How to Magnify Text on Fire Tablets and Kindle eReaders

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...]

How to Use Kindle VoiceView Screen Reader

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...]

9 Much-Needed Kindle Improvements

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...]

Inside the New 11th Gen Kindle Paperwhite 5

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...]

Folding eReaders and eInk pens: The future of eReaders

What will tomorrow ereaders look like? There have been plenty of rumors and hopeful predictions alike regarding the technological possibilities that the next big eReader might offer. Of these tentative speculations, two features in particular have been gaining traction: the ability for users to take handwritten notes with a pen that writes on eink and a folding ereader that makes your device more portable. eInk Pen for notetaking and highlighting eReaders typically offer limited options for tho... [Read More...]

4 Tips to Improve Your Kindle Privacy Settings

What’s is the Kindle privacy policy? And does it protect you or just let you know that it’s using your data to target ads to you? To protect your privacy, consider making these key changes to your Kindle privacy settings. 1) Change your Kindle privacy settings. Depending on what type of Kindle device you have,the exact process for changing each of the following security settings can vary, or your device might not even have all of these options available. You can check how to update ... [Read More...]

How to Change the Country, Language, or Accent on Your Amazon Echo

If you’re looking to improve the country, language or voice of your Amazon Echo, look no further! This guide will show you how simple it is to update your device’s location, change its default language, and even select a different accent for Alexa. Let’s get started! How to Change the Country or Location on Amazon Echo When the Amazon Echo was first released, the only locations available were for the US or the UK. If you lived outside these regions, you wouldn’t be able to get localized... [Read More...]

2019 Kindle Oasis Warm Light Review

  The Amazon Kindle Oasis 2019 is a competent and striking ebook reader. Comfortable to hold with premium performance, the Oasis is one of the top ereader options available. The primary upgrade between the 2017 (9th Gen) and 2019 (10th Gen) Oasis is the warmth-adjustable backlight. For avid readers looking for a high performing e-reader with a color-adjustable screen, the 2019 Kindle Oasis is your best choice. Key Features Up to 32 GB of storage, room for plenty of books and audiobooks... [Read More...]

2019 Kindle eReader with Built-in Front Light

Released in April of 2019, the all-new Kindle came with an exciting update. The addition of a front light and updated design makes this e-reader the optimal choice for those looking for a budget-friendly solution for digital reading. With a modest $89.99 price, this kindle provides decent 4 GB storage, WiFi capability, and Bluetooth for Audible audiobooks. For those who are looking for a simple, efficient e-reader, and don’t need all of the fancy bells and whistles, the 2019 all-new Kindle wit... [Read More...]

Beyond Kindle: New E-Readers, Digital Paper, and E-Ink Devices

Kindle devices usually come to mind first when people think of popular e-readers, but there are many other solid options available beyond Amazon’s Kindle. If you’ve tried a Kindle and didn’t love it, or didn’t do all the things you wanted it to do, or if you’re looking for something a little different, here are some lesser-known (but  new and interesting) reading devices and prototypes to explore. reMarkable Tablet This tablet took 4 years of development and trial-and-error to get it... [Read More...]