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How to transfer your Borders ebook account to Kobo

As you may have heard by now, Borders in the U.S. is officially kaput—it will begin closing its remaining 399 stores as early as this Friday, and be wiped from the face of the retail landscape by September. But that … Continue reading

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Patent lawyer explains rejected Google Books settlement for the rest of us

If you’re in publishing, you probably can already hit all the main points of the Google Book Search settlement story without crib notes, but it can still seem like a complicated mess to outsiders. The website Practical eCommerce asked an … Continue reading

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50+ useful websites for Kindle owners

There are plenty of resources online for the Kindle owner, but if you rely solely on Google to find them you’ll miss out on some good stuff. Here’s a list of 51 Kindle blogs, tools, and communities where you can … Continue reading

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Helpful advice for new Kindle owners

Here are some handy tips from actual Kindle owners to newcomers who just got one in the past few days. I cribbed most of these from this Amazon Discussion Forum thread, and although I’ve edited it down to the ones … Continue reading

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Looking for Kindle help? Don't get taken advantage of by opportunists

A convenience fee: something you pay when your time is too valuable to waste looking up Kindle info. A stupidity fee: when you pay a stranger cash for information that is not only free, but easier to access in its … Continue reading

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How to replace the battery on your Kindle 3

It’s likely that your Kindle’s battery will last as long as you own the Kindle, unless you happen to be one of those frugal types who hangs on to a device for a lot longer than the average consumer. But … Continue reading

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Quick tip: Dealing with greyed-out books

Rarely, you’ll buy a book from the Kindle Store and it won’t download immediately to your device. Instead, the title will appear in your archive but it will be greyed out, with no option to complete the download. That’s what … Continue reading

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Today's bargain book: "Your Credit Score" by Liz Pulliam Weston

“Your Credit Score” by Liz Pulliam Weston Price: $0.00 Summary: MSN Money/L.A. Times personal finance columnist Liz Pulliam Weston has updated her best-selling book on credit scores to show how you can maximize your score right now—and save yourself a … Continue reading

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