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Amazon Now Offering Kindle eBook Credits with “No Rush Shipping” Option

Amazon has recently started offering Amazon Prime customers that choose the “No Rush Shipping” option during checkout a $1 credit that can be applied toward the purchase of a print book or Kindle ebook. Previously the $1 credit offer for choosing slower shipping could be used for Amazon Instant Videos. But now both Kindle ebooks […]

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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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twenty thousand leagues

Free Kindle eBook, Audiobook Pair: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

This month’s free Kindle ebook and audiobook combination is the classic Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea by Jules Verne. After you “purchase” the ebook copy for $0.00, the professionally-narrated audiobook of Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea will magically drop from $11.95 to free. I noticed that Amazon brought back the option to get […]

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Basic Kindle

$69 Kindle No Longer Available; New Kindle Imminent?

I was looking around at Amazon.com this morning because I have a feeling that something big is about to go down. New Kindles are likely to be announced soon, and I may have just stumbled across an indicator that hopefully means Amazon will be releasing a new basic Kindle this year. I noticed that Amazon […]

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Kindle Paperwhite 2 vs Icarus Illumina HD

Kindle Paperwhite 2 vs Icarus Illumina HD Comparison Review (+Video)

The Kindle used to be the only option for those that wanted an E Ink ebook reader to read ebooks purchased from Amazon without having to strip DRM or hack an Android-powered ereader like the Nook Touch or Sony PRS-T1 to install the Kindle app. Now there are a few E Ink ebook readers on […]

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Illumina HD Kindle App

Icarus Illumina HD Kindle App Review (+Video)

The Icarus Illumina HD is a 6-inch E Ink ebook reader that runs Android 4.2 and comes with the Kindle reading app preloaded. It’s a newer version of the Kindle Android app, version 4.5.1.6, with adjustable font types and audiobook integration, although audiobooks don’t work on the Illumina HD because it does not support audio. […]

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Whispersync for Voice

Amazon Brings Whispersync for Voice to UK with 10 Freebies

Amazon has been expanding their Whispersync for Voice feature a lot lately with recent updates to their Kindle reading apps, and today they announced the official launch of their exclusive feature in the UK. Whispersync for Voice works by syncing Kindle ebooks and Audible audiobooks together so that you can switch back and forth between […]

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Kindle Paperwhite 2 Now Comes with 4GB Storage Instead of 2GB

According to numerous user reports online at MobileRead and various Kindle forums, the second generation Kindle Paperwhite now comes with 4GB of internal storage space instead of 2GB. The strange thing is Amazon does not advertise this fact anywhere. Initially only the Japanese version of the Kindle Paperwhite came with 4GB of storage space, with […]

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Kindle for Android

Kindle for Android Update 4.6 Adds Lots of New Features

Amazon has issued another software update for their Kindle Android app today, version 4.6, and it adds a number of new features and enhancements. Amazon has been busy improving their Android app this year. This is the second major update in the past two months, and the third in the past three months when they […]

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Pollyanna

Pollyanna is This Month’s Free Kindle eBook and Audiobook Duo

Ever since Amazon updated their Android and iOS Kindle apps to add support for Immersion Reading, aka Whispersync for Voice, they’ve been promoting the service a lot more lately by giving away a free classic ebook and audiobook combo each month. This month’s free title is Pollyanna by Eleanor H. Porter. After you “purchase” the […]

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