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- The DIY way to buy Kindle books yourself July 07 2014

Here are some instructions if you wish to buy the Kindle and eBooks yourself.

-The main difference between US sets and Japanese sets June 14 2014

Amazon produces 2 versions of the Kindle: 1) sold at amazon.com and targeted at US residents. 2) sold at amazon.co.jp and targeted at Japanese residents. The Japanese set is cheaper than the US set*, but: if there's a problem with the set and the customer needs to get it exchanged, Amazon US honours only US sets**. Japanese sets owners need to communicate with Amazon Japan for technical support, and that...

- The DIY way to buy Kindles yourself December 03 2013

There will be times when we run out of stock. Because we think readers should be able to get Kindles whether we have stock or not, here are some alternatives. :) 1) The obvious way Check back every few days to see if the inventory situation has changed. :) Unfortunately we are now unable to keep a queue of potential buyers as demand is overwhelmingly high.   2) The cheapest...

- Books on Singapore November 08 2013

Books on Singapore   Tip: If you cannot see the book prices, do the following: If you do not already have an Amazon account, click here. On the left side of the screen, choose United States. -If you already have an Amazon account, go to amazon.com/myk and look for 'Your Kindle Account > Country Settings on the left. Type in any US address.   Author: Nigel Barley In the Footsteps...

- Books by Singaporean authors November 08 2013

Books by Singaporean Authors Tip: If you cannot see the book prices, do the following: -If you do not already have an Amazon account, click here. On the left side of the screen, choose United States. -If you already have an Amazon account, go to amazon.com/myk and look for 'Your Kindle Account > Country Settings on the left. Type in any US address.   Author: Shamini Flint A Bali Conspiracy...

- Books Shopkeeper Jeff has bought September 07 2013

- Tutorial for 1st-time users August 28 2013

When the Kindle is first switched on, you'll be presented with a tutorial. In case you missed it and want to have a refresher, here is the tutorial again. (Note: the Kindle below is a 2012 Paperwhite. The 2013 model is different as the lighting is much more even and there are no 4 points of light visible at the bottom.)       You may also swipe left or...

- Reading materials for your Kindle August 06 2013

The Kindle itself is easy enough to get from us. The FUN part is what happens after that! Where do you get reading materials for your Kindle?X

- Comparing the Kindle and iPad August 06 2013

Many people have this question: why do I need another device like the Kindle if I already have a smartphone or a tablet? After all, all devices can read text and books nowadays. True, but that is not the whole story. The Kindle currently is one of the few devices that really mimics a book due to two reasons. The first is the technology of the screen. The second is the essence of reading a book.
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- E-book sales overtook print books in 2012 July 28 2013

Here's a very cool chart Amazon flashed at today's Kindle event. It shows how quickly sales of Kindle books have grown in comparison to physical book sales. Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/chart-of-the-day-kindle-books-sold-2012-9#ixzz2aGdKKEok

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