Category Archives: Amazon Fire TV

TKC 392 Kindle Blogger Bufo Calvin

Bufo Calvin is the creator of the I Love My Kindle blog   Interview starts at 10:46 and ends at 44:02 If people were evolving away from reading long-form reading, we would not have series. But right now people will say, “Oh yes, that’s great. It’s a 200-page book, but I want a thousand pages about this character. So I […]

TKC 385 Charlie Tritschler

Vice President – Amazon Devices   Interview starts at 18:29 and ends at 37:47 We spent two days in an off-site with Jeff going through the experience, setting up little scenarios of “Ok, here’s the customer. They’ve done’ this, they’ve done this.” And then we would go off in our own corners for 15 minutes and […]

TKC 383 Bruce Jones

Graphic designer, author, product developer and workshop presenter   Interview starts at 14:57 and ends at 44:47 So whatever you do, you build products that relate to the knowledge that you have, and the two can feed each other, and you can do them in the same space. News “Take your tablet to bed: Amazon […]

Amazon Gets Fired Up at San Francisco Press Preview of New Tablets and Fire TV

Yes, Virginia, there is a new $49.99 Fire tablet, available for preorder today and shipping September 30. But it has a 7-inch screen, not 6-inch as was reported in rumors, and it arrives with a couple of svelte (7.7 millimeters thin) new companions, the Fire HD 8 ($149.99) and Fire HD 10 ($229.99). And if you love […]

TKC 341 Christopher Weyant and Anna Kang

Illustrator and Author of You Are (Not) Small Interview starts at 14:32 and ends at 37:56. Chris: Anyone with kids who watches someone read for the first time—I never would have realized how magical—it is one of the greatest experiences that I’ve ever seen, because the world opens up. News “Amazon launches its ebook subscription […]

Yule Love These Sizzling Deals on Fire and Kindle!

It’s tough to keep up with all the smart merchandising and discounting Amazon does this time of year, but today’s medley of limited-time holiday deals is worth making a special effort to tell you about. $125 off Fire HDX 8.9″ – This is not the latest generation Fire HDX 8.9, but it’s still an impressive deal […]

TKC 326 Aaron Goldfarb

Author of The Guide for a Single Man and The Guide for a Single Woman Interview starts at 19:11 It’s a lot of effort to get one book, but two simultaneous books, where you’re timing and syncing everything. It was just a huge challenge for the entire FG Press team, even beyond me writing the books. Show Notes […]

Amazon Introduces Fire TV Stick – $20 Off for Prime Members Today and Tomorrow

Amazon this morning introduced a competitor to the Chromecast media-streaming device that plugs into the HDMI port on your TV. It’s called Fire TV Stick, and if you are an Amazon Prime member you can buy it for $20 off today and tomorrow only–for $19 instead of $39 for non-Prime members. Fire TV stick will […]

TKC 297 David P. Vandagriff

Attorney and Creator of The Passive Voice blog Interview starts at 17:13 In my opinion, any midlist author that sticks with a traditional publisher is crazy, because I personally know a number of formerly midlist traditionally publishing authors who are making a very, very nice living off of self-publishing now. We’re talking a 10-x increase […]

TKC 296 James McQuivey & Amazon Fire TV

Author of Digital Disruption: Unleashing the Next Wave of Innovation It could literally just be a bluetooth microphone that you clip to yourself, and maybe it’s combined in a pedometer or a wristwatch or a something else. All it does is listen for specific commands, like “Amazon, send me toothpaste.” Well Amazon would know exactly […]