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How to Update Your Kindle’s Software to the Latest Version

Here’s a quick tutorial on how to update your Kindle ebook reader to the latest software version that Amazon offers. Some people have been asking why their new Kindle Paperwhite lacks some of the features shown in the video review, such as the option to disable the touchscreen, and it’s because the software isn’t up-to-date. […]

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KIndle Paperwhite 4

Directions for Jailbreaking New Kindle Paperwhite 4

If you got a new Kindle Paperwhite this holiday season and want to open up the software to install other reading apps and software tweaks, there’s a handy jailbreaking tutorial over at MobileRead with step-by-step directions on how to jailbreak the new Kindle Paperwhite 4. The most important thing to do is to keep Wi-Fi […]

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How to Give eBooks as Gifts to Friends and Family

If you’re looking for a gift idea, don’t forget that most major ebook stores have the option to give ebooks as gifts. One of the benefits of giving an ebook as a gift is you don’t have to go pick it up or wait for it to ship; ebooks get delivered wirelessly in just a […]

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Kobo Forma Review

Tip: How to Disable Swipe Screen on Kobo Forma

Here’s a quick tip that some Kobo Forma owners will appreciate. Thanks to the new Kobo software update that was released yesterday, one of the smart folks at MobileRead figured out a way to turn off the annoying swipe to turn on requirement that Kobo added to the Kobo Forma. First off, the power button […]

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How to Use Text-to-Speech on Kindles Using VoiceView (Video)

While Kindles don’t have an official text-to-speech feature that can be easily turned on and off from the menu like Fire tablets have, Kindles do have an accessibility feature called VoiceView that effectively works like text-to-speech once you enable it. The VoiceView Screen Reader is designed to help make Kindles usable for people with vision […]

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How to Borrow Library eBooks on Kobo eReaders Using OverDrive

Kobo recently added OverDrive support to all the current Kobo models, a feature that was previously only available on the Kobo Aura One for the past two years. This is a big deal because it means that Kobo ereaders can now easily download free ebooks borrowed from public libraries directly to the device wirelessly without […]

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Here’s How to Cancel Your Kindle Unlimited Subscription

Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited service first launched back in 2014. It provides unlimited access to a library of over 1 million ebooks, plus some comics, audiobooks, and magazines. Kindle Unlimited normally costs $9.99 per month, and it comes with a free 30-day trial, but your account will automatically be charged after the trial period if you […]

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How to Turn On and Off Kindle Book Syncing (Whispersync)

There’s a feature called Whispersync for Kindle books that keeps track of your last page read, as well as any bookmarks, highlights, and notes that you’ve added to your Kindle books to sync them to your other Kindles and Kindle apps. Most of the time syncing is a good option to have enabled, especially if […]

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