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Hack A Kindle Into A Fridge Messageboard

If you’ve got an otherwise unused Kindle and a Raspberry Pi, it’s actually quite simple to turn it into an easy fridge messageboard.

Amazon Adds Private Sharing To Kindle For Android

One of the big benefits of e-books is the ability to share snippets of books quickly and easily with other interested readers. Amazon’s latest update streamlines this process.

Amazon's New Paperwhite Kindle: Australian Pricing

Amazon’s just-updated Paperwhite Kindle features a 300ppi display, new typography — and the same price point as the previous Paperwhite Kindle.

Kindle Voyage Selling In Australia, No 'Australia Tax'

Some seven months after its US release, Amazon is putting the Kindle Voyage ereader, its top-of-the-line model, on sale in Australia. It will initially be available through Dick Smith stores, and the price is actually fairly reasonable.

Kindlebox Automatically Sends Books From Dropbox To Your Kindle

It’s pretty easy to send just about anything to your Kindle, but if you’re looking for an even more automated solution, Kindlebox does the job by linking a Dropbox folder to your Kindle and sending anything over automatically.

Shonky Awards 2014: CHOICE Shames Australia's Worst Products

Earlier today, Lifehacker attended CHOICE’s 9th annual Shonky Awards, where Australia’s most misleading, shoddy and unsafe products are named and shamed. From rip-off bank accounts for kidds to self-disintegrating cosies, these are the dodgiest Australian products of 2014.

Spot A Boring Kindle Book By Looking At Popular Highlights

Looking for a good book to read? If you want one that won’t bore you halfway through, mathematics professor Jordan Ellenberg has an interesting tip: look at the Kindle highlights.

Send Your Kindle Book Notes And Highlighted Passages To Evernote

Are you an active Kindle reader who takes notes and highlights passages for later reference? Then you might want to pair Evernote with your Kindle to have all those book quotes and information in one place.

Prepare Yourself With A Kindle Loaded With Emergency Information

It’s good to have a solid set of survival skills, but you can’t be expected to remember everything. The Art of Manliness put together a collection of books for your Kindle that will help you survive virtually any scenario.

Use A Kindle Fire As A Screen For A Raspberry Pi

\ If you’re looking for a way to make the Raspberry Pi more portable, programmer Jeff Ammons shows off how he uses his Kindle Fire as a screen for his Raspberry Pi. Ammons’ system gets the Raspberry Pi and Kindle to talk to each other with a remote desktop app, then creates an adhoc network with the Pi so it functions as a router.

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