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Kindle Quick Tips: How to Organize Your Free E-Books
January 18, 2013 | 3:23 pm

Do you like to "buy" lots of free books, but you don't want them all downloaded to your Kindle? Not a problem. Try this. 1. Install Kindle for PC (or Mac) on your computer. 2. When you "buy" a free book, have it sent to your Kindle desktop app instead of your Kindle 3. Select a Collection category for your new book You can import all your collections from your Kindle, just like in the screenshot below, so you won't lose any of your organization.  When you're ready for a new book, browse your collections on your computer, select a new book and go to...

New features added to Kindle for PC application
May 19, 2010 | 9:29 am

amazonkindle.pngFrom an Amazon press release: Now Kindle for PC has even more features to enhance the Kindle book reading experience on a PC, including: Purchase, download and read more than 540,000 books, including 96 of 110 New York Times Bestsellers, plus tens of thousands of the most popular classics for free directly from their PC. Bestsellers such as "Backlash" by Aaron Allston, "Big Girl" by Danielle Steel, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot and "The Lost Symbol" by Dan Brown, and hundreds of thousands of other popular books are $9.99 or less in the Kindle Store Browse by genre or...

A great little free dictionary to use with Kindle for PC app (Windows) by Andrys Basten
May 3, 2010 | 3:57 pm

wweb.gifIn the recent blog article on the updated Kindle for PC app, I wrote that there was no in-line dictionary yet like the one on the Kindle itself, with the summary definition at the bottom of the Kindle screen for the word your cursor might be on and the ability to get the full definition and etymology via the American Oxford Dictionary. I missed that. Jerry wrote in the comments area: "For a dictionary on Kindle for PC, I would strongly recommend installing WordWeb ( It has hotkey functionality which allows you to look up any word...

Kindle for PC updated
May 2, 2010 | 10:35 am

kindle-for-pc2.jpgAccording to A Kindle World blog the Kindle for PC has been updated with the following new features: * Create new highlights, notes [identified with mouse movements], and bookmarks * and manage those created on your Kindle * Full screen reading view [love it] * Color modes [allows the change of background & text colors and offers sepia as well -- this feature is found under the Aa icon as well as through the View sub-menu option for "Text Color" although this should say "text-background color" rather than "text color" since I thought at first they meant text-fonts color. ...

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