Archive for September, 2010


Amazon spruces up Kindle Android app, but… – CNET

Amazon’s new Kindle app for Android lets you highlight and annotate text.(Credit: Amazon) Amazon upgraded its Kindle application for reading e-books on Android devices, filling in holes such as search and annotations to better match what other versions of the app can do. The release only partially assuaged my case of Kindle crabbiness, though. I’ve […]

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5 Reasons You Need an Ereader – GeekSugar.com

I’m officially a Kindle addict. Although I’ve enjoyed my Kindle 2 for quite some time now, I couldn’t help but get a taste of the latest Kindle, which just so happens to be smaller and lighter than the previous model. It’s an amazing little gadget, and one that I keep in my bag at all […]

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September 22nd, 2010 by Alisha Kinman – New Voices (blog)

Compiled of 304,805 letters, 42 lines on each page, and parchment sewn together, a Torah is born (Chabad). But what if that Torah could be created and shipped to you in a matter of minutes. Enter the Kindle. With four weeks into school, I’ve seen JanSport backpacks look lighter, and paperbacks become obsolete. Inevitably, Amazon’s […]

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Five reasons why the Wink will NOT beat the Kindle – OnlyGeek

EC Media recently unveiled the Wink e-book reader, the Wink XTS,  at an event in Delhi. Notwithstanding all the brave talk and aggro in the press booklet (“So, if some Californian tries to sell you a pad that you can read on, just Wink at him” it says at one place) and the fact that […]

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Educators, librarians see advantages of eBooks – Danville News

Those who remember strapping on heavy backpacks full of textbooks before they trudged to school likely never imagined one handheld device could hold all that information and more.Though it probably would have been welcomed and appreciated.“Have you seen the size of textbooks lately?” asks Daphne Snook, director of curriculum, instruction and technology at Midd-West School […]

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Kindle 3 is smaller, but a big deal e-reader – Chicago Sun-Times

The new edition of Amazon?s Kindle book reader arrived in the office late in the morning and after a quick charge, I spent three hours on the sofa making my stately way through the better part of Michael Palin?s ?Diaries? and a six-pack of something cold and refreshing. Yes, there are days in which the […]

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iPad, Kindle, Nook or Sony? What is the best e-book reader? – Chicago Sun-Times

It feels as though within the past year, the concept of e-books has finally crested the top of a hill; it can only pick up speed from here. Look at the state of that world. There’s a presumption that new books from each of the major publishers will be available in electronic editions alongside the […]

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Best Buy to start selling the Kindle – CNET

Best Buy will start selling the Kindle this fall.(Credit: Amazon) The Kindle will soon join Barnes & Noble’s Nook and Sony’s Reader on the shelves of your local Best Buy store.The consumer electronics chain announced Thursday that it will expand its lineup of e-book readers by selling the Amazon Kindle in the coming weeks. Best […]

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Amazon Kindle 3 e-book reader – Inquirer

Product Amazon Kindle 3 e-book readerWebsite www.amazon.co.uk/kindleSpecifications 6-inch screen, 800 x 600 resolution, WiFi, 3G (3G plus WiFi model only), text-to-speech, PDF support, one-month battery life (wireless off), 190 x 123 x 8.5mm, 241g (WiFi model) / 247g (3G plus WiFi model)Price £109 (WiFi); £149 (3G plus WiFi)HOT ON THE HEELS of Iriver’s WiFi Story, […]

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