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Piotr Kowalczyk

Geek and book lover who has been recently updated to the latest beta operating system which is still full of bugs. Blogger by day, designer by night. Founder of Ebook Friendly and Geek Updated.
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Prime Day iPad deals things to know

Prime Day iPad deals – buying tips and things to avoid

1. Don’t buy an iPad or iPad case during Prime Day. 2. Buy an iPad accessory. 3. There is a better approach for getting an iPad and iPad gear on Amazon.

Piotr Kowalczyk June 13, 2022
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Military grade iPad iPhone accessories cases

The best heavy-duty iPad and iPhone gear

These iPad and iPhone compatible cases and accessories were tested to survive military-defined conditions.

Piotr Kowalczyk June 5, 2022
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Bionic book in Amazon Kindle app on iPhone

How to read bionic books on iPad and iPhone

Bionic books are just regular ebook files with a special formatting. You can read them right now with any book-reading app on your iPad and iPhone.

Piotr Kowalczyk May 28, 2022
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Bionic formatted book on Kindle and in book reading app

Here are 10 free bionic books for your e-reader or book app

These bionic-formatted books from Project Gutenberg are ready to be added to your e-reader or book-reading app.

Piotr Kowalczyk May 26, 2022
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Bionic book in Android Google Play Books app

Bionic reading on Android – how to add own books

Don’t wait for bionic-enabled Android apps. You can start bionic reading right away by adding a specially formatted book to your current book app.

Piotr Kowalczyk May 23, 2022
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How to change emergency calling trigger on iPhone

Why you should not deactivate emergency calling on your iPhone

∙ Emergency SOS calling is enabled on an iPhone by default. ∙ Many users trigger it accidentally. ∙ Instead of deactivating this feature, use a less confusing option.

Piotr Kowalczyk May 22, 2022
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MacBook Pro 2021 turn off keyboard backlight inactivity

MacBook Pro 2021: how to turn off keyboard backlight automatically

You don’t have to manually adjust keyboard brightness on your 2021 MacBook Pro. The backlight can automatically turn off when you don’t use the keyboard for 5 seconds.

Piotr Kowalczyk May 18, 2022
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Where are my books on Kindle - find on Amazon

Where are my sideloaded books on Kindle?

The books you have added yourself to your Kindle library are now called “Docs,” and are separated from the ones you have downloaded from the Kindle Store.

Piotr Kowalczyk May 16, 2022
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Google Docs web - set dark mode two steps

Google Docs dark mode on the web: a 2-step trick to set it without an extension

∙ Dark mode is still not available in Google Docs on the web. ∙ Thanks to Pageless mode, you can set up the dark colors manually in two short steps.

Piotr Kowalczyk May 16, 2022
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How to send epub file to Kindle via email

How to add epub files to your Kindle or Kindle app

∙ Just attach your epub file to an email and send it to the address associated with your Kindle. ∙ The file will be processed and appear in your Kindle cloud library and a destination device or app.

Piotr Kowalczyk May 6, 2022
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Joy Forever design by Piotr Kowalczyk Geek Updated

“Joy forever” t-shirt & other items

Let positive energy into your life with this vintage “Joy Forever” design using the 1960s font face and bright colors. Available on t-shirts, sweatshirts, long sleeves, tote bags, throw pillows, and iPhone cases among others.

Our score: 8.1/10

Amazon $14.99

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Innovative stand for hands-free use

Innovative pillow stand for hands-free use

From Lamicall comes a brand-new pillow stand with an “open jaw” design, a stylus holder, and a large pocket for your phone or charger. A perfect tablet or e-reader stand for hands-free use: reading, watching, or video calls.

Our score: 8.2/10

Amazon $29.99

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