Amazon may be planning an ad-supported video service, one that includes music videos and both original and licensed TV series as a counterpoint to its Instant Video download and subscription services, according to a report.
The Kobo Touch with Offers is now available for $99.
Kobo Touch with Offers is the essentially the same as the Touch, but it comes with screensaver advertisements and a lower price tag.
With a sponsorship from AT&T, Amazon has dropped the price of the Kindle 3G to $139.
The original version of this story misidentified which browsers support Google's WebP image format. WebP currently is supported in Chrome, Opera, and Android.
Amazon will be shipping a new $114 ad-supported Wi-Fi-only Kindle on May 3--the Kindle with Special Offers.
EMI is the second big recording company to cut deal with FreeAllMusic.com, a start-up that thinks it can succeed with ad-supported music.
The Interactive Advertising Bureau doesn't like how tens of millions of people use ad-blocking software. IAB's general counsel has a counterattack: block the blockers.
More details are emerging about RCRD LBL, an all digital record label that will offer free songs alongside advertisements and editorial content. But if listeners can't take the music with them, the initiative will fail.
Free All Music began a private beta test this week, and I'm satisfied with the value proposition, as the ad-viewing and MP3-downloading process is surprisingly painless.