Amazon MatchBook Digital Books

Amazon’s MatchBook aims to drag paper book fans into the digital age

By on October 29, 2013 at 12:30 PM.

Amazon’s MatchBook aims to drag paper book fans into the digital age

Even some people who relish having the latest cutting-edge gadgets have had a hard time giving up their large collections of old-school paper books. Amazon is aiming to fix that, however, by unleashing its new MatchBook service that offers cheap digital copies of physical books that users have bought through Amazon in the past. There are a couple of caveats here: First, you can only get the eBook discounts on new books that you’ve bought through Amazon and not used books. And second, not every book you’ve ever bought through Amazon will be available at first, although with 70,000 books enrolled so far Amazon is certainly offering an impressive library. The company’s full press release follows below. More →

No Comments