There are many free Kindle ebooks available on Amazon that you can download and read immediately on your Kindle app. These books are free as part of limited time promotion or are in the public domain. There are tons of third party sites that will monitor and notify you via RSS/email with Amazon free ebook offerings. You however can obtain valuable free ebooks directly from within Amazon.com.
Amazon Best Sellers lists the top 100 best selling Kindle books updated hourly, and there is separate section for “Paid” and “Free” books. You can click on a category on the left to filter the top 100 free & paid Kindle ebooks by book genre.
Kindle Store Limited-Time Offers is another good listing from within Amazon that you can locate free Kindle ebooks. This is a listing of current promotions with discounted or free books. To narrow the search for free ebooks, sort the listing using “Price: Low to High”.
Using the same “sort by Price: Low to High” technique, you can find free books easily throughout various section of Amazon Kindle Store. For example on the main Kindle Store ebook listing, sort the price from low to high will allow you to browse through the free books out of Kindle’s over 2.4 million books. You can narrow the list by clicking on the genre listing on the left. Or check out the free new ebooks by clicking the section New Releases > Last 90 days and sort the list by low to high price.
For a listing of public domains and free classics, visit Free Popular Classics section of Kindle Store.
You can also search and locate free Kindle books using Amazon tags. Tags are labels attached to a product by Amazon customers. And Amazon customers have been consistently labelling free Kindle book using the “kindle freebie” tag. Visit the Amazon Popular Tags site, and click on “kindle freebies” for listing of products with that tag. Please note that as these tagging is crowd sourced from customers, the pricing might not be free by the time you search for it.
If you’re Amazon Prime subscription member, don’t forget you get free books each month through Kindle First and Kindle Owners’ Lending Library.
Prices for Kindle books often changes, get the book you want as soon as you see that it is free on Kindle Store. When click to buy and download a free Kindle book, verify that the book is indeed free by making sure the price is $0.00.
Disney’s Where’s My Mickey is now available free for the first time since its June 2013 release as a result of being App Store’s App of the Week. The gameplay is based on Disney’s own “Where’s My Water?” with Mickey based art and weather mechanics. The game includes five episodes of levels, and you can buy additional episodes and hints with in-app purchase. Download Where’s My Mickey? for iPhone and Where’s My Mickey? for iPad.
The latest update to the free media player VLC for iOS includes Google Drive integration and Dropbox streaming. Previously, media content has to be downloaded locally in its entirety before it could be played. Streaming support speeds up media viewing time. The update also include an interface redesigned for iOS 7 and other improvements.
With you new iPhone or iPad, you get to download popular iWork and iLife apps for free. This offer applies only to new iOS device purchase after September 1st 2013. The five apps are Pages, Numbers, Keynote, iPhoto and iMovie. Each of these apps normally cost USD $5 or more. The other iLife app GarageBand for iOS is free for all, with in-app purchase for additional instruments and sounds.
To quickly access to all Apple apps, from within App Store search for one Apple app such as Pages. From within the app detail page, scroll down to the bottom and tap “Developer Apps”. This will list down all available apps from Apple. You need to download these apps while on Wi-Fi as each has more than 200MB in size. The current over-the-air App Store download limit is 100MB.
f.lux is a small utility app that makes the color of your computer’s display to adapt to the time of day. Running unobtrusively on the menu bar of OS X, f.lux makes your computer screen looks like your indoor lights when sun sets, so you are not blinded by the screen brightness. Download free this essential utility for your Mac.
Box has just released an update to their iPhone and iPad app with new design, search improvements and faster document rendering. As part of the launch promotion, Box is offering anyone who download the app in the next 30 days 50GB of free cloud storage for life.
Good news for fans who can’t get enough of Beyoncé. Jay-Z has released on his Life+Times site a ballad “God Made You Beautiful” by Beyoncé to celebrate the second birthday of daughter Blue Ivy. A snippet of the song hit the Internet last October accompanied the trailer to Beyoncé’s Life is But a Dream documentary. The track is now available in final, full and official form. In case you’re wondering, this song is not included in Beyoncé’s latest self-titled album.
PAC-MAN from Namco-Bandai is now free on the App Store, courtesy of Apple’s App of the Week. The classic game made its appearance for iOS in 2011, and has ranged in price from $0.99 to $6.99, but it has not been offered at no cost until now.
If you have not played PAC-MAN before, ask your dad how he played it in game arcade in the 1980s. Or download the game yourself from App Store.