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Kindle for the Web

Well, this is what was missing. Good step for Amazon: gorgeous Kindle v3 with 50% better contrast, slim, light… iPhone app, iPad app… and now Kindle for the Web.

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Kindle DX with Global Wireless ships on the 19 Jan at $489

Books in Under 60 Seconds: Think of a book and you could be reading it in under a minute Free Wireless: Free 3G wireless lets you download books right from your Kindle. No monthly fees, service plans, or hunting for Wi-Fi hotspots. For non-U.S. customers, there are also no additional charges for wireless delivery in […]

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Amazon Improves Kindle Battery Life and Adds PDF Reader

Just in time to remind holiday shoppers, Amazon has announced an 85% battery life increase as well as a native PDF reader application for the Kindle digital book reader. Whereas the previous battery life topped out at about four days with wireless access turned on, the updated Kindle will run for seven days without needing to be […]

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Amazon Kindle source code to the world

Amazon is releasing the source code of the kindle devices to the world. It’s fairly basic Linux underneath (kernel 2.6.22 on the latest 2.1 software). What’s unclear without compiling one of these and booting it up (to our untrained eyes, anyway) is whether Amazon stripped out its various DRM and licensed codec support — MP3 […]

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