Tag: amazon

I got a Kindle

I am aware that I am dreadfully behind the times, but the Kindle I wanted finally hit a price point that I felt was worth it and I got one: a Kindle Keyboard 3G/Wifi model. It’s nice. I’ve been tinkering…

how did they get those numbers: ebooks

Amazon likes to make you think that they are selling ebooks at a tremendous rate. And they are, compared to hardcover books. But when you add paperbacks into the mix, and then extrapolate to what Amazon’s share of the ebook…

how to destroy the book

I’m still sort of annoyed at Amazon’s self-serving press release about more ebooks being sold for the Kindle on Christmas Day than “real” books. I feel a few things 1. they’re creating a distinction that isn’t necessary, between ebooks and…

can I kindle?

Rochelle mentions a library in New Hampshire that is lending out Kindles and also mentions that their use — which was okayed by Amazon support — got a different answer to “is this okay” from the support rep that she…