Extravagant praise for the latest Amazon Kindle Oasis — a gem for heavy readers

LATER: Everybody loves this new Oasis: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/01/technology/personaltech/amazon-kindle-oasis-review-e-reader.html ********** I have an Amazon Kindle Voyage and an Amazon Kindle Oasis. I read voraciously and find myself seeking out books that I can read on a Kindle. They're really amazing altho not suited to all printed material, e.g., maps, charts, colored items. I totally agree with this … Continue reading Extravagant praise for the latest Amazon Kindle Oasis — a gem for heavy readers

Slight change in the Kindle Oasis available just in time for Amazon Prime Day

The Amazon Kindle Oasis, the top of the line, is about to be very slightly modified to use a warmer shade of lighting, and a doubling in the number of light sources. Altho I'm a huge Oasis fan because of its screen size and page turn controls, I see these tweaks to the lighting as … Continue reading Slight change in the Kindle Oasis available just in time for Amazon Prime Day

Huge sale on Amazon Kindle Voyages — if you like page turns in bezel, jump!

One of the Amazon Kindle features that's come and gone is physical page turn buttons or haptic turners in the bezel. The original keyboard Kindles had physical buttons, but they've gradually vanished until only the Kindle Oasis has them (among the currently sold models). One of the experiments for people who prefer not to swipe … Continue reading Huge sale on Amazon Kindle Voyages — if you like page turns in bezel, jump!

Amazon Kindles, however old, are worth cash and trade-in credit

The other day I thought my Amazon Kindle Oasis had died. Since I spend hours using it every day, I was unhappy to say the least. Turned out to be fixable. But this is what I'm doing to get myself a spare. Amazon accepts trade-ins (working or not) of all versions of its Kindles, from … Continue reading Amazon Kindles, however old, are worth cash and trade-in credit

This article stands in for all the others — the Kindle Paperwhite still the one to buy

Amazon just added front lighting to the basic Kindle (undiscounted price $90) and made it and the Paperwhite (undiscounted price $130) lighter in weight as well. The basic Kindle price presently includes three months of Kindle Unlimited which spreads the prices a bit further apart temporarily. However, the basic difference between the two models continues … Continue reading This article stands in for all the others — the Kindle Paperwhite still the one to buy

If you’ve always wondered how an Amazon Kindle works, here’s your technical article

Fair warning. This is a long and far more detailed than most casual Kindle users will want, but if you're somewhat of a geek and want to look at an early discussion of the choices made and why, have fun. https://computer.howstuffworks.com/tablets/kindle-paperwhite.htm/printable