For those of you that desperately want to read ePub ebooks on your Kindle, there is a way to install a version of FBReader—dubbed FBKindle—on the Kindle if you are willing to do some technical work. FBReader is a popular e-reading program with plenty of options for customizing the layout for ebooks. It only works […]
According to Amazon’s electronics bestseller list, the new ad-supported $114 Kindle is a big hit, ranking #1 overall, placing it above the Kindle WiFi at #2 and the Kindle 3G at #3. The Kindle DX is #11 on the list. It is surprising that Amazon’s new ad-supported Kindle ranks at the top of the list […]
Utilizing an interesting new marketing strategy for US customers, Amazon is now selling a new Kindle 3 WiFi with Special Offers for $114, $25 less than the regular WiFi model. The only difference is the new Kindle displays sponsored screensavers and special offers, along with an advertisement at the bottom of the Kindle’s homescreen—not while […]
All Kindle devices support audiobooks from Audible.com transferred via USB, and now the Kindle 3 can download audiobooks directly using WiFi. Audible has about 85,000 audiobooks available to listen to on computers, a number of portable devices including Android, iPhone, BlackBerry, and even GPS systems in cars.
I happened to notice this morning that QVC is now selling the Kindle 3. The bad news is the price is the most ridiculous thing I’ve seen in a long time. The 3G Kindle 3 sells from Amazon for $189 with free shipping. QVC is selling the Kindle 3 for $335.16 plus $10.47 for shipping. […]
Amazon is getting set to release a new firmware update, version 3.1, for the Kindle 3G and Kindle WiFi that adds some interesting new features. If you want an early preview of the new software update you can download and install it manually by visiting Amazon’s Kindle Software page and following the directions. Otherwise it […]
Ask just about any Kindle owner if the Kindle supports EPUB or Adobe DRM and most will emphatically state, “No, the Kindle does not support EPUB. Never has, probably never will”. But the truth of the matter is that’s not completely true. Technically the Kindle can display EPUB ebooks in their native format, even Adobe […]
If you didn’t receive that ereader you were hoping to get for Christmas, there are some post holiday ereader sales going on that you might find interesting. For the most part there weren’t any really outstanding deals for ereaders over the holiday season; most of the devices that were on sale can still be had […]