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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 Paperwhite, or will I continue trucking along with my Kobo Glo? Firstly, let’s talk about one [...]

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 which jumped out at me. 1) Goodreads Integration This was not a huge deal for me because, while I do use [...]

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 having to pay to ship it. My Kobo Glo has been a little glitchy lately and I found that, given my [...]

Turning off WiFi on Kindle Paperwhite

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
May 12, 2014 // 16 Comments

New owners often seem confused about turning off WiFi on Kindle Paperwhite. I see the question asked on KBoards and on other Kindle user forums. I think it’s confusing because when browsing the Settings, there’s nothing under WiFi about turning it off. For all the things Amazon does [...]

Accessory Review: Fintie Kindle Paperwhite case

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
April 22, 2014 // 1 Comment

After my last experience with trying to purchase a case for my Kindle Paperwhite, I took a few weeks to figure out what I wanted in a case, and I went to KBoards for a recommendation. They came through with a great little case: the [easyazon-link asin=”B009S2CXJC” [...]

Kindle Paperwhite Review

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
March 17, 2014 // 2 Comments

I’ve had my new ereader for a little more than a week now, plenty of time to have evaluated it for a Kindle Paperwhite review. Short version? I like it lots. It’s much better than my old Touch and a worthy upgrade. Screen It took a bit of getting used to. For the first few days I [...]

Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite $20 off today only

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
March 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

Sorry I didn’t notice this sooner, but Amazon is running a 1-day sale on the Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite in honor of National Reading Month. $20 off brings the Kindle to just $49 and the Paperwhite to $99, assuming you get them with Special Offers. Those are some great prices for the [...]

Kindle Paperwhite: First Impressions From Canada

By Joanna Cabot
January 14, 2014 // 6 Comments

I saw my first Kindle Paperwhite over the weekend! Here in Canada, land of the Kobo, Kindles are a rare sight even for older models. But thanks to my dual-citizen sister (who chose the Kindle because she plans to move back to the U.S.) I got my hands on one this weekend. And? I liked it! Here were [...]

Can You Use Your eReader Without Wi-Fi?

By Joanna Cabot
December 20, 2013 // 9 Comments

Several users at Mobileread are reporting issues with their Paperwhites now that the Kindle ecosystem is managing collections through the cloud. A few people are complaining that the ‘cloud’ aspect is forcing them to wade through content they don’t care for—for instance, a [...]

Viz Manga Comes to a Kindle Near You

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
October 6, 2013 // 4 Comments

I saw the story in Publisher’s Weekly, which was little more than the text of a press release. My first thought was “Cool! Manga on the Fire and Paperwhite.” Then I dug a little deeper and discovered the story wasn’t quite as impressive as it first seemed. Turns out that Viz manga were [...]

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