Visit the New Technabob Shop!Get Technabob in Your Mailbox Every Day! Join our Mailing List!
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:

Kindle Gets Audible Audio Books via WiFi

by Shane McGlaun

My wife has a Kindle that she uses all the time. She racks up a hundred bucks or more in charges for new books each month and when she gets tired of reading, she uses the robotic voice on the Kindle to read the books to her. I have heard that voice before and it sucks.

Amazon has now announced that the Kindle can now stream Audible audio books (with human, not robot voices) over WiFi. You can also connect the Kindle to your computer and download the audio books to the eReader for listening on the go away from WiFi. It appears that the books will not stream over the free 3G connectivity that the 3G models have at this point.

It’s also not clear from the official post if this requires a firmware update to the Kindle. I would assume that it does since this is a new feature. You can sign up for a free Audible account for 30 days to try the service out.




Post a Comment:

Want a personal avatar on your comments? Sign up for a free Gravatar now!

Note: All comments with links in them will be held for moderation in order to prevent spam, so you may not see your post appear immediately.


« Previous
Next »

Our Latest & Greatest Posts...

X-Arcade Lumber Jacques Arcade Machine: Donk-it-Kong

X-Arcade Lumber Jacques Arcade Machine: Donk-it-Kong

Darth Vader Glow-in-the-Dark Electrocution T-Shirt

Darth Vader Glow-in-the-Dark Electrocution T-Shirt

Transforming Papercraft Robots: Fold Out!

Transforming Papercraft Robots: Fold Out!

A Star Wars/Contra Mashup for Your Phone

A Star Wars/Contra Mashup for Your Phone

Iron Man Life-size Mk. XLIII Helmet Bluetooth Speaker: Headphone

Iron Man Life-size Mk. XLIII Helmet Bluetooth Speaker: Headphone

Win Prizes in the Technabob Shop

More from Awesomer Media...

The Awesomer Logo MightyMega Logo 95octane Logo