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Why Apple Watch Updates and Transfers Are So Slow

The Apple Watch is notoriously slow when it comes to receiving data from your iPhone, whether it’s an update file, some tracks from Spotify, or an Audible audiobook. There’s a simple reason for this, and there’s a workaround….

How to Hide Audible Audiobooks on Your Kindle

The latest models of Kindle can download and play audiobooks from your Audible account over Bluetooth headphones. Unfortunately, if you don’t plan to use your e-reader to listen to books, all the audiobooks do is clutter up y…

What Is Compositing in Photography?

Compositing is a photographic technique where multiple individual photographs (and sometimes digital effects as well) are combined into a single final image. It’s an incredibly popular technique in advertizing, editorial, fas…

What Is a Vignette in Photography?

Vignetting is where the edges of a photo are darker or less saturated than the center. It can be caused optically by your equipment or added later when you edit your photo. Vignettes are a popular retro effect, so let’s explo…

How to Free Up Space on Your Kindle

Kindles have enough storage space for hundreds or thousands of ebooks, but it’s still possible to occasionally run into space issues—especially if you download a lot of audiobooks from Audible. Here’s how to free up space o…

How to Add a Password to Your Kindle

If you are a private reader, don’t want your kids (or anyone else) having free access to your books, or otherwise want to password protect your Kindle, it’s really easy to do. Here’s how.

How to Customize Text on Your Kindle

When you read a physical book, you’re stuck with whatever font and text layout choices the publisher went with. With a Kindle, however, you can customize the text to appear pretty much however you like. Here’s how….

Can You Track Naps on an Apple Watch?

Not everyone gets the six to eight hours of sleep they need at night. An afternoon nap can help, but if you use your Apple Watch to track your health, fitness, activity, and sleep, naps can bring problems….

How to Install Custom Fonts on Your Kindle

The fonts that come installed on your Kindle are good, if a little bland. Should your typographical tastes run a little differently, though, you can install almost any font you like on your Kindle. Here’s how….

How to Tell What Kindle Model You Have

Over the past 14 years, Amazon has released a lot of very-slightly-different Kindles. If you’re stuck wondering whether you’ve got a Paperwhite 2, a Paperwhite 3, an original Kindle, or anything else, we’ll show you how to te…
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