kindle 4

Kindle 4 update 4.1.1 available

By libertyc
January 25, 2013 // 6 Comments

If you have a Kindle 4 (that’s the one with the hardware controller and no keyboard), Amazon just released an software update. I don’t have a Kindle 4, so I haven’t been able to test it out. There are no release notes, and the folks on Kindleboards are saying it downloads very [...]

Kindle Tip: Small text on web page when using Kindle Fire or Kindle e-Ink readers – How to read it

By Paul Biba
July 16, 2012 // 1 Comment

From Andrys Basten’s A Kindle World Blog: Recently, a family member recently told me he was frustrated by trying to read webpages with tiny fonts, and I saw a Kindle news blog saying not much had been done to improve the Kindle Fire. I replied that the new Kindle Fire feature, Reading View [...]

Close, but not yet perfect: my review of the Kindle 4

By libertyc
November 14, 2011 // 3 Comments

I have been a Kindle user for its last three incarnations: I bought a K2 to replace my Sony reader because I wanted to use the text to speech feature and I wanted support for multilingual dictionaries, then when my visiting aunt expressed interest, I sold it to her bought the K3. I was happy with [...]

Amazon allows unsubscribing to special offers on the Kindle 4, but not 3 yet

By libertyc
October 6, 2011 // 0 Comments

MobileRead user jswinden discovered yesterday that Amazon has enabled unsubscribing to Special Offers by paying the difference between retail prices of the Special Offers version and the ad-free version of the device. To unsubscribe, go to your Amazon Manage Your Kindle / Manage Your Devices web [...]

The 10 biggest surprises about Amazon’s new Kindles

By libertyc
October 3, 2011 // 7 Comments

Beyond Black Friday has a post worth reading today:   There’s been some unexpected discoveries in the details about Amazon’s four newest Kindles. I’ve tried to identify the 10 biggest surprises in the list below — starting with five bad surprises, and then five good. 1. There’s No 3G Web [...]

Kindle 4 uses free AT&T wifi

By libertyc
September 29, 2011 // 4 Comments

I just ordered a low end Kindle 4, for delivery tomorrow, because I wanted to see how these “special offers” work. I also wanted a spare, small unit to carry around on those times where electronics are subject to the chance of breakage. It’s interesting that Amazon’s new [...]

Kindle 4 available for pre-order in the UK

By libertyc
September 29, 2011 // 1 Comment

The new low-end Kindle is now available for pre-order in the UK and is priced at £89.00.  It will be released on October 12. According to the site “Live outside the UK?  Kindle is available on for shipment outside the UK.  Click here to shop on” [...]

Software update already available for Kindle 4

By libertyc
September 29, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Kindle No-Touch/No Keyboard $79-$109 Model is available right away and here’s a software update for it already Software v4.0.1 update for the Kindle 4 NoTouch/NoKeyboard model is already ready for download as an option.  What it does is allow you to have e-Ink refreshes on every page, as [...]

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