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How to put custom screensaver images on a Kindle 4 (nontouch)

The new Kindle 4—the one without touchscreen capability—doesn’t run the Kindle 3 screensaver hack, so even if you pay Amazon the extra $30 to disable the ads you’re stuck with some generic default images. If this is driving you crazy, … Continue reading

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Oak and brass stand charges your Kindle or Nook

Charging bases are common for mobile phones and Apple devices, but you don’t see many of them for ebook readers. (Probably because they don’t normally need to be recharged daily.) But here’s a custom-made wooden stand with the USB cable … Continue reading

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M-Edge to launch MyEdge personalized Kindle covers

As of today it’s just a placeholder page, but in the coming weeks (months?) M-Edge plans to introduce MyEdge, a new service that will let you design a custom case for your Kindle, Nook or iPad. You start with a … Continue reading

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Where to find elegant and quirky Kindle cases

One of the best sources for one-of-a-kind cases for your Kindle (or Nook, Kobo, etc.) is Etsy, the handmade items retailer. Etsy’s particularly great for padded sleeves, because you can choose from a hundred different fabric patterns instead of four … Continue reading

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How to add custom screensavers to Kindle 2, Kindle 3 and DX

Updated: 23 December 2010 Please Note!These instructions are for Kindle 2, Kindle 3, and Kindle DX. For first generation Kindles, check this page. If you’re reading this, you probably want to put your own images on your new Kindle ereader. … Continue reading

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