- File Size: 455 KB
- Print Length: 186 pages
- Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
- Publisher: Harvard Perspectives Press - Kindle Nation Daily (June 17, 2010)
- Publication Date: June 17, 2010
- Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
- Language: English
- ASIN: B001TOCCRK
- Text-to-Speech: Enabled
- Word Wise: Enabled
- Lending: Enabled
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #452,668 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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The Complete User's Guide To the Amazing Amazon Kindle 2: Tips, Tricks, & Links To Unlock Cool Features & Save You Hundreds on Kindle Content (#1 Guide to the Kindle US & Global) Kindle Edition
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By the time Kindle 2 came out, I was way hooked on this product, bought it and of course then immediately read his Kindle 2 information. Although I really enjoyed the struggle related to Kindle 1 (I have been working with computers since the early 80's) - his Kindle 2 book puts readers just a tiny click away from anywhere they want to go and any books they want to read on this marvelous machine. Now the experience was terrific.
Windwalker has made it easy to enjoy all the benefits of the Kindle 1 and 2. His advice and ideas are very valuable and the links are perfect. By the way, I'm a 73 year old woman and I find everything about this technology fantastic.
Personally, I think it's lame to release a "Beta version" of a book anyway. Books shouldn't become like software. That's the slippery slope we get into with eBooks. It should either be finished and ready for release or not. Period.
Also, save your money and read the well-written manual that comes installed on your Kindle. There are lots of tips and tricks already in there.
His included links turned out to be a double bonus. I refer to the book often, and really feel that it has enhanced my usage of the Kindle. This book really is a must have for any Kindle owner who wants to get the most of their ereader!
The writing is generally more casual and entertaining than a typical user manual, but it's also poorly structured and puzzlingly repetitive at times. For example, the author explains how the Kindle 2 has two built-in speakers but also can be used with headphones in four different sections of the book. Do those count as 4 of the 500 alleged "tips and tricks"? Many other features of the Kindle are described several times in the book. This actually confused a new Kindle user like myself; at first I assumed I was accidentally hitting some button that caused me to re-read sections of the book.
This was not a pleasant book to read for that reason, but there will be some value for some users. The book contains a long list of web links (in desperate need of editing) that includes few helpful pointers to resources for free (public domain) e-books. This information will be helpful for many new e-book readers like myself, but it's also probably nothing that I could not have learned with a few web searches such as "free ebooks"
It says you can e-mail him for a list of the links which can be used from your computer. Don't waste your time asking for this; I have e-mailed 4 times and NEVER GOT A REPLY!!!!
Save your money; wish I had!!
Most Recent Customer Reviews
The name is deceiving. It is not complete. It is helpful for someone starting with a Kindle. It is worth the money.Published 18 months ago by Lewis
Now you can get a guide to understanding your kindle without getting mad at it. Simple instructions for the beginners to learn about your kindle .Published on April 26, 2014 by Dave
Very informative. Always nice to know all your device can do. Easy read and easy to understand. It always nice to know all you cZn.Published on April 24, 2014 by BettyBoop
I use this all the time especially when I'm trying something new. It's easy to follow. I'm rating it this way because I'm still using it and finding more all the time.Published on February 11, 2014 by JanMarie
no useful information. NO no no no no no no no no jo no no no no no ni hate having to write these reviews and having a minimum number of words really makes me mad no no no noPublished on February 18, 2013 by bookworm33
I actually purchased this for my grandson because he received on as a gift. To the best of my knowledge this book does just what it says if one needs to learn about the Kindle 2.Published on January 27, 2013 by busmantc2000
I don't remember much about this guide, except that it was a good help in learning to use my Kindle (which I have had for three years).Published on January 11, 2013 by Linda O. Stokes
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