeff Bezos announced 3 new versions of their e-reader Kindles, including the brand new Kindle named Paperwhite, which marries the famous e-ink display with a crisp backlit display. These new Kindles are said to feature blacker blacks, whiter whites and an insane...

2012-09-03 23:01:20

Self publishing with Kindle publishing is now profitable for some authors using the Number One Book System by Ryan Deiss. Since the August 20, 2012 launch, new and experienced authors have reported sales increases in self published Kindle books online. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) September 03, 2012 Self publishing with Kindle is one route that some authors have found to sell more books. The launch of the Kindle publishing platform has created a secondary outlet for authors that has now...

Is This The New Kindle Fire?
2012-09-03 05:25:38

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Photos of what is believed to be the next generation Kindle Fire surfaced online last Thursday, just one week before Amazon's scheduled September 6 event where the tablet computer will likely be officially unveiled, various media outlets reported late last week. The images were first obtained and published by The Verge, and reporter Chris Ziegler said that sources have told him to expect both a seven-inch and a ten-inch model of...

2012-08-30 16:05:46

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online To say that Apple´s iPad is a best seller is a sweeping understatement. Other tablet makers´ numbers, (Samsung, for instance) are mere fractions compared to Apple´s numbers. In addition, Apple´s iPhone has become an international hit and, as such, the release events for these smartphones have become something of a cultural phenomenon. In the coming months, Apple is expected to release two new versions of...

100 Million Kindle-exclusive Books Downloaded
2012-08-29 05:06:49

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The old McDonalds sign used to read: "over 99 billion served." Amazon.com is working on that number with titles downloaded to Kindle. To date, Kindle-exclusive books have been downloaded over 100 million times. Amazon offers more than 180,000 Kindle-exclusive titles,  which are free for those with Prime memberships. Prime members are able to borrow books for free from Kindle's exclusive list. Terms for the loan are as...

2012-08-25 23:02:17

Number One Book System Review: Ryan Deiss releases his brand new course on how to publish on, and make money with, the Amazon Kindle, the biggest revolution in consumer reading trends in history. Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 25, 2012 The Number One Book System Review from Ryan Deiss promises to take the average Joe or Jane, who has an idea, and teach them how to become a top selling author, using the Amazon Kindle as the self publishing platform. The biggest problem that most authors have when...

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Geologic Clock With Events And Periods
2012-10-22 14:17:38

The Archean (formerly Archaeozoic) is a geologic eon between the Hadean and Proterozoic eons. The Archean Eon begins at roughly 3.8 billion years ago (Ga) and ends at about 2.5 Ga. But unlike all other geological ages, which are based on stratigraphy, The Archean eon is defined chronometrically. The lower boundary of 3.8 Ga has also not been officially recognized by the International Commission on Stratigraphy. The name Archean is derived from the ancient Greek (Arkhe), meaning...

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