Eyes or Ears? Which carries you faster to the shore of the story? Stone, Tree bark, Clay, the wax used before books. Then came digital books and the latest addition is audio books. Eyes have been the weapon to tear the books or bring a tear to itself. Grandmas & Audiobooks have brought the ear into action. Amazon is bringing back the storyteller to the Oasis and the $79 Kindle.
When Amazon released the first generation of kindle back in 2007 with audible support. It took 5.5 hours before the kindle ran out of stock for another 5 months. Amazon is bringing back the feature to Kindle again.
Only if you buy the basic or the most expensive one. Something appears wrong in the middle of the rainforest. Results lacking in the voyage and paperwhite, two other models by Amazon Kindle.
The feature is built in the Kindle Oasis 2nd gen. For basic kindle users, you have to wait for the upcoming update.
Side effects of the new feature are battery life and storage. Though mentioned time length is for a week. As the Bluetooth is turned on will chew an effective amount of power. Another roleplayer is the storage which will shrink down by a couple of audio books or files. Basic kindle got only 4GB of memories whereas only 3GB is accessible.
Amazons owe Audible, source readers are using for audiobooks for a while. The number of users is increasing across the globe.
“Audible members globally listened to 1.6 billion hours of audio content in 2015 .”