Posts tagged FAQs
Q: How does the Paperwhite compare with Kindle Touch? A: The Papwerwhite looks similar to Kindle Touch except that Paperwhite is black. Hardware-wise the display has higher resolution, and is brighter with built-in front reading light(LED), touch screen is very responsive, page turning is faster, memory is only 2GB (not 4GB as with KIndle Touch), but it doesn’t have any speaker and no audio capability.
A. Amazon is not going to ship Kindle Fire outside USA. However, you can still buy one using your foreign credit card or gift balance, but your shipping address must be in the USA – may be some some friends or family member who can later send you by mail. The other way to use some US mail forwarding service. But you need to remember that a lot of services like movies and MP3 downloads, magazine subscriptions etc will not work outside USA due to geographic restrictions on distribution. Amazon restricts such distribution either by identifying IP address or More >
A. No, you can’t. For now, only U.S. Kindle owners can lend Kindle ebook.
Q. I live in Australia and my Kindle is registered in Australia. Can I borrow Kindle ebook from my friend?
Q: For how long a Kindle book can be loaned?
A. Eligible Kindle books can be loaned once for a period of 14 days.
Q. Would I be able to read the ebook that I lend to my friend?
A. If you’re a lender you’ll not be able to read the book More >
Here is the compilation of FAQs by Kindle customer service:
Did you recently receive Kindle as a gift? Welcome to our growing family of Kindle users! To help you quickly get started with your new Kindle, we’ve created a list of some of the most common questions new users have:
Q1. How can I start reading on my new Kindle?
A: Visit our Getting Started page to see the simple steps (including videos) to start reading on your new Kindle right now:
Q2. How do I set up the Wi-Fi connection on my More >
Q: What are the differences between the WiFi and 3G models? A: Wifi model is cheaper $139 than the 3G one – $189. The is precise difference is : how each one connects wirelessly.
- Wifi Kindle: The WiFi model connects exclusively to wireless networks in the immediate vicinity, thereby tethering you to a central location for wireless access. You can find WIFi hotspots in many locations, including at Starbucks’, hotels, schools, and your own wireless network set up at home. This model would be most advantageous for people who often do their reading at home or in a location they know More >
Q. How Kindle 3 is differnt from Kindle 2?
A. I wrote a post one week ago on this topic, and presented a tble. Let show the table here again:Feature Kindle 2 Kindle 3 Display size 8″ x 5.3″ x0.36″ 7.5″ x 4.8″ x 0.335″
21% smaller Weight 10.2 ounces Wifi-only: 8.5 ounces 3G+wifi: 8.7 ounces 15% lighter Storage 2 GB 4GB Screen eInk eInk Pearl with proprietory screen technology 50% better contrast, and 20% higher refresh rate Battery life (wireless off) 2 weeks 1 month Battery life (wireless on) 4 days Wifi-only: 3 weeks 3G+wifi: 10 days Font Style 1 font: More >
Nobody has any hand-on experience of nook yet. No videos or review of nook is available except what B&N had already provided us. The website is not yet detail enough to get a complete idea about nook. B&N is far behind the marketing strategies when compared to amazon’s launch of kindle. Even though lot of people are exited about nook, the decision to buy nook depends on a clear picture what it can provide over and above kindle. Here I’ve tried to compile some FAQs from the B&N e-book forum. Most of answers were provided by the forum administrator Kevin. I’ve tried to keep things in his words More >