“Sony has a new e-reader out”:http://techcrunch.com/2011/08/31/sonys-latest-kindle-killer-is-worlds-lightest-ereader/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Techcrunch+%28TechCrunch%29 and it seems to be very nice hardware, I’d love to buy one. Let me check out their reader store and see what their book inventory looks like these days: Oh. And this kind […]
So I am starting to read a new book on my Kindle and just after the Library of Congress info I see that: “The paper used in this publication meets the minimum requirements of the American National Standard for Information […]
How bad would it be to be a Nook pusher right now? The Kindle has its adherents, the iPad is out there, why would anyone buy a Nook? I have to think that B&N is going to bail on this […]
“Preston is exhibiting that he knows deeply what it means to feel ‘entitlement’”:http://chamberfour.com/2010/02/11/on-the-word-entitlement/. My reaction when I read Preston’s quote was exactly the same as this writer. Fortunately his books are throw-away fluff, and not even good throw-away fluff, so […]
“Skiff e-reader targeted at magazines and newspapers”:http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/technologybrierdudleysblog/2010697015_ces_lg_sprint_launch_skiff_new.html — OK I love gadgets and will try darn near anything, but this is a headscratcher for me. I love my Kindle because a) it is way easier to travel with than 5 […]
Official launch of the Kindle DX – Core77. I bought the Kindle and Kindle2 the instant I could. I am holding off on the DX. Why? * It is not clear to me that it enhances recreational reading at all […]
Great post here on how to turn into a network connection, and how to get into debug mode
Screen much sharper, controls much better, lighter, thinner, ui better. But guys, why f$&k with the keyboard shortcuts? Why change the Alt-TextSize shortcut for toggling awake? The key combo doesn’t do anything useful now. And why drop the Alt-t shortcut […]
Amazon.com: Kindle 2: Amazon’s New Wireless Reading Device (Latest Generation): Kindle Store. – damn my family has theirs already. Apparently all shipped out of Indianapolis and so Midwest buyers already have their hands on. First reports are that it comes […]
What’s New. Ordered.
Mostly because it is not available yet: MAKE: Blog: 4 floor advanced engineering demolition toy set. This appears to be sold out, site is hammered. Way cool Kindle 2. Love my existing Kindle, still. Addonics NAS adapter. World’s smallest NAS. […]
Magazines: Maghound Offers NetFlix-Style Magazine Subscriptions. If I could get these all delivered electronically to the Kindle I might consider.
This year’s must have Christmas item?
Not So FAQs » Blog Archive » Adding your own pictures to the Kindle Screensaver — Cool, Ty pointed me towards this. The limited gray scale of the Kindle makes most photos look weak but still fun to play with
I use textile to create all my book links in the blog. as a reader pointed out, this unfortunately doesn’t link very directly to the kindle edition of books. So experimenting with textile below: * “The Story of French”:amazon — […]
5 months into Kindle use and I had to reset it for the first time ever, it locked up this morning and was unresponsive to every button. To reset, you take the back cover off and there is a Reset […]
Excellent review here — agree with most of it. The integrated wireless and the Amazon.com integration make this thing sing. It has completely changed my reading and my buying habits — if a book I want doesn’t have a Kindle […]