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

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