We all look forward to springtime when we can dress lighter and stop lugging around those bulky coats, thick gloves, and heavy boots. Apparently the engineers at Amazon have a case of the spring fever, too. Beginning April 27, 2016, the company that gave the world the first-ever e-reader gadget will begin selling the newest, lightest, and thinnest Kindle ever offered. To keep you updated and help you make smart consumer decisions, here is a sneak preview – and a quick review – of the Kindle Oasis.
The Oasis is lighter than a paperback book, tipping
Privacy and security are real concerns, for a variety of reasons. Maybe you don’t want strangers to be able to access the e-reader account of your child and find out that child’s personal information. You may have been victimized by credit card data theft or had your financial details stolen, and are careful not to let that happen again through a vulnerable digital device with a subpar firewall and security system. Perhaps you value your own privacy as a constitutional right and want your devices encrypted as a matter of principle.
Amazon’s Controversial Encryption Policy
Whatever your concerns
Kindle was the original e-book reader, and has continued to be the most popular of all dedicated e-reader devices. Today there are lots of versions of Kindle available in a range of prices, and each of them has a variety of interesting features. But most people who own a Kindle are too busy reading to take the time and trouble to delve too deeply into how to use all of the different features. That’s why many students or others who are reading to learn and retain book content don’t leverage the power of the “Flashcard for Textbooks” feature,