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Piotr Kowalczyk

Struggling with technology since he took over his parents' Grundig radio & cassette recorder. Designer & part-time coder. Founder of Geek Updated and Ebook Friendly.
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A visualization of Kindle Paperwhite 5 with warm light

1. The next-generation Paperwhite will most probably feature adjustable warm light. 2. This is how the new model may look like. Rumor…

Piotr Kowalczyk September 22, 2020
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Kindle Unlimited – most common questions answered

1. Kindle Unlimited is a digital subscription which costs $9.99 per month. 2. The service includes approximately 1.5 million Kindle books, comics,…

Piotr Kowalczyk September 21, 2020
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Apple iPad 10.2 (2020) – most common questions answered

1. iPad 10.2 is not compatible with Magic Keyboard. 2. You can use it with Apple Pencil. 3. The new iPad 10.2…

Piotr Kowalczyk September 18, 2020
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How to check Kindle deals that are personalized for you

1. Visit Amazon website and login with your credentials. 2. Go to Account & Lists » Your Content and Devices. Since 2020,…

Piotr Kowalczyk September 13, 2020
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How to enable automatic backups on your iPhone without upgrading iCloud storage

1. Not all your apps have to be backed up by Apple. 2. Remove less important apps from a backup list and…

Piotr Kowalczyk September 5, 2020
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What is the best speed-reading app for iPad and iPhone?

1. You can customize speed reading options and display. 2. The app features built-in access to free public domain books from Project…

Piotr Kowalczyk September 3, 2020
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Audible Plus or Premium Plus – which one to choose?

1. Choose Audible Plus if you find enough interesting audiobooks in the subscription. 2. Choose Audible Premium Plus if you want credits…

Piotr Kowalczyk August 29, 2020
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Use Chrome’s Reader Mode to remove website distractions

1. Google Chrome browser comes with a handy feature that cleans websites from sidebars and ads.2. You can enable Reader Mode by…

Piotr Kowalczyk August 23, 2020
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Find personalized Amazon Fire deals with this simple tip

1. Visit Amazon website and login with your credentials. 2. Go to Account & Lists » Your Content and Devices. Since 2020,…

Piotr Kowalczyk August 13, 2020
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iA Writer force sync via built-in Files app

How to force sync iA Writer with iCloud (tested)

In the Library view, use “Open…” option to load a built-in file manager powered by iCloud.

Piotr Kowalczyk July 30, 2020
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How to stop Amazon from using your Kindle activity for marketing purposes

1. On Amazon website, go to Your Content and Devices » Privacy Settings » Amazon Devices Privacy.2. Select the device, and toggle…

Piotr Kowalczyk July 25, 2020
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Apple Books is best integrated with iOS – are you using it?

1. It’s the only app for iPad and iPhone inside which you can directly buy ebooks and audiobooks. 2. The automatic theme…

Piotr Kowalczyk June 29, 2020
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White Kindle Paperwhite visualization - white front

White Kindle Paperwhite visualizations

To see how the white Kindle Paperwhite would look like, and discuss why it hasn’t been launched yet, I’ve prepared a simple visualization showing two possible variants – with the white vs. black front.

Piotr Kowalczyk June 25, 2020
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How to read Kindle Unlimited books on a Mac computer?

1. You don’t have to buy an e-reader or tablet to read Kindle Unlimited books. 2. All you have to do it…

Piotr Kowalczyk June 21, 2020

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