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Fire HD Tablets Get Firefly Support with Software Update

Amazon has issued a software update, version 4.5.3, for the Fire HD 6 and Fire HD 7 to add support for Amazon’s exclusive Firefly feature, which can be used to scan and identify physical products and media to get more information about them, plus you’ll get the option to purchase of course. Firefly can also […]

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Kindle Scout

Amazon to Publish First 10 Kindle Scout eBooks

Yesterday Amazon announced that they will be publishing their first wave of ebooks next week selected through the Kindle Scout program. About four months back, Amazon launched the Kindle Scout program that gives authors the opportunity to submit unpublished work where readers choose which titles they want to see published based on reading a sample. […]

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Fire HDX tablets

Kindle Text-to-Speech Review (Video)

One of the features that Amazon offers for Kindle ebooks that not very many other companies offer is text-to-speech. Having the option to have your ebooks read aloud is a handy feature to have sometimes. Not all Kindle books support text-to-speech, or TTS for short. It’s up to publishers and authors to enable the feature. […]

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Kindle Voyage Swees Cover

Kindle Voyage Swees Cover Review (Video)

After putting together the Kindle Voyage Covers and Cases List last October, I had a hard time choosing a good case for the Kindle Voyage, so I ended up putting off getting a cover until just recently. The cover I ended up choosing wasn’t available when I made the list. A reader left a comment […]

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Kindle Unlimited Canada

Kindle Unlimited Arrives in Canada for $9.99 a Month

Today Amazon announced the arrival of Kindle Unlimited in Canada. It’s surprising that it has taken this long considering it first launched last July in the United States. Amazon has been steadily rolling out their ebook subscription service internationally for the past six months. Other countries that have Kindle Unlimited access include the United Kingdom, […]

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Kindle Sales

Kindle Valentine’s Deals: $99 Paperwhite, $59 Kindle, More

Amazon is currently running a Valentine’s Day sale on select Kindle ebook readers and Fire tablet devices. The deal is valid from now until February 15th—the 14th is Valentine’s Day—for the devices listed below except the 8.9-inch Fire HDX. That deal ends tonight. E Ink Kindles Kindle for $59.00 – $20 off the regular price […]

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Great Expectations

Great Expectations is Free Kindle eBook, Audiobook Combo for February

Every month since last June when Amazon added audiobook support and syncing to Kindle apps, aka Whispersync for Voice, they’ve been giving away a free ebook and audiobook combination each month to help promote this exclusive feature. The free title for February is Charles Dickens’s classic Great Expectations. Make sure to check the box under […]

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Kindle Convert

Kindle Convert Turns Your Paper Documents and Print Books Into Kindle Books

Amazon has released of a new program called Kindle Convert that is designed to allow customers to convert everything from scans of personal documents, notes, images, keepsakes, and print books into professional quality Kindle ebooks. The Kindle Convert software is available for immediate downland at Amazon and is being offered on Windows computers running Windows […]

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$199 Kindle Voyage Finally In Stock at Amazon

Amazon’s latest Kindle was officially released on October 21st, 2014 in the United States. From that point until just recently, it has been listed as in stock at a future date, with shipping pending. A few of the model variations have been in stock briefly now and again the past couple weeks, but the end […]

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Bookerly Kindle Font

Anyone Using New Kindle Bookerly Font?

Amazon has started rolling out a new font called Bookerly to the Kindle reading app on some Fire tablets. Amazon says that Bookerly was made specifically for Kindle, and that it was designed for digital screens. They even claim their new font makes reading easier and helps reduce eye strain. I got a notification about […]

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