Amazon’s Kindle Convert Can Turn Your Paper Library Into E-Books

If you’ve been hanging on to those paper books because the idea of having to repurchase them all as Kindle titles is daunting, Amazon has a new option for you: Kindle Convert, a program for Windows that turns print books into digital versions fully compatible with Amazon’s Kindle software, including adjustable font, Whispersync for making …

The Super-Slim Kindle Voyage Is A Great Travel Companion

In 1935, Sir Allen Lane and V. K. Krishna Menon founded Penguin Books, a company dedicated to producing high-quality, small-format paperback books for the world market. These small, well-made little books introduced some amazing fiction, philosophy, classical thought and spiritualism to a hungry audience, and the low price made it easy to build a library …

Samsung Targets The iPad, Surface And Kindle With New Galaxy Pro Tablet Ad

Samsung is never shy about throwing shade on its competitors, and a new ad for its Galaxy Pro series of tablets is no exception. The new video calls out not only Apple’s iPad, but also the Microsoft Surface and Amazon Kindle by name as it emphasizes the things its Android-powered, business-focused devices can do that …

This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Windows 8.1, The Kindle Fire HDX, And Curved Display Smartphones

That’s right. It’s Gadgets Podcast time once again, and all I can say is TGIF. Here are some of our topics this week: Who’s already upgraded to Windows 8.1? John had no trouble with it but Matt seems to be lost. Meanwhile, we’ve been testing out the new Amazon Kindle Fire HDX, and we all …

Fly Or Die: Amazon Kindle Fire HDX

Amazon has been churning out LCD-based Kindle tablets for the past two years, and there’s no question that the company has improved from the original, BlackBerry PlayBook-style Kindle Fire. But with the Fire HDX, is there enough of an improvement to upgrade from the Kindle Fire HD? That’s the question John Biggs and I investigate …

Amazon Resurrects The Kindle DX, That Most Awkward Cousin Of A Device Family On The Way Out

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Amazon has made official the return of a device many thought was bound for the e-reader graveyard, the Kindle DX. The DX is Amazon’s big-screen reader, with a 9.7-inch e-ink display and a full keyboard at the bottom. It’s almost comically oversized compared to the more popular and current e-reader models, which include the Kobo …