Amazon has announced the Fire HD 8 Reader’s Edition. This is an exclusive bundle, priced at $249.99 with free shipping. The bundle includes:
- The new Fire HD 8 tablet, normally retailing for $149.99.
- One year of Kindle Unlimited, normally retailing for $9.99 per month (a $120 value)
- An exclusive Reader’s Edition brown leather cover for the tablet. According to Amazon, the cover is designed to give the look and feel of a real book cover as well as protecting the tablet.
The bundle is available for pre-order and will begin shipping on December 9, 2015.
Note: There is no specified end date for this promotion. Generally, Amazon only makes these bundles available for a limited time.
X Marks the Spot That Makes Online Ads So Maddening (NYT) – I think at this point, we have all run into a few of these. Infuriating.
The USPS is rolling out a feature that emails you images of your actual mail (The Next Web)
Mozilla scraps in-Firefox ads (Computerworld) – Because the number of users who actually want this was how many?
Google Turns On Safe Browsing In Chrome For Android (Techcrunch) – A much needed safety feature.
Adobe Lightroom Mobile is now free on both Android and iOS (The Next Web) – Nice freebie for those who need it for Android.
Need Music For A Video? Jukedeck’s AI Composer Makes Cheap, Custom Soundtracks (Techcrunch) – This looks totally fascinating! I can see so many uses for this!
And finally, my Kindle find of the day, How To Draw Caricatures for just $1.99.
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