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Initial post: May 20, 2013, 9:06:09 AM PDT
JF says:
Is there a better interface for managing kindle devices? Or is there a
better app for reading kindle media?

Posted on May 20, 2013, 9:09:58 AM PDT
For managing Kindle devices you use Manage Your Kindle, not the app.
And the best way to read kindle media is a Kindle - preferable eInk.
Were you asking about something specific?

In reply to an earlier post on May 20, 2013, 9:10:55 AM PDT
King Al says:
1) Are you referring to the Manage Your Kindle page?
2) If the books are DRMed, you can only read them on a Kindle device or app.

Posted on May 20, 2013, 10:06:33 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on May 20, 2013, 10:07:44 AM PDT
JF says:
Thank you for your responses.

I'm trying to set up a better workflow for my Kindle than I have currently.

I'd like to be able to send Amazon Kindle purchases, random PDF's that I
find, and web articles that I want to "read later" with the Readability
plug in.

The problem I have currently is that you have to manage all the documents
that you send to Kindle through the Amazon.com interface. So a) many times
documents never make it to that interface b) after "sending a document to
kindle" I have to manually go to Amazon and send it to each of my 3 devices
with the Kindle app and c) once I'm done reading, I cant remove the
document from the device without going back to Amazon.com.

I'm looking for an alternative app or interface to manage my Kindle media, if possible, for my ipad, iphone and laptop. :-/

In reply to an earlier post on May 20, 2013, 10:20:10 AM PDT
Just Peachy says:
You can remove documents and books from any kindle without going to Amazon.com
You only need to go to the Manage Your Kindle page if you want to delete the app from the archives (cloud).

Posted on Nov 27, 2016, 8:29:59 PM PST
J. Saenz says:
Too bad there is not another app that can read Kindle files. Love proprietary DRM stuff.
Cannot get Kindle app to work at all on phone after last update. On this one it is baked into the rom and can't be uninstalled reinstalled and phone has no root available yet. It was my most freq way to read these and I have a big collection.
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