A Day with the new Kindle Unlimited service

So Amazon ushered out their new monthly Kindle Unlimited ebook subscription service, or in street terms, a Netflix for eBooks type of a service. I managed to resist for most of the day on Friday, but since they are giving a 30 day free trial, I jumped right in on Saturday morning.

First Impressions
My first impression was akin to an all you can eat buffet of ebooks experience. Especially for non-fiction reference and how-to type of books. Because there’s only so much fiction one can read, and only so much books you can keep in your head in parallel. However, with non-fiction, be they learning or DIY type of books, you only need to read or cross-reference them as needed. So you can pick up ebooks on hobbies, on work related matters, on health related matters, and so on. It’s a good thing this is a zero calorie buffet 🙂

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How To Get a Free Monthly Kindle eBook from the Samsung Book Deals

In a very interesting move for both sides, Samsung today announced a new co-promotion with Amazon, launching a custom-edition of the Amazon Kindle Android app in the Samsung Android app store. Yes, Samsung has its own Android app store available in all their Android devices. Many people completely ignore it, but today’s development may increase interest because this co-operation gets you one free Kindle e-book every month, from a selection of four ebooks pre-selected by Samsung-Amazon.

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