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Tip #10 Reset Your Kindle 3

So your Kindle locked up. Ever notice that it doesn’t have a CTRL key? So how do you give it the 3 fingered salute, CTRL-ALT-DEL? Actually, all you do it hold the power key in for a minimum of 15 … Continue reading

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Tip #11 Turn The Page Automatically

Ever wished that the Kindle would turn the pages for you? Give that thumb a well needed rest? Well, you lazy son of a gun, this tip is for you! Turn on Text To Speech, turn the volume all the … Continue reading

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Tip #12 Shortcuts

Alt + B, Bookmark the page you are on. Alt + F, skips to the next MP3. Alt + G, Gets rid of Ghosting. Doesn’t always work, but that’s because there really are ghosts in your Kindle. Alt + Home, … Continue reading

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Tip # 13 UnStick Your Kindle

When you add new books to your Kindle, it indexes them to make searches faster. Sometimes a particular ebook gets corrupted, and the indexing process gets stuck. If you do a search for some gibberish , i.e., “ngfjksg” while it … Continue reading

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Tip #14 Save The Battery Life

From Amazon: “Kindle’s wireless signal uses low power while in sleep mode so that your subscriptions can download overnight. If you are in a low coverage area, this could cause the device to use more battery power as it continually … Continue reading

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Tip #15 Borrow / Lend Kindle Books bought from Amazon

Amazon recently started allowing folks to lend out their ebooks they purchased. No, really, they did! This entirely depends on how the author / publisher set it up with Amazon. If you lend out a book, it is for 14 … Continue reading

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Tip #16 InstaPaper

Guess what? There is a free service that lets you save the location of an article you are reading in your computer browser, then the service sends the article to your Kindle 3 for free over wi-fi (if you own … Continue reading

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Tip #17 Why My eReader Is Better Than Your eReader

Well, I have finally decided to enter the fray of which eReader is better. Why do I want to further stir up that hornets nest? It’s because I see people making arguments that essentially boil down to (for example), “The … Continue reading

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Tip #18 A Kindle Collection Manager

Do you find that managing your Kindle book collections from your Kindle is a bit clunky and troublesome, at best? There is a beta going on for the Kindle Collection Manager, a program that allows you to manage your Kindle … Continue reading

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Tip #19 Free Games

OK, so the Kindle isn’t known as a gaming machine. And for good reason. However, sometimes you just want to goof off a little, so here is a way to find free games for your Kindle. Go to the Amazon … Continue reading

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