Amazon announces a new Kindle (but how big is the market for it?)

Other than the pen, this new Kindle reminds me of the Dx which was around for awhile but never sold much. Am disappointed there was no announcement of a USB-C change to the Kindle Oasis. https://www.wired.com/story/everything-amazon-announced-september-2022/ SEP 28, 2022 1:18 PM Everything Amazon Announced at Its Annual Hardware Event Yes, we saw the usual spate … Continue reading Amazon announces a new Kindle (but how big is the market for it?)

Basic Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite both get 2022 upgrades

These upgrades leave the Kindle Oasis as the only version without USB-C charging, much less any other upgrade since 2019. Amazon will have an event on September 28th with announcements for its devices. I expect that list to include the Oasis Please note that this article was not written in the U.S. On Amazon's U.S. … Continue reading Basic Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite both get 2022 upgrades

Reminder — how to turn off popular highlights on your Kindle

How do I turn off Popular Highlights on my Kindle Paperwhite? Last Updated on October 8, 2021 2 Min Read Fraser Campbell Add Comment If you have a Kindle Paperwhite, you may have noticed small portions of underlined text while you’re reading. This feature, called “Popular highlights”, appears on lines that many users have highlighted … Continue reading Reminder — how to turn off popular highlights on your Kindle

Amazon unveils Kindle epic Summer Challenge

goodereader.com/blog/kindle/amazon-unveils-kindle-epic-summer-challenge Amazon unveils Kindle Epic Summer Challenge July 2, 2022 By Michael Kozlowski Amazon runs a series of challenges every couple of months, where you can earn completion badges for reading ebooks. The company has just unveiled their Epic Summer Challenge that is available on Kindle apps for Android and IOS. It runs from July 1st to to September … Continue reading Amazon unveils Kindle epic Summer Challenge

The best eBook reader 34% off for Prime Day July 12th

http://www.nytimes.com/wirecutter/reviews/amazon-kindle-is-the-best-ebook-reader/ The Best Ebook Reader By Nick Guy Updated July 8, 2022 Photo: Sarah Kobos FYI It’s Prime Day! For more deals on Wirecutter picks that are actually worth grabbing, check out our list of the best Prime Day deals. July 8, 2022 With an ebook reader, you can carry thousands of books at a time and … Continue reading The best eBook reader 34% off for Prime Day July 12th

New Kindle paperwhite essential enough to add to writer’s devices

https://www.theregister.com/AMP/2021/12/13/kindle_paperwhite_review/ Is it decadent that I use four different computers each day, at different times? Amazon's latest Kindle Paperwhite sees Reg hack's fondleslab get a rest Simon Sharwood, APAC EditorMon 13 Dec 2021  //  06:01 UTC 94  REVIEW Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite e-book reader has solved several problems for me and overcome a shortcoming of the iPad. If only it didn't also make me guilty … Continue reading New Kindle paperwhite essential enough to add to writer’s devices

Old Kindles won’t be able to buy new e-books starting in August

https://www.androidpolice.com/kindle-purchases-shutdown/amp/ Old Amazon Kindles won't be able to buy new e-books starting in August BYAROL WRIGHT, published May 25, 2022 Amazon will give you 30% off a new one if this change pushes you to upgrade Amazon got its start as an online marketplace for books back in the '90s, so it only makes sense … Continue reading Old Kindles won’t be able to buy new e-books starting in August

Amazon Kindle software fix arriving

goodereader.com/blog/kindle/amazon-releases-new-kindle-update-which-solves-many-bugs Amazon releases new Kindle update which solves many bugs May 18, 2022 By Michael Kozlowski 6 Comments Amazon released the 14.3 firmware update a couple of weeks ago and pulled it within a day, before too many Kindles downloaded and installed it. This is primarily due to a large number of bugs. The update had an adverse effect on battery … Continue reading Amazon Kindle software fix arriving

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