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

Kindles were on sale briefly and have now had a (slight) upgrade

I grabbed the bottom Amazon Kindle for a loaner when priced last week at $49.99 (without special offers) and encouraged a friend to buy an Amazon Kindle Paperwhite at $99.99. Turns out the sale preceded minor improvements to both versions but not enough to regret the purchases. The bottom level Amazon Kindle is receiving the … Continue reading Kindles were on sale briefly and have now had a (slight) upgrade

13 Quirky tips for Amazon Kindle users

Several of these tips are well-known and publicized. Others explain items that were a mystery to me (Matchbooks anyone?). A reference for your files. https://www.pcmag.com/feature/333467/13-kindle-paperwhite-tips-every-reader-needs-to-know 13 Kindle Paperwhite Tips Every Reader Needs to Know The Kindle Paperwhite is pretty easy to use, but there are a few tricks to get the most out of Amazon's … Continue reading 13 Quirky tips for Amazon Kindle users

Amazon Kindle software update speeds up page turns AND Voyage 2 coming soon

You can force this update if your device hasn't yet updated automatically, but why bother? It'll happen. NOTE: Only discovered this news source recently. Because it's written outside of the US, its terminology can be a bit confusing. The Kindle 4 they talk about is what US users call the Paperwhite Kindle. https://goodereader.com/blog/kindle/amazon-kindle-5-10-3-update-makes-page-turn-speed-faster Amazon Kindle … Continue reading Amazon Kindle software update speeds up page turns AND Voyage 2 coming soon

Hot books for cold weather from the NYT

For those of you who aren't regular library visitors, this is a day made to use their wealth of ebooks (for your Kindle, portable device, or computer) and audiobooks. These are not current best sellers. This article sent me off to the NY Public Library where most of them are currently available. If you have … Continue reading Hot books for cold weather from the NYT

The latest enthusiastic review of the 2018 Kindle Paperwhite (10th generation)

https://www.engadget.com/amp/2018/11/13/kindle-paperwhite-review-2018/ Kindle Paperwhite review (2018): A classic, updated Audible support and waterproofing improve on a winning formula. James Trew, 11.13.18 Until now, the Kindle Paperwhite had three mortal enemies: water, airplane seatback pockets (just me that keeps leaving them on planes?) and book snobs. While there's no hope for the latter, one of those issues isn't long … Continue reading The latest enthusiastic review of the 2018 Kindle Paperwhite (10th generation)

DecalGirl now offering decals for the newest version of Kindle Paperwhite

DecalGirl, a company that I have often dealt with, and always with good results, is now selling decals for the 2018 Kindle Paperwhite (10th generation). Their latest discount will be shown on the home page but is, I believve, 25%. The decals are easy to apply and to remove while their delivery is fast and … Continue reading DecalGirl now offering decals for the newest version of Kindle Paperwhite