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Introducing the Kindle Gutenberg Bookreader

The end-user license agreement is up at McSweeney's:

Congratulations on purchasing the newest iteration of our electronic readers, the Kindle Genius Browser. We have made this new device compatible with all previous versions of the e-book, but there are some

Is Apple's tablet a kindle-killer?

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At Gizmodo, Briam Lam writes about the true target of Apple' tablet: readers.

Two people related to the NYTimes have separately told me that in June, paper was approached by Apple to talk about putting the paper on a "new

Kindle hidden inside a book


BustedTypewriter makes and sells these unusual Kindle-holders. More.

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Delete this book


Every time I see my living room bookshelf, I feel silly. This is because it's the ultimate poseur bookshelf.

In it is a complete set of the Encyclopedia Britannica. Filling two more shelves are the "Great Books," the …

Sheet music is now available for Kindle. [Amazon via Gadget Lab]…

The Kindle Boondoggle

Eldritch Weaselsnake:

So, when the Kindle store was first introduced, the prices were a breath of fresh air: finally some reality in ebook pricing. In-print hardbacks were never more than $10.00. Paperbacks were deeply discounted from list price (30

E Ink acquisition sets stage for color epaper by 2010


Prime View said on Monday it would pay about $215 million for E Ink, whose flexible digital displays are used in Amazon's Kindle and the Sony Reader. ... E Ink Vice President Sriram Peruvemba said the deal would

Why the Kindle DX doesn't have a WiFi-only option

Cnet's Larry Dignon points out that the Kindle DX is not economical for students.

In year three, that student will start saving money via the Kindle ($1,464 on paper textbooks vs. $1,239). The big caveat here: I didn't include

9.7-inch Kindle DX brings big screen to e-book reader


Amazon's Kindle DX has a 9.7" e-ink display with 1200x824 pixels, 16 shades of gray, and faster page transitions. 10.4 inches long and 7.2 wide, it is 0.38 inches thick and retains the basic capabilities of the standard model: EVDO …

Steven Johnson on eBooks

Steven Berlin Johnson in the Wall Street Journal on eBooks and eReaders, which is large part another paean to the Kindle:

On another occasion, I managed to buy and download a book on a New York City subway train,