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Amazon to provide Exciting Updates to Kindle E-Readers

All Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite and Kindle Voyage owners, Rejoice !

Amazon will in the coming weeks provide an Exciting and free over the air update to your kindle devices , designed not only to improve on the way you interact with the Kindle e reader but also to help you discover and add new books to your kindle e reader.

Update Details and Features

The Free 2016 update packs some new pretty exciting features which include:

1. A Personalized Home screen

  • Here, Your most recent Book is prominently featured on the Top left of the Screen and above it, you can tap on the My Library link to access all of your Kindle ebooks
  • A newly introduced section titled “My Reading List” section located on the Upper right Hand Section of the Screen shows books from your Amazon wishlist and in some cases , books from your Goodreads want to read list
  •  The bottom screen section shows Book recomendations either from Amazon Kindle Store or books that your Goodreads friends are currently reading

2. Easy Access to Popular Kindle Settings

kindle settings

Earlier versions of the Kindle Software had the settings hidden away forcing users to take multiple steps to simply access it. The new software provides you with an easy access to Popular Settings such as Airplane Mode , Sync and a Settings link to take you directly to the settings page

3.  Get Book Recommendations

kindle recommendations

From now on, your Kindle Book recommendations will not be left entirely to Algorithms to determine which Kindle book it should recommend to you but will also require your input in determining the best kindle books to recommend for you.

This will happen in the following easy steps:

  1. Select your favorite Genres
  2. Rate a few books in the Genres you have selected
  3. Click on Next and a screen will appear with a List of Recommended Kindle Books

4. Sharing  of Quotes and Phrases Made Easy

kindle sharing

Now you can share your Favourite Quotes and Phrases with your friends and family on Facebook, Twitter and Goodreads.

Once shared, your friends will be able to instantly read a Free preview of their book either on their Kindle Device or other Kindle Applications. Please read Amazon Kindle Reader Applications for your Computer for more on this.

When will I get the Update ?

The Kindle Update will automatically download and install itself on your device in the coming two or three weeks, it is recommended to leave your kindle device connected to the Internet whenever possible.

The Kindle Update will affect the following versions of Kindle Devices: Kindle Paperwhite (2013 and 2015), Kindle (2014), and Kindle Voyage (2014). To find out if your device will get an update, please visit the Manage your Kindle Link

** Important Kindle Links

Wishing you a great reading Experience.

About Melvin Kipchumba

I am both a student and a technology enthusiast who likes to discover new Technology trends , gadgets, tips and tricks of getting stuff done on the internet and most importantly i love computers.

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