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How to Contact Support for Help with Kindle eBooks and Kindles Devices

The internet is quite strange sometimes. You’d never go up to some random person on the street and ask them why your Kindle ebook won’t download, yet it’s seemingly common practice to ask random people on the internet to help fix all manner of issues that come up. If you have a problem with a […]

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Fire HD 10

New Fire HD 10 for $149 with High Res Screen Now up for Pre-Order

Today Amazon announced the upcoming release of a new 10-inch tablet to add to their lineup, and it actually looks like a pretty nice tablet for the price. They managed to shave a sizeable chunk off the price tag while still upgrading the specs—nice! The new Fire HD 10 gets released on October 11th, 2017. […]

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Kindle eBook Updates

Here’s How to Update Your Purchased Kindle eBooks to the Latest Version

The other day I was using the Manage Your Content and Devices page at Amazon and I saw something that I hadn’t noticed before. On the list of your purchased ebooks they have a button that shows up in the far right column when there’s a newer version of an ebook available. Just click the […]

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How to Change Default Language on Kindles

Kindle ebook readers are sold all over the world and they support a number of languages for the menus, keyboards and dictionaries. Here’s the list of languages that Kindles support: English (U.S. and UK) German French (France, Canada) Italian Spanish (Spain, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Colombia) Portuguese (Brazil) Japanese Chinese (Simplified) Russian Dutch You can change […]

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Kindle Trade-in Program

List of Kindle Trade-In Values by Model – Is Trading Worth It?

Amazon has been advertising their Kindle trade-in program again lately that includes a $20 bonus credit toward the purchase of a new Kindle. It’s a promotion that’s been ongoing all year so it’s not anything new, but looking at some of the trade-in values some are so low it’s hardly worth the trouble of trading […]

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How to Avoid KFX eBooks on Kindle for PC and Mac

Earlier this year Amazon updated their Kindle for PC and Mac programs to add more accessibility features and support for enhanced formatting. In order to add the new features, they changed the format the programs support from AZW to KFX. This behind-the-scenes change doesn’t mean anything for most people, but for those that prefer to […]

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Should Amazon Discontinue Special Offers Kindles with Ads?

One of the most annoying things about Kindles is the fact that Amazon insists on placing advertisements on the homescreen and on the lockscreen. You can pay an extra $20 to get rid of the ads so it’s not really a big deal, but the fact that Kindles come with advertisements at all is kind […]

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Kindle for PC

Kindle for PC Supports Text to Speech and Screen Readers

Amazon has issued a few updates to their Kindle for PC program for Windows computers this year to add some additional accessibility features, among other things. Kindle for PC can now be used to read ebooks aloud using text-to-speech, and it also supports screen reader programs for additional navigation and voiceover features. The latest Kindle […]

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