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New Kindle

How to Use Bluetooth on 8th Gen Kindle for VoiceView

The latest entry-level Kindle comes with Bluetooth to use the recently-introduced VoiceView feature on Kindles that reads screen content aloud for blind and visually disabled people. I don’t have any Bluetooth speakers or headphones anymore so I didn’t test the Bluetooth feature for the 8th gen Kindle review. Amazon has some help pages up describing […]

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Kindle Before and After

Amazon Changed Pictures of New Kindle to Show Darker Screen

I was over at Amazon this morning trying to figure out something to write about when I noticed that the pictures seemed somehow different for the new Kindle than I remembered them being the last time I looked. After some investigating, it turns out that Amazon has indeed gone through and changed most of the […]

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New Kindle

Amazon Kindle Review (2016 Model)

Review Date: July 2016 – Review unit purchased from Amazon Overview Amazon released the latest entry-level Kindle on July 7th, 2016. It’s considered the 8th generation model, along with the Kindle Oasis. The 8th gen Kindle replaces the previous entry-level $79 Kindle but not a lot has changed. The software is still the same and […]

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Black or White Kindle

White Kindle or Black Kindle – Which One to Choose?

Some people have asked which color Kindle is the best to get now that Amazon has started selling white Kindles in addition to the standard black option. The white versions are available with the Kindle Paperwhite 3 and the entry-level Kindle. The white Paperwhite 3 with Wi-Fi is already sold out until August 24th, but […]

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Kindle Paperwhite 3 vs Kindle 2016

Kindle Paperwhite 3 vs 2016 Kindle Comparison Review (+Video)

Just like all the other Kindle comparison reviews that I’ve done over the past few years, when comparing the Kindle Paperwhite 3 with the new entry-level Kindle for 2016 the differences all come down to hardware. All the current Kindles from the $379 Kindle Oasis 3G down to the new $79 Kindle have the same […]

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Amazon Kindle Review 2016

Hands-on Video Review of New White Kindle for 2016

The new entry-level $79 Kindle for 2016 was officially released yesterday. It has an updated design and it adds Bluetooth support for the VoiceView and text-to-speech accessibility features, but for the most part it isn’t much different than the previous entry-level Kindle. The new model has more RAM so that it can run the VoiceView […]

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Kindle Jailbreak

New Jailbreaking Tools for Kindles Released, Plus Easy Install Tutorial

There was a brief window when the 7th gen line of Kindles could be jailbroken, but it didn’t last for long before Amazon released a software update closing the hole, and for a long time the only way to root was to take apart the Kindle. Now there’s a new jailbreaking method for Kindles that […]

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Kindle-unlimited

Amazon Should Add Free Kindle Unlimited Trial to New Kindles

I was thinking the other day that Amazon should have done something more to make the new Kindle release more interesting, like automatically adding access to Kindle Unlimited for a month or two. After all, it’s still basically the exact same Kindle as before just in a new shell. It’s slightly thinner and slightly lighter, […]

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