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Kindle FreeTime workaround for non-Amazon books
January 16, 2013 | 10:00 am

An interesting question popped up last month on Kindleboards. A mom wanted to set up FreeTime—the app included on Kindle Fire HD that allows parents to create a customized content experience—for her son on the Fire HD. A lot of his books were not purchased from Amazon, so when she sent them to the Fire, they were classified as "personal documents" and didn't show up under any of the FreeTime tabs. She converted the books to EPUB, side-loaded an EPUB reader and figured that would fix it. Nope. Sideloaded apps also don't show up on FreeTime. She called Amazon Customer Service, and...

Morning Roundup — Stories you may have missed
December 10, 2012 | 9:00 am

Barnes & Noble Launches Nook Video in the UK (Good E-Reader) eBooks Via Kindle Freetime Unlimited: Game-Changer or Non-Starter? (Publisher's Weekly) Why B&N Can't Ever Catch up to Amazon (The Digital Reader) Average eBook Bestseller Price Drops as Hachette, Simon & Schuster Ink New Deals (Digital Book World) Kindle Daily Deal: Persona Non Grata by Ruth Downie & The Story of Snow by Chronicle Books * * *    ...