Smashwords vs KDP

I recently published another in my long line of failed Science Fiction ebooks. However, unlike before, I decided that this time I was not going to limit myself to publishing my book exclusively through Amazon’s KDP program. The advantages of pushing books to other platforms would appear to be rather intuitive, save for the fact … Read more

Can you read books in the dark on a Kindle Paperwhite?

read books in the dark on a Kindle Paperwhite

When it was introduced some years back, the Kindle pretty much revolutionized the way that people read books. Instead of carrying around often hefty paper books, now they could carry thousand of books on one device. The first Kindles could, however, not be read in the dark without turning on the light. That was because … Read more

5 Advantages of E-ink Displays

4 advantages of e-ink displays

At a time when the entire world appears to be obsessed with the newfangled display technologies that have been cropping up, it may come as a surprise to many that e-ink displays remain a force to be reckoned with. Electronic ink (e-ink) displays, which are sometimes referred to as electronic paper (e-paper) displays, have been … Read more

How to Turn off Recommended Books on a Kindle

turn off recommended books on a Kindle Paperwhite

If you have just purchased a Kindle, you will notice that the “Home,” screen comes with a “Recommended for you,” section. Now, there is nothing wrong with getting recommendations about books that fall in line with your interests. However, on a Kindle Paperwhite, the section tends to eat up space that could otherwise be used … Read more

How to Update your Kindle Paperwhite

Update your Kindle Paperwhite

If, like me, you recently purchased a Kindle Paperwhite, you may be wondering how you can update your eBook reader. Updating your Kindle Paperwhite to the latest version of its firmware is crucial, if you are to get the complete Kindle experience. So, how do you update your kindle to the latest firmware? Updating Kindle … Read more

How to Stop Amazon from Collecting Personal Data on a Paperwhite

Kindle Paperwhite privacy options

One of the things that you may not be aware of is the fact that Amazon collects personal data from your Kindle Paperwhite as you use it. This data is then used to bring you ads and suggestions about relevant content. This article shows you the available Kindle Paperwhite privacy options. So, how do you … Read more