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The Absolute Best Kindle Tips (plus a few others)

This page is about learning how to use the Kindle better. Using various tips, tricks, and hacks, it is possible to get an even more enjoyable experience from the Kindle than ever thought possible! Tip #1 A New Internet Start … Continue reading

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Tip #1 A New Internet Start Page For The Kindle

If you use the Internet on your Kindle, this is the best tip on this page. There is a web page you should point your Kindle to, the ONLY Internet bookmark I have on my Kindle. It takes too long … Continue reading

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Tip #2 Edit Or Delete Internet Bookmarks On The Kindle

When looking at the Kindles’ built in bookmark page, you can edit what each link says by moving the 5 way controller to the link, then moving it to the right, then pushing down on the controller to choose to … Continue reading

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Tip #3 Check Out An eBook From The Library, And Read It On Your Kindle!

Many people choose other reading devices instead of the Kindle solely because you can’t check out an ebook from the library to read on a Kindle. Or can you? Well, I did, and I didn’t break the DRM to do … Continue reading

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Tip #4 Free Books

Project Gutenberg has tons of public domain books for downloading directly to your Kindle. MobileGuide is a book you can download to your Kindle that has links to many public domain books formatted for the Kindle. ManyBooks.net, more public domain … Continue reading

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Tip #5 Calibre

Download and install Calibre from here and say hello to the ultimate ebook manager. From this program, you can organize you ebooks before sending them to your Kindle. You can also convert from other (non-DRM) formats to Kindle-Friendly formats. And … Continue reading

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Tip #6 Change Your ScreenSaver Pictures

Not for the faint hearted. But if you really want to put your own stamp on your Kindle, then put your own stamp on the Kindle in the form of your own screen saver pictures. Instructions are here: ScreenSaver Hack … Continue reading

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Tip #7 Add A Picture Book

Want to have pictures of the kids on your Kindle? Here’s how: Connect your Kindle to your computer via USB. You should see a ‘kindle’ drive in Windows Explorer (on a Windows computer, of course). Create a folder on the … Continue reading

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Tip #8 Blank Page

This is a odd ball tip. I saw someone ask for it somewhere, but by the time I found this, I lost where to answer the guy from. But I’m going to add it here anyway. When you turn off … Continue reading

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Tip #9 A New Kindle OS

Good news. A group in China is making a replacement OS for the Kindle. Bad news. They seem to have their own interests at heart, not ours. They seem to really like PDFs, and even non-DRM’ed EPUBs, because if you … Continue reading

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