|11-05-2011, 09:32 AM||#1|
Join Date: Aug 2010
Device: Kindle 3, Nook Color
Odd Kindle Screen
My Kindle 3 developed a half moon shape in the upper left corner of the screen today. It is totally black and doesn't seem to want to go away. The only thing keeping me from going beserk is I grabbed my wife's Kindle 3 and I will just transfer my books to it. She hasn't looked at it since I gave it to her, so no loss to her.
Anybody seen this black thingie before? Any idea of the cause? Don't think anyone sat on it, I am pretty careful with it, and all of my Kindles have oberon covers.
|11-05-2011, 09:39 AM||#2|
Ehhhh, how YOU doin?
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: The end of the tether
Device: Kindle Keyboard, iPad 4
Okay, okay, I'll get my coat and leave
|11-05-2011, 01:48 PM||#4|
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Chicago, IL
Device: Kindle 2, Kindle PW1,2, Kindle DXG, Sony 950, Boox M90, Kobo Aura HD
Yep, sounds like a broken screen. There are a number of different things that can cause it to crack in the substrate, and it make take a few days for the damage to be noticeable.
|11-05-2011, 02:41 PM||#5|
Join Date: Nov 2006
Device: PW2, iPad Retina Mini, iPhone 4, MS Surface Pro, Onyx T68, N7,
Can you post a photograph? I have to agree that it does sound like a broken substrate, I'm afraid.
|11-05-2011, 04:42 PM||#7|
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Raleigh, NC
Device: PW/K4B/K4S/K3+3G KF1/KFHD2/N7.2/SGP 4.2 SGP 5.0/LG Vortex
Call Kindle Support. They will ship a replacement to you.
|11-05-2011, 05:11 PM||#8|
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Rural NW Oregon
Device: Kindle Fire HD, Kindle GDX, Kindle 3, KPW, Nook HD+
|11-05-2011, 06:00 PM||#9|
Sharp Shootin' Grandma
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Sunny Florida
Device: Kindle 3, Kindle Fire, Literati (has been adopted by my daughter)
You can throw your Kindle in the street and intentionally run it over and Amazon will still replace it free. This is why I love Amazon and they get a good portion of my income.
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