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Why “Send To Kindle” makes Amazon better than Barnes & Noble and others
January 12, 2013 | 3:54 pm

By Juli Monroe Last week I wrote an article for one of our sister sites, GadgeTell, on ways Barnes & Noble could remain relevant with the Nook line. While I stand by everything I wrote in that article, I missed an important point. One of the reasons I stay with Amazon and my Kindle Touch is because of the “Send To Kindle” feature. Send to Kindle allows you to treat personal documents the same as Amazon content, including syncing between multiple devices. It’s easy to use. After downloading and installing the app, simply right-click on a document, and Send to Kindle will be...

Quick Note: How to sideload apps onto the Kindle Fire
November 15, 2011 | 9:06 am

Laptop Magazine has an article on this: The built-in App store on the Kindle Fire offers a decent selection, but it doesn’t have everything.  For example, you can’t download Tweetdeck or TripIt, or alternate browsers like Opera Mini or Firefox. While Google’s Android Market is off limits to Kindle Fire owners, you can install apps that aren’t available on Amazon’s store by transferring them via USB (also known as sideloading). Here’s how to sideload apps on the Kindle Fire. ...

How to add books to the iPad, iPhone, etc.
January 2, 2011 | 11:24 am

Screen shot 2011-01-02 at 11.23.14 AM.pngDear Author has a good tutorial today on how to get content into your iPad, iPhone or iTouch: Adding books to the iPad, iPhone or iTouch (hereinafter collectively referred to as iThing) is done via a process called sideloading. You must use iTunes. Step 1. Connect your iThing to the computer using the USB cord. ... Go on over and take a look if you need some help....

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