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eReaderIQ improves Kindle deal alert service with new filters and categories

Two days ago I noticed something new in the daily email I get from eReaderIQ. Actually, I noticed a couple of new things. The first was that suddenly the books were being organized according to genre, which makes it a … Continue reading

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New Kindle weather website launches, competes with other browser utilities

I got an email from Kindle Weather Station this morning, a new service in beta that offers a full screen weather report (via the experimental browser) for your neighborhood. The good news is the weather is presented in a huge, … Continue reading

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Apple’s OS X Lion can create EPUB files!

If you’re using or plan to upgrade to the latest Apple operating system, Lion, you’ll discover a nifty ebook trick baked into the Automator program: it can create EPUB files! The website Mac OS X Automation reported it first, so … Continue reading

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No time to look for good articles? Let Delivereads do it

Look at how many awesome tools we now have to keep ourselves stocked with high-quality reading material: Instapaper and Read It Later are great services if you’ve found an article you want to save for later; Readability and Readable do … 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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Kinstant update adds customizable shortcuts

Kinstant, the online shortcuts page designed for the Kindle that I first covered back in October, has been upgraded. The calculator is still there (click the “show menu” link at the top of the screen), but now there’s local weather … Continue reading

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Kinstant provides a ready-to-go homepage for your Kindle browser

Update: Want your own version of a shortcuts page? Use my template file. The website Kinstant.com is designed to serve as a pre-configured home page for your Kindle browser–just visit kinstant.com on your Kindle for a list of links to … Continue reading

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Convert your old LIT ebooks so you can read them on your Kindle

Yesterday’s “Help File” column at the Washington Post illustrates a common problem when it comes to digital content: how do you deal with old formats that aren’t properly supported anymore? For instance, Microsoft’s LIT ebook format was a popular choice … Continue reading

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