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Kindle Audio Adapter Review, Text to Speech and VoiceView (Video)

Earlier this month Amazon brought text-to-speech back to Kindle ereaders by releasing a new Kindle Audio Adapter. At least that’s what many of us thought at first. More accurately, Amazon has brought accessibly features to Kindle ereaders in the form of VoiceView; text-to-speech just happens to be a by-product of this feature. Unlike Fire tablets, […]

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Fire Tablet Colors

New Fire OS 5.1.4 Update Adds eBooks to SD Card and “On Deck”

Amazon has started rolling out a software update for Fire tablets that adds some new features and includes the usual “general performance improvements”. The new software version is 5.1.4, and it’s for the entry-level Fire tablet as well as the Fire HD 8 and HD 10. Amazon hasn’t updated the software updates pages yet for […]

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When Night Comes

10 Free Kindle Books and Kindle Book Deals – May 23

Let’s start the week off with a roundup of 10 free highly-rated Kindle ebooks. There seems to be more good freebies than usual so make sure to check the bestseller list link below for more books. In case you missed it, there’s also this post from yesterday with a list of 10 free audiobooks. Please […]

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Fire vs Kindle Audio Adapter

$49 Fire Tablet Much Better for Text-to-Speech Than Kindle Audio Adapter

So the Kindle Audio Adapter that I ordered finally arrived yesterday. I’ve been testing it out on my new Kindle Oasis, which secretly already had the needed audio files preinstalled. Unfortunately it’s a bit disappointing how Amazon chose to implement the new audio features on Kindles. The whole thing is setup as an accessibility feature […]

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Fire TV

Fire TV Gets Text-to-Speech Support for Kindle Books

Today Amazon announced plans to add new Alexa voice features to the Fire TV, including the ability to launch apps, control video playback, search local businesses and restaurants, and more. At the bottom of the new features list is an interesting Kindle-related addition, especially considering the fact that Amazon just released a new Kindle Audio […]

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Kindle Oasis Covers

Kindle Oasis Covers and Cases List – What’s the Point?

A number of cases and covers for the Kindle Oasis are starting to crop up online from third-party manufacturers. Considering the fact that the Kindle Oasis comes with its own special charging cover, one with a built-in battery designed specifically for the Kindle Oasis, you have to wonder what’s the point of these third-party covers? […]

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The Wall

10 Free Kindle Books and Kindle Deals – May 15

It’s time for another weekly roundup of 10 free highly-rated Kindle ebooks for your Sunday. Please note that the free Kindle ebooks listed below are free as of May 15th, 2016. Most of these titles are free for a limited time only and will expire in a few days before going back to the regular […]

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Kindle Paperwhte Audio Adapter Bundle

How to Make Your Own Kindle Audio Adapter for Under $2

Earlier this week Amazon released a new Kindle Audio Adapter that is designed to bring text-to-speech and VoiceView, an accessibility tool for the blind and visually impaired, to Kindle ereaders. The adapter essentially comes free with a Kindle Paperwhite 3 bundle after a $20 credit. The Kindle Audio Adapter can also be purchased separately for […]

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