Category Archives: Kindle DX

Like audiobooks? There’s a way to get $100 off a Kindle through Audible

Those $99 refurbished Kindles are nice, but if you want a really cheap Kindle, and you’re thinking about joining Audible, the best combo offer is one that isn’t that easy to find these days: sign up for a year of … Continue reading

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Change the font on your Kindle without hacking it

Alert! This post was written in June 2011, and while at that time the Calibre plugin worked fine, it does not support the latest Kindle models. See the official plugin thread for details. — 21 Oct 2012 Even More Alert! Commenter … Continue reading

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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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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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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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“Slingo” 75% off through March 13th

Just a quick note: for the next couple of weeks, you can buy Slingo for $0.99 instead of the usual $3.99. I’ve always thought four dollars was far too high a price for the game, which is a mixture of … Continue reading

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Kindle 3 has free Wi-Fi access at AT&T hotspots

Hmm, this feature may have been around for a while and I’m just now noticing it, in which case I feel like an idiot. At any rate, did you know that your Kindle can connect for free to AT&T wireless … Continue reading

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