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Old 18th February 2017, 20:15   #691
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If it is not supported by Kindle, it is pointless for me. I have 3 Kindles, and few hundred titles on it. I can't switch readers.
Google has a free+Open Source Kannada font "NotoSansKannada". This font works on Kindle. If you have Kannada books in one of the supported formats, these should work on Kindle.
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For free e-books for Kindle, Kobo and Google

1. Visit https://www.bookbub.com/home/
2. Create login via email and set your book preferences (fiction, autobiography, science etc.)
3. You will receive email alternate days with free and also discounted books
4. Just click on the free book link and it gets added to your reader

Have been using this for last 8 months and found it to be good.

Happy Reading !
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For free e-books for Kindle, Kobo and Google

1. Visit https://www.bookbub.com/home/
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Thanks for this mate!! It is a wonderful one stop shop for all kinds of ebook deals including free books and discounts.
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I had some Amazon vouchers that are due to expire soon so though of purchasing the Paperwhite but was surprised to see it priced at 11k. I thought that the price was reduced to 9k, so will wait and see if the prices drop again before 10th May.
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I had some Amazon vouchers that are due to expire soon so though of purchasing the Paperwhite but was surprised to see it priced at 11k. I thought that the price was reduced to 9k, so will wait and see if the prices drop again before 10th May.
The 9k that you would have seen would be during some special offers where they reduce the price. Else the Paperwhite has always been in the 11k ball park. 2k discount is on during festive season or some special occasions.
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For free e-books for Kindle, Kobo and Google
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Have been using this for last 8 months and found it to be good.

Happy Reading !
Thank you. This is a legitimate site unlike all the other boot legging sites out there.

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I had some Amazon vouchers that are due to expire soon so though of purchasing the Paperwhite but was surprised to see it priced at 11k. I thought that the price was reduced to 9k, so will wait and see if the prices drop again before 10th May.
The Great Amazon Sale starts on Thursday 11 May,
Kindle Paperwhite will have Rs2,000/- off.

http://www.amazon.in/b/ref=br_isw_st...desktop#Teaser

Scroll down the page to see the discounts that will be offered.

If you haven't bought till date, then wait and save some money
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Yes, thanks Raja. I got to know of the sale so I am waiting. And my vouchers expire on 13th so the timing works perfect.
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I complained to Amazon about poor battery of my Paperwhite.
They sent me a refurbished unit yesterday. Now I still have the old one with me (no one has come to pickup yet).

Charged both of them - will do a battery test.

Meanwhile, Google Playstore has 75% off on any one book that you like. The problem is getting it onto Kindle may be a challenge.

Meanwhile, I stopped experimenting with the conversions of PDF's - it just does not help no matter which format you convert too. You cannot do any font scaling and need to keep scrolling left-right.
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I had some Amazon vouchers that are due to expire soon so though of purchasing the Paperwhite but was surprised to see it priced at 11k. I thought that the price was reduced to 9k, so will wait and see if the prices drop again before 10th May.
Price dropped again please check if not bought already.
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Price dropped again please check if not bought already.
Thanks HydroFuel. Just saw the new prices and ordered

Which cover do you guys use ?

I was thinking of this one - http://www.amazon.in/Luxury-Amazon-P...A30OFPWIBV89IR
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I use the ProElite case. Quite nice.
Meanwhile my battery test continues. The new Kindle has a much better stand by time.
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Which cover do you guys use ?
This is what I got for my son's Kindle: http://www.amazon.in/dp/B00XV4OG16.

Pricier than your choice, but rugged enough (and a 12-year old's Kindle is indeed put through some tough situations).

My own Kindle is the Kindle app on my Nexus 9 tablet.
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Thanks HydroFuel. Just saw the new prices and ordered

Which cover do you guys use ?

I was thinking of this one - http://www.amazon.in/Luxury-Amazon-P...A30OFPWIBV89IR
I have the same exact one. It's nice. Using it for the last 1 year or so. It has held up pretty well.
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I have the same exact one. It's nice. Using it for the last 1 year or so. It has held up pretty well.
Does it do the job, ie facilitate hands-free reading ?
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