Kindle Matchbook

Does Anyone Ever Use Kindle Matchbook?

Back in 2013 Amazon introduced Kindle Matchbook, a promotional deal where you can get discounted Kindle ebooks when purchasing certain printed books. Sometimes the Kindle edition is even free when purchasing the paper book version, but qualifying titles are usually priced at $2.99 or less. Kindle Matchbook rarely gets mentioned to the point that it’s […]

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Kindle iOS App

10 Best iOS Reading Apps for iPads and iPhones

The iPad and iPhone are very popular devices that have become common go-to options for reading ebooks, especially on the go. There are far more iPads and iPhones in the world than there are dedicated ebook readers like the Kindle, so for this post let’s do a roundup of the best reading apps for iOS […]

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Microsoft Courier

A Microsoft eReader and Notebook Could Be Great, an E Ink Courier

Now that Microsoft has just opened the doors on their very own ebook store, it makes you wonder if they have any future plans of releasing a dedicated ebook reader to compete with the Amazon Kindle. Microsoft is about the only company outside of Apple that could legitimately put a dent in the ebook market […]

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Microsoft eBook Store

Microsoft Launching New eBook Store and Edge Gets ePub Support

Microsoft is getting back into the ebook market once again. They were once known for their LIT ebook format some years ago, and then they invested in Barnes and Noble’s Nook Media business in 2012 and lost a boatload of money. Now Microsoft is opening their very own ebook store for PC and Mobile on […]

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Large E Ink eReaders Roundup for 2017

Just because Amazon refuses to release a new Kindle with anything but a 6-inch E Ink screen doesn’t mean that there aren’t any other options for large screen ereaders out there. There still aren’t a lot of choices but there are more larger ereaders available than there used to be so at least there’s been […]

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Kindle Paperwhite 3 vs Fire Tablet

Are Tablets and Phones More Popular for Reading Than eBook Readers?

There’s no denying the fact that dedicated ebook readers are a niche product. You’d be surprised by how many people have never used a Kindle, a Kobo or other dedicated ereader. There’s still a sizable percentage of the population that doesn’t even know what they are, much less use them. But lots of people read […]

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Installing KOReader and Kobo Start Menu on Kobo eReaders

One advantage with Kobo ereaders is the fact that there’s an active development community among Kobo users who help add extra features and tools to Kobo devices that the stock software lacks. There are a number of easy-to-install patches like nightmode for white text on a black background and full screen mode to get rid […]

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Text-to-Speech Alternatives for Listening to Kindle eBooks

Kindle ereaders haven’t supported text-to-speech for five years, not since the original Kindle Touch from four generations back, but the question still comes up all the time. Whenever a new Kindle comes out one of the first things that gets asked is if it supports text-to-speech or not. Technically newer Kindles do support a form […]

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