Amazon Offers Low-Cost Kindle Versions of Print Books with "MatchBook"
October 29, 2013 10:54 AM
comment(s) - last by
The Kindle versions through MatchBook will only be $2.99, $1.99, $.99 or free
has a new Kindle offering that will let you buy digital versions of some of your print books on the cheap.
Amazon launched Kindle MatchBook today, which allows Amazon customers who have bought print versions of books on the e-tailer's site to also buy the Kindle versions as they become available for low prices. Amazon said the Kindle versions through MatchBook would only be $2.99, $1.99, $0.99, or free.
So lets say you bought a print book on Amazon 10 years ago, and you now want the Kindle version, but don't want to shell out full Kindle price to buy the same book again. You can go to the
MatchBook section of Amazon
and search for the book to see if it's in the library. If it is, pay under $5 (or nothing at all) and you're set.
Amazon said there are now 70,000 titles available in MatchBook, and more are being added daily. MatchBook will let you grab the Kindle versions for cheap as long as you bought the print version from Amazon, and your purchase history can go back as far as 1995 (when the site first launched).
The MatchBook titles also have Kindle features like X-Ray, Whispersync and Popular Highlights.
MatchBook is compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android devices, PC and Mac, but Amazon is likely hoping you'll buy an actual Kindle device for your MatchBook reading.
Last month, Amazon dropped the 7-inch Kindle Fire HD price to $139, and showed off a couple new members of the
Kindle Fire HDX family
(7-inch model for $229 and 8.9-inch model for $379).
This article is over a month old, voting and posting comments is disabled
RE: I've been waiting for this feature since I got my Kindle
10/30/2013 7:16:31 PM
"We don't know how to make a $500 computer that's not a piece of junk." -- Apple CEO Steve Jobs
Amazon Drops Kindle Fire HD Price to $139; Introduces 7", 8.9" Kindle Fire HDX
September 25, 2013, 12:39 AM
Twitter Senior VP: "Diversity is Important, But We Can’t Lower the Bar"
November 9, 2015, 9:59 AM
CNN Resorts to Internet Censorship to Promote Clinton Over Senator Sanders
October 15, 2015, 2:47 PM
Breaking Bad: How to Crash Google's Chrome Browser With Just 8 Characters
September 23, 2015, 11:08 AM
Quick Note: Amazon UK Offers £10 Back on Any Order £50 or Over
August 3, 2015, 12:05 PM
Editorial: Reddit Allows Itself to be Hijacked as a Hate Platform For Racist Bigots
July 21, 2015, 6:32 PM
Mozilla and Facebook to Adobe: It's Time to Kill Flash
July 20, 2015, 6:30 PM
Most Popular Articles
DHS and TSA: Whoops, We Missed That 73 Airport Employees May be Terrorists
November 19, 2015, 2:16 PM
iPhone 7 May Pack 3-4 GB Memory, More Storage; 4-Inch Comeback is Rumored
November 20, 2015, 10:12 PM
Creationists are Mad About Google Doodle Depicting Evolution
November 24, 2015, 8:48 PM
Glenn Beck's Attempt at Anti-Refugee Meme Proves He's Really, Really Dumb
November 18, 2015, 4:17 PM
Jumbo Joust: iPad Pro vs. Surface Pro 3 vs. Surface Pro 4
November 11, 2015, 1:00 AM
Latest Blog Posts
Sceptre Airs 27", 120 Hz. 1080p Monitor/HDTV w/ 5 ms Response Time for $220
Dec 3, 2014, 10:32 PM
Costco Gives Employees Thanksgiving Off; Wal-Mart Leads "Black Thursday" Charge
Oct 29, 2014, 9:57 PM
"Bear Selfies" Fad Could Turn Deadly, Warn Nevada Wildlife Officials
Oct 28, 2014, 12:00 PM
The Surface Mini That Was Never Released Gets "Hands On" Treatment
Sep 26, 2014, 8:22 AM
ISIS Imposes Ban on Teaching Evolution in Iraq
Sep 17, 2014, 5:22 PM
More Blog Posts
Copyright 2015 DailyTech LLC. -
Terms, Conditions & Privacy Information