Posts Tagged: "Kindle"

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Students Hate The Kindle eReader

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That’s a strange thought to wake up to, isn’t it?  Well, it turns out they’ve got reason.  Read on: Words like “clunky”, “slow”, and “a real pain” have come up, as students trying out the Kindle DX in classes are discovering that the ereader may not be the replacement for...

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Best Buy’s Entry In The Kindle Market Hunt: The iRex

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So there’s been an announcement that Best Buy means to sell the iRex book reader to compete with Amazon’s Kindle, among numerous others.  It’ll cost a whopping four hundred bucks, but come with an eight inch touchscreen (8.1, actually), connect to Verizon Wireless networks, but while Verizon itself is open...

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iRiver Story Eyes A Piece of Amazon’s Kindle Market

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Seems the competition for a piece of Amazon’s coveted Kindle market has already started to boil up out of the woodwork.  iRiver’s Story is one of the first off the block. Formerly a major player in the Flash-based MP3 market, iRiver’s been having a lot of troubles in its home...

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Everyone Wants A Piece of Amazon’s Kindle Market

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Guess who wants a piece of Amazon’s Kindle market?  As it turns out, a whole a lot of people. The list is pretty wide and growing by the day, and includes names like News Corp (otherwise known as Fox), Hearst Publishing, and now, Time Magazine wants to change the way...

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TenBu Technologies nio Keeps Track of Your Hardware

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So it’s making the rounds on the web that, should you lose your Kindle or your iPhone or your Sirius receiver, you can pretty much forget about getting any help from the company.  Well, now you can take matters into your own hands and mete out cyber-vigilante justice to anyone...

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Kindle 2 Now With…Linux?

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This is a development the folks at Amazon likely weren’t expecting. Seems that some enterprising soul out there, whom you might recognize when I tell you it’s Jesse Vincent, managed to get his recently-released Kindle 2 ebook from Amazon to run Ubuntu 9.04. He apparently did it for no other...