Audible has introduced the launch of greater than 100 audiobooks free of charge by way of Alexa, together with English titles equivalent to “A Choice of the Circumstances of Sherlock Holmes”, “A Story of Two Cities”, “The Full Chanakya Neeti”, “The Mystic Sinners”, and “On The Double”. Hindi audiobooks equivalent to “21 Shreshth Kahaniyan Prem Chand”, and “Shiv Puran” may even be accessible by way of Alexa, in accordance with the corporate. Customers will have the ability to ask Alexa to learn one of many free audiobooks from Audible in an effort to entry these titles.
The Amazon-owned audiobook service has introduced that readers will have the ability to entry these titles free of charge, as a part of what the corporate says are efforts to make the expertise extra accessible. Because of this customers with out an Audible subscription will have the ability to entry these free titles, and they are often accessed by way of gadgets which characteristic the corporate’s Alexa voice assistant together with Amazon Echo and Fireplace TV. Readers would possibly recall that Audible Plus was introduced in October, providing over 15,000 titles to Audible members at no additional value.
In accordance with Audible, customers will have the ability to entry over 100 audiobooks together with the beforehand talked about English and Hindi titles like “A Story of Two Cities” (Charles Dickens), “A Choice of the Circumstances of Sherlock Holmes” (Arthur Conan Doyle), “The Full Chanakya Neeti” (R.P. Jain), “The Mystic Sinners” (Proyashi Barua), and “On The Double” (Tanushree Podder), “21 Shreshth Kahaniyan Prem Chand” (Munshi Premchand), and “Shiv Puran” (Dr. Vinay Neeraj) as a part of the free catalogue.
With a view to entry these free audiobooks launched by Audible, customers must ask Alexa, “What’s free on Audible?” in English or in Hindi, which can supply them over 100 free titles to select from. They will then name out the e book’s title and Alexa will start studying it aloud. Nevertheless, customers who wish to proceed studying books that aren’t a part of the free catalogue will nonetheless want an Audible subscription, which is at present priced at a month-to-month price of Rs. 199. Amazon says that customers will have the ability to simply swap between gadgets, persevering with playback on one gadget after pausing it on one other, utilizing Alexa voice instructions.