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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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Amazon Bundling Kindle Unlimited with Select Kindle and Fire Devices

Today I noticed Amazon offering a new promotion where they are bundling six months of Kindle Unlimited at a discount with the purchase of certain Kindle ereaders and Fire tablets. Kindle Unlimited is Amazon’s new ebook subscription service that they first started rolling out this past July in the United States, and then in the […]

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Kindle Word Wise Review and Free eBook Samples

One of the new features that Amazon introduced with the latest software update for the Kindle Voyage, Kindle Paperwhite, and entry-level Kindle is something called Word Wise. Word Wise is designed to make reading challenging books easier, especially for kids, by displaying short definitions above difficult words while reading. Tapping on a word brings up […]

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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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New Kindle Software Update 5.6.1 Adds Family Sharing, Word Wise, and More

Amazon has started rolling out a software update for the Kindle Voyage, Kindle Paperwhite, and entry-level Kindle. The new software version is 5.6.1. The software number is the same across all three devices, although the actual update file is different for each model. The software adds the advertised features that we’ve been waiting on for […]

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Kindle Scout

Is Anyone Using Kindle Scout Yet?

A couple weeks ago, Amazon launched a new program called Kindle Scout. It’s a campaign-style ebook publishing platform where readers can nominate new unpublished books to be published on the Kindle platform. Authors submit their completed book and then excerpts get posted on the Kindle Scout website for readers to nominate. The sample usually consists […]

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Kindle Voyage Review

The Kindle Voyage was released on October 21st. I posted a first impressions review the day after it was released, but I wanted to use it for a few weeks before posting a full review to get a better feel of the new features. It’s been just over three weeks now, and I’ve finally got […]

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Kindle Netherlands

Amazon Brings Kindle Store to the Netherlands

Today Amazon launched a localized Kindle store in the form of a dedicated website, Amazon.nl, specifically for residents of the Netherlands. The new Dutch Kindle store features a selection of over 3 million ebooks, but only about 20,000 are Dutch-language ebooks, and of those just 1221 were written by Dutch authors. Amazon is also advertising […]

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Kindle Tips and Tricks Advanced User Guide

Today I’m proud to announce the release of my first ebook on the Kindle store. It’s called Kindle Tips and Tricks Advanced User Guide, and as the name suggest it’s a tips guide for Kindle ebook readers. The ebook is designed specifically for the Kindle Voyage, Kindle Paperwhite, and 2014 entry-level Kindle. It contains basic […]

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New Fire HDX 8.9 has Dynamic Light Control to Mimic the Look of Paper (Video)

I’ll admit, when Amazon announced their new lineup of Kindle ereaders and Fire tablets for this year, I barely paid any attention whatsoever to the new Fire HDX 8.9. I was too interested in the Kindle Voyage and new 6-inch Fire HD to care much about a Fire HDX with only a couple upgrades from […]

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