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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…

How to Hide Orders on Amazon

If you share an Amazon account with your partner—or let other people use your Prime login—you might occasionally want to hide an order from your history. That way, you won’t spoil the surprise of a birthday gift, or your …

How to Add Metadata to a Photo in Photoshop

A photo’s metadata is the information embedded in the file that tells you (or your computer) about it. It includes things like when a photo was taken, what camera and settings it was taken with, the resolution of the image, a…

How to Update Your Amazon Kindle

Amazon regularly updates the Kindle software with bug fixes, improvements, and even new features like book-cover screensavers. Here’s how to make sure that yours is always up to date.

What Is a Point-and-Shoot Camera?

A point-and-shoot (or compact) camera is a small, easy-to-use camera with a built-in lens. They offer a step-up in quality from smartphone cameras while normally being more affordable and less cumbersome than a DSLR or mirror…

How to Switch to an Instagram Business Account

Instagram has three account types: Personal, Creator, and Business. Personal accounts work for most people, while the two Professional account options are ideal for those who have a business and plan to run ads, promote posts…

What Is Photoshop Camera Raw?

Adobe Photoshop Camera Raw is Adobe’s RAW image-processing engine. It’s what allows you to convert the RAW image files shot by your camera into widely supported, shareable, usable JPGs. If that’s just a load of jargon to you,…

How to Take Good Photos of Moving Subjects

Moving subjects, like your dog running about or your kids playing sports, are some of the hardest things to photograph well. It’s all too easy to end up with bad, blurry photos that show nothing at all. Here’s how to take goo…
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