Reading and listening to a book with whispersync for voice

I’ve always wanted to listen to books on tape but since I prefer reading them, I never really tried it. Until this guy told me that Kindle’s Whispersync for Voice allows you to use the Kindle app and the Audible app to both read and listen to a book. Whispersync will keep everything in sync so that when you start listening on your phone it picks up right where you stopped reading. And it works brilliantly!

Here is a screenshot of the book I’m reading now, The King Years, on my Kindle. Btw, I actually prefer reading this on my Galaxy S4 over the iPad Mini. The screen size of the S4 is terrific.


And here is a screenshot of the Audible app for the same book. Works like a charm.



  1. Joe Koufman on August 2, 2013 at 8:03 am

    I have always been a very auditory learner/person, so this is awesome for me!

  2. Ryan P. Tuttle on August 2, 2013 at 8:48 am

    So did they charge full price for both versions?

  3. Jeff Hilimire on August 2, 2013 at 9:01 am

    There was a discounted price for the Audible version but I still probably paid like $18 all in vs. if I just bought the Kindle version it would have been $9.99 I think. But to read more books and “listen” in the car, it seems worth it.

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