Bookerly Kindle

Kindle eBooks with Enhanced Typesetting Use New KFX Kindle Format

Yesterday Amazon released a major software update for their line of Kindle ebook readers. The update includes a new Bookerly font custom made for Kindles and a new typesetting and layout engine that adds things like hyphens, ligatures, and improved word spacing. One interesting detail to come out about the new layout engine is that […]

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Kindle-Voyage

Major Kindle Update Finally Arrives With Bookerly Font and Hyphens

One of the most anticipated Kindle updates of all time is finally here. It adds the new Bookerly font and new typesetting and layout engine, among other things. Amazon has started rolling out the new software to the Kindle Voyage, the $79 Kindle Touch ($59 for the next couple days), the Kindle Paperwhite 3 and […]

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Kindle Sale

3-Day Kindle Sale – $20 Off Deal

It’s been awhile since Amazon has had any of their Kindle ebook readers on sale, with the exception of last month but only Prime members could get in on the discounted Kindles for Prime Day. Last week a few retailers like Best Buy and Staples had a brief sale for a day or two. Now […]

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Death by a Honey Bee

10 Free Kindle eBooks & 80% Off Kindle Book Deals – 8/9/15

Here’s a list of ten free Kindle ebooks to get your Sunday started off on the right foot. Amazon is also running a big sale on select Kindle ebooks today only that includes over 70 top-rated books across a variety of genres up to 80% off. All of the ebooks are marked down to $1.99. […]

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Kobo Fonts

Kobo Tip: How to Fine-Tune Sideloaded Fonts with TypeGenius

One of the cool things about Kobo’s ebook readers is they aren’t completely locked down like Kindles are, so users can make all kinds of customizations and changes to the software by adding various patches that developers have put together over at MobileRead. One of my all time favorite customizations is the full screen fix. […]

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Fire HDX tablets

Software Update Breaks Videos on Kindle Fire Tablets

The Kindle customer discussions forum at Amazon is littered with numerous complaints about videos no longer working on some Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX tablets. This is a result of a recent software update that Amazon has started issuing to Fire tablets. It has nothing to do with Adobe Flash Player or any of […]

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page buttons

Do You Want Page Turn Buttons on Your eBook Reader?

Several years ago when ebook readers were just starting to become popular, they all used to have physical page turning buttons. Then touchscreens started taking over a few years ago and page buttons started getting phased out. Now it’s gotten to the point where physical page buttons on a new ebook reader is a rarity. […]

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Send to Kindle Apps

How to Wirelessly Send Web Pages, Documents & eBooks to Kindles

A surprising number of Kindle users out there still don’t know how to send ebooks, web pages and personal documents to their Kindle ereaders, Fire tablets, and Kindle apps wirelessly using any of Amazon’s send-to-Kindle apps or email. So this article is going to outline how to do just that. Email Delivery The email delivery […]

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Fire HD 7

Kindle Sale: $49 Kindle Touch, $79 Fire HD 7, & More

It’s been awhile since any Kindles were on sale (except for Prime Day, and these deals are just as good so what was the point?). This week there are some pretty good savings to be had if you’re in the market for a cheap new Kindle ereader or Fire tablet. Amazon’s authorized retailers like Best […]

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Carnies and Wildcats

10 Free Kindle eBooks and eBook Deals – July 31st

It’s time for another weekly roundup of 10 free Kindle ebooks to get your weekend off to a good start. These Kindle ebooks are free as of July 31st, 2015. Please note that most of these titles are free for a limited-time only and will expire in a few days or hours. Owning a Kindle […]

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