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Kindle for PC Update 1.23 Adds New Features and Fonts

There’s a new update available for Amazon’s Kindle for PC application that adds new font choices and some new features. The update version is 1.23.1 (50133) and it’s available to download from Amazon’s Kindle reading apps page. Among the changes is the addition of two column mode, a needed option on a wide computer screen. […]

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Kindle Light Adjustment

Here’s How to Adjust the Screen Light on Kindles

This question comes up surprisingly often from new Kindle users, and if you’re new to Kindles and are unfamiliar with the user interface, I can see why. You’d think they would make adjusting the frontlight blatantly obvious, but that’s not the case. If you go to the settings menu or look at the main menu […]

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Kindle Software Update 5.9.5 Now Available

Amazon has started rolling out a new firmware update for Kindle ebook readers that changes how highlighting works. It’s a minor change but now there’s an additional setting that lets you turn off the highlight menu when selecting a passage of text. This helps make the highlighting process faster and more streamlined, and it enables […]

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Amazon Books

List of Amazon Retail Locations to Test Kindles in Stores

If you want to test drive a Kindle or other Amazon device in person before buying, like if you’re trying to decide which Kindle model to choose, there are a growing number of Amazon pop-up stores and Amazon Books shops across the US. They’ve got pop-up stores in shopping malls, at Whole Foods, and some […]

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Ayotu Kindle Oasis Cover

New Ayotu Covers for Kindle Oasis 2 are Like Amazon’s Covers

While we’re on the topic of covers and cases for the Kindle Oasis 2 this past week, some have mentioned the new Ayotu covers that fit the unique design of the Kindle Oasis. The Ayotu cases are similar to Amazon’s original covers, except they lack the diagonal crease across the center that allows the cover […]

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Kindle Oasis Color Comparison

Kindle Oasis Color Comparison, Champagne Gold vs Graphite Gray

Amazon released a champagne gold version of the Kindle Oasis 2 a couple of days ago on March 22nd. It’s hard to judge the color from the few photoshopped images at Amazon, so I wanted to see it in person and compare it with the graphite gray version that was released initially. Aside from the […]

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Casebot Kindle Oasis Case

Kindle Oasis 2 CaseBot Case Review, Plus Amazon Cover Comparison (Video)

I decided to get one of the CaseBot fabric cases for the Kindle Oasis 2 to see how it compares to Amazon’s fabric cover that originally sold with the Kindle Oasis when it first came out, which I reviewed a few months back. Both covers are similar in texture and feel, but the CaseBot case […]

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Kindle Oasis 2 Cover

Amazon Bringing Back Kindle Oasis Covers Soon

It looks like Amazon is finally getting set to re-release their official covers for the Kindle Oasis 2 in the next month or two. I happened to stumbled across new listings at Amazon showing both the leather and fabric covers for sale. Currently the pages are placeholders that say “Staging Product – Not for Retail […]

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