For convenience, battery-life, book selection, and portability, the Kindle remains one of best ereaders on the market. There are currently six models of Kindle offered by Amazon: Kindle (2022 release), Kindle Kids (2022), Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition, Kindle Paperwhite Kids, and Kindle Oasis. (See the comparison chart below).
We think the latest-generation base model Kindle (2022 release) offers the most bang for your e-reader buck at $99.99, and you can save $20 by tr... [Read More...]
For senior bookworms, a lightweight Kindle can be an excellent alternative to a collection of heavy physical books. You can conveniently take your entire library of Kindle books with you wherever you go, whether you’re traveling, at the park, or in your very own living room.
However, because a Kindle device can be a little pricey, it’s important to know which model will best meet your needs. Below, we’ve described the specs of each Kindle device that matter most to seniors to help you dec... [Read More...]
Amazon’s most recent Kindle navigation and home updates have slightly altered the way you navigate on Kindle eink devices. If you have an 8th Generation Kindle, a 7th Generation Paperwhite, an Oasis, or any other Kindle tablet released since 2015, you should be seeing these updates soon if you haven’t already.
Kindle Back to Page Button
Amazon added a “back to page” link that appears at the bottom of the screen whenever you navigate to a different part of your book. Many Kindle users we... [Read More...]
If you’re thinking about replacing your old e-Reader, look no further than these 9 exciting new reading e-ink devices! Whether you’re looking for something with plenty of storage space for all your free books, pdfs and documents or a tablet that feels like a real book or a color e-ink device, you’re sure to find something on this list for you.
1. Top Joy Butterfly
The TopJoy Butterfly comes in 2 sizes, including a 7.8” color display and a 6” color display. This tablet was designed wit... [Read More...]
Since the first e-reader was released, millions of book lovers have invested in these personal mobile libraries. However, while people love the portability of Kindle books, readers had one recurring complaint about their Kindle, Nook, and Kobo devices: “I wish it felt more like a real book.”
Rumor has it that Amazon plans to revamp the e-reading experience by changing the structure of their next Kindle model. According to some sources, the next Amazon Kindle device will be able to fold shut... [Read More...]
Amazon recently announced that Kindle e-ink devices will no longer be able to access the Kindle store, the web or content through 3G networks beginning in 2022.
Learn more about what this change will mean for you and how you can prepare for the update in this quick FAQ guide.
What is free 3G service on Kindle?
Free 3G service, or free cellular connectivity, allow Kindle users to access the internet and the Kindle store without having to pay fee. In earlier years, Amazon made contracts with diff... [Read More...]
If you have low vision or struggle to read small fonts, you can easily increase the text size on your Fire tablet or a Kindle eReader. Infact, you can make the font size in Kindle books even larger than large-print physical books. With all Kindle devices and free Kindle Reading apps, you can customize the print size other elements of your books, ranging from font size to screen brightness to high-contrast themes. Whether you have an older Kindle model or the latest Kindle Fire device, you can e... [Read More...]
Kindle’s accessibility features for the visually imparied, known as Screen Reader or Voice View, converts onscreen text into audio speech. While this accessibility featureisn’t perfect by any means, it’s a step in the right direction for blind and visually impaired users.
The term “screen reader” refers to an assistive technology that converts text or other screen elements into audio speech. Kindle’s built in screen reader has a serious naming problem. It goes ... [Read More...]
Kindle eReaders and Fire tablets have been some of the most popular digital reading devices for over 12 years, but there are plenty of other competitors on the market. The Nook Glowlight, for example, is waterproof and includes a headphone jack. Kobo tablets support the most file types, whereas Kindle devices aren’t even compatible with ePub files.
To stay competitive in a growing market, Amazon needs to consider adding new features to their next generation of Kindles. Here 9 improvements th... [Read More...]
Those of us who devour Kindle books know that it has been 2 years since Amazon last upgraded its Kindle Paperwhite eReader. May of us are excited to see what kind of changes may be in store for the newest model. According to Good e-Reader, the Kindle Paperwhite 5 (also known as the Kindle Paperwhite 11th Generation) was originally going to be released this October during Prime Day, but due to a loss of productivity in the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak, it may not come out until 2021.
Kindle Paperwh... [Read More...]