|03-14-2010, 01:17 AM||#1|
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
New to the forums
A nice young man on the bus tonight told me about these forums! I've had my Kindle now since early January, a birthday present to myself, and I love it! I have five pages of books on it, not including the ones I've read in the past couple months and deleted. I did have our local paper on it for a week or so, but didn't like how it navigated so I unsubscribed. If they change it in the future, sure, because it was much more convenient.
Introduction done, I'm going to surf the threads here now!
|03-14-2010, 03:36 AM||#2|
It's about the umbrella
Join Date: Jan 2009
Device: Sony 505| K Fire | KK 3G+Wi-Fi | iPhone 3Gs |Vista 32-bit Hm Prem w/FF
Welcome to MR, LadyWriter. How nice to know that you were told about our forums.
I just went to get the link to "free" Kindle books from the Kindle forum and saw that you have already found it.
The below links have information that may help in understanding your Kindle.
Links Every Kindle Owner Should Have
From the MR Wiki...
Kindle 2 US, Int'l and Kindle DX Font Hack
Kindle 2 US, Int'l and Kindle DX Screen Saver Hack
Kindle Myths and Partial Truths
Amazon Kindle DX
You can even explore using Calibre and Kovid, the creator, frequents the forums here. We even have a dedicated Calibre forum.
Did you know that MR has free ebooks? They have been beautifully handcrafted by some very dedicated MR members.
For your Kindle..Mobi / prc format ebooks
Download the MobiGuide and get your books via Whispernet..(up on the top left in the blue bar.. click on ebooks.. then in the drop down menu choose Mobipocket download guide)
Free ebook sites
feedbooks.com This site also has a Kindle Guide to download and you can get their books via Whispernet - there is a video on how to use the guide.
Free and for purchase ebooks
Plus Baen has a great free library
Have fun exploring the forums and ask if you have any questions.
|03-14-2010, 12:00 PM||#4|
YODA's Uglier Twin
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Leicester, UK
Device: PRS-600 and 2 Kindle 3's - and now a K4 + HTC Desire HD
Theres an awful lot of info/help/guidance/friendship to be found here,
Have a Great Weekend, and we hope the person who pointed you this way does too !
|03-15-2010, 11:38 AM||#9|
the snarky blue one
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: deep in the heart
Device: PRS500, 505 & 600, PRST1 & T2, Kindle PW, Moto Razr, Galaxy Tab 2-10"
|03-16-2010, 04:29 AM||#10|
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Monaco-Menton, France
Good to have your company, LadyWriter. I'm sure you won't regret that bus trip if you stick with us. Best wishes. Neil
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