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How to Give Kindle eBooks and Kindle Unlimited as Gifts

Unlike most major ebook retailers, one good thing about Amazon is how easy they making giving Kindle books as gifts. They even make it super easy to give Kindle Unlimited as a gift, Amazon’s new ebook subscription service where users get unlimited access to a library of over 700,000 ebooks and several thousand audiobooks for […]

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Family Library Sharing Kindle Fire

How to Setup Profiles and Family Library Sharing on Kindles and Fire Tablets

This past week Amazon issued a software update for the Kindle Voyage, Kindle Paperwhite, and $79 Kindle that adds the ability to create separate user profiles so that the device can be shared among friends and family. The update also enabled a new feature that Amazon has just introduced called Family Library, which allows users […]

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Kobo Aura H2O

How to Enable Full Screen Mode on Kobo eReaders

While working on the Kobo Aura H2O review, I came across a tip mentioned at MobileRead that enables the option to turn off the header and footer from displaying to enter full screen reading mode. The full screen option works with both Kobo ePubs (.kepubs) and regular sideloaded ePubs. Personally I’ve always been annoyed by […]

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Fire HDX Chrome

Fire HD and HDX: How to Use & Install Chrome Web Browser (Video)

I’ve been working on the review for the Fire HD 6 and I’ve come to the conclusion that the so-called “improvements” to the built in Silk web browser aren’t enough to keep me interested. So yesterday I decided to install a better web browser. There are a number of Android browsers that can be sideload […]

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Kindle highlights

How to Export & Edit Kindle Notes and Highlights

One of the benefits that Kindles offer is the ability to easily access and edit all the notes and highlights that you’ve added to Kindle books. Most reading apps and ebook readers offer the ability to add text notes and highlights to ebooks, but in most cases there is no option to export those annotations […]

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Nook for PC

How to Download Nook eBooks Now That B&N has Removed the Option

It looks like B&N is intent on ticking off what little Nook customers they have left. Lots of reports are coming out online, and in Barnes and Noble’s own Nook support forum, about how B&N has removed the option to download Nook ebooks to a computer for backup from their website. Many people are reacting […]

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kindle-paperwhite

How to Downgrade Kindle Paperwhite Software to Fix Footnote Issue

Software updates are usually a good thing. They usually add new features and fix bugs and issues. But the biggest problems with software updates is they can sometimes cause problems and make features not work properly. That seems to be the case with the Kindle Paperwhite 2. A lot of users are reporting problems with […]

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Icarus Illumina HD Apps

How to Install Apps From Google Play on Icarus Illumina HD

While working on the article about the firmware update for the new Icarus Illumina HD, I came across an interesting help article on Icarus’s support website that describes how to install apps from Google Play on the Illumina HD. The Illumina HD runs open Android 4.2, and it can install Android apps, but it does […]

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Onyx Boox T68 Tips

Onyx Boox T68 Tips and Tricks Guide (+Video)

This article is dedicated to listing various tips and tricks for the Onyx Boox T68 Lynx. Please note that there are different models available, as described in the Boox T68 review. Some of the tips below may differ slightly for certain models. Feel free to leave your own tips and recommend apps for the Boox […]

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Kindle Owners Lending Library

How to Find Prime Eligible Kindle eBooks to Borrow from Kindle Lending Library

One of unique features available to Kindle owners that subscribe to Amazon Prime is the ability to borrow up to one ebook per month from the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library. The Lending Library consists of over 500,000 Prime eligible Kindle ebooks, and includes some New York Times bestsellers. Once you select an ebook to borrow, […]

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