Audible

  • Amazon Adds Audible Integration To iOS And Android Kindle Apps For Easy Listening

    Amazon Adds Audible Integration To iOS And Android Kindle Apps For Easy Listening

    Sometimes you want to read, and sometimes you want to listen – and you might get through more books if you can switch easily between the two options. Amazon recognizes this, and has used its Audible acquisition to make it easy to switch seamlessly between reading an e-book and listening to an audiobook in its Kindle apps for iOS and Android. Read More

  • Audible.com Audiobooks Now Available (For Real) On Kindle

    You can now download more than 50,000 Audible.com audiobooks on your Kindle via your Wi-Fi connection. You’ve always been able to download Audible audiobooks from the site itself, then transfer them to your Kindle via a USB, but now you can do so wirelessly. Read More

  • Amazon's Audible.com releases BlackBerry app on App World

    Amazon.com company Audible this morning announced that its BlackBerry app is now available on BlackBerry App World (apart from only on its own website). If that’s not enough to make you rush over there, the company is also including, for a limited time, a free download of David Baldacci’s bestselling thriller Divine Justice. With the Audible app, BlackBerry users in the U.S. and… Read More

  • Alert: Sansa Fuze now plays FLAC


    Flickr’d You know what the $100 Sansa Fuze does that the $150 iPod nano doesn’t? It plays FLAC and OGG, now that SanDisk has released updated firmware for the little player. (Apple Lossless is cool and all, but trying finding—wink-wink—albums encoded with it online.) The updated firmware, version 1.01.05 (yeesh, user-friendly numbering convention right there), also… Read More

  • Finally! Zune now supports Audible.com

    After years of waiting and months of rumors, the Zune now supports Audible services via today’s 3.0 update. Audible is even offering up Dean Koontz “Black River” free for all Zune owners to┬ácommemorate┬áthe partnership. There you have it folks, the Zune is now a complete media platform. Read More

  • Dell to support XP through 2012; Zune getting Audible support?

    According to the Windows SuperSite blog, Dell is planning to support Windows XP through 2012, another four years. What’s not clear is Microsoft’s involvement in this, as its said that this would be XP’s last year on many occasions. Also, the site claims that Audible is finally coming to Zune. Support for the popular audio book site’s been a standard on iPods for years… Read More

  • Amazon to add Audible.com to its downloadables

    Amazon.com will reportedly purchase digital audiobook provider Audible.com in the second quarter of this year for $300 million. Smart, smart, smart. The purchase will allow Amazon to offer up Audbile’s 80,000+ audio programs (mostly books, newspapers, and certain radio programs) for download to its digital content customers. Amazon’s Kindle e-book reader has an audio jack that… Read More

  • Amazon Strengthens Its Digital Hand With $300 Million Purchase of Audible

    Amazon is betting big on digital media. This morning it announced the $300 million acquisition of Audible (a 7 percent premium to Audible’s $280 million market cap at the time of this writing). Audible is the leading provider of audio books in digital form, with a library of 80,000 titles. As Amazon begins to generate a greater share of its revenues from digital media, owning a… Read More

  • Creative Zen Stone, Now in Six Rocking Colors for Rocking Out to Rock & Roll

    The Creative Zen Stone, which looks a hell of a lot like the iPod shuffle, will soon be available in these six colors. Yes, this is truly earth-shattering news, because you’ll be able to “rock in [color].” Go ahead, rock in blue, rock in red, or, if you’re certifiably insane, rock in black. How you’ll be able to “rock” with only 1GB of storage… Read More