Next of Kindle

28 02 2009

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Check out Renee’s post on the new Kindle 2 over at Wig-Wags.  Be sure to read the comments.  I dismissed the Kindle out of hand when I learned – or at least thought I learned – that it could only be used to read e-books downloaded from Amazon.  I don’t think I would ever buy an e-book, except for the occasional novel (I read 3 or 4 a year).  But I thought the Kindle would be ideal for reading public domain books that can be found for free on sites like Google Books.  Well, as Renee points out, the Kindle 2 can be used for that.  Looks like I might need to do some reconsiderating.

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1 03 2009
Rantings of a Civil War Historian » Amazon’s Kindle 2 Device

[...] domain books available for free or for minimal cost, all of which are useful to the researcher (Harry Smeltzer says he may buy one to use as a reader for books downloaded from Google Book Search). The [...]

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