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Trade-In Old eReader to Amazon for Gift Card and $20 Bonus Toward New Kindle

For a limited time, Amazon is offering a $20 bonus toward the purchase of a new basic Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite, and Kindle Paperwhite 3G when you trade-in your old Nook, Kobo, Sony, or Kindle ebook reader using Amazon’s trade-in program. Like usual, you’ll also get an Amazon gift card for the trade-in value of the […]

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1st Gen Kindle Paperwhite Gets Lots of New Features with Software Update

Yesterday Amazon issued an update for the new Kindle Paperwhite, and today they just followed that up by updating the 1st generation Paperwhite to add a host of new features. The new software is labeled version 5.4.4, and it essentially turns the original Kindle Paperwhite into the newer second gen model, minus the upgraded screen […]

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Kindle Paperwhite 2 Software Update 5.4.3

Today Amazon announced a new firmware update for the 2nd generation Kindle Paperwhite. The update adds a few new features geared toward improving the reading experience. Panning and zooming for PDFs is now faster, notes can be accessed from the reading menu, and they’ve tweaked collections a bit. The new software version is 5.4.3. Like […]

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Today Only: Kindle Paperwhite on Sale for $99, Basic Kindle $49

Amazon is running a one-day sale on the Kindle Paperwhite and basic Kindle today for $20 off the regular price of each. Amazon has been doing a lot of sales on their tablets lately; it’s good to see they are finally including their E Ink Kindles this time around. In fact this is the lowest […]

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Why is the 3G Kindle Paperwhite so Scarce?

I don’t know what’s going on with the 3G Kindle Paperwhite, but it’s pretty much been on backorder since its release. Every time I check it’s a few weeks out at least. Right now Amazon is showing a wait of 6-8 weeks to receive a new Kindle Paperwhite with 3G wireless access. That’s a really […]

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How to Fix a Frozen or Unresponsive Kindle

It’s not that unusual for tablets and ebook readers to occasionally freeze up or stop responding. Even Amazon’s devices are susceptible to it sometimes. If your Kindle Fire tablet—including HD and HDX models—or Kindle Paperwhite or Basic Kindle is frozen or unresponsive, there are a few things you can try to get things back up […]

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Kindle Lost or Stolen? Here’s What You Need to do

If your Kindle is ever lost or stolen, there are a couple of things that you should do to keep your account safe and free of unwanted charges. The truth is devices like the Kindle that are designed to be taken with you wherever you go can be pretty easy to misplace, especially when kids […]

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How to Fix Wireless Issues with Your Kindle, eReader, or Tablet

If you’re having problems getting your Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Fire HDX, or any other ebook reader or tablet to connect to the internet via Wi-Fi, here are a few simple fixes that you can try to get your reading device to establish an internet connection. It’s not unusual for a tablet or ereader to suddenly […]

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