The Amazon Kindle e-reader has many different models with optional 3G cellular access. These will connect up to the closest cellphone tower that provides 3G data and allow users Kindles to connect up to the bookstore and also Wikipedia. Starting next year, this will be a thing of the past. Network telecommunication company's all over the world are starting to shutdown their 3G … [Read more...] about Kindle 3G internet will no longer work, globally, starting in 2022
Amazon offers two different variants of Kindle e-readers for internet access, WIFI and a cellular model. One of the benefits a cellular connection allows for the purchase of audiobooks and ebooks outside of a wireless access point and customers don't have to pay for monthly access. The vast majority of Kindle readers only support the 3G network in the United States. Starting … [Read more...] about Kindle 3G e-readers will stop working in 2022 in the US
Amazon has just updated the Kindle app for the iPhone and introduced two new quality of life features for those of you that read digital comics or use Audible Immersion Reading. You can now listen to audiobooks from Audible and have the text highlighted while continuous scrolling, in the past, the system only worked if you were taking advantage of page turns, the normal way. … [Read more...] about Amazon adds Audible Immersion reading on Continuous Scroll
Amazon recently introduced an ebook cover art feature for most Kindle e-readers. When the device is sleeping or displaying the lock screen, it will display the cover image of the book you are currently reading. This system only works for Kindles that are not enrolled in the Special Offers Program. Amazon is now promoting this in all of their Kindle product pages, although the … [Read more...] about Amazon is promoting ebook cover art on Kindle Product Page
Amazon has reached a much anticipated deal with the Digital Public Library of America to distribute 10,000 audiobooks and ebooks to libraries. The content will be provided by Amazons own imprints, such as Thomas and Mercer, Amazon Crossing and 47 North. This is the first time that libraries will receive digital books directly from Amazon and this a very big deal.The … [Read more...] about Amazon will distribute ebooks to public libraries
Installing the latest updates is always the recommended thing to do. This holds true for all devices, be it a smartphone, tablet, PC, MAC, an e-reader, or whatever that your might be using. The latest updates might introduce new features too though more importantly, they come with bug fixes and security patches all aimed at enhancing the stability of the device.For the … [Read more...] about How do you update your Kindle Firmware?
Amazon has just issued a new firmware update for most of the e-readers made in the past five years. The version number is 5.13.6 and the development notes simply state that there are various bug fixes and improvements. If you have a Kindle with Special Offers, there is a new advertising layout being displayed to users.Special Offers is a program where you can save money on … [Read more...] about New Kindle Update Changes the Special Offers Layout
Amazon Kindle e-readers often receive discounts and promotional savings, once every three months. Normally, people are not aware of when savings are set to occur and end up paying full price, just because they heard good things about it, or their old e-reader is not cutting it anymore and they want to buy a new one. Just in time for Mothers Day, Amazon is offering some really … [Read more...] about Now is a good time to buy an Amazon Kindle e-reader
Amazon has just announced two new 10 inch Fire tablets that are available for pre-order and ship out on May 26th, 2021. The Fire HD 10 and Fire HD feature an updated design, and features to help customers stay entertained, connected, and productive. Plus, with the Fire HD 10 Productivity Bundle, customers can get more done with a detachable keyboard case and a Microsoft 365 … [Read more...] about Amazon Fire HD 10 and Fire HD 10 Plus Ship on May 26th
Amazon recently announced Kindle Vella, a serialized story platform. Authors can write stories between 600-5000 words and readers can checkout the first two chapters for free, before having to spend tokens to continue. The service will go live in the United States for readers in a couple of months, while authors can start publishing stories right now. Will you use Kindle … [Read more...] about Will you use Amazon Kindle Vella?