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Exploring Accessibility Features on New Kindle Oasis

The new 7-inch Kindle Oasis comes with a couple of extra accessibility features not found on other Kindles. In the official user guide (PDF) there’s mention of a display size option that allows you to customize the page layout and display preferences. Apparently you can choose to use a large mode to increase font size […]

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Interesting Details About New Kindle’s Waterproofing

When Amazon unveiled the new 7-inch Kindle Oasis this past week, one of the key new details highlighted a lot is the fact that it’s waterproof. While Waterfi Kindle Paperwhites have been available for the past several years, the new Oasis is technically the first waterproof Kindle that Amazon has released. Like Kobo’s waterproof ereaders, […]

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New Kindle Oasis has 7-inch Screen, is Waterproof, and Supports Audiobooks

Amazon has just announced a new Kindle Oasis for 2017. It’s available to pre-order right now for $249 and it gets released on October 31st. The main changes with the new 2nd model include a larger 7-inch 300ppi E Ink screen, it’s waterproof with an IPX8 rating, it has double the storage space with 8GB […]

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Amazon Will Most Likely NOT Release a Larger Kindle

At this point it’s pretty clear that the Kindle Oasis is being phased out. Several Amazon websites have stopped selling it altogether over the past few weeks and now ten of the twelve model variations are unavailable from Amazon’s main website as well. So the big question is does this mean the Kindle Oasis is […]

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Kindle Oasis in Short Supply, New Model Coming Soon?

Over the past several weeks there’s been a noticeable decline in availability for the Kindle Oasis across multiple regions. Some Amazon websites don’t sell it at all anymore. Like in Canada on Amazon.ca it’s listed as “currently unavailable”, with a note that says, “We don’t know when or if this item will be back in […]

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Kindle Oasis Refurbs $229, Fire HD 10 $119 and Other Deals

There are currently some good deals on refurbished Kindles and Fire tablets at Amazon and Woot. Amazon also has a list of popular nonfiction Kindle books on sale for up to 80% off today only (July 30th) for the main Deal of the Day. The main deal at Woot today is refurbished 8.9″ Fire HDX […]

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Alternate Protective Cases for Kindle Oasis – USB DVD Cases

A reader recently sent in a tip (thanks, ABCruz!) about an alternative option for Kindle Oasis cases—USB DVD protective sleeves. It turns out there aren’t many options when it comes to protective cases for the Kindle Oasis. Obviously it comes with its own unique charging cover, but it doesn’t provide very much protection, especially since […]

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Used Kindle Oasis Charging Covers Super Cheap at Amazon ($10-$12)

Amazon Warehouse Deals currently has a bunch of used covers for the Kindle Oasis available for a fraction of the price of a new cover. They’re the official charging covers that come with the Kindle Oasis, not some cheap 3rd party cover that doesn’t include a battery. New replacement covers for the Kindle Oasis usually […]

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