Amazon rolls back the 5.14.3 firmware update to 5.14.2

goodereader.com/blog/kindle/amazon-rolls-back-the-5-14-3-firmware-update-to-5-14-2 Amazon rolls back the 5.14.3 firmware update to 5.14.2 May 5, 2022 By Michael Kozlowski 6 Comments Amazon released a new firmware update last week that introduced new features for sorting and viewing your library and collections. They are provided a clearer message when the Kindles battery is low. Apparently,  there were some serious problems with this update and … Continue reading Amazon rolls back the 5.14.3 firmware update to 5.14.2

Another way to get online content

https://amt-lab.org/reviews/2020/7/libby-vs-hoopla-reader-app-compairson Libby Vs. Hoopla: Reader App Comparison Alyssa Wroblewski, August 6, 2020  As the world fell into quarantine and users went online, libraries began to push their e-resources available as a means to pass the time. The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP), for example, has resources online for listening to music from Pittsburgh-based artists (STACKS) … Continue reading Another way to get online content

For Kindle users who can’t live with only Kindle content — sideloading

https://www.reviewgeek.com/110326/how-to-sideload-books-to-a-kindle/ How to Sideload Books to a Kindle DAVE MCQUILLING @daveymaccy, FEB 26, 2022, 9:00 AM EST  The Amazon Kindle is one of the best eReaders on the market, but you don’t have to rely on Amazon’s store to fill your device with content. There are a few other easy ways to get eBooks and … Continue reading For Kindle users who can’t live with only Kindle content — sideloading

10 hidden features on the Kindle

goodereader.com/blog/kindle/top-10-hidden-features-on-the-kindle Top 10 hidden features on the Kindle January 31, 2022 By Sovan Mandal Think of e-reader devices or even e-books and chances are that it is the Kindle that would come to your mind before anything else. While this can be a measure of the immense popularity that the Kindle range of e-readers has come to … Continue reading 10 hidden features on the Kindle

New Kindle Paperwhite has a huge fan

Looks good but my current Kindles are working well -- and they fit the covers I have. Smile. https://mashable.com/review/kindle-paperwhite-2021-review The new Kindle Paperwhite made me enjoy reading books again It's not without its flaws, but the latest Kindle is so nice to hold and look at that I can't go back to regular books.By Alex Perry on … Continue reading New Kindle Paperwhite has a huge fan

Amazon Kindle navigation about to improve with software update

https://www.engadget.com/amazon-kindle-update-easier-navigation-221531631.html Amazon is updating Kindles to make them easier to navigate The software update is arriving "in the coming weeks." C. Low@cherlynnlow September 10th, 2021 Amazon (screenshot) Amazon is rolling out a software update for its Kindle, Paperwhite and Oasis devices that could make them easier to use. The company announced the changes will be arriving in … Continue reading Amazon Kindle navigation about to improve with software update

Kindle Unlimited maximum doubles

goodereader.com/blog/e-book-news/kindle-unlimited-ebook-download-limit-doubled-to-20-ebooks-and-magazines? Kindle Unlimited eBook download limit doubled to 20 eBooks and magazines September 3, 2021 By Sovan Mandal Amazon, it seems has doubled the maximum quota of eBooks that applies to Kindle Unlimited. So, from the current 10 books that subscribers of the Kindle Unlimited service are able to download at the moment, it is now 20 … Continue reading Kindle Unlimited maximum doubles

Did you know there’s a new Barnes & Noble Nook? Not quite a Kindle beater

Newsletter from the Washington Post Book Club dated March 26, 2021 We took a look.We saw a Nook.Despite getting walloped by Amazon’s line of Kindles, Barnes & Noble is introducing a new e-reader — its first fresh model in three years. This HD tablet designed with Lenovo will be in stores by next Friday ($129.99). … Continue reading Did you know there’s a new Barnes & Noble Nook? Not quite a Kindle beater

Summer reads ideas from Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry’s 2021 summer reads Seira Wilson | August 23, 2021 Stephen Fry is a well-known actor, comedian, and writer who lent his witty voice to the gods in a three-volume series of books called Stephen Fry’s Greek Myths, in which he retells stories of ancient mythology with a fresh perspective and entertaining style.The first two … Continue reading Summer reads ideas from Stephen Fry

Your Amazon Kindle’s home page is about to change

https://www.techradar.com/news/your-amazon-kindle-might-look-a-bit-different-soon-but-its-a-good-change See also: https://goodereader.com/blog/kindle/amazon-introduces-new-home-screen-on-the-kindle? Your Amazon Kindle might look a bit different soon, but it's a good change By Tom Bedford August 18, 2021 Home screen redesigns (Image credit: Future) A new Amazon Kindle update is changing the way your ereader looks - not physically, of course, but with a software resdesign that spruces up the home … Continue reading Your Amazon Kindle’s home page is about to change

3G Kindles on their last days of updating directly from the internet

3G is being phased out by all of the phone companies. Early Kindles used the 3G network to update their Kindles. When the network disappears, internet updating will no longer be possible. However, the alarmist tone in this article is inappropriate as these Kindles can still be updated by occasionally attaching them to their computer … Continue reading 3G Kindles on their last days of updating directly from the internet

New layout for Kindle special offers coming soon

This update to the Kindle's firmware has been in the wind for quite awhile. It's nice to get the details of how things will be handled for those who decided to accept ads. Would like to learn what it does for Kindles without special offers. goodereader.com/blog/kindle/new-kindle-update-changes-the-special-offers-layout New Kindle Update Changes the Special Offers Layout May … Continue reading New layout for Kindle special offers coming soon