Category Archives: Kindle

TKC 364 David Gaughran

Author of Let’s Get Digital and Let’s Get Visible  Interview starts at 16:56 and ends at 44:39  If you look at stores like Barnes and Noble and Kobo and Apple, I don’t think they’ve even caught up to where the Kindle Store was in 2011 or 2012 yet, let alone approaching where it is now […]

TKC 363 Amy Edelman

Founder and President of IndieReader.com Interview starts at 11:46 and ends at 41:02   It’s very hard to tell a self-published book these days from one that is traditionally published.   News David Pogue’s must-see Alexa demonstration and review (video) at Yahoo Tech – July 16, 2015   Tech Tip Amazon page on Cloud Collections   […]

TKC 362 Darlene

My wife the amazing art quilter and Kindle enthusiast Interview starts at 14:08 and ends at 39:48 A friend of mine said, “How many times have you dropped a Paperwhite in the tub?” And she’s right. I never have. And so at that point I decided that I was just going to hold the Kindle, and […]

TKC 360 Russ Grandinetti

Amazon’s Senior Vice President – Kindle Interview starts at 10:17 and ends at 42:35  My guess is that if you asked all the publishers with whom we’ve reached agreement in the last year they would tell you that they had to compromise some things they didn’t love. And we’ve had to compromise some things we […]

Under the Hood of Kindle’s New Typesetting Engine

I am no expert on kerning or ligatures, but I am impressed at the typesetting sophistication evident in Kindle’s new typesetting engine, coming within weeks to the new Paperwhite 3, as well as to the existing Paperwhite 2 and Voyage. In this nine-minute video, I show you what these improvements will look like when they arrive in […]

TKC 359 Daniel Cubias

Author of Barrio Imbroglio Interview starts at 14:24 and ends at 38:38 There’s an incentive for Amazon on two levels to say, “Hey, let’s try to bring in readers.” And one way of bringing in readers is you get more writers. And so they’re definitely reaching out to Spanish-language authors in America and in Latin Americas […]

My Video Review of the New Kindle Paperwhite 3

Does the new Kindle Paperwhite, announced yesterday by Amazon, mean the erstwhile top-of-the-line Voyage is toast? How much better is this third-generation Paperwhite, available by preorder now for shipping June 30,  from the current one? How many of you will click here to buy a new Paperwhite in order to show some Amazon Associates love for The Kindle […]

Kindle’s Summer Surprise: Hot New Paperwhite for Same Price

I didn’t see this one coming. Amazon this morning announced a brand new version of its flagship Kindle, the Paperwhite, available for pre-order now with shipments beginning June 30. They’re calling it “New Kindle Paperwhite.” Its screen resolution is 300 pixels per inch (ppi), an impressive upgrade–more than twice the pixels– from the current 212 ppi screen. At […]

TKC 357 Prof. Krystine Batcho

Professor at Le Moyne College   Interview starts at 17:02 and ends at 44:15   If it keeps your attention, and you’re enjoying it, and it’s making you think—that’s the book for you. News “Trade Sales Fell in February” by Jim Milliot at Publishers Weekly – June 5, 2014 BEA panel on Publishing in China […]

TKC 356 Denver Comic Con

Intro Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art (Paperback, 1993) by Scott McCloud Interviews at Denver Comic Con (Times show when each interview begins) Andy Mithun of the Stubby Shillelaghs (6:25) Critical Fail Kickstarter campaign Clayton Kauffman, 12, of Brush, Colorado (12:20) Dale Roberts of Dale Roberts Comics (13:56) Megan Sullivan, director of communications, Aurora Rise (17:23) “Alex Sullivan, […]