Category Archives: Kindle 2

Calendar Pro turns Kindle into a basic appointment book

Although I don’t write about Kindle Apps Active Content much anymore, I’ve read enough requests from people for a calendar app that I thought this new title was worth sharing. Calendar Pro is a pretty basic scheduling tool. You won’t … Continue reading

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Make your Kindle look busted with this screensaver

Why in the world would you want to make your Kindle look like the screen has been smashed? I dunno, but here are some ideas: To make it less appealing to thieves. To elicit sympathy from nosy coworkers, non-crazy subway … Continue reading

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Kindle App News changes name to Ereader App News

Although the blog is still focused solely on Kindle active content apps, at least for now, Kindle App News has gotten rid of the trademark in its domain name. (The blog hasn’t changed its header though, as you can see … Continue reading

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CleverWraps: $5 freezer bags for your Kindle or Nook

At first glance, CleverWraps are just glorified freezer bags, but they bring some nice features you won’t find with any product from your supermarket. Continue reading

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Check out Kindle App News for the best Kindle app coverage

For several months now I’ve been trying to keep track of new apps as they’re released on the Kindle Store. It was manageable at first, but now that the number of titles is approaching 50, the task has grown beyond … Continue reading

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Turn your Kindle into a universal translator with Kindlefish

Visiting another country anytime soon? Bring your Kindle — a new website lets you use the Kindle’s free 3G connection to quickly translate phrases into over 50 different languages. Continue reading

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Create personalized Kindle, Nook and iPad cases at MyEdge

Although no official announcement has yet been made (that I’m aware of), M-Edge has opened its custom cover store. The service lets you create custom covers for your Kindle or Nook ($40) or iPad ($50) using your own images as … Continue reading

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More Kindle apps released: yoga, trivia, word puzzles and flash cards

Here are the latest games and apps released for the Kindle in the past few weeks. We’re inching close to 50 titles now, but still there’s no sign of an organized Active Content Store on Amazon (just this page of … Continue reading

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