A few months ago I started selling kinky eBooks for the Kindle, and it's been great. I'm paying my rent doing something I enjoy! But tonight I read this Salon.com article, and it's scary as hell. Amazon is reportedly testing Kindle Unlimited, a service allowing readers to download unlimited books for a flat monthly fee. I've spent hours tonight trying to determine how this will affect self-publishers. Can anybody walk me through the likely scenarios, and talk me down from this panic attack? [more inside]
My son has asked for a Kindle "with a boy cover" for his birthday. I anticipate that he'd be mainly using it to read in bed, but wonder what I'm missing by dismissing the Kindle Fire out of hand. He has access to the much in demand family IPad, so he's not tablet free. I am a huge, huge fan of my Paperwhite, and don't know much about the Fire. So, any comparisons? Any neat points about the Fire? [more inside]
How do I set the time zone for my Kindle Fire? Right now it's displaying UTC, I think, instead of UTC-7 which is my time zone. I just turned on "Location-based services" and that didn't help.
Next week, I am taking the Empire Builder from Chicago to Portland, Oregon. In a previous question about train travel, someone suggested reading books that take place along your train route. This is an idea I love ... and I have at least 47 hours to pass! So: what are your favorite (kindle) books which occur in Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, Montana, Idaho, Washington, or Oregon? Bonus for rural themes. I am not a big mystery fan, but if it is particularly excellent, I'll read it. Romance is out. Otherwise, I'm open to anything!
Thinking about buying a Kindle Paperwhite. But do I neeeeeeed one? [more inside]
I want to receive one article, preferably about current events, written in Japanese, on my Kindle, every day. How can I arrange this? [more inside]
I have a large book on my Kindle account. I use the Windows Kindle application to read Kindle books on my PC. I would like to create a simple HTML file on my PCcontaining links that will open a specific Kindle book to a specified location. Is this possible? Criteria: No coding other than HTML.
Trying to find the perfect book to scratch a partner's literary itch for macrohistories related in some way to music. Details within. [more inside]
I have a client who wrote a very unique book. We think the digital version would work best as a website rather than e.g. Kindle or epub or PDF. How do we get people to pay for a book in website form? Are there other authors that do this? [more inside]
My book is in an HTML file, not Word. I'm going to use kindlegen to convert it. Everything is working great, except I can't figure out how to include the cover, start page, and table of contents. Amazon's directions are spectacularly opaque. Where can I go to find out what to do?
I need a new book to read for my upcoming trip (including long flights). It must be available on kindle. Details inside, of the kind of book I am looking for. [more inside]
After spending about two weeks using a relative's Kindle Fire HD 8.9 as a video playing device to distract our young son, my wife and I are interested in getting a mid-sized tablet of our own, to double as a video player and portable computer. The Nook HD+ is comparable, and right now, much cheaper. Is there something I'm missing about the Kindle Fire, or are most mid-sized tablets fairly similar? [more inside]
How do you all organize your ebooks? [more inside]
I was wondering if there's a DIY fix for a kindle screen (e-ink, not touchscreen). Mine's broken and out of warranty.
I recently bought a Kindle Fire and want to use Silverlight on it (or some analogue, such as Moonlight). All my google searching indicates that there are a whole host of technical difficulties involved, and there is all sorts of unconfirmed speculation like "Well, maybe if you sideloaded Firefox and then installed Moonlight... that might work... possibly." I don't like messing around with new device software based on random people's hypotheses. Has anybody successfully managed some way to do this which you can personally confirm worked on your Kindle device?
Can you recommend a good book on papal history that is solid on facts and theology, honest about blemishes, but doesn't revel in scandal? Oh, and I hope I can find it in a Kindle version. [more inside]
While reading Infinite Jest, I looked up a word in the dictionary only to discover that the example sentence in the definition on my Kindle was exactly the same sentence I had just read in the book. [more inside]
Which is the best eReader for a Canadian who wants access to lots of free reading material? [more inside]
Adding recipes from a digital cookbook to a digital recipe universe: how to? (iOS 10 filter) [more inside]
Need sub $15 Kindle book recommendation to weather the Big Storm. [more inside]
What kind of tablet/reader is best for me? I want something with built-in 3G, but I'd rather not pay an arm and a leg for a contract. [more inside]
Do used Kindles with cell modems still get service? [more inside]
US Kindle usable in UK/Europe? How to charge and how to load books? [more inside]
Can you recommend something to read from the Kindle Owners' Lending Library? I have trawled through there for ages this month and last month and I'm having trouble finding something good that I haven't read before. [more inside]
How do I get my Kindle 4 to recognize files I've put on it? [more inside]
Where can I find an ebook or pdf of "Harris and Me" by Gary Paulsen? [more inside]
How is it possible that the Kindle Touch is automatically turned on when you first open the box? [more inside]
Did I ruin my Kindle? Can it be fixed? [more inside]
Kindle Fire vs. Nook Tablet. What's better for a cartoonist? [more inside]
I'm a light reader who normally only ploughs through books when I'm on holiday. Which is better for my needs, a Kindle or Kindle Touch? [more inside]
Just bought a Kindle for my 11 year old daughter (haven't given it to her yet). As far as I can tell, there are no parental controls. How should I set it up so I can manage the content she's reading and limit her ability go on a digital spending spree? [more inside]
I want a cheap e-reader for reading longform articles in bed. It must work with Readability or InstaPaper or the like. It does not need to do anything else like games or surfing the intertubes. I have an iPhone for that. Do I want a Kindle?
Our new Kindle Fire is great, but it tells us we need to update our Flash Player when we want to watch Glee. If I try to DL the new file from the Adobe message, it seems to stall right after it starts. If I go to settings, it shows that Flash is " Always on". I haven't tried any other shows on FOX, but it seems to work fine for NBC stuff. Any Ideas?
Is it foolish to consider buying an iRiver Story HD as my first eBook reader? [more inside]
If I cancel my Amazon account, how will it affect my kindle? [more inside]
Online Book publishing: ebook, kindle, epub, ibook - can this be done without a million different programs and converters? [more inside]
How do public libraries select, purchase and manage ebooks? [more inside]
Looking for recommendations for a reading light for an e-reader. [more inside]
When I had the first generation Kindle I had an e-book that was basically an index of free e-books that were in the public domain, and the title of each book was actually a hyper-link that would let you download a copy of said book right to the home screen of the Kindle. Does anyone know where I could get another copy of that book? [more inside]
[Kindle Filter - Snowflake v9.7.1] I think I want a Kindle, but not to read Amazon books. Looking for real world experience from Kindle owners using Gutenberg books and Instapaper. Specifically Kindle 4 and Kindle Touch. Thanks in advance. [more inside]
"Santa" is going to be bringing my 8 year old daughter a Kindle (newest one; none touch/Fire). How should I recommend he set it up so he can: 1. Install a note from him for when she 1st opens the gift/turns it on 2. Help me setup a account for her (she has one for a amazon wishlist)
Should my next eReader be a kindle touch or a nook touch? [more inside]
Does producing and publishing a free "Cliffnotes" type document sound legal? [more inside]
Talk about first world problems... Which Kindle do I buy? [more inside]
Is it actually possible or enjoyable to read Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norell as an ebook? [more inside]
What are textbooks actually like on the Kindle? [more inside]
Uh, what goes where? Multiple media, multiple devices, singularly and spectacularly overloaded. [more inside]
I have kind of a weird problem with my 3rd gen kindle (wifi only). [more inside]
I am the proud owner of a new Kindle 3, and am already loving the many things it does, including the early AM delivery of the NYT to it every day. So now I'm eying the blogs that can be e-delivered to te device too. Which, if any, does the hive mind recommend?
Kindle3 or Color Nook or Samsung Tab or just sticking with dead trees? I've been reading so many reviews, forums, tech support, askme posts, that my head is spinning and I don't know what to think. The new Kindle and Nook are supposedly vastly better than their predecessors, so I'm hoping mefites with new holiday toys might be able to shed some light. [more inside]
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