Mobile Bloom News » eReaders http://www.mobilebloom.com Mobile Bloom News Sun, 09 Feb 2014 15:42:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.5.1 Kindle Paperwhite eReader Review and Features Checkup http://www.mobilebloom.com/kindle-paperwhite-ereader-review-and-features-checkup/2242096/ http://www.mobilebloom.com/kindle-paperwhite-ereader-review-and-features-checkup/2242096/#comments Sun, 05 Jan 2014 15:40:18 +0000 Yuan http://www.mobilebloom.com/?p=42096 Read more »

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kindlepaperwhiteIt seems like only yesterday that Amazon released the Kindle eReader. Delivered at prices which made other eReading, tablet-like devices overpriced and delivering fewer features, the Kindle became the King of the eReading marketplace immediately. That has continued through succeeding generations of the device, with the Kindle Paperwhite currently receiving industry praise from multiple analysts and industry websites as the best eReader currently offered by any manufacturer.

The Kindle PaperWhite can be purchased for immediate shipment starting at just $119.

Amazon also has content locked up, as its e-book empire is unmatched in scope and quality, delivering access to 1.7 million titles which cost $9.99 or less, and over 1 million titles priced at $4.99 or less. The Kindle Paperwhite improves performance all around, while also offering 400,000 Kindle exclusives found nowhere else online, free book samples offered every month, and thousands of free e-book downloads in the public domain of classic literature titles.

This new version of the Kindle Paperwhite produces absolutely zero screen glare in bright sunlight, and needs no external light source for reading in pitch black darkness. The battery can hold a charge for weeks, and the new next-generation built-in light more effectively delivers even coverage over the entire display than the previous model did. Amazon also created this year’s Kindle Paperwhite in an extremely light design as it weighs 30% lighter than the iPad Mini, making easy reading with one hand possible for extended periods of time.

The new display technology that Amazon has designed the Kindle Paperwhite with provides higher contrast, whiter whites and blacker blacks than other eReaders, and the new processor delivers 25% faster page turns. Better touch technology has also been ramped up by 19%, and the Kindle Page Flip feature allows you to scan by chapter, skim through any selection page by page, or skip to the end of a book without losing your place. There is also a vocabulary builder on board, as well as GoodReads integration, giving you access to over 20 million other readers with similar interests.

Also, although the Kindle Paperwhite is extremely low priced in comparison to many other eReaders and promotes multiple purchases, one unit can be shared among several family members. This is due to the multiple profile setup and flexible Kindle FreeTime feature, which allows you to create reading goals for your children that they must reach before they are able to access noneducational e-books and content. The Kindle Paperwhite also delivers an X-Ray feature that allows you to see all the data in any e-book that contains relevant information, historical and fictional figures and places or topics of interest pertinent to a character name or keyword. The Kindle PaperWhite can be purchased online for immediate shipment starting at just $119.

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Using Goodreads on the Kindle Paperwhite eReader http://www.mobilebloom.com/using-goodreads-on-the-kindle-paperwhite-ereader/2241959/ http://www.mobilebloom.com/using-goodreads-on-the-kindle-paperwhite-ereader/2241959/#comments Sun, 29 Dec 2013 14:24:49 +0000 Scott http://www.mobilebloom.com/?p=41959 Read more »

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kindlepaperwhiteThe Amazon Kindle Paperwhite is arguably the most versatile and popular eReader in the mobile marketplace. And as a social network for readers and book lovers, Goodreads is the premier name, recently reaching over 20 million users. Those two popular software and hardware reading dynamos have reached an agreement, and that means that your new Kindle Paperwhite now supports the addictive Goodreads website and application for book lovers.

The Kindle PaperWhite can be purchased for immediate shipment starting at just $119.

Imagine Goodreads as a massive virtual library that allows you access to anyone else’s bookshelves, as well as their book reviews and ratings they gave to what they read. You can of course leave your own reviews and ratings, and list on your virtual bookshelf the books you have read in the past, those titles you are reading now and the ones you wish to read in the future. There are reading discussion groups, you can join or start a book club, contact authors and even publish your own writing. The application is ready to go out-of-the-box on the new Kindle Paperwhite, which you power up by pressing the button on the bottom of the device.

This year’s model delivers brighter backlighting, which has been spread across the display in a much more even distribution. You can easily read on the Kindle Paperwhite without requiring an additional light source, and the Amazon eReader has received critical praise by many industry analysts as the best all-around eReader available. A full eight weeks of battery life is available after a complete charge, and after the device is powered up, simply tap the “G” in the top navigation bar on your Kindle Paperwhite eReader.

You then log into your Goodreads account via your Facebook profile, or use your Goodreads user name and password. Tap on your profile picture located near the top right of your screen, and you will see the listing of books that you have already added. If you have purchased books from Amazon, you can simply tap the “Add Amazon Books” button to automatically include in your Goodreads account every book you have ever purchased from the online retailing kingpin.

By tapping the stars located to the right of a title, you can rate your books, and this actually helps the Goodreads suggestion engine offer up to book titles you will love. Search communities, meet fellow readers with common interests in discussion groups, and effectively use your Kindle Paperwhite eReader as an endless virtual library for all your books past, present and future. The Kindle Paperwhite eReader is currently available from Amazon in standard and 3G versions. The Kindle PaperWhite can be purchased online for immediate shipment starting at just $119.

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Kindle Paperwhite eReader Holiday Specs Check http://www.mobilebloom.com/kindle-paperwhite-ereader-holiday-specs-check/2241742/ http://www.mobilebloom.com/kindle-paperwhite-ereader-holiday-specs-check/2241742/#comments Sun, 15 Dec 2013 14:11:09 +0000 Christopher http://www.mobilebloom.com/?p=41742 Read more »

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kindlepaperwhiteWith every new tablet or eReader that Amazon designs, the company delivers better performance and a more attractive overall experience. This is true for the 2013 Kindle Paperwhite, which offers “higher contrast and better reflectivity” and makes for a more natural reading experience. Amazon has also increased the brightness of the display, and included a next generation built-in light that allows you to read comfortably without eyestrain.

The Kindle PaperWhite can be purchased for immediate shipment starting at just $119.

The processor on board is approximately 25% faster than the previous Paperwhite model, which delivers quicker page turns and a more efficient user interface. Amazon has worked to improve the touch screen technology, so that this new Kindle Paperwhite responds more accurately to even the smallest touches of your fingers, and a 19% tighter touch grid is the result. Overall the device is faster, lighter and delivers more intelligent features than most dedicated eReaders.

Amazon has included a special Kindle Page Flip feature which automatically bookmarks your location but still allows you to skip ahead by a page, scan through a chapter or move to the end of a book without losing your place. Smart Lookup is a new feature which integrates a full dictionary with X-Ray and Wikipedia, giving you access to tons of information regarding a character, place or event you are reading about with a single tap. The new Vocabulary Builder turns the Kindle Paperwhite into an educational device, automatically adding any words which you look up to an easy to access list, even allowing you to quiz yourself in flash card style.

Two new applications which have hit the 2013 model of Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite include Kindle FreeTime and Goodreads integration. Goodreads is the largest virtual reading social network, with over 20 million members. You can share your opinions, quotes and passages from books you have read on your Paperwhite, and rate the books you are reading by accessing this application.

And the Amazon Kindle FreeTime application is something that every parent will love. On the Kindle Paperwhite, FreeTime awards younger readers with achievements and rewards when they reach different preset reading levels which you as a parent can customize. The 6.0 inch display offers a pixel density of 212 pixels per inch, and readability in direct sunlight and bright light have both been improved drastically. The Kindle Paperwhite delivers free cloud storage for all material purchased through Amazon, and while the overall dimensions of this new Kindle Paperwhite are the same as the previous model, overall the device is lighter. The Kindle PaperWhite can be purchased online for immediate shipment starting at just $119.

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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite E-Reader Review – Lighter and Faster http://www.mobilebloom.com/amazon-kindle-paperwhite-e-reader-review-lighter-and-faster/2241591/ http://www.mobilebloom.com/amazon-kindle-paperwhite-e-reader-review-lighter-and-faster/2241591/#comments Fri, 13 Dec 2013 12:17:54 +0000 Joshua http://www.mobilebloom.com/?p=41591 Read more »

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kindlepaperwhiteThis year’s edition of the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite eReader is better than ever before. Amazon made several improvements over the previous version, which was widely regarded in the industry as the best eReader ever designed. By improving the speed of your user interface during such activities as page turns, as well as improving other performances and features, Amazon has created what many industry analysts are calling the best dedicated eReader in the form of the 2013 Kindle Paperwhite eReader.

The Kindle PaperWhite can be purchased for immediate shipment starting at just $119.

As a holiday gift idea, the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite joined Amazon Kindle Fire devices to set Kindle records this holiday season. Amazon would not release sales numbers, but they stated that the Paperwhite eReader and Kindle Fire tablets helped them achieve best-ever four day sales numbers in the history of the company over the time frame from Black Friday to Cyber Monday. Pricing starts at around $119 for the 2013 Kindle Paperwhite eReader, which carries on the tradition of delivering arguably the best eReading experience available today.

Software and hardware upgrades are present throughout the device, such as a newer and updated Kindle logo, and a higher contrast screen. Made extremely light, the Paperwhite is very easy and comfortable to hold in one hand for extended periods of time, and while you may want to buy an accompanying Amazon leather folio/case, the new construction and material used to build this eReader makes it a very durable standalone purchase. The lighting has been improved and is more consistent across the entire display, and a much faster processor has been added.

Also, Kindle Paperwhite designers made this year’s display more touch receptive, so your overall experience is faster. Amazon has included its popular X-Ray feature, which allows you to access tons of extra information when you long-press on the name of a character, place or event anywhere while you are reading. An onboard dictionary is also included, and this year’s edition of the Kindle Paperwhite includes a Vocabulary Builder application. You can turn this wonderful learning feature off or on, and it automatically creates flashcards for any words you look up. It also allows you to mark those words once you have mastered them, and is a great teaching tool as well.

The popular Goodreads application allows you to share notes and thoughts on your reading, as well as book quotes and selections, with other like-minded readers around the world, putting you in touch with the world’s largest social reading network. Amazon has included access to thousands of free books, and in a design move directed straight at its main competitor, Amazon has created this year’s Kindle Paperwhite 30% lighter than the iPad Mini. The device measures just 0.36 inches (9.1 mm) in thickness, delivering a 6.0 inch Paperwhite display with special Carta e-paper technology and next-gen built-in light. Amazon also offers free cloud storage for all Amazon content. The Kindle PaperWhite can be purchased online for immediate shipment starting at just $119.

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Kindle Paperwhite eReader Gets Faster, Lighter http://www.mobilebloom.com/kindle-paperwhite-ereader-gets-faster-lighter/2241431/ http://www.mobilebloom.com/kindle-paperwhite-ereader-gets-faster-lighter/2241431/#comments Fri, 06 Dec 2013 12:38:48 +0000 Ethan http://www.mobilebloom.com/?p=41431 Read more »

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kindlepaperwhiteThe new Kindle Paperwhite eReader is faster and lighter than the previous model, the interface has become a smoother, and cloud-based collections are supported along with the popular reading application Goodreads. The device is offered beginning around $179 and delivers free 3G wireless connectivity. There are no monthly contracts or fees, and you do not have to track down Wi-Fi hotspots. The glare-free screen on the new Kindle Paperwhite improves readability in direct sunlight, and the new patented front-lit design allows you to read comfortably for hours.

The Kindle PaperWhite can be purchased for immediate shipment starting at just $119.

The Kindle Paperwhite also carries a battery charge indefinitely, providing a full eight weeks of reading after a full charge. This new Kindle Paperwhite carries the same dimensions as last year’s version, but is actually 2/10 of an ounce lighter. The same soft-touch rubberized coating from last year’s model is back, which minimizes drops and makes for comfortable handling. The screen is Amazon’s patented 6 inch Paperwhite display with built-in light, 212 ppi pixel density, and optimized, selectable font technology with a 16-level gray scale.

Designed to read it just like a hardback or paperback book, the upgraded edge lighting is more even across the entire display, and is brighter this time around as well. Touch response has also been improved by 19%, which speeds up page turns and other operations. A bundled microUSB cable provides charging, which takes about four hours. Kindle Page Flip allows you to scan through books using an easy to negotiate slider near the bottom of the page, and when you tap on a word, Dictionary, Wikipedia and X-Ray tabs pop-up.

X-Ray allows you see all relative passages across a book that mention ideas, fictional characters, historical figures and places or topics of interest. The new Kindle Paperwhite eReader can even be used to build your vocabulary, as it tracks and compiles a list of the words you’ve looked up in the past. You can then use this feature to test you on the words and meanings in a flash card style interface. Amazon also provides more than 180,000 free e-books in its online store.

Text sizes and fonts are adjustable, and you can add notes in the margins of any books you read, then edit, delete and export those notes, and highlight important passages. Instantly share meaningful quotes and other information via Facebook and Twitter, on a form factor that is lighter and thinner than a paperback. Amazon automatically backs up your Kindle library in its cloud so you never have to worry about losing your books. The Kindle Paperwhite comes integrated with the New Oxford American Dictionary, boasting over 250,000 entries and definitions. The Kindle PaperWhite can be purchased online for immediate shipment starting at just $119.

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Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite Gets Holiday Price Tag, Goodreads Integration http://www.mobilebloom.com/amazons-kindle-paperwhite-gets-holiday-price-tag-goodreads-integration/2241134/ http://www.mobilebloom.com/amazons-kindle-paperwhite-gets-holiday-price-tag-goodreads-integration/2241134/#comments Sat, 30 Nov 2013 12:14:32 +0000 Yuan http://www.mobilebloom.com/?p=41134 Read more »

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kindlepaperwhiteThe latest Kindle Paperwhite eReader has received early holiday pricing, and it just benefited recently from a software update that delivers Goodreads and Cloud Collections support. Goodreads is an Amazon social network application which focuses around reading and sharing your opinions about what you have read. The popular social hangout lets you rate and review book titles, share quotes and perform other reading-oriented functions.

The Kindle PaperWhite can be purchased for immediate shipment starting at just $119.

Goodreads integration with the new Kindle Paperwhite eReader is a match made in heaven, as both are geared toward the voracious reader. Also, Cloud Collections arrives with this latest software update, which lets you use free Amazon cloud storage to create customized collections of newspapers, magazines, books and applications for easy access and quick reference. Amazon includes its Whispersync technology which synchronizes your personal collections across all of your Kindle devices and reading apps.

The new Kindle Paperwhite eReader delivers an enhanced and improved paperwhite display, high-resolution, advanced contrast and a next-generation built-in light, offering free Wi-Fi access as well. Each successive generation of the Amazon Kindle eReading lineup has made advancements and improvements in paperwhite technology, designed to make reading on the eReader as close to reading a physical book as possible.

This latest Kindle Paperwhite from Amazon guarantees no screen glare in bright sunlight, and allows you to read easily with one hand, as it has been designed 30% lighter than the iPad Mini. Incredibly, a single battery charge can last up to eight weeks, based on a half hour of reading per day. The eReader is also slimmer than a pencil and lighter than a paperback, ensuring that one hand holding and reading is pain-free and comfortable, even over long sessions. Specs-wise, the Kindle Paperwhite measures just 6.7 x4.6 x 0.36 inches (169 x 117 x 9.1 mm), weighs only 7.3 ounces (206 grams), and delivers 2.0 GB of internal storage, room for 1,100+ eBooks.

The Kindle Paperwhite eReader also delivers wider screen and darker text than previous Kindle eReaders, with a 25% faster processor for quicker and easier page turns. Bookmarks, the new Page Flip skimming feature, chapter scanning and note taking and sharing features are all on board, as is an extensive and interactive feature package. The new Kindle Paperwhite has been attractively priced by Amazon for the holiday shopping season, giving you access to free book samples and free book borrowing from the Kindle Owners Lending Library, as well as the opportunity to instantly download over 1 million book titles which are priced at $4.99 or less. The Kindle PaperWhite can be purchased online for immediate shipment starting at just $119.

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Kindle HDX Black Friday and Cyber Monday Price Hits Early http://www.mobilebloom.com/kindle-hdx-black-friday-and-cyber-monday-price-hits-early/2241118/ http://www.mobilebloom.com/kindle-hdx-black-friday-and-cyber-monday-price-hits-early/2241118/#comments Fri, 29 Nov 2013 13:11:23 +0000 Yuan http://www.mobilebloom.com/?p=41118 Read more »

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KindlehdxYou do not have to wait until Black Friday or Cyber Monday to purchase the new Kindle Fire HDX 7 inch tablet PC from Amazon at a substantial discount. As the largest Web retailer, Amazon often does things on its own schedule, and this year the company has started off its annual Holiday Deals savings event by lowering prices across-the-board on the entire Kindle Fire 7 inch and 8.9 inch tablet lineup. And a free 30 day trial period of Amazon Prime is included, delivering free and unlimited streaming of hit movies and TV episodes, and free shipping options on purchases.

The Kindle Fire HDX is available for immediate shipment starting at $229.

The Kindle Fire HDX delivers a 7 inch display with several improvements over the previous Kindle Fire device, and Amazon recently added support for Second Screen and Goodreads integration. Goodreads is a social network owned by Amazon which is based on sharing and reviewing your reading preferences and book titles with the virtual world. You can share quotes with others, rate and review books on your Kindle Fire HDX tablet, and perform other reading focused operations.

Second Screen is a unique technology which pushes content from your Kindle Fire HDX tablet to your television set wirelessly. Though this technology is only supported currently through Samsung TVs and Sony’s PlayStation 3, with PlayStation 4 support on the way, multiple manufacturers have committed to adding this option. The new software update for the Kindle Fire HDX 7 inch tablet also delivers what Amazon is calling Cloud Collections.

Cloud Collections is an application which helps you locate and organize your applications, newspaper and magazine subscriptions, books and other data in a collection that you customize. This offers quick and easy one-location reference, and Amazon’s Whispersync technology automatically synchronizes the collections across all of your Kindle devices and reading apps. The Kindle Fire HDX 7 inch tablet delivers a True HD+ resolution of 1,920 x 1,200 pixels, a quad core 2.2 GHz processor, and 11.0 hours of mixed use performance from a full battery charge.

With dual band, dual antenna Wi-Fi access and also offered in a 4G model, the Kindle Fire HDX delivers a front facing HD camera, and is available in 16, 32 and 64 GB models. The versatile, multimedia tablet comes equipped with a built-in microphone, dual stereo speakers and Dolby Audio sound enhancement. The new and faster Silk web browser is on board, and Amazon has included its special built-in Mayday button which offers instant and free customer support. Customer support is also provided for free through e-mail, web and telephone access. You can purchase the Kindle Fire HDX starting at $229.

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Dream Interpretation Delivered To Your Kindle eReader, PC, or Mobile Device http://www.mobilebloom.com/dream-interpretation-delivered-to-your-kindle-ereader-pc-or-mobile-device/2226034/ http://www.mobilebloom.com/dream-interpretation-delivered-to-your-kindle-ereader-pc-or-mobile-device/2226034/#comments Fri, 07 Dec 2012 13:34:55 +0000 Sarah http://www.mobilebloom.com/?p=26034 Read more »

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Are our dreams really God’s way of giving us guidance in our lives? That is what Dr. Carson Michael investigates in his second Kindle e-Book, the Christian Handbook on Dream Interpretation. With a PhD in Counseling Psychology, Dr. Michael has spent more than 20 years helping people understand why they act in the ways that they do. And in his newest e-Book, he shows that much as he helps guide clients to a better understanding of themselves, God is reaching out to you in your dreams.

In Demonology: Possession, Exorcism, and the Kingdom of Darkness, his first e-Book for the Kindle eReader, Dr. Michael explores demonology in all its forms, and comes to the startling realization that demons are unfortunately alive and well in our world. He then shows methods you can take to identify and erase demons from your life, and his Christian Handbook on Dream Interpretation follows the same recipe for positive, monumental change and spiritual peace in your life.

Interested in dreams his entire life, as a young graduate student Dr. Michael began studying the meaning of dreams. One night, after becoming frustrated by the many non-Christian based books which all seemed to have a different answer, and tired from long hours of study, he went to bed. Unsure of his spiritual health at the time, and still wrestling with unanswered questions about dreams, that night he experienced a life-altering dream where Jesus spoke to him. Profusely sweating a flowing river in his dream, when Jesus had finished his guidance, the young Dr. Michael awoke in his bed, covered in sweat.

You can purchase the Christian Handbook of Dream Interpretation for only $4.99.

He felt much lighter, and was compelled to check his weight. Startled to find he had lost 20 pounds as he slept, he realized for the first time that God had given him a sign that he can indeed work miracles through our dreams. Dr. Michael believes that God speaks to us constantly in our dreams, and that if we know how to listen, the important guidance He gives us can deliver us to the fullest realization of our spiritual potential. Dreams are important, dreams deliver real messages, and we can have a very intimate relationship with Christ, and live our lives much more stress-free, full of love and light as a result. But how do we interpret these messages?

In the Christian Handbook on Dream Interpretation, Dr. Michael first explains just what dreams are, and then helps us understand how to interpret them. He then goes on to help us individually “decode” these spiritual messages for each of us. And if you have ever wondered why certain animals, colors or themes are recurring in your dreams, you have to read chapters 5 and 6, which explain from a Christian perspective how these visual messages are meant to guide you. I found the book enthralling, and since it is available for immediate download onto your Kindle eReade, your PCr or Kindle mobile app, I was able to begin my education about the Christian meaning to my dreams right away. I recommend this book to any Christian who struggles with spiritual questions and wants to unlock God’s messages, which are often delivered unerringly in your dreams. And to quote Dr. Carson Michael, “I hope this book helps you, and I hope your dreams change your life.”  Buy the Christian Handbook on Dream Interpretation for only $4.99.  It is also a part of the borrow program at Amazon and can be borrowed at no charge for those enrolled.

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Kindle Paperwhite vs Nook Simple Touch http://www.mobilebloom.com/kindle-paperwhite-vs-nook-simple-touch/2222733/ http://www.mobilebloom.com/kindle-paperwhite-vs-nook-simple-touch/2222733/#comments Thu, 04 Oct 2012 12:48:42 +0000 Scott http://www.mobilebloom.com/?p=22733 Read more »

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With the introduction of the Nook Simple Touch with Glow Light by Barnes and Noble, it was inevitable that Amazon came up with a similar new version of its popular eBook reader, the Kindle. The new version is called the Kindle Paperwhite 3G and features edge lighting, just like the new Nook and is on sale for $179. While the lighting is clearly the most noticeable addition to the Kindle Touch 3G, there are some other subtler improvements that are sure to make the reading experience more enjoyable. The new version is in direct competition with the aforementioned Nook, which is currently priced at $163.

The Kindle Paperwhite has a modified design and Amazon’s move towards a unified color scheme in its lineup is evident as it is black now instead of dark grey. The dimensions are almost similar as the Touch and it retains the matte finish of the back giving it an overall superior aesthetic feel when compared to the new Nook, which is cased in thick industrial rubber. Though the Paperwhite is thinner than the Nook, it is still an ounce heavier.

There are some other changes, which make a move towards design minimalism (whether you like it or not). For starters, it doesn’t have the home button that was there on the Kindle Touch and it doesn’t have any page turning buttons like the Nook does. Moreover, Amazon is continuing without an AC adapter in the box. The most surprising removal of all was the headphone jack. The Kindle Touch had one, which allowed for audiobooks and music listening and this is one area where the Nook clearly triumphs.

Connectivity-wise, the Paperwhite continues the impressive legacy. It supports the AT&T 3G network which works free of cost all around the world but access is limited to Wikipedia and book purchases. WiFi, as always, is present and works like a charm. An interesting change comes with respect to the leather accessory which now comes in six different colors and a textured finish, making it more resistant to scratches and dust and altogether more durable. The cover also has a magnetic clasp that turns the screen on and off, similar to covers for the iPad.

The display has improved too, with 212 ppi and improved response time. The e-ink screen is as good as ever! Edge lighting is the most impressive feature here and makes reading a pleasure and between the two readers, the Kindle is the clear winner. There are also a few layout changes in the home screen of the Kindle which allow it to fit in more content, mostly due to the increased pixel density. On the whole, the Kindle is worth the extra $15 over the Nook!

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Demons Get a Corner in Kindle Store http://www.mobilebloom.com/demons-get-a-corner-in-kindle-store/2215392/ http://www.mobilebloom.com/demons-get-a-corner-in-kindle-store/2215392/#comments Sat, 16 Jun 2012 13:23:38 +0000 Sarah http://www.mobilebloom.com/?p=15392 Read more »

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No, Amazon has not recently decided to dabble in divination, but they most certainly have a growing section in their Kindle store where books on this topic can be found. While it may not be the most commonly searched category in the Kindle Store, books on demonology do get a piece of the action, and hence their own little digital corner of the Kindle eBook Store. With the Kindle App available for computers, tablets, smartphones, and desktops, you don’t even have to own a Kindle eReader to read ebooks form the Kindle Store, so authors are enthusiastically focusing on the Kindle Store as an effective platform for getting their materials out to the public.

A recently published book entitled Demonology: Possession, Exorcism and the Kingdom of Darkness by Dr. Carson Michael has made an explosive debut in the Kindle Store. Having only been published this past week, the book has already received 5 stars from readers, and is being well received by its target audience. The book is unique in the fact that it is a combined psychological and spiritual perspective,  taking a rare approach at looking at demonology and evil, including the origins of divination, many of which lie in Solomon’s influence, a subject that the author spends time explaining in an easy to understand way. Dr. Michael is a PhD Psychologist who has spent more than 20 years in mental health settings, and has spent a great deal of time refining his methods of differentiating between true mental health issues and demonic spiritual issues, two situations which can mirror each other rather impressively.

In Demonology: Possession, Exorcism and the Kingdom of Darkness, the author describes personal encounters and experiences with demonic forces, and provides scripture to back up all claims and stated facts. These components have resonated effectively with readers who have called the book captivating and a great read. Readers have also commented on his consistency to backing up his information with scripture, thereby providing solid plausibility for those skeptical that demonology has any place in the Christian world. The book looks closely at the structure of satan’s kingdom and what demons can and cannot do, as well as practices such as seances, magic, and divination, and points out very candidly what God allows and forbids.

In an interview with the author, Dr. Michael  indicated that one of the reasons for releasing this book now was due to the growing interest in the supernatural, and the large amount of misinformation being circulated in books, on TV, and on the Internet.  He intends to ensure that people interested in demonology and related topics have an authentic resource that lines up with Biblical scripture and true life experiences.

The Kindle Store publishing platform provides a process for authors to engage in a fast and inexpensive way to get their books out into the marketplace in one of the most popular book stores in the world. The low cost of publishing ebooks allows authors to charge lower prices while still making a profit, which definitely benefits readers as well. The Kindle Store also has a book lending program where you can borrow ebooks free of charge. Not very long ago, before ereaders were available, the publishing process was a lengthy and expensive one, eliminating many talented authors from sharing their work, especially new authors such as Dr. Michael. eReaders have revolutionized reading altogether, and we can now enjoy our favorite books on our electronic mobile devices no matter where we are. Amazon has made it easy with their free Kindle apps and their low cost digital book library. You can buy Demonology: Possession, Exorcism and the Kingdom of Darkness for $4.99, or borrow it from the Kindle Lending program.

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