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Creating a Watchlist on Kindle Fire HDX

Watchlist is a way to make note of videos you may want to watch on your Kindle Fire HDX in the future. When you add videos to your watchlist, you’ll find them in two categories: Movies and TV. Here’s how [more…]

Immersion Reading with Kindle Fire HDX

Immersion Reading lets you buy the narration from an audiobook to go along with a print book you own. When you do, you can play the professional narration from your book, and text is highlighted as each [more…]

Using the Second Screen Feature with Kindle Fire HDX

A few months after the launch of Kindle Fire HDX, a new feature called Second Screen will be available. Second Screen, which uses a technology called Miracast, allows you to [more…]

How to Sync Documents for Your Kindle Fire HDX Using the Cloud

If you like, you can sync all your PC or Mac documents with your Amazon Cloud Drive and they will then be available on your Kindle Fire HDX. Here’s the process to follow to sync documents: [more…]

Working with OfficeSuite Pro on Kindle Fire HDX

If you want to do more than view documents on your Kindle Fire HDX, consider using the built-in app called OfficeSuite Pro (see the following figure). This productivity suite for Android gives you the [more…]

Recording Video with Your Kindle Fire HDX

Are your friend and you trying parasailing for the first time? Is it your daughter’s sixteenth birthday? Do you want to capture midnight at your New Year’s Eve party? You’ll be happy to hear that you can [more…]

Getting and Viewing Photos on Your Kindle Fire HDX

When you first open the Photos app, you are offered a series of three screens that let you sync photos from your mobile phone, computer, and Facebook to your Kindle Fire HDX with the touch of a button [more…]

How to Edit Photos on Your Kindle Fire HDX

When you have captured a photo using your Kindle Fire HDX, you can use editing tools to modify it. The set of editing tools available in the latest edition of the Photos app are impressive: You can do [more…]

Taking Photos with Your Kindle Fire HDX

The 7-inch and 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HDX models have front-facing cameras, and the 8.9-inch model has a rear-facing camera (handy for those Skype calls when you want to show the other person what you’re [more…]

For Seniors: Tablet Buying Decisions: Which Apps?

A tablet's operating system controls which applications can run on the tablet, because those apps must be compatible with the operating system your tablet uses. So if you choose an Android tablet, you [more…]

For Seniors: Tablet Buying Decisions: Which Operating System?

When deciding which tablet to buy, you must consider the operating system it uses. Most tablets use a mobileoperating system (OS) similar (or identical) to operating systems used on smartphones. The OS [more…]

For Seniors: Use a Tablet Touchscreen and Keyboard

You interact with a tablet through its touchscreen and onscreen keyboard. Using a tablet’s touchscreen or onscreen keyboard, you provide input with your finger or a stylus rather than a mouse. [more…]

Differences between the Kindle Fire HDX and Kindle Fire HD

Kindle Fire HD was the second generation of Kindle Fire. The new HDX device adds several great features and improvements over the Kindle Fire HD. The following table helps you understand the differences [more…]

Explore Kindle Fire HDX Quick Settings

Use Quick Settings in your Kindle Fire HDX to set up the most commonly used functionality for your device. To access the Quick Settings on this table, swipe downward from the top of the Kindle Fire HDX [more…]

Kindle Fire HDX For Dummies Cheat Sheet

The versatile Kindle Fire HDX tablet is an affordable way to get all kinds of digital media, from music and videos to books and colorful magazines. Use it to browse the Internet, connect to Facebook and [more…]

Using Kindle Fire HDX: 10 Great Apps for Kids

Kids can use the Kindle Fire HDX tablet to have plenty of fun while learning at the same time. Just head to, which offers a lots of apps for kids, from the very young through teens. For younger [more…]

Using the Kindle Fire HDX: 7 Tips for Online Safety

When using your Kindle Fire HDX, be sure to protect yourself from spam, malware, identity theft, viruses, and more. If you use a few simple guidelines when browsing, downloading, or posting content online [more…]

Kindle Fire HDX: Working with Templates in OfficeSuite Pro

Get a jump start on using templates to create documents with OfficeSuite Pro, the built-in suite of productivity apps in your Kindle Fire HDX tablet.

Here are the steps for using templates to get going: [more…]

The Kindle Paperwhite Screen

Weighing 7.5 or 7.8 ounces (the 3G model is a tiny bit heavier), with a 6-inch-high display, the first generation Kindle Paperwhite provides 2GB of e-book storage [more…]

How to Select a Language on Your Kindle Paperwhite

Once you have your Kindle Paperwhite in hand, and you've figured out how to turn it on, your next task is to select a language. This is the first step in registering your device. If you are bilingual, [more…]

How to Set Up Wi-Fi on Your Kindle Paperwhite

All versions of the Kindle Paperwhite include Wi-Fi; 3G is an additional option. If you have a Wi-Fi –only Kindle Paperwhite, you need to set up Wi-Fi to receive e-books and content wirelessly. [more…]

How to Register Your Kindle Paperwhite

If you bought your Kindle Paperwhite through Amazon, it's delivered to you already registered. However, if you bought the Kindle Paperwhite from a store [more…]

How to Update Firmware on Your Kindle Paperwhite

At the core of your Kindle Paperwhite is a small computer run by firmware, complete with hardware, software, and a built-in network platform. Firmware is the core that controls how the device works — everything [more…]

Toolbars for the Kindle Paperwhite

The Kindle Paperwhite has one physical button on the device: the power button. The rest is done with toolbars. Buttons that were on earlier versions of the Kindle, such as Home, Back, and Font, are incorporated [more…]

Navigating with Page Flip on Your Kindle Paperwhite

New to the second-generation Kindle Paperwhite, Page Flip enables you to move quickly through a book and return to your original location, without setting a bookmark. To access Page Flip, swipe up from [more…]

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