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The Publishing War

Since I wrote my review of the Kindle DX in the previous post, quite a lot has happened in the little world of electronic books and publishing. Namely, one large publisher and one large retailer seem to have lost their … Continue reading

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Kindle 2: The Review

Kindle: Amazon’s 6″ Wireless Reading Device, $359.00 I’m living on a greatly tightened budget. I’ve cancelled satellite service, land phone service, pool cleaning, book and magazine subscriptions, and I’m buying all our food at Costco and Wal-Mart. So why, why … Continue reading

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The Year Everything Connected

If I could, I’d have it automatically forward to my cell phone permanently (I should note here that my company’s phone system is perfectly capable of doing this, but because of some antiquated human resources policy, only “Executives” are allowed to access this option. … So, even sitting in a comfy chair in my library, reading a book, I’m still wirelessly connected to the outside world – the Kindle even has a text-based web browser built in. 2008 was also the Year of the Netbook, tiny, cheap laptop computers that are used primarily for emailing and surfing the web.
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