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Kindle-Voyage

$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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KDP EDU

Kindle Textbook Creator Launches

Today Amazon announced the release of a new digital textbook creator tool for educators and authors to easily create digital textbooks, called eTextbooks, and other educational content to promote and sell on the Kindle Store. The new program is called KDP EDU. It’s a new division to the Kindle Direct Publishing platform. KDP EDU is […]

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Kindle Keyboard Firmware Update Fixes Web Browser Issues

The Kindle Keyboard is over 4 years old now, but that hasn’t stopped Amazon from issuing a software update to fix some problems with the web browser. The new software version is 3.4.1. The update will download and install automatically over wireless, which can sometimes take a few weeks, or you can manually download and […]

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Kindle deals

Amazon’s Deal of the Day Takes Up to 75% Off Kindle Books

Today Amazon’s main gold box deal of the day includes a selection of Kindle Books for students with prices up to 75% off list price. There are hundreds of Kindle books on sale for students, including Brain Rules and Doing Data Science. Like always, the Kindle books can be read on Kindle ereaders and Fire […]

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The Time Machine

The Time Machine is January’s Whispersync for Voice Freebie

Amazon finally updated their free monthly promotion for a free ebook and audiobook combo. This month’s free title is H.G. Wells’ The Time Machine. Through the month of January you can get both the ebook and professionally narrated audiobook for free. Amazon has been doing this for several months now to promote their exclusive Whispersync […]

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Kindle Deals

10 Free Kindle eBooks for Christmas, Plus Kindle eBook Deals

Amazon always offers lots of deals on ebooks and other digital content this time of year to fill up new Kindle ereaders and Fire tablets with a bunch of good reading material and content to better enjoy your new devices. In fact Amazon’s Gold Box Deal of the Day offers up to 50% off Kindle […]

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Fire HD and HDX: 50 Tips, Tricks & Recommended Apps

A couple years ago I posted an article with 40 Tips and Tricks for the Kindle Fire HD. Some of the tips still apply to the newer Fire HDX and Fire HD tablets for 2014, but a lot has changed since then so I wanted to put together this updated article with 50 tips, tricks […]

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Free Amazon Apps

Amazon Giving Away $220 Worth of Android Apps

This holiday season Amazon is promoting their largest Android app giveaway in the history of the Amazon appstore. From December 24 through December 26th, you can get $220 worth of paid Android apps for free. The bundle giveaway includes a number of games such as Angry Birds and some old school games like Sonic and […]

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Fire HDX ePub apps

Fire HD and HDX: How to Read ePub eBooks

About three years I wrote an article about how to read ePub ebooks on the original Kindle Fire tablet. Surprisingly not much has changed since then—the article is still applicable—but Amazon has made some subtle changes over the past couple years that makes reading ePub ebooks on Fire tablets somewhat easier. You no longer have […]

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