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Amazon announces Audible acquisition

Amazon announces Audible acquisition

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Amazon.com has announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Audible for $300 million. Audible.com is an online provider of digital spoken word audio content, specialising in digital audio editions of books, newspapers and magazines, television... >>

Audible to launch "major work of fiction" as download-only

Audible to launch "major work of fiction" as download-only

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A new thriller novel is being released in the States with an interesting twist already revealed - it will only be released as an audio book. Jeffrey Deaver's "The Chopin Manuscript" will be the first "major work of fiction" planned for release as an audio... >>

SanDisk announces Sansa View video MP3 player

SanDisk announces Sansa View video MP3 player

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SanDisk has launched the "View" MP3 player into its Sansa e200 series that offers PMP-esque full-motion video support. The pencil-thin Sansa View will come in 8GB and 16GB capacities and will offer music playing, photo viewing, FM tuning, Audible audiobook... >>

Audible brings James Bond novels to MP3 players

Audible brings James Bond novels to MP3 players

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With Bond mania starting to build pace, Audible, the audio book download specialists, is making all the original James Bond stories available to download. First published as audiobooks by Penguin Books, they are now only available in Audible's downloadable... >>

Freedom2surf offers free audiobooks to its customers

Freedom2surf offers free audiobooks to its customers

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Rather than offer free broadband, freedom2surf has teamed up with Audible, to offer two free downloadable books to all of its customers. "We’re pleased to be able to offer our customers free audio books", says Maria Cappella, managing director at freedom2surf.... >>