Jailbreak Your Kindle for Dead Simple Screensaver Customization. If you’re less than delighted with the default screensaver pack on the Kindle relief is just a simple hack and a reboot away.
Read on to learn how to apply a painless jailbreak to your Kindle and create custom screensavers. Note: We originally published this article last year, but we’ve updated it to work with the latest version of Kindle, so we’re republishing for everybody. Unlike jailbreaking other devices like the iPad and Android devices—which usually includes deep mucking about in the guts of your devices and the potential, however remote, for catastrophic bricking—jailbreaking the Kindle is not only extremely safe but Amazon, by releasing the Kindle sourcecode, has practically approved the process with a wink and a nod.
Installing the jailbreak and the screensaver hack to replace the default screensavers is so simple we promise you’ll spend 1000% more time messing around making fun screensaver images than you will actually installing the hack. Applying the Jailbreak. MobileRead Forums. Comprehensive List of Kindle Hacks/Modifications. This thread is mainly for Kindle Keyboard (Kindle 3) hacks.
There's a whole wiki page for Kindle Touch hacks! Check it out ->here! <- I noticed that there seems to be no thread that compiles all the hacks into one topic. So, to make things easy to find, I've decided to make this list of all the Kindle hacks I could gather. If I miss any, please feel free to post them here and I will add them. To install any of these hacks, you will first need the jailbreak. Also, it's a very good idea to make a folder in your Kindle's root for the uninstallers of the hacks you install, because if the hack is upgraded, the new uninstaller won't work and you won't be able to get the old hack off your Kindle. I put the hacks into general categories so they'll be easy to find, but if you can't seem to find what you're looking for, you can try searching with Ctrl+F. Music, Sound, and Audio Book HacksLP MPlayer - An excellent audio player for Kindle. Kindle Wallpapers. A collection of custom screensavers for the Amazon Kindle.
All images are 800x600 and usually under 100 kb (unless otherwise noted and/or user submitted). Select the "view large" button at the bottom-right of each post to display the image in 800x600. For info on how to change the screen saver on your Kindle, select software version 3.1, version 2.5 or version 2.3. To make your own Kindle screensaver, here is a rudimentary converter. I have been told that these pictures don't display correctly on Internet Explorer. If an artist you know sees their artwork featured on this site modified in a way they disapprove of or without proper credit given please have them contact us and we will change it or remove it in accord with their wishes. I would like to give a personal thanks to special contributors: Cutlerish, RRBM, Jake, Mak, Bifrost, Josh Burger, Gizmo, Pablo Ernesto, David Ruddell Misc...
Profiles:The Chic RetroistThe ConnoisseurThe Epic NerdThe Late BloomerThe Trendy Asshole. E-book Screensavers. Book Review of Kindle Screensavers – Vintage Pin-ups on Ruled By Books.