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Turning off WiFi on Kindle Paperwhite

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
May 12, 2014 // 15 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 [...]

Morning Roundup: Amazon updates original Paperwhite, Comixology hacked and more

By Joanna Cabot
March 7, 2014 // 0 Comments

Amazon Rolls Out Update for Original Kindle Paperwhite (The Digital Reader) Amazon might not be selling the original Kindle Paperwhite in very many markets but that doesn’t mean it’s been forgotten. *** Comixology Hacked, Subscribers Change Your Password (Digital Book World) On the eve of [...]

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 [...]

Morning Roundup: Kindle Paperwhite tricks. Reddit having trouble defining news and more

By Joanna Cabot
February 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

Paperwhite Tricks, Touchpad Settings and Flashcards (Lifehacker) Readers offer their best tips for resetting the time remaining on books or chapters, discovering touchpad features, and flashcard apps. *** Pocketbook to Launch Waterproof eBook Reader, the Aqua (The Digital Reader) New ereader [...]

Morning Roundup: Nook has lost lots of money. Amazon, please unmute the Kindle Paperwhite

By Joanna Cabot
February 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

Barnes & Noble Has Lost Over 1 Billion Dollars on Nook (GoodeReader) Barnes and Noble is quite transparent when it comes to their financial earnings and hold nothing back from investor calls and their reporting. *** Adaptive, Attractive, Interactive: A New Chapter for Digital Textbooks [...]

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 libertyc
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 [...]

Morning Roundup: Will Next Kindle Paperwhite Gain a 300 ppi Screen in the Spring? When Self-Publishing Makes Sense

By libertyc
November 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

Report: Next Kindle Paperwhite to Gain 300 ppi Screen Next Spring (The Digital Reader) Techcrunch is reporting that they have seen a prototype of the next Kindle Paperwhite. *** Will 2014 Be the Year of the Individual Paywall for Publishers? (Scholarly Kitchen)Last week, BusinessWeek published a [...]

Monrning Roundup: Rogers Media Pulls Digital Magazines from Zinio; France Doesn’t Tax DRMed Books Extra and more

By libertyc
November 20, 2013 // 2 Comments

Rogers Media Pulls All Digital Magazines out of Zinio and Launches their own Service (GoodeReader) Rogers Media is likely the largest magazine publisher in Canada and they have pulled all of their digital editions out of Zinio. Rogers intends on launching their own Netflix-like app, called Next [...]

Viz Manga Comes to a Kindle Near You

By libertyc
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 [...]

E Ink releases Carta: Reboost for e-paper?

By libertyc
September 7, 2013 // 2 Comments

E Ink, the technological progenitor of the Kindle revolution, has released a new generation of e-paper called Carta, “the next generation of electronic ink display technology that sets a new standard as the whitest and highest contrast ratio display in the industry,” as the E Ink [...]

What Special Reading Features Do You Actually Use on Your Devices?

By libertyc
September 6, 2013 // 3 Comments

The new Kindle Paperwhite, announced this week, has some interesting features. I hadn’t given much thought to the “extra” features my devices and reading apps offered beyond the basic dictionary lookup stuff lately, but some of this new Kindle stuff sounds interesting. On the [...]

New Kindle Paperwhite Now Available for Pre-order: Should you upgrade?

By libertyc
September 5, 2013 // 2 Comments

We’ve thought it was coming soon. Paperwhites were going out of stock, and it was getting close to the time Amazon typically releases new devices. They are now available for pre-order. So the question is, as always, should I upgrade? While it looks like a nice device, and it is the same price [...]

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