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Kindle Oasis

Kindle Indexing, Battery Drain, and Tips for Loading Lots of eBooks

If you get a new Kindle and load a bunch of ebooks onto it at once, don’t be alarmed if your Kindle suddenly starts running slowly or if the battery starts draining quickly. Whenever you add new books to a Kindle it has to index them so that you can quickly find things when running […]

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How to Contact Support for Help with Kindle eBooks and Kindles Devices

The internet is quite strange sometimes. You’d never go up to some random person on the street and ask them why your Kindle ebook won’t download, yet it’s seemingly common practice to ask random people on the internet to help fix all manner of issues that come up. If you have a problem with a […]

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How to Change Default Language on Kindles

Kindle ebook readers are sold all over the world and they support a number of languages for the menus, keyboards and dictionaries. Here’s the list of languages that Kindles support: English (U.S. and UK) German French (France, Canada) Italian Spanish (Spain, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Colombia) Portuguese (Brazil) Japanese Chinese (Simplified) Russian Dutch You can change […]

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How to Avoid KFX eBooks on Kindle for PC and Mac

Earlier this year Amazon updated their Kindle for PC and Mac programs to add more accessibility features and support for enhanced formatting. In order to add the new features, they changed the format the programs support from AZW to KFX. This behind-the-scenes change doesn’t mean anything for most people, but for those that prefer to […]

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Kindle Create

How to Use Kindle Create to Convert Word Documents to Kindle eBooks (Video)

Kindle Create is a new tool that was recently released for Amazon’s Kindle direct publishing platform, along with the Kindle Create Add-in for Microsoft Word. Kindle Create is a free program designed to help transform a manuscript written in Microsoft Word or PDF format into a nicely-formatted Kindle ebook that’s ready to sell in the […]

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Here’s a New Way to Quickly Send ePub eBooks to Your Kindle

I noticed a post at MobileRead about getting ePub ebooks on a Kindle without conversion. The post is somewhat misguided because it’s not really ePub that the Kindle is supporting and conversion is exactly what’s happening, but in a roundabout way it reveals a new quicker method to send DRM-free ePub ebooks to a Kindle […]

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50 Tips & Tricks for Amazon Fire Tablets – 2017 Edition

A few years ago I posted a tips and tricks guide for Fire HD and HDX tablets, but a lot has changed since then, especially since Amazon upgraded to Fire OS 5, so I’ve gone through and updated the list to apply to the new 7th generation Fire HD 8 and 7-inch Fire tablets for […]

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How to Find List of Returned Kindle Unlimited and Prime eBooks

If you have a Kindle Unlimited membership and read a lot of ebooks, it can be hard to keep track of which books that you’ve already read. The same goes for Prime Reading, the library of free ebooks available to Amazon Prime members. Since you’re technically borrowing the ebooks instead of buying them it can […]

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