Items Tagged with Amazon
#13 / 2012-11-15 07:00:00 / 8:36 min.
If you are thinking of starting to listen to audio books, the one of the best starting points is Audible.com.
#33 / 2011-10-05 14:00:00 / 4:25 min.
In this week's episode of Android Weekly we give you our two cents on the Amazon Fire tablet. Next we talk about how fragments can help battle fragmentation in Ice Cream Sandwich, and we wrap it up by showing you a backup option by SanDisk.
#32 / 2011-09-28 14:00:00 / 4:46 min.
In this week's episode, we catch up on the latest developments in the world of Android tablets. There's plenty of big news about, with Amazon announcing their own Fire tablet, an ASUS tablet with hardware keyboard known as the Slider and rumors surface of a Motorola XOOM 2.
#110 / 2011-08-02 12:00:00 / 1:27 min.
purchase ebooks through Amazonfor reading on their Kindle may be curious if there is any way to export those titles to other devices. Fortunately for iPad owners, there's
Kindlefor iPad. This
free applicationlets you bring your
ebook librarywith you when you're on the go.
#22 / 2011-07-20 12:00:00 / 5:53 min.
On this week's show,
Amazon readies two Android tabletsfor an apparent October release, and they look like killers. The
Android Markethits 250,000 and gets an update to celebrate, and adopting the adage "if you can't beat 'em, copy 'em," Scrabble becomes Words with Friends. Also, Kate Abraham feeds hypochondria with the WebMD app for Android.
#19 / 2011-06-29 12:00:00 / 5:00 min.
Another stealthy Android Market improvement rips off Amazon and offers a breakdown of app ratings. Google Sites, the replacement of the now defunct Google Pages offers a simple mobile-friendly page option and Hulu comes to Android... assuming you have a supported phone, a Hulu Plus account ($8/mo.) and are in the US. Also, Kate Abraham scores some sweet deals with the Groupon app for Android.
#279 / 2011-06-27 17:00:00 / 28:02 min.
We all have questions about technology...why not submit them to butterscotch.com's Ask a Question feature? Andy and Sean dip into the questions and answer a few, including ones on iTunes cleanup, Android keyboard replacements, RAM upgrades, running Windows on the Mac, and getting your Wi-Fi Kindle onto the network.
#11 / 2010-12-17 10:01:00 / 36:58 min.
In this series, we show you
how to use Amazon's Kindle, the ebook reader that started it all. The latest models offer
built-in Wi-Ficonnectivity and improved
electronic ink displaysfor easier readability. We'll show you
how to get ebooks onlineread your ebooks and magazines, how to change your settings and more.
#10 / 2010-12-17 10:00:00 / 3:57 min.
In our final episode on the
new Amazon Kindle, we show you how to
change your Kindle settings. These include your
Kindle registration settings, device name and
Wi-Fi settings. There are also more options like the ability to
change the default dictionary, restart your device or
reset to factory defaults.
#9 / 2010-12-16 10:00:00 / 4:35 min.
new Kindle devicescome with some
experimental featuresthat you can access through the Kindle menu. These include the ability to
browse the Internetusing a built-in browser and the ability to turn your
Kindle into an MP3 player. We show you how to use the Kindle browser as well as how to
add MP3s to your Kindlein this episode.
#8 / 2010-12-15 10:00:00 / 4:09 min.
In this episode, we'll show you how to
adjust your Kindle display settingsso that your can make your
Kindle easier to read. We'll show you how to
increase and decrease text size,
change your typefaceand
rotate your Kindle display. We also introduce you to the
Kindle's text-to-speechoption so you can have your Kindle read to you.
#7 / 2010-12-14 10:00:00 / 4:56 min.
Once you have collected enough
ebooks on your Kindle, you might want to start
organizing the files. You can
create collections, which are like folders that you can put your ebooks in. You can create as many collections as you want to
sort your ebooksand we'll show you how in this episode.
#6 / 2010-12-13 10:00:00 / 3:28 min.
reading ebooks on the Kindle, there are a number of options available to you. You can
search a bookfor a word or sentence and
add bookmarks and notes. We show you
how to use your Kindleto read books and show you some of the advanced features in this episode.
#5 / 2010-12-10 10:00:00 / 4:38 min.
#4 / 2010-12-09 10:00:00 / 3:09 min.
download ebooks for your Kindleyou'll need to connect to a network. In this episode we show you how to
connect to a Wi-Fi networkon your Kindle so that you can get on the Internet and
find ebooks online.
#3 / 2010-12-08 10:00:00 / 3:21 min.
Kindle home screenis the main screen that you'll be using to
browse through the ebooksthat are available to you. In this episode we show you how to
use the home screenand how to
find ebooks on your Kindle.
#2 / 2010-12-07 10:00:00 / 2:35 min.
In this episode we show you how to use the
Amazon Kindle. The Kindle makes it fairly easy to
navigate through filesby offering a directional pad with a selection button, and the keyboard allows you to quickly perform searches on your
Kindle ebook reader.
#1 / 2010-12-06 10:00:00 / 4:04 min.
new Kindle modelhas a lot going for it. The new devices feature
electronic ink displays with more contrast, and some models even have
3G accessibility. We'll give you a tour of all of the
Kindle's hardware componentsin this episode.
#22 / 2010-11-24 16:28:15 / 6:32 min.
Many hands make light work; the term is as true today as it was in the days of community barn raising. Crowdsourcing is the digital version of this idiom come to life online. Rather than having one person or a small team make, for example, translating Facebook into numerous languages their life's work, crowdsourcing asks the community to pitch in. Jay Goldman explains crowdsourcing in detail and explains how it works and how to make it happen.
#40 / 2010-10-05 12:00:00 / 1:14 min.
Fans of the VLC Player will love the
control video playback remotely, including
volume controls. VLC Remote can also be used to
create video playlistsand can be synced with multiple computers so you've always got a
remote for your VLC Playerwithin reach.
#798 / 2010-09-13 09:30:00 / 2:18 min.
read books on your Androidusing the
application. Kindle is available for free on the
Android Marketbut you'll need to
purchase booksin order to get them on your phone. Once purchased, you can
read a bookon your
mobilewhenever you want, wherever you want!
#10 / 2010-09-03 09:00:00 / 2:10 min.
In this episode, we'll show you
how to use Amazonto create a wedding registry. We'll show you
how to create a registryand how to make your registry public or private. Amazon lets you save addresses to
send gifts, both before and after the wedding, as well as the ability to keep a
thank you listto easily thank your guests for their gifts.
#9 / 2010-09-02 09:00:00 / 1:17 min.
In this episode, we show you
how to use Amazonto search for
wedding registries and wish lists. If someone you know is having a wedding, a birthday or even a baby, you can
search Amazon for a wish list. This can help you
find gift suggestionsif you are stumped for an idea.
#8 / 2010-09-01 09:00:00 / 1:41 min.
Amazon keeps a history of your
recently searched itemsbut you may want to delete items periodically or even
clear your Amazon browsing historycompletely. We'll show you
how to clear your historyon Amazon,
how to review your searchesand
how to create a personal profileso that other users can identify you.
#7 / 2010-08-31 09:00:00 / 1:31 min.
If you're an avid reader, you may want to know
how to buy magazines onlineusing Amazon. We'll show you
how to use Amazonto
subscribe to magazines onlineand
search for magazine discounts. You can even set up automatic magazine subscription renewal and
manage magazine subscriptions online.
#6 / 2010-08-30 09:00:00 / 1:45 min.
shop on Amazon, you may want to
buy used itemsinstead of new ones. Fortunately, Amazon allows you to separate search results into both new and used. You will be able to see the condition of the used item,
see seller commentsand see what other users' opinions are of that seller. You can also
find refurbished items.
#5 / 2010-08-27 09:00:00 / 2:11 min.
In this fifth part of our series on
how to use Amazon, we'll show you
how to sell items online. You'll first have to create a seller account, which can be either a Professional or Individual account. We'll show you
how to create a seller accountand
how to post a listingfor an item that you want to sell.
#4 / 2010-08-26 09:00:00 / 1:33 min.
If you're going to be doing a lot of
shopping on Amazon, you'll need to enter
credit card informationand keep your address information accurate. Here, we'll show you
how to enter multiple addressesand also how to label a credit card as a
1-Click credit cardin order to make purchases faster.
#3 / 2010-08-25 09:00:00 / 1:54 min.
In this episode, we'll show you
how to create reviewsfor products on Amazon. You can
review productsthat you've purchased online and even
post video reviewsto go with it for other users to see. Other users can then comment on the review or choose to mark your review as helpful.
#2 / 2010-08-24 09:00:00 / 2:00 min.
One of the most helpful things about
shopping on Amazonis that you can see
customer reviewswritten by other
Amazon users. You can
sort reviews by ratingand see the most favorable or
critical reviewsin order to see a range of opinions.
#1 / 2010-08-23 09:00:00 / 2:07 min.
In this episode, we'll show you
how to create an Amazon accountand show you
how to use Amazonto
shop online. We'll show you
how to search for items online,
browse Amazon departmentsand see categories and products related to your search.
#45 / 2010-05-27 12:00:00 / 4:24 min.
So many of us do a large part of our
shopping online. We look for deals, we look for things we need to buy and we look for things we might like to buy when we have enough money. So here to help you are a five cool extensions for Google Chrome to help you with your shopping needs.
#216 / 2010-04-05 17:00:00 / 20:05 min.
Andy and Sean take a look at the topic of cloud computing.
What is cloud computing?
How does cloud computing work?. Do I really want to trust my important data to the ethereal cloud? The guys explain cloud computing, share some of their experiences and offer some
pros and cons of cloud computing.
#5 / 2010-01-01 09:00:00 / 5:54 min.
The Amazon Kindle 2 does much more than just display pages for you to read. As it's a smart device, you can get dictionary definitions of words, place virtual dog-ears on pages you want to refer back to, search for instances of a word or phrase, highlight text and write your own notes.
#3 / 2009-12-30 09:00:00 / 5:10 min.
#1 / 2009-12-28 09:00:00 / 1:42 min.
The second generation Kindle
eBook readerlets you carry your
Kindle librarywherever you may roam. We kick off our
using Kindle video tutorial seriesby taking a
video tour of the Kindle hardware.
#6 / 2009-12-09 09:01:00 / 1:39 min.
Convenience often comes at a cost.
Online holiday shoppingis a great way to avoid crowds in the mall and shop from the comfort of home. However, you will generally have to pay for delivery. Keep an eye out for online retailers that offer free shipping and beware of retailers that try to gouge you with
inflated shipping costs. Where possible, combine your orders into one package to
save shipping costs when shopping online.
#54 / 2009-11-10 10:45:00 / 1:26 min.
If you've wanted to get a Kindle for reading books, but haven't had the funds, check out this interim step: Free Kindle software for your PC with a Mac version coming soon. Kindle for PC give Kindle non-owners
access to read the library of 360,000 plus Kindle ebookson a Windows PC. Blogs, magazines and newspapers are currently not supported.
In this series we show you
how to use Amazonto
buy and sell online. We'll show you
how to create an Amazon profileand
search for products online, as well as
how to search for registriesand
wish lists on Amazon. You can even see other Amazon users' ratings for potential sellers and products so you can shop with confidence.
In this series we show you how to use Amazon's Kindle, the ebook reader that started it all. The latest models offer built-in Wi-Fi connectivity and improved electronic ink displays for easier readability. We'll show you how to get ebooks online
Amazon Kindle 2 video tutorial serieswe run through our
top five Amazon Kindle tips. Starting with a
video tour of the Amazon Kindle 2hardware and software, we move to
buying books and periodicals in the Amazon Kindle store. We also offer some handy
Amazon Kindle 2 power reading tipsand show you
where to find free eBookswithout falling afoul of the law. To top it off, we show you
how to transfer a PDF eBook to the Amazon Kindle.
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