|04-30-2009, 06:34 AM||#1|
Muncher of ebooks
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Fürth, Germany
Device: Pocketbook 360
Amazon now charges per MB for whispernet delivery of own personal content!
Boy, it does look ever worse for the kindle...
from gizmodo.com ( http://gizmodo.com/5233959/kindles-w...y-the-megabyte)
"The way things used to work, a single dime would grant you a Whispernet delivery of anything from a simple JPEG photo to a 120-page manuscript of your Xena: Warrior Princess fanfic novella. Now, Amazon has introduced a progressive payment scale, based on the size of the converted document. It's pretty simple: $0.15 for every megabyte transferred over Whispernet, rounded to the next whole megabyte. In effect, this means that the minimum transfer charge is $0.152
Well I guess it was to be expected...
|04-30-2009, 06:45 AM||#2|
Join Date: Nov 2008
Device: Sony PRS 505,PRS 650
It certainly looks like Amazon are entering the "screw your customers for as much as we can get before they go elsewhere" phase
|04-30-2009, 06:58 AM||#3|
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Germany, near Stuttgart
Device: Sony PRS-505, PB 360° & 302, nook wi-fi, Kindle 3
|04-30-2009, 07:51 AM||#4|
Join Date: Nov 2006
Device: Kindle Voyage, iPad Air 2, iPhone 6
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