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I got a Kindle

I am aware that I am dreadfully behind the times, but the Kindle I wanted finally hit a price point that I felt was worth it and I got one: a Kindle Keyboard 3G/Wifi model. It’s nice. I’ve been tinkering … Continue reading

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how did they get those numbers: ebooks

Amazon likes to make you think that they are selling ebooks at a tremendous rate. And they are, compared to hardcover books. But when you add paperbacks into the mix, and then extrapolate to what Amazon’s share of the ebook … Continue reading

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how to destroy the book

I’m still sort of annoyed at Amazon’s self-serving press release about more ebooks being sold for the Kindle on Christmas Day than “real” books. I feel a few things 1. they’re creating a distinction that isn’t necessary, between ebooks and … Continue reading

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the real deal on the Amazon/1984 recall thingamabob

I was waiting to write about the Kindle story until I knew what the heck actually happeend. As you know, when journalists [or bloggers] write about technology, especially hot button stories, they tend to leave out important information. This is … Continue reading

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can I kindle?

Rochelle mentions a library in New Hampshire that is lending out Kindles and also mentions that their use — which was okayed by Amazon support — got a different answer to “is this okay” from the support rep that she … Continue reading

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