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How to Use Multiple Libraries on Kobo Aura One

One of the unique features with the Kobo Aura One is its ability to search for and download library ebooks directly from the Kobo store for free. Other Kobo ebook readers and most ePub ereaders in general require using a computer to download library ebooks and Adobe Digital Editions to transfer them to the reader. […]

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Viewing Popular Highlights on Kindles

Have you ever noticed the Popular Highlights that are available on Kindle ebooks? Kindles have a lot of features and some of them are easy to overlook. Popular Highlights is one feature that I’ve never paid much attention to. In fact I usually have them turned off so I don’t get distracted by them while […]

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Large Print Mode on Kobo eBook Readers Makes UI Text Larger

Have you tried the new Large Print Mode setting that was added to Kobo ereaders with one of the recent updates? I hadn’t noticed it until just now because it wasn’t mentioned in the release notes, but it’s a new feature they added recently. The Large Print option is located under Beta Features in the […]

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How to Return Kindles and Fire Tablets Received as Gifts

Kindle ereaders and Fire tablets make good gifts, and they are especially popular for the Christmas holiday, but you might not always want or need a new device that was gifted to you. If you don’t want to pass the gift along to someone else, you can return it to Amazon in exchange for an […]

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Kindle Personal Documents Service Explained, Easily Send Books to Your Kindle

Amazon is one of the only companies that allows users to upload ebooks and personal documents obtained from outside sources to their individual ebook accounts, making non-Amazon ebooks easily available on Kindle apps and devices, complete with syncing and backups. Amazon often gets criticized for locking everything into their own ecosystem, but when it comes […]

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Why Kindle Screens Flash and How to Turn it On and Off

Lately some people have been asking why the screen on their Kindle flashes black when turning pages and when navigating and using the menus and such. The flashing is simply a product of the way E Ink screens work. The display is composed of tiny capsules of E Ink with black and white particles that […]

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Here’s How to Disable Sleep Mode on Kindles

Recently I came across a tip mentioned over at MobileRead that I haven’t heard about before on how to disable sleep mode on Kindle ereaders. Some ebook readers have the option in settings to disable sleep, like Kobo ereaders, but Kindles don’t have that option. Kindles will automatically go to sleep after about 10 minutes […]

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Amazon’s Alexa Can Read Your Kindle eBooks Aloud, Here’s How

Last week Amazon released a software update to add Audible audiobook support to the entry-level Kindle and 1st gen Kindle Oasis (the new Kindle Oasis already had it), but a lot of people still wish Kindles had text-to-speech to read ebooks aloud like the Kindle Keyboard and 1st Kindle Touch. Text-to-speech has evolved a lot […]

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