Library Books on the Kindle?

Kindle Library BooksQuestion:I heard that you can check out Kindle Books from your local library. Is this true? If so, does it work well and how do I do it? Thanks in advance, Gina — Missoula, Mt

Library Books on Your Kindle: One of the Best Things About Your Kindle

Gina, terrific question and we are happy to answer this for you.

Yes, you can rent library books on your Kindle. It works well and it’s absolutely awesome. It’s probably what I do most with my Kindle.

In this article, we’ll first distinguish between the Kindle Lending Library and getting Kindle books from your local library, which will be the main focus of this article. Read More

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Is Amazon Prime Worth It?

amazon-prime-reviewQuestion: I am wanting to know if Amazon Prime is worth it.  I keep getting these offers to join Amazon Prime and it seems like kind of a good idea.  I would like to understand it a little better and would like to here from someone who uses it to know whether they think Amazon Prime is worth it.  If you have time to answer my question, that’d be awesome!  Many big thanks, Jeannie, Charlotte, NCRead More

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Where Are My Skype Photos Stored?

Question: Where are my Skype Pictures stored on my computer? I took a bunch of Skype photos of myself and others from within Skype and now I cannot find any of them. So, my question is, where in the heck are the Skype photos stored on my computer?

Skype Photo Location
Skype Photo Location!

Skype Photo Location On Your Computer: Solution

Many people have asked us this question! We are not sure why Skype does not make it more clear where they put their photos on your computer. But, whatever the reason, we know that they should because a lot of people keep asking us “Where are my Skype Photos?”

Fortunately, we have the answer for you and it’s pretty simple.

The easiest way to find your Skype photos on your computer is as follows:

To begin, click Start | Run as you see in the photo below:

Finding Skype Photos
Finding Skype Photos!

In the Run box, you want to type the following: %appdata%SkypePictures (as you see in the photo below)

Skype Directory Location
Getting to the Skype Photo Directory!

After clicking ok, you will see the directory that contains all of your Skype photos as you see in the image below.

All of Your Skype Photos
View Your Skype Photos Here!

Conclusion: Skype Photo Location

On behalf of Skype, we apologize that they do not make this clearer. Wait, no we don’t…it should be clearer, but it’s not!

Now, who cares? We have got you covered.

We have shown you where to find your Skype Photos so that now you can do whatever you would like with them. If you have any further questions or comments, simply use the comment area below!

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How Can I Add Text to a Photo?

Adding Text to PhotosQuestion: My question is about adding text to photos. I have some great pictures and I would like to jazz them up by adding some text to explain the picture and make it look more professional. What is the best way to add text to a photo and is there a way that this can be done for free? Many thanks, Gina from Golden Colorado.

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Is There An Alarm Clock for Android and Where Is It?


Android Alarm Clock App

Android Alarm “Clock”

I am searching for an Alarm Clock on my Android Phone and I can’t find it. These Android phones do everything so I know that there is an alarm clock, but for the life of me, I cannot locate it. So, my question is, where in the h*ll is the Alarm Clock located on the Android phone? Thanks, Valerie –Houston, Texas

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Where Did Bookmark All Pages (Tabs) Go In Firefox?

Question: I used to use the feature in Firefox to Bookmark All of My Open Pages and now, in the new Firefox, that option is gone. What happened to the Bookmark All Pages option in Firefox?

Firefox Bookmark All Tabs
Firefox Bookmark All Tabs As It Used To Be

Answer: How To Bookmark All Tabs/Pages In the New Firefox

It’s annoying, isn’t it? We used this feature all the time on Firefox and then–BOOM!–with the automatic upgrades or whatever they do in the background, the bookmark all tabs feature is gone as you see in the image below in the new Firefox:

Firefox Bookmark All Tabs Disappears
Firefox Bookmark Tab Gone In New Version

Well, Since You Asked so nicely, we’ll go ahead and tell you what the solution is…and fortunately there is one đŸ™‚

If you would like to use the bookmark all tabs/pages feature in the new Firefox, simply click the ALT key and B. That’s ALT-B. As you see in the graphic below, this will bring back the “Bookmark All Tabs Feature”.

Firefox Bookmark Tab Pages Returns
ALT-B Brings Back Firefox Bookmark All Tabs đŸ™‚

We hope this post has helped you find your sanity and easily bookmark all of your pages at once, once again.

Cheers from the gang at Well Since You Asked!

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Kindle Fire Keyboard Disappears After I Press One Key?

Question:  When I am using my Amazon Kindle Fire, the keyboard disappears after I type just one key in Google.  I then have to go back and type another key to get the keyboard to stay there.  Why is this and is there a solution?

Kindle Fire Keyboard Disappears
Keyboard Disappearing on Kindle?

Keyboard Disappears on the Kindle Fire: Solution

This is a great question and one that has been plaguing Kindle Fire users. After all, what is one thing that you do on your Kindle Fire aside from reading books? Exactly, surfing the web. In fact, I actually surf the web on my Kindle MORE than reading books so this issue of the keyboard disappearing really irked me.

Fortunately, there is a solution that is quick and easy.

The key to this question is the word Google. Does the Kindle Fire keyboard disappear when you use Yahoo or Bing? You probably never tried this, because like us, you are a Google user. But the answer is no…which led us to believe that the problem of the keyboard disappearing is unique to using Google on the Kindle Fire.

Upon reading that, the lightbulbs went off, we got smart quickly, and found the answer which is…

Keyboard Disappears When Using Google on the Kindle Fire: Problem Solved!

Ok folks, the problem here is the instant results feature with Google and the Kindle Fire. Hopefully, it will get fixed in a newer version, but, for now, the solution is simple.

You need to turn off the auto-complete feature in Google and your keyboard disappearing after one keystroke problem will magically go away!

To turn off the autocomplete feature in Google, simply access the “search settings” button on your Google home screen as seen in the photo below:

Kindle Fire Google Problems
Access Google Search Settings

Once you are in the Google Search Settings, under the “Google Instant Predictions” title, select “Never Show Instant Results” as you see in the photo below and make sure to hit save on the bottom of the screen.

Kindle Fire and Google
Turn Off Instant Prediction on Kindle

After you do this, the keyboard will no longer disappear when you are searching Google on your Kindle Fire. Thank Goodness!!!!

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