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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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New snap-on Kindle reading light uses cover slots to power itself

Remember how cool Amazon’s Kindle 3 cover with the built-in reading light was when it first came out last summer? Instead of requiring a battery, it draws power from the Kindle via the little prong that connected the cover to … Continue reading

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Literature Map from Gnod uses fancy robot math to suggest new authors to you

From what I can tell by the intro paragraph on the home page, Gnod is an experiment in creating a self-aware deathbot who will someday enslave us all. But until that day it’s a fun way to discover new authors … Continue reading

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Readability adds “send to Kindle” support

Readability, the free service that makes web pages easier on the eyes with a simple click, has introduced a new “send to Kindle” feature. This is essentially what Kindlebility has been offering for a few months, but now it’s baked … 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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eReaderIQ now has a Kindle friendly mobile site

I find a lot of bargain books by just browsing through the Kindle store all the time, but I also sometimes find them from eReaderIQ. In the past I’ve recommended it to track the price of individual books, and it’s … Continue reading

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Kindlebility is yet another way to send articles to your Kindle

Kindlebility lets you add a bookmark to your browser that will send any page you’re viewing to your Amazon Kindle email address. Continue reading

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