Amazon had announced the cessation of its Kindle operations in China, leaving all Kindle users in the country in the lurch. Not surprisingly, this has led to widespread discontent among Kindle owners who said it makes for a one-sided decision that does not take into account the valid concerns of all those who invested in the Amazon ecosystem of e-books and other related … [Read more...] about Amazon’s withdrawal from China questioned by the Jiangsu Consumers Council
Palm Reading have stated they want to fill in the void created by the exit of Amazon from China, the website Gamingsym reported. The Taiwan-based e-book platform said they would be all too happy to have all existing Amazon customers in China in their fold. The company said they offer a hassle-free reading experience so that all of Amazon Kindle's Chinese users can use the … [Read more...] about Palm Reading offering Kindle Local File Import Service
Woot is now offering Kindle e-reader devices at dirt cheap rates. The only catch is that these are refurbished Kindles that are being offered and not brand new ones. The retailer described the refurbished status as one which covers items that buyers might have returned after they didn't find it to their liking or those that come with some defects that have eventually been … [Read more...] about Woot is offering refurbished Kindle e-readers for just $30
The Children’s Book Week 2022 will be celebrated twice - from May 2 - 8 and then again from November 7 - 13. That makes for two full weeks dedicated to getting children to read more. There usually are events organized at schools, libraries, bookstores, and such to mark the occasion where children get the chance to meet up with the book creators. The aim is to make children … [Read more...] about Amazon giving away 16 Kids Kindle e-books for Children’s Book Week
The Amazon Kindle devices are likely the first thing you will have in your mind when you think of e-books. While that goes to show how popular the device is, there also are many who'd like to jailbreak a Kindle to achieve even more out of it. A hacking group has done just such a thing, releasing a new jailbreak which they said is applicable to any Kindle device running firmware … [Read more...] about Hackers release jailbreak for Kindle e-reader
Amazon and Apple are both behemoths in their own rights, with each having its own distinct business models. However, the one aspect where they both meet and compete with each other is their book business. In fact, for Amazon, Kindle and the ensuing book ecosystem happens to be one of the focus areas of their entire business structure. For Apple, selling or renting books is also … [Read more...] about Apple Books or Kindle. Which one is better?
The Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition stands at the very top of all Amazon Kindle e-readers. It vastly improves over its predecessors and brings exciting new features to the table. One such feature is the ability to charge the Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition wirelessly. You can simply place it on a compatible 10W Qi wireless charger and it'll recharge without the need to … [Read more...] about Charge your Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition wirelessly with these chargers
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 enjoy over the years, the general perception is that there isn't anything about the Kindle that we aren't already aware of. Interestingly, that … [Read more...] about Top 10 hidden features on the Kindle
One of the biggest positives with the new 6.8-inch Kindle Paperwhite that Amazon launched last October has been its battery life. At 10 weeks, that is clearly among the best in its class and is the highest with any Kindle device so far. However, that figure is strictly as per test conditions, which according to Amazon, is achieved if you are reading off the Kindle for half an … [Read more...] about Does the new Kindle Paperwhite really last 10 weeks?
Amazon has been the pioneer when it comes to e-reader devices. Its e-readers serve as benchmarks in the industry and have evolved over the years into excellent devices for reading e-books or listening to audiobooks. So far so good but there is a new device segment that has emerged off late, that of e-note devices which essentially are tablet devices with an E Ink display, a … [Read more...] about Why an e-note device from Amazon makes sense
ComiXology may have had an independent existence even after being acquired by Amazon eight years ago, but all of that is set to change. Among the changes forthcoming include a general ban on the download of DRM-free comics, apart from the ComiXology app itself getting integrated into the Kindle app.No date has been fixed, as yet and according to The Register, the ComiXology … [Read more...] about ComiXology to get integrated into Amazon Kindle
The Kindle e-reader has been there for quite some time now, having been released back in 2007. What that means, those who have bought subsequent models of the e-reader may be left with older models lying around with them. They may not be of much use to them anymore even though they are still functional. However, instead of throwing them off, here are some ways, as MUO pointed … [Read more...] about Interesting ways to infuse new life to old Kindle eReader devices
There is no dearth of e-book formats and e-readers out there though not all e-readers support all e-book formats. Take for instance the Kindle which supports the majority of e-Book formats but not all. Those that the e-reader does not support can be converted into a format that it is able to read.The AZW format The primary format that the Kindle is perhaps most comfortable … [Read more...] about eBook formats that the Amazon Kindle supports