kindle paperwhite

Kindle Paperwhite, Voyage and basic model get 5.6.5 update for Bookerly font, etc. What tweaks do you want next?

By David Rothman
August 11, 2015 // 8 Comments

Own a 2013 Kindle Paperwhite? Well, you can finally enjoy the new Bookerly font optimized for readability, thanks to Amazon’s latest update, 5.6.5. Same if you own a deluxe Voyage or a recent basic [...]

Kindle Paperwhite horror story shows risks of tweaks—and Amazon’s controlling ways

By David Rothman
July 31, 2015 // 5 Comments

Want ePub for your Paperwhite? Or maybe a wider choice of fonts than the pitiful selection Amazon offers? In the past at least, Paperwhite owners could install tweaks. But Amazon has thwarted them [...]

Tutorial Tuesday: How to Adjust the Brightness on Your Kindle Paperwhite

By Joanna Cabot
June 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Here is another ereader tip: did you know that the brightness on your Kindle Paperwhite can be adjusted? It can! It all happens via the top=of-screen tool bar. Tap in the middle of your screen to [...]

Head to Head: Kobo Glo HD vs Kindle Paperwhite 3

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
June 26, 2015 // 19 Comments

Yesterday I reviewed the new Kindle Paperwhite 3, and I promised a shopping comparison between the Kobo Glo HD and the Paperwhite. Right now they are the closest competitors to each other since I [...]

Kindle Paperwhite Getting Upgrade to 300 ppi

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
June 17, 2015 // 1 Comment

Amazon just announced that they are upgrading the Kindle Paperwhite to improve the screen to the same resolution as the Kindle Voyage. The new Paperwhite will also have the Bookerly font (which I am [...]

Morning Links: Kindle Paperwhite banned in Russia. Twitter retires Discover tab

By Joanna Cabot
April 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Kindle Paperwhite Now Banned in Russia (Ink, Bits & Pixels) He was reportedly told by DHL that the Paperwhite had been rejected by Russian customs agents because it used encryption DRM. *** [...]

Printable lighting offers the backlight of your dreams?

By Paul St John Mackintosh
November 26, 2014 // 0 Comments

Idaho- and Texas-based company Rohinni has demonstrated an innovation that could revolutionize one key feature of onscreen reading – backlights.  The company’s innovation, Lightpaper, is [...]

More on the Kindle Paperwhite Update

By Joanna Cabot
November 21, 2014 // 2 Comments

I received the new Kindle Paperwhite update at some point yesterday. When I went to use it last night, there was an alert from Amazon—complete with explanatory e-guide—highlighting [...]

Review: Inateck Kindle Paperwhite Case

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
November 20, 2014 // 2 Comments

It’s getting to be that time of year when people will be deciding on gifts to give for the holiday. With the Kindle Paperwhite now being marketed as the mid-range offering in Amazon’s [...]

Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow

By Joanna Cabot
November 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

We had our first big snowfall of the year on Monday! And I was all ready, with new boots, a warm hat and fleecy mittens. The only aspect of my life that was hit hard? My reading life! One of the side [...]

What features do the e-Ink Kindles still need?

By Joanna Cabot
August 14, 2014 // 18 Comments

There is a new Kindle Paperwhite update making the rounds! It adds some features which have been present in the iOS app for awhile, including the ‘sync to most recent open page’ option [...]

Kindle Paperwhite, one week later

By Joanna Cabot
May 29, 2014 // 3 Comments

It’s been about a week since I have settled in with my new Kindle Paperwhite—much thanks and love to my sister Tammy for giving it to me! I have already posted a thorough review of the [...]

Kindle Paperwhite In-Depth, Part 3: The Final Verdict

By Joanna Cabot
May 21, 2014 // 1 Comment

Yesterday, I highlighted some Kindle-only features I particularly liked. Today, I will talk about some quirks which were less appealing, and then give my final verdict. Will I be keeping the Kindle [...]

Kindle Paperwhite In-Depth, Part 2: Kindle Features Up Close

By Joanna Cabot
May 20, 2014 // 3 Comments

In Part 2 of my Kindle Paperwhite review, I am going to look more closely at some of the Kindle’s features. You can do a lot more than just plain read on this thing! Here are some features [...]

Kindle Paperwhite In-Depth, Part 1: Kindle vs Kobo

By Joanna Cabot
May 19, 2014 // 4 Comments

I recently found out that my sister had a Kindle Paperwhite 2 she wasn’t using, and further, that she was having a timely visit with my mother which would enable her to get it to me without us [...]

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