Have you heard? Amazon now accepts Kindle trade-ins in exchange for gift cards for Amazon.com. They’ve been doing this for awhile for other products, including tablets and other ereader brands, so it’s about time they added Kindles to the trade-in program too. What’s truly odd is that some of the Special Offers Kindles are valued […]
Yesterday while putting together the Kindle 4 shortcuts post, I was experimenting with different things and stumbled upon a way to get the Kindle 4 to display a blank screen instead of showing screensaver advertisements and special offers. It’s an odd thing for Amazon to overlook, but if you are so inclined you never have […]
Below is a table that lists Kindle 4 shortcuts. Since the Kindle 4 lacks a physical keyboard, the same shortcuts don’t apply as with the Kindle 3. Amazon posted a table of Kindle 4 shortcuts over on the Kindle help page. Why they didn’t include it in the user guide is anyone’s guess. I modified […]
I just received an email from Kindle Support regarding the new firmware update for the Kindle Keyboard and the new archiving and syncing of personal documents feature that Amazon recently implemented. There was some question as to whether or not the Kindle apps would be gettting archiving and syncing of personal documents and non-Kindle ebooks […]
Amazon has started rolling out a new software update, version 3.3, for the Kindle Keyboard, formally known as the Kindle 3. The update gives the Kindle Keyboard the ability to sync and archive personal documents and non-Kindle ebooks (here’s the post from yesterday explaining this new Kindle feature in case you missed it: Uploading Non-Kindle […]
Did you know that Kindle owners can now add non-Amazon ebooks and personal documents to their Kindle libraries and have them synced over Whispernet and archived in Amazon’s cloud for free? That means you can download ebooks from free ebook websites and DRM-free websites that offer MOBI and PRC formats, and a few other additional […]
Need help trying to decide which Kindle to choose? If so, you may find this new Kindle Comparison Table helpful. It’s like the other comparison tables here on this site, but this one is dedicated solely to comparing all the various Kindle models, the Kindle Touch, Kindle Fire, Kindle 4, Kindle Keyboard, Kindle DX, and […]
It turns out the Kindle coming to France rumor was true. Spot on, in fact. Today Amazon launched the French Kindle Store, complete with a localized version of the Kindle 4 for €99, 35,000 French-language books, hundreds of graphic novels, over 4,000 free classic ebooks, and 825,000 ebooks in English and other languages.