7 Reasons to buy a refurbished Kindle

Let’s define the word “Refurbished”

Refurbished Kindle

I am going to share with you 7 reasons to buy a refurbished Kindle. Now, I understand your apprehension about buying a refurbished Kindle – many are.

Some people think that refurbs are faulty products hastily pushed on to the next consumer (rejects!). But in many cases, refurbished products such as electronics are a great steal—”good as new” that cost much less and last at least as long as their brand-new counterparts.

The key to buying refurbished products especially electronics without having problems is to know where to look and doing a bit of shopping detective work.

I know that this word “refurbished” may conjure up not-so-reassuring images of retailers and manufacturers resurrecting defective products, lots of items fall under the “refurbished” umbrella.

You may know from experience that sometimes we may return a product for a refund without even opening the box or using the item at all. When this happens, the item cannot be sold as new and has to be offered as a refurbished product—often at a deep discount (around 15 to 30 percent).

Here are other reasons products get labeled refurbished:

  • Sometimes during shipping minor scratches or dents to the product. This would force a retailer to return it to the manufacturer where it is put on the refurbish checkout lane.
  • Demonstration units (demos) used at retail stores or product reviewers may be repackaged as refurbished items.
  • Opened box can mean anything – a customer may have changed his/her mind and returns the item. Technically, there should be no issue and the item is “like new,” but the box was simply opened.
  • If a defect in one part is found, manufacturers might repair the returned defective units and sell them or send them to retailers as refurbished units.

Every Certified Refurbished Amazon Device is backed by the same limited warranty as a brand-new device.

Here’s why you are safe to buy refurbished Kindles

According to Amazon, prior to sale, every pre-owned Amazon Device (including a refurbished kindle) undergoes a rigorous refurbishment process, including:

  • A full diagnostic test
  • Replacement of any defective parts identified in testing
  • A thorough cleaning and inspection process
  • A new product box
  • A software update to the most recent software version available for the device
  • A full one-year limited warranty, just like a brand-new device.

My best advice would be to shop from a reputable source and look for a generous warranty.

So you see, buying a refurbished Kindle is not bad at all. I hope that you will now see this from a different perspective. Given the reasons why they are labeled as refurbished and if there is a generous warranty, buying one will not be a bad idea.

If you would like to leave your personal review or experience of a refurbished Kindle or you have any questions, please do leave them below. I would love to hear your feedback!

Have you checked out Amazon’s waterproof Kindle Oasis? – click here.

Click here from the world’s reputable online store where every Certified Refurbished Amazon Device purchased from Amazon is backed by a full one-year limited warranty, just like a brand-new device.

What Accessories Do I Need For The Kindle

Every now and then,we find ourselves in need of some sort of accessory for the many devices. If you are asking what accessories do I need for the Kindle, this article, will answer that question. Here I share about some of the most helpful Kindle accessories.

The accessories for a device may include basics such as: chargers, adapters, covers and screen guards. These are there to protect your devices. Either way, it is a tried, tested, and common knowledge that accessories are fundamental in keeping our devices safe and in mint condition. Like most electronic devices such as as your iPhone, tablet, laptop etc., there are various accessories available for the Kindle. There are five accessories, six if you charging the Kindle using the cigarette lighter in your vehicle.

Kindle Accessories


USB Cable – Because of all the charging, the cable is a must-have accessory. Sometimes with all the handling, this accessory tends to wear easily. One can break

the joints, the connection between the plug and the cable easily.

If your original cable gets bad, make sure you get a new one with a 2.0 USB speed. For the fun and stylish people, cables come in different colors, too, apart from black
and white.



Power Adapter – According to amazon: The Official Amazon 9W, 1.8A adapter charges Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ in under 5 hours, Kindle Fire HD 7″ in under 4 hours, and Kindle Fire in under 3 hours
Also the approved charger for Kindle Paperwhite and Kindle; charges Kindle Paperwhite in 4 hours or less and Kindle in 3 hours or less.

There are now 12W chargers available that offer an even faster charge that offers a smaller package with flip out prongs.The higher the power (W aka Watts) the faster the charging circuit can work

There is also the Kindle PowerFast International Charging Kit (for accelerated charging in over 200 countries)


Screen Protectors – The readability of the Kindle depends greatly on the quality of the screen. Scratches on screens can occur and are worrisome and unsightly. If your life is a constant rush like trying to fit in cooking, dishes, and laundry with meeting project deadlines and catching up on half-read books most days, then having a screen protector is a must.

You can get them in varieties of matte finish or clear finish. The matte finish version is preferred because it provides some additional anti-glare functionality.



Covers – They come in different styles, colors, and materials. This is also another definitely essential item for your Kindle that can save and protect it.

If you are concerned about dropping your kindle, then a cover is a must. No matter how careful you are, accidents do happen and it will happen even to the most careful of users. A good cover can be your best friend in these situations.

If you get a leather cover, it will give your Kindle that elegant and sophisticated look. You also get covers that can be converted into stands or has bands for added grip. There are many choices. This will be added insurance in addition to screen protectors for your screen and can even assist you for a hands-free reading experience.



Car Charger – Amazon has a high output Rapid Charging adapter fits cigarette lighters in both foreign and domestic vehicles 12 – 24 VDC, 10 Watt, 2000 mA high output current for faster charging with full lifetime warranty

Advanced internal circuitry prevents device from power surges; overcharging and short-circuiting Lifetime Warranty on Gomadic Brand products. Charging adapter works
with both foreign and domestic car lighter ports

The above accessories will help you maintain your Kindle so that you will have a long and lasting experience with your device. All the best. If you have any comments or questions, please leave them below.

The Waterproof Kindle Oasis

Waterproof Kindle Oasis

Have you heard of the Waterproof Kindle Oasis? The waterproof is amazon’s 9th Generation Kindle. The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) Standard 60529 has quality tested it and gave it a rating of IPX8.

This waterproof Kindle can withstand immersion in up to 2 meters of fresh water for up to 60 minutes.

In addition, this Kindle has been tested to withstand exposure to water in many popular places to read.
Features of the Waterproof Kindle:

Features of the Waterproof Kindle: 

Waterproof Oasis Kindle

• The Waterproof Kindle has the largest, highest resolution display— 7” and 300 ppi, reads like real paper without glare, even in bright sunlight.
• The first waterproof (IPX8) Kindle so you are free to read in even more places.
• Now with Audible, listen to the world’s largest library of audiobooks. Pair with Bluetooth to take the story with you anytime, anywhere.
• Thin and light ergonomic design with dedicated page turn buttons and adaptive front light so you can read even more comfortably for hours.
• Keep reading—a single charge lasts weeks, not hours.
• Enjoy twice the storage with 8 GB. Or choose 32 GB to hold more magazines, comics, newspapers, and audiobooks.
• Instant access to new releases and bestsellers, or from over a million titles at $2.99 or less. Prime members read free with unlimited access to over a thousand titles.

If your Waterproof Kindle accidentally dropped in a bathtub, hot tub, the pool, splashed by the ocean at the beach, or otherwise exposed to water, quickly retrieve it and follow the care instructions below.

According to Amazon:

What should I do if my Waterproof Kindle gets wet?

If your Kindle is splashed with water, wipe it off with a soft cloth and keep on reading. If your Kindle is immersed in water, remove its cover, make sure no cables are plugged into the device and do not attempt to charge your Kindle until it is completely dry.
If your Kindle is immersed in salt water, chlorinated water, soapy water, or liquids other than fresh water, make sure you rinse that liquid out of the device with fresh water such as cold tap water. Then dry your Kindle.

What steps should I take to dry my Waterproof Kindle?

To dry your Kindle, let the water drain out through the micro-USB port, gently tapping the side of the device as necessary.
It is recommended you also let your Kindle dry fully in a well-ventilated location, with it standing upright so that any excess water can continue to drain from the micro-USB port.
Do not attempt to dry your Kindle with an external heat source, such as a microwave oven or hair dryer. Do not insert a foreign object, such as a cotton swab or paper towel, into the micro-USB port to dry it.

What can I do to reduce the likelihood of water damage to my waterproof Kindle?

It is recommended not exposing your Kindle to pressurized water, high-velocity water, extremely humid conditions (such as a steam room) or food, oil, lotion, or abrasive substances.If your Kindle is immersed in water, follow the care instructions on this page.

Click here to check this out. I hope you enjoy this waterproof Kindle. All the best. Any comments, leave them below. Cheers!
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How to get free ebooks for Kindle

Although the Kindle is tightly tied to Amazon’s ecosystem, one can download other reading apps to increase your library and in this post, I will show you how to get free ebooks for kindle

With amazon’s Kindle being a premium ebook reader it is no wonder it is so tightly tied to Amazon’s ecosystem.

So how do we get free ebooks for Kindle?

We do this by using a bit of free software. Ebooks from EPUB, Mobi and PDF formats can be moved over to the Kindle lickety-split. You can do this using the following:


This seems to be the easiest way to put books on your Kindle. This is how you do this:

  • Go to www.amazon.com/myk to get your Kindle’s email address.
  • Once there, tap on “Your Devices,” thereafter choose the relevant Kindle from the gallery below. Next to “Email,” you will find the Kindle’s email address.
  • Next you will need to click “Settings” and scroll all the way down to the “approved personal document e-mail list.”
  • Click “add a new approved e-mail address,” and add the email address you intend to send your books from.

It is important to remember that your Kindle needs to be connected to Wi-Fi or 3G network for this to work. This can be done wherever there is Wi-fi.

Mobi Format

Books that are in the Mobi format are already readable by the Kindle. Using e-mail, attach the Mobi file and send it to your Kindle’s email address (with any subject, and no body in the email), and it should appear on your Kindle shortly. You can also drag and drop the file onto your Kindle if you attach the device to your PC with a USB cable.

PDF Format

The good thing is that Amazon can automatically convert PDFs into the Kindle. With this you get two formatting options.

Option 1

If you want your Kindle to display every page in the PDF as if it were a graphic, just email the .pdf file to your Kindle’s address without a subject line.

By doing this, it will maintain the formatting and graphics, but the font size may be too small to read. If you are okay with this kind of formatting, you can also drag and drop the file onto your Kindle if you attach the device to your PC with a USB cable.

Option 2

Attach the .pdf file to an email, with the subject line “convert”—just that word. Send it to your Kindle email address and your PDF will be converted into a Mobi file, where you can control the font size and formatting. The graphics will still be in there as well, but you’ll lose the layout of the original PDF.

EPUB Format

EPUB is a common ebook format around the Web, but the Kindle can’t read it natively. The good news is that you can convert .epub files to Mobi files for the Kindle to read.

So what software is required to do this?


Calibre Software

The software is called Calibre. Calibre can reformat almost any kind of ebook for almost any ebook reader, although cracking the copy protection on books purchased from Amazon or certain other stores is forbidden.

This software is available for both Windows and Mac PCs. When you set up the software, it will ask you for your model of ebook reader, and will suggest sending the books by email.

Once you set up the software, Calibre, do the following:

  • Click on “Add books,”
  • Pick out the free ebook files you’ve downloaded. They’ll appear in the Calibre library.
  • Click on an entry in your Calibre library and choose “convert books” from the top bar. In the upper right hand corner, make sure the “output format” is “MOBI.” Click OK, and wait until the “Jobs” number at the lower right of the main screen goes from 1 down to 0.
  • Now select the title again and click “Save to disk.”
  • Pick the folder you want to save it in. It’ll create a sub-folder with the name of the author. In Explorer or Finder, drill into that folder until you find the Mobi file within, which you can email to your Kindle or drag and drop onto it using a USB cable.

I hope you found this post on how to get free ebooks for Kindle helpful.I wish you many hours of reading.

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Calibre – eBook Management

A Wife Review of the Kindle Paperwhite

Kindle Paperwhite
Kindle Paperwhite

I just bought my wife a gift, a Kindle Paperwhite and I asked her if she could provide a Wife Review of the Kindle Paperwhite. She obliged. This review does not have all the technical language, it is just my wife providing her thoughts about the Kindle Paperwhite in her own words. I am so glad that I bought this gift for her. She loves it.

So here’s A Wife Review of the Kindle Paperwhite

My new Paperwhite Kindle

I have always been an avid reader. I grew up next to a library and often chose reading over playing with my siblings. I would go to the library and lie on my stomach on the carpeted floor and finish book after book.

I love reading, but…

As an adult, I continued to enjoy reading. However I found myself having time to read mostly during the evenings in bed. Two challenges made this experience less enjoyable. Firstly, I am now unable to read small print without reading glasses. So, sometimes I would be all settled in bed then I realize that my reading glasses is not at my bedside so instead of getting out of my cozy bed, I opt for watching television.

Not all books are created equal

Secondly, not all books are created equal. If I am reading a hardcover book that is not very light, I found myself being uncomfortable after a while having to change my position in bed so that I could hold the book in a certain way, turn pages etc. All that became too bothersome and often put me off reading.

The Kindle Paperwhite, my best gift

My husband who knew about my love for reading and my waning eyesight, recently bought me a Kindle Paperwhite. It is one of the best gifts I have received. First, it is so light: it weights under one pound. So holding it in bed while reading requires very, very little effort. Second, it has a mat finish which means that the light from the bedside lamp does not reflect on my eyes causing strain. By the way, I can also read with the lights completely off because the kindle has its own adjustable lighting.

Third, I do not need two hands to be comfortable with the kindle. It is small enough to hold with one hand and turn pages with the same hand. Most importantly, I can adjust the font so that I do not need to go looking for my reading glasses whenever I want to read. All this makes the Kindle Paperwhite work perfectly for me.

Of course, additional benefits of the kindle include being able to have your book as soon as you purchase it; being able to connect to wifi; being able to use other apps like facebook on the kindle; having the kindle “remember” the page you last read so you do not have to fold pages or try to find where you stopped; etc etc. I wish I had the kindle when I was a student. That way I would have had my books with me all the time without having to carry them around.

I am thoroughly enjoying me kindle and I am glad that is brought me back to my love for reading. I only had it for about two weeks now and I have already read three books. I remain thankful to my husband for this thoughtful gift. We also just had our first grandchild. I know I will be getting him a Kindle for kids when he is able to read. There’s great information about how to chose the best ereader for kids out there.

I hope you enjoyed this brief post on A Wife Review of the Kindle Paperwhite. Let me know if you have any thoughts about the Kindle Paperwhite. As you know there are other e-readers such as Kindle, Kindle Voyage, Kindle Oasis, and Kindle for Kids BundleYou can also read how the Kindle compares to other e-readers.



Updates For Kindles

Do you have an older Kindle version? It is important to read this updates for kindles so that you continue to download Kindle books from the Cloud, access the Kindle Store, and use other Kindle services on select Kindle e-readers.

As a kindle e-reader, you may need to manually download the latest software version. Thereafter you will need to transfer the update to your device via a USB cable.

Amazon put this message out about updates for kindles:

“If you did not update your device by March 22, 2016, you will receive the following message, or similar, on your device and will be unable to connect wirelessly: Your Kindle is unable to connect at this time. Please make sure you are within wireless range and try again. If the problem persists, please restart your Kindle from the Menu in Settings and try again. If you see this message on your device on or after March 22, 2016, you will need to manually install the latest software update for your device in order to resume normal functionality.”

Here’s some information about update for kindles:

Kindle E-Readers that Require Updates

If you have the devices below then they require the latest software version, which will need to be transferred via USB.

Unsure which Kindle e-reader you have, refer to Which Kindle E-reader do I have?

Kindle 1st Generation (2007)

Updates for Kindles





Software Version Your Device Needs: 1.2.1


Kindle 2nd Generation (2009)

Updates for Kindles

Software Version Your Device Needs: 2.5.8


Kindle DX 2nd Generation (2009) *

Updates for Kindles

Software Version Your Device Needs: 2.5.8


Kindle Keyboard 3rd Generation (2010)

Updates for Kindles

Software Version Your Device Needs: 3.4.2 or higher


Kindle 4th Generation (2011)

Updates for Kindles

Software Version Your Device Needs: 4.1.3 or higher


Kindle 5th Generation (2012)

Updates for Kindles

Software Version Your Device Needs: or higher


Kindle Touch 4th Generation (2011)

Updates for Kindles

Software Version Your Device Needs: or higher


Kindle Paperwhite 5th Generation (2012)

Updates for Kindles

Software Version Your Device Needs: or higher

*Amazon says, “For these devices, even if your device is running software version 2.5.8, if you have not connected to wireless (2G/3G) since October 5, 2015, you will need to manually install the latest software file from Amazon.”

Kindle that do not updates

I am sure you asking does my Kindle need updates. Well if you have the following devices they do not need updates:

Additional Information about updates for Kindles

For more information about updates for Kindles, click here

For more information on how to download updates manually, click here

Click here to purchase a Kindle ereader




What is in The Art of the Deal Book in Kindle

What is in The Art of the Deal
The Art of the Deal – DJ Trump with T Swartz

I am sure you would like to know about what is in The Art of the Deal book. Well, get a Kindle version or the hard copy to read about the deal-maker himself, Donald Trump.

Well, as the title suggests, it is about business acumen and how to “deal” in the business world.

The Art of the Deal was written in 1987 and it reached number 1 on The New York Times Bestseller list. The book enjoyed this position for 13 weeks, and altogether held a position on the list for 48 weeks.

There has been a lot of controversy about the Art of the Deal book’s authorship. The co-author and journalist, Tony Schwartz, has indicated that he regrets his involvement in helping Trump in writing this book, also asserted that Trump had played no role in the actual writing of The Art of the Deal book.

Trump, while on the presidential campaign trail reminded his audiences of his business-related acumen and authorship. We all know that when a celebrity or political figure comes out with a memoir or autobiographical title, it’s not untypical that a ghost writer does all the heavy lifting.

Leaving the authorship issue aside, it will be good to get a sense of what is in the Art of the Deal book. Here’s a summary:

Summary of The Art of the Deal

This book, available on Kindle reveals how Trump operates his business, his personal life and much more. He is very intentional about meeting the people he needs to meet and shows how he interacts with family and friends, clashes with enemies and how he challenges conventional thinking.

According to the author, Trump has come up with time-tested guidelines for success. “He isolates the common elements in his greatest accomplishments; he shatters myths; he names names, spells out the zeros, and fully reveals the deal-maker’s art. And throughout, Trump talks—really talks—about how he does it. Trump: The Art of the Deal is an unguarded look at the mind of a brilliant entrepreneur—the ultimate read for anyone interested in the man behind the spotlight.”

You can read The Art of the Deal in any of the following Kindles. Kindle Oasis, Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Voyager, Kindle Fire, Kindle, 6″ E Ink Display

Media Commendations on The Art of the Deal

“Trump makes one believe for a moment in the American dream again.”—The New York Times

“Donald Trump is a deal maker. He is a deal maker the way lions are carnivores and water is wet.”—Chicago Tribune

“Fascinating . . . wholly absorbing . . . conveys Trump’s larger-than-life demeanor so vibrantly that the reader’s attention is instantly and fully claimed.”—Boston Herald

“A chatty, generous, chutzpa-filled autobiography.”—New York Post

Donald Trump

“I like thinking big. I always have. To me it’s very simple: If you’re going to be thinking anyway, you might as well think big.”

Read more about The Art of the Deal…

Mandela Long Walk to Freedom in Kindle

Mandela Long Walk to FreedomMandela Long Walk to Freedom? My knowledge of Nelson Mandela was very limited. Why?

As you may have known during the apartheid era in South Africa, the South African apartheid government barred any literature about Nelson Mandela and the liberation forces from reaching its citizens. The organization, African National Congress of which Nelson Mandela was a member was banned.

When I received a gift from a close friend, like so many, I was curious to find out about the gift. And so I opened the wrapping, and found out that it was a book, Long Walk to Freedom. Prior to this, I longed to know about Nelson Mandela.

Well all that era ended in 1994. South Africans now have access to previously banned literature.

The world has seen some incredible leaders over the centuries and Nelson Mandela is one of those incredible leaders. I had the privilege of being in his presence in 1994 when he visited my home town of Chatsworth.

The local stadium was the venue and since the seats in the stadium were full, I was directed to sit on the field. When he entered the stadium, he walked onto the field and there I was a few meters away from this iconic world famous leader.

He addressed the crowd and I must say that I was inspired by his speech. When I returned home that evening, I could not stop talking about my experience. A few weeks later when I received the book titled Long Walk to Freedom, I got stuck into it.

Autobiography of Nelson Mandela

When I first looked at the book, the size and weight of this volume was daunting. After reading the first two or three chapters, I was tempted to give up. I am glad I did not as it started to get really good. I began getting a clearer picture of his life.

The first half of the book is about his upbringing and path into politics.

It was one the best books I have read. Without giving much away, here’s how the autobiography of Nelson Mandela is described on amazon.com:

Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the Nobel Peace Prize and the presidency of his country. Since his triumphant release in 1990 from more than a quarter-century of imprisonment, Mandela has been at the center of the most compelling and inspiring political drama in the world. As president of the African National Congress and head of South Africa’s anti-apartheid movement, he was instrumental in moving the nation toward multiracial government and majority rule. He is revered everywhere as a vital force in the fight for human rights and racial equality.

It goes on to state that the Mandela LONG WALK TO FREEDOM is his moving and exhilarating autobiography, destined to take its place among the finest memoirs of history’s greatest figures. Here for the first time, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela tells the extraordinary story of his life–an epic of struggle, setback, renewed hope, and ultimate triumph.

I cannot agree more with the above review. The Mandela Long Walk to Freedom book not only inspired me but helped shape my understanding as a leader.

What did I learn about the Mandela Long Walk to Freedom?

Here are a few of my learnings:

• How deeply apartheid had ingrained racism not just on to the white minority, but onto the attitudes and assumptions throughout the whole of the South African society
• It gave me a profound understanding of the struggle and the historical events leading to the eventual demise of the apartheid era.
• That love wins and that nothing conquers the human spirit
• How to face trials with class and strength.
• The power of forgiveness and how this aligned with my faith understanding of forgiveness.
• The joy that can be found in the simple things in life

I could go on and on in sharing what I have learned from Mandela Long Walk to Freedom book, I hope you will read the book for yourself.

Nelson Mandela in the movie, Invictus

When the movie Invictus about Nelson Mandela was released, I made sure I go and watch the movie. In fact I watched the movie three times. Here’s a synopsis of this movie:

The film tells the inspiring true story of how Nelson Mandela joined forces with the captain of South Africa’s rugby team to help unite their country. Newly elected President Mandela knows his nation remains racially and economically divided in the wake of apartheid. Believing he can bring his people together through the universal language of sport, Mandela rallies South Africa’s rugby team as they make their historic run to the 1995 Rugby World Cup Championship match. – Written by alfiehitchie

This movie, just like the book Mandela Long Walk to Freedom exceeded all my expectations. Clint Eastwood and Morgan Freeman did South Africa and Nelson Mandela proud. It shows again, the iconic Mandela demonstrating how a leader should lead.

There are other books about the autobiography of Nelson Mandela but none come close to Mandela Long Walk to Freedom book. I also love the movie, Invictus as it captures the essence of who Mandela was and his leadership skills and abilities.

Click here to the Mandela Long Walk to Freedom eBook

Click here to watch the movie Invictus


Free Kindle App PC Download

You can download Amazon’s free Kindle apps to your pc. The free Kindle app pc download is also free for iOS, Android and other devices. But in this post, I will focus on the pc download.

Amazon has one of the best e-book reader applications available for Windows today. When you first launch Kindle for PC, the books are displayed with beautiful cover images. It is so easy as you double-click a book, it instantly downloads to your pc. Now there are those who like to read a book on their pc, once a book that was purchased on amazon, you can enjoy the large screen as monitors tend to be wide, and lines can stretch on and on. You can also increase the margin size (much like with a physical Kindle), Kindle for PC also lets you re-flow the text into two columns. This makes for a beautiful layout, almost reminiscent of a physical book spread out for reading.

First step is to get this free kindle app pc download?

  • The first step is to create an amazon account. Go to www.amazon.com
  • In the top right site, you will see a button called “Sign In”, just hover your mouse over that button and you will see a drop down, click on “Start Here” link from that drop down.
  • You will see a new web page appear with a simple form, just file the form (enter your name, email and password). After you enter all the stuff click on “Create Account” Button.
  • You will be redirected to the amazon home page and your account will be created.

Now that you created your amazon account, it’s time to get the free kindle app pc download.

How to get this free kindle app pc download

When you first launch Kindle for PC, it prompts you to log on to your Amazon account. Here are the instructions to download the free app

  • Go to Kindle for PC. If prompted, choose the option to save the file to your computer.
  • Click on the download button.
  • Once the download completes, follow the onscreen installation instructions.

When prompted, click Run.

Free Kindle App PC Download
Free Kindle App PC Download

Next, you should see the Kindle for PC Setup, install screen below. Kindle for PC will start when the install is complete.

Free kindle app pc download

Reading a book on a computer is a different experience than reading on a Kindle. There are those who prefer using a computer for this, and it is not necessarily bad. If you are among those who prefer reading a book on a computer, I hope that you will make use of a free kindle app pc download.




What is the Best eReader Buy?

What is the best ereader buyWhat is the best ereader buy? I am sure as you look at the various ereaders you would want to know that you are buying the best. Whenever we want to buy a new gadget or any product for that matter, what do we do? We get on to the internet and do a search. We want to read the reviews so that we can choose the best. Best means the “most excellent, effective, or desirable type or quality” I hope that, after reading this article, you will be able to judge for yourself about which is the best buy as far as ereaders are concerned. No one wants to buy something that is second best.

You will agree with me that the digital revolution is here. As far as ereaders are concerned there are several products that you can choose from. And so if you are going to join the digital book revolution or just want a replacement of an old ereader, then you will want to read about what is the best e-reader to buy.

What will we be looking for? In this post, we will be looking at memory, screen friendliness, weight and comfort, battery life, and other features.

As I mentioned there are several e-readers but these are the top 5 ereaders at the moment. Let’s look at the 5 best ereaders:

Comparing 5 best ereaders

Kindle Oasis
Kindle Voyage
Kindle Paperwhite
Barnes & Noble NOOK Simple Touch Reader with GlowLight
Kobo Aura HD

eReader # 1 Kindle Oasis

You can buy the Kindle Oasis from amazon. It is 4.6 ounces and is 3.4 mm at its thinnest point. It’s battery life is up to a 9 weeks without WiFi on. Let’s look at it’s features:
Screen size: 6-inch
Storage 4GB
Resolution 300ppi
Weight 131g
Backlight Yes
Touchscreen Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
3G Yes
Battery life up to eight weeks
Rating – 8.8 out of 10
Cost – $289
It is the lightest Kindle yet.
It’s backlight makes it the brightest Kindle yet
The most comfortable ereader experience you will have
It has the best screen and design

It is pricey
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eReader #2 – Kindle Voyage

Screen size: 6-inch
Storage: 4GB
Resolution: 300ppi | Weight:180/188g
Backlight: yes
Touchscreen: yes
Wi-Fi: yes
3G: yes
Battery life: up to six weeks
Cost: $200
Kindle Voyage’s now has Word Wise, Family Library and, in the US, Kindle FreeTime Unlimited

Sleek design
Brilliant screen
Has a uniform backlight
Has an ambient light sensor
PagePress buttons, which allow you to navigate a book without lifting a finger.

It lacks a microSD card slot
Buttons can be hard to hit
Read more

eReader #3 – Kindle Paperwhite

Screen size: 6-inch
Screen type E ink
Storage 4GB
Resolution 300ppi
Weight 209g
Backlight yes
Touchscreen yes
Wi-Fi yes
3G yes
Battery life up to six weeks
Cost: $120

Super-sharp screen
Good improved typography

Design is bland
Some features are lacking
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This is a relatively cheap e-reader. It is lightweight with a decent backlight. Recently a new feature, Glowlight Plus has been added which even has a waterproof feature which is ideal for those luxurious bathroom reading activities!

eReader #4 – Barnes and Noble Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight

This device has GlowLight which is powerful enough to read in bed or in the bright light of the sun. Here are it’s features:

Height: 6.4″
Width: 4.7″
Thickness: .34″ (8.6mm)
Weight: 6.9 ounces (195g)
Screen & Resolution – A 6″ high-resolution, 300-dpi screen with built-in glare-, scratch-, and fingerprint-resistant lens provides a paper-like reading experience. It has a crisper text, enhanced contrast, and a glare-free, scratch-resistant screen.
Battery Life – read for up to 6 weeks on a single charge.
Waterproof – Enjoy your favorite books in the bathtub or at the pool.
Device Storage – Holds thousands of books (4GB memory: 2.5GB for NOOK Store content and side-loaded content)
Cloud Storage – All of your purchased eBooks are stored free in the NOOK Cloud.
Built in Wi-Fi® – Wireless connectivity via Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n). Free Wi-Fi in all Barnes & Noble stores and at 30,000 AT&T® hotspots nationwide.
Built-in anti-glare screen protector
Price – $130
Ratings – CNet.com gives it a 7.0 out of 10

Competes well with the Kindle Paperwhite
No adds
Fully waterproof

Cannot sort books by “Most Recently Added”

eReader#5 – Kobo Aura HD

The Aura HD was a limited-edition device, released on 25 April 2013, with a 6.8-inch E Ink display, with a high resolution of 1440×1080 with 265  ppi. You may know that Kobo is the second largest e-Reader company in the world. The Kobo eReader is an e-reader produced by Toronto-based Kobo Inc. Kobo sells e-books in almost every single major market. The H2O provides enough screen real estate that makes reading e-books a breeze. It also has an internet browser that you can use to keep up to date on your favorite blogs or trying out some top class gaming pleasures at the Mr Smith Casino site.

It measures 6.91 by 5.05 by 0.46 inches (HWD) and weighs 8.5 ounces. The Aura HD is also an ounce heavier than the Paperwhite, and an ounce and a half heavier than the Nook


Has a large screen with high res-screen – 1,440-by-1,080 pixels and 265 dpi, it’s the densest E Ink display
Strong front light
Big and heavy than competing e-readers – It is 6.8 inch
Has a micro-SD slot, so you can add up to 32GB to the reader’s already robust built-in 4GB of storage
Page turns are fast and unobtrusive
Has 10 different fonts to choose from

It is pricey – cost around $169
Can do better as far as software is concerned
Does not include AC adapter (must pay additional $30 for this)


Amazon has dominated the ereader market and their devices have proved to be superior than it’s competitor’s ereaders. With Amazon being the world’s most trusted online store, their products come with full-warranty that makes it to be trusted. The bottom line is doing business with Amazon makes so much sense and I would highly recommend it’s products.



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