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Blinkist iOS app lets you learn from the best nonfiction books at the speed no one can beat

1. The app provides summaries from over 3,000 bestselling books in several categories. 2. Each book is distilled by experts into 15-minute…

Piotr Kowalczyk October 23, 2020

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 5 – what we know so far

Will Kindle Paperwhite be released this year? Will it feature adjustable warm light? Will it be available in white? More and more…

Piotr Kowalczyk October 21, 2020

How to buy unregistered Kindle on Amazon

1. When completing a purchase, check the box This is a gift. 2. Leave the rest of shipping details unchanged.3. Make sure…

Piotr Kowalczyk October 21, 2020

Want to try Audible Plus? You can subscribe directly on Amazon

1. Go to Audible membership sign-up page on Amazon.2. Find “Plus” in the audiobook plan picker and click on “Continue with Plus”…

Piotr Kowalczyk October 21, 2020

Should I buy Kindle Paperwhite in 2020?

1. The new model will be released in 2021 the latest. 2. If you can’t wait, buy the current model but for…

Piotr Kowalczyk October 20, 2020

Which cases will fit iPad Air 4 2020?

1. Your old iPad Air case will not fit the new iPad Air 4. 2. You may try putting a case designed…

Piotr Kowalczyk October 19, 2020

Switching from Kindle to Fire? One thing will highly disappoint you

On the Fire tablet, managing side-loaded ebooks is annoyingly difficult. They are not being handled by the Kindle book app. Starting point…

Piotr Kowalczyk October 18, 2020

Twitter: how to show a bold font in a tweet screenshot

1. Find the tweet you want to share. 2. Copy the text you want in bold and paste it into a search…

Piotr Kowalczyk October 17, 2020

How to fix the blinking Health Mate iOS widget

1. Open the Health Mate app and wait until all connected devices are synced. 2. If that doesn’t fix the problem, force…

Piotr Kowalczyk October 16, 2020

Why you should not subscribe to Audible Plus just yet

1. There are only 11,000 audiobooks you can listen to.2. Most Audible bestsellers are not included. What is Audible Plus? It’s a…

Piotr Kowalczyk October 15, 2020

How to stop irritating iCloud backup fail notifications on your iPhone or iPad

1. Go to Settings » Apple ID » iCloud. 2. Find “iCloud Backup” on the list and turn it off. Problem When…

Piotr Kowalczyk October 15, 2020

This single charger will recharge your MacBook, iPad and iPhone 12 at once

The 78W wall charger from Rocketek comes with 3 USB-C ports so that you can charge all your Apple devices simultaneously.

Piotr Kowalczyk October 14, 2020

How to find non-Prime deals during Prime Day

1. Go to Amazon and type in the search box the product you want to buy. 2. Sort results by Price: Low…

Piotr Kowalczyk October 13, 2020

Your Health Mate iOS app keeps quitting? Here is how to reset it properly

1. Open Health Mate app and log out of your account. 2. Delete the app from your iPhone. 3. Reboot the iPhone.…

Piotr Kowalczyk September 24, 2020

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