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How to re-install the screensaver hack on a Kindle running 2.5.2

Great news for those of you missing your old screensavers: a person over at Mobileread.com has repackaged those beloved hacks so that they work on the new 2.5.2 update. To get them, visit this thread on Mobileread and check out … Continue reading

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Win a Speck Case for your Kindle 2!

Update, Friday May 28: The giveaway has ended! To select the winners, I used Random.org, then used it again to decide who got which case. I’ve already emailed the winners to let them know, so if you didn’t hear from … Continue reading

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Giveaway! Free Arkon Kindle stand to one lucky reader!

We have a winner! A lucky reader has won the Arkon Kindle Stand. I wish I had more to give out, because it’s sort of fun to award prizes to people. I’m going to change the entry process for the … Continue reading

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Make sure you're ready for the Kindle 2.5 update

According to excited posts on various forums, Amazon has started to send out the 2.5 update to Kindle 2 and Kindle DX owners. To be more accurate, they started the rollout a couple of weeks ago, but that was considered … 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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Amazon's "Kindle for iPhone" sets ebooks free from your Kindle

It didn’t take long for Amazon to make good on its promise to expand into mobile territory. Last week, only a couple of weeks after releasing the Kindle 2, an official app showed up on the iTunes App Store that … Continue reading

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