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Amazon Alexa and Audible are ready to take you on an interactive adventure

If your kids are up for an interactive adventure, Amazon's Audible partnered with the Choose Your Own Adventure series for a new Alexa Skill. Search for the Abominable Snowman or Atlantis with the listener in charge of the journey.

Tricks of the trade: How to get free stuff on Amazon

So what could be better than an awesome discount? Free stuff, of course. Amazon may be the largest online retailer, but that doesn't mean there aren't few freebies to be had -- you just need to know where to look.

Get rid of your Audible account by following these quick steps

Want to learn how to cancel your Audible membership? It's easier than you might think. Just follow along with these steps and you'll be rid of the audiobook listening service for good. Or until you sign up again.
Emerging Tech

Smashwords wants to Findaway to make it easier to create audiobooks

Audiobooks are rapidly becoming one of the most popular ways to consumer written works, but the production costs can be too high for new authors. Smashwords and Findaway Voices are partnering to change that.

Amazon’s Kindle Oasis is now available for pre-order in ‘Champagne Gold’

The Kindle Oasis is the retailer's first waterproof ebook reader. While it comes packed with features, it was only available in gray at launch. To add to the options, Amazon is now offering the device in "Champagne Gold."

Sign up for an Audible free trial to score two books and one month totally free

Why read when you can listen? Millions of people have already jumped on the audiobook bandwagon, and if you haven’t already, now’s a great time. Sign up for an Audible free trial today and enjoy one month and two books totally free.

Amazon's $80 Kindle ebook reader is about to get Audible support

Amazon's cheapest Kindle ebook reader will soon get Audible support so you can listen to your books and give your eyes a break. At the current time, only its top-of-the-range Oasis reader offers the service.
Emerging Tech

Audiobooks for dogs is now a thing, but will you buy one?

Audible has teamed up with dog expert Cesar Millan to launch a bunch of audiobooks that your pooch will apparently love. The idea is that you play them when you're out, to help your pet stay calm.

Amazon Prime, the gift that keeps giving, now includes free Audible content

Sweetening an already sweet pot, Amazon just added free Audible audiobooks, podcasts, and other content for Amazon Prime members. Not only do you get free two-day shipping, but now you can stream free audio entertainment and information.

eStories is a new audiobook service that's giving Audible a run for its money

Look out Audible -- there's some competition knocking at your door. 10 months after being acquired by personal cloud company TriPlay, eMusic has reemerged as eStories, described as a "premium audiobook service at [a] low price."
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Now you can share your favorite audiobook moments with Audible's Clips feature

Audible wants to make listening to audiobooks more social, and has announced 'Clips,' a new feature that allows you to share your favorite audiobook passages with your friends, just like you would share a Vine.

Look out, Audible! Scribd adds unlimited audiobooks to its app

Scribd will now offer unlimited audiobook listening to its users along with unlimited ebook downloads for the same $9 a month price. The app is now in direct competition with Kindle Unlimited and Audible.

Best Kindle Fire apps

We list the best Kindle Fire apps and games, including Rdio, Pulse News, Hulu Plus, and more.

Audible content comes to Amazon’s Kindle via Wi-Fi

Amazon updates its Kindle e-reader to receive purchases via Wi-Fi, also launching a 30-day free AudibleListener Gold trial that includes two free audiobooks.
Emerging Tech

Zune to Support Audible Audio Books?

Microsoft seems to be planning to roll out support for Audible audio books on its Zune portable media players by the end of the year.
Smart Home

Amazon Acquires for $300M

The Web retailer will stock up on its selection of audiobooks and other spoken word content by adding over 80,000 programs from Audible.
Emerging Tech

iriver Takes T10 to 2GB

iriver has bumped its T10 portable media player up to a 2 GB capacity, and includes a special offer on selected spoken word titles from
Emerging Tech

XM Audible Store Opens

New download audio store will allow consumers to download broadcasts of two XM Satellite Radio programs as well as thousands of Audible audio programs.