Amazon’s ‘Send to Kindle’ update improves transfers

Update removes hassle when moving desktop docs

Amazon has updated its 'Send to Kindle' features allowing for improved ease of use and less hassle when transferring desktop files to its dominant eReaders

Users of Amazon’s collection of market leading eReaders can now directly sync all of their documents with the Kindle, eliminating the former cumbersome method of emailing them to the device via a separate Amazon account.

Until now, sending personal files to a Kindle has been a laborious task, requiring users to transport date to a separate Send-To-Kindle email which could then be accessed from the portable device.

The new update, rolled out today, not only lets users directly download archived files to their device, but also syncs information such as bookmarks and records of the last page read.

Amazon states on its blog: "From Windows Explorer, simply right-click on one or more documents and choose Send to Kindle. From any other Windows application that can print, select Print and choose Send to Kindle"

Supporting Word, PDF and .text and image files the improved Kindle document transfer system there’s currently no Mac support, it's certain to appear imminently, but for now, PC users can download Send to Kindle from

Via: TechRadar