Tag: kindle

Tuesday Tech Tip: How to take screenshots on Kindles

Kindle (formerly known as the Kindle Touch). Press and hold the Home button and then tap anywhere on your screen. As with the Paperwhite, you’ll need to connect to a computer to retrieve the screenshot. Kindle Keyboard (also Kindle 3 and DX). Press Alt-Shift-G on the keyboard. Pics are stored in the Documents folder. Again, […]

Penguin eBooks are now downloadable for Kindle without USB

Woot! …the USB side-loading requirement for Penguin eBooks on Kindle devices has been lifted. Today, we are pleased to inform our partners and end-users that direct downloads of Penguin eBooks in Kindle format for U.S. library accounts are now standard. This means that these titles will have the same ease of use as all other […]

Kindle Match

So, Kindle Match opened today. In case you haven’t heard, it goes through all of your Amazon print book purchases and offers you eBook versions ranging from $0.00 to $2.99. As you can probably guess, availability is spotty at best. I’ve ordered hundreds of books going back to 1997 and how many eBooks were offered […]

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Penguin disconnects the USB cable

Today, we are delighted to announce that Penguin eBooks will be available for “Get for Kindle” in the same convenient manner as the other Kindle eBooks (US only) in your OverDrive collection.  The USB side-loading requirement has been lifted and Penguin eBooks will have the same great ease of use as all other publishers’ eBooks.  […]

Kindle Matchbook

You knew it was going to happen eventually. Buy the book, get the eBook for cheap or free. Looks like Amazon’s going for it in October and calling it Matchbook. What little details there are, can be found @ http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html/?docId=1001373341.

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How the Kindle Paperwhite Works

Honestly, the image works much better in the context of the full article on the New York Times Web site.  

Kindle Worlds opens for business

Get your licensed fan fic here. (Should I feel concerned that I’ve only ever heard of two of the 12 “worlds” that they’re starting with?)

How Kindle Promotes Bad Book-Reading Hygiene

Morphologically, my Kindle belongs to the genus of handheld devices and tablets more than that

Return of the DX

Not sure why, maybe to head off the Sony ePaper device (I doubt that due to the DX’s lack of similar features,) but the 9.7″ Kindle DX is yet again available for $299.

Color eInk Kindle?

Color Kindle suddenly seems a lot more likely. Nate at The Digital Reader reports on Amazon