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10 Tricks To Make Yourself A Kindle Master

The Kindle e-reader has been with us in one form or another since 2007, and it’s still going strong. It’s a super simple device, and for most people, that’s a huge part of its appeal. But don’t let its simplicity fool you into thinking there aren’t any interesting tweaks you can make to your beloved e-reader. Here are 10 of our favourite Kindle tweaks that make reading anywhere even easier.

The Cheapest Kindle Just Got Better

Amazon has just announced some nice improvements to the cheapest Kindle. The price is still crazy good at $US80 ($107), and the battery still lasts for weeks. (It also still has a middling 167 ppi display.) But it’s also thinner, lighter and now comes in black and white.

A Full-Colour E Ink Screen Means Your Next Kindle Might Be Great For Magazines

Despite competition from tablets boasting full-colour LCD displays, devices that use black and white electronic paper, like Amazon’s Kindle, have remained popular. And now that E Ink has created the first full-colour electronic paper, e-readers have found yet another way to remain relevant.

What You Need To Know About Amazon's New Kindle Oasis

I didn’t think I could be surprised by a new Kindle, but, well, Amazon got me with the Kindle Oasis. In more than one way. It’s weird-looking, and the $449 price tag is shocking.

The New Amazon Kindle Oasis Will Cost $449

Today Amazon introduced the Kindle Oasis — the eighth generation of Kindle — “crafted from the ground up for readers,” Amazon says. It is 30 per cent thinner and over 20 per cent lighter than any other Kindle, and includes a charging cover that delivers “months of battery life”.

You can put an Oasis on pre-order in Australia today for $449, and Amazon says it will start shipping in the coming weeks. Here’s what it can do.

If You Want To Keep Using Your Kindle, You Should Update It Immediately

If you own one of Amazon’s pre-2012 Kindles, listen up: there’s a critical update that you need to install if you want to keep using it, and you must do so before March 22.

Save Websites On Your Kindle To Catch Up On Reading

As entertaining as the internet can be, who has time to read all of it? Even employing the services of a read-it-later app such as Instapaper or Pocket can make catching up on articles difficult. What you need is a dedicated reading device, free from social media pings, email alerts, and other distractions — and that’s where Amazon’s Kindle comes in.

Kindle's Home Screen Is Finally Getting Updated

I’ve been using Kindles since ebooks were barely a thing, and while the hardware has come a very long way, the user interface has been lingering. At long last, the much-neglected homescreen is being fixed.

Kindle Fire HD 6 Review: Amazon's $150 Fire Tablet Sucks, But It's All The Tablet I Need

Before you go buy a tablet, you should ask this question, “what am I going to use this tablet for.” This seems like common sense, but really, take a moment. What are you going to do with that slab of internet-connected screen?

Amazon's $50 Fire Tablet Is The Impulse Buy That Never Ends

Every product Amazon makes is designed to sell you something else. It’s an open secret. That’s why the company could lose money on the Kindle Fire — yet still reap a profit. Now, Amazon is introducing the most irresistable moneysuck yet: a $US50 tablet.

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