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The cheap alternative to Evernote’s new Moleskine notebook

This is a bit outside my usual topic area, but as I’m someone who covers digital publishing tech, and as I sometimes find myself at a conference table or in a convention hall, I know about integrating handwritten notes with … Continue reading

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Amazon announces partnership with OverDrive to bring Kindle ebooks to public libraries

Amazon has announced it will release a Kindle compatible format for public libraries later this year — which means you’ll finally be able to check out library ebooks on your Kindle. Continue reading

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Three online notepads that work with the Kindle

Here’s a quick review of three free notepad services that work fairly well with the Kindle 3’s web browser. Why would you want a notepad service? I get to that below, after the quick reviews. Jottit.com Features: 9 Kindle Web … Continue reading

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How to turn off Amazon's automatic backup of your annotations

I wrote earlier about the needless concern over Amazon’s new “Popular Highlights” service, which anonymously collects highlights from customers’ Kindle ebooks and combines them into one giant pool for everyone to browse. I still say that in the world of … Continue reading

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How to save excerpts from Kindle ebooks using your iPhone

You can use your iPhone, the web service Pixelpipe, and Google Docs to create editable excerpts when reading ebooks on your Kindle app. Here’s how. Continue reading

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Now you can access your notes and highlights online

Amazon just quietly introduced a handy new web portal, kindle.amazon.com, where you can log in and view your list of books. What really makes it useful, however, is each book automatically lists any notes or highlights you’ve added while reading … Continue reading

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