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[8 Jan 2010 | No Comment | ]

Amazon.com announced that Amazon Kindle DX, a purpose-built reading device that offers Kindle’s wireless delivery and selection of content with a 9.7-inch electronic paper display, is available for the first time to customers around the world. The device supports 16-shades of grey, which is perfectly suited to content such as professional and personal documents, newspapers, magazines and textbooks.

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[24 Nov 2009 | No Comment | ]

Amazon released the new version of the Kindle which has 85% more battery life than the previous version. The new release also comes with a PDF reader.
With the latest release of Kindle, users can now read their personal or professional documents as PDF natively.

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[29 Sep 2008 | One Comment | ]

An up-and-coming company, Flat World Knowledge plans to go live in January 2009, offering an alternative way for students to purchase their textbooks (in mostly digital form). Online versions will be free, PDF versions will be cheap, and print on demand versions will be modestly priced. You’ll be able to view these on devices such as Amazon’s Kindle, Sony’s e-Book reader, and so on.
All of the electronic versions will be DRM-free, meaning that even though it is not legal to copy for friends, it is possible (and quite easily so). …

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[14 Sep 2008 | No Comment | ]

Now about 10 months from its release in mid-to-late November in 2007 — enough time has passed to see what people really think of Amazon’s Kindle.
For those who haven’t owned one, used one, or otherwise seen one – you can find a floating copy of the original introduction video here on YouTube – The Amazon Kindle.
I’ve read through a slew of reviews ranging from the unimpressed, well-thought out response of “meh”, to the equal expression of literary genius, “it’s amazing” … and consequently compiled a (relatively) even-handed list below of more detailed …