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Kindle Text-to-Speech Review (Video)

One of the features that Amazon offers for Kindle ebooks that not very many other companies offer is text-to-speech. Having the option to have your ebooks read aloud is a handy feature to have sometimes. Not all Kindle books support text-to-speech, or TTS for short. It’s up to publishers and authors to enable the feature. […]

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Staples Kindle Deal

Get a New Kindle for $29 After Rebate

Staples is running a crazy good deal this week on the 7th generation Kindle, Amazon’s latest basic Kindle. Normally the new Kindle sells for $79, but it’s marked down to $59 just about everywhere that sells it this week. Except Staples has taken it even further by offering a $30 prepaid Visa card with the […]

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Kindle Word Wise

Kindle Word Wise Review and Free eBook Samples

One of the new features that Amazon introduced with the latest software update for the Kindle Voyage, Kindle Paperwhite, and entry-level Kindle is something called Word Wise. Word Wise is designed to make reading challenging books easier, especially for kids, by displaying short definitions above difficult words while reading. Tapping on a word brings up […]

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Kindle Family

New Kindle Software Update 5.6.1 Adds Family Sharing, Word Wise, and More

Amazon has started rolling out a software update for the Kindle Voyage, Kindle Paperwhite, and entry-level Kindle. The new software version is 5.6.1. The software number is the same across all three devices, although the actual update file is different for each model. The software adds the advertised features that we’ve been waiting on for […]

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Kindle Tips and Tricks Advanced User Guide

Today I’m proud to announce the release of my first ebook on the Kindle store. It’s called Kindle Tips and Tricks Advanced User Guide, and as the name suggest it’s a tips guide for Kindle ebook readers. The ebook is designed specifically for the Kindle Voyage, Kindle Paperwhite, and 2014 entry-level Kindle. It contains basic […]

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Kindle Family

Kindle Voyage and New $79 Kindle Don’t Support Active Content (Games and Apps)

I’ve got some bad news for those of you that use Kindle Active Content, the games and apps designed specially for E Ink Kindle ebook readers. Amazon has decided to drop support for Kindle Active Content on newer Kindle models. In fact neither the Kindle Voyage or the new touchscreen Kindle support Active Content at […]

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Kindle 7

$79 Kindle Review and Video Walkthrough

Amazon’s new Kindle arrived at the beginning of the month. Last week I posted a first impressions review, and now I’ve got the full 2014 Kindle review posted. It includes a video walkthrough showing the new Kindle’s hardware and software in action, there are a few pictures, and a list of all the Kindle-related software […]

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Kindle Paperwhite vs Kindle

Kindle Paperwhite vs new $79 Basic Kindle Comparison Review (+Video)

When it comes to comparing the Kindle Paperwhite with the new $79 entry-level Kindle that was released at the beginning of October 2014, the differences all come down to hardware. Both devices run the same exact software, and offer all the same Kindle reading features and settings from a reading perspective. The Kindle Paperwhite and […]

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Kindle Screen Comparison

Kindle Screen Comparisons

Whenever a new Kindle gets released, everyone wants to know how the screen compares to other models, so I took a few pictures to show the differences. The pictures were taken outside in direct sunlight and the Kindle Paperwhite’s frontlight was turned all the way down. In all the pictures the top left is the […]

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Kindle 7

New $79 Kindle First Impressions Review

Amazon’s latest entry-level, basic, 7th generation, $79—whatever you want to call it—Kindle was released today. Amazon refers to the new device simply as “Kindle”. After all these years the word is so common it could be used in a number of different contexts, so that doesn’t help give the device much of an identity. Quite […]

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