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Common Craft Kindle Books: Better on the iPhone

Posted by: leelefever on March 8, 2009- 5:00pm

Categories: amazon, ebook, Explanation, iphone, kindle


As you may have seen, Amazon recently published the Kindle for iPhone App that allows iPhone users to purchase and read Kindle books on the phone.  Of course, one of the first things we did was to see how our Kindle Books look.  We were excited to see that our Kindle Books are in color look better on the iPhone than on the Kindle, thanks to the nice iPhone screen. Compared to: Another shot of the color:

Introducing: Common Craft Kindle Books

Posted by: leelefever on December 15, 2008- 4:00pm

Categories: amazon, ebook, Explanation, kindle


We're big fans of Amazon's Kindle.  It makes reading easier and we're convinced it could become an iPod-like device in the future in terms of ubiquity.  We've been working to make our videos into Kindle books so people have another way to learn, in Plain English.  I previously wrote about the Kindle here and here.  The basic idea with the Kindle is that you can purchase and download books, magazines, newspapers and articles and have them delivered wirelessly to the Kindle. We see an... Continue Reading

Independent Publishing on Amazon's Kindle (Two Stories)

Posted by: leelefever on September 9, 2008- 5:00pm

Categories: amazon, books, kindle, publishing


[Note: This is my second post in a row about Amazon. I can assure you that although I am a fan,  I (or Common Craft) am not affiliated with Amazon in any way.] I remember my first purchase from the Kindle Store.  It was an article by an author named Stephen Windwalker called "How to Use the Amazon Kindle for Email & Over 100 Pages of Other Cool Tips" (Now here, under a new name).  It was $2.39 and was delivered to the Kindle in seconds.  I remember thinking, "Hmm, $2.39.  That's not too... Continue Reading

Amazon Fresh - Now Home Delivering Top Items

Posted by: leelefever on September 7, 2008- 5:00pm

Categories: amazon, home, seattle


Living in Seattle, a test-market for Amazon Fresh, we signed up and never looked back. Ordering groceries online and having them delivered within hours makes going to the grocery store seem like such a pain.  With Amazon Fresh, Amazon proved to us they could replace the grocery store experience with home delivered goodness. Just today, Sachi noticed something new and very interesting on the Amazon Fresh website - a new tab appeared pointing us to "Amazon Now."  On the same page is a small... Continue Reading