hands on with kindle for mac

March 19, 2010

Four months after releasing Kindle for PC, Amazon dropped a Kindle Reader for Mac this week. I installed it last night and played with it for about five minutes. That’s all it took to learn what it could do. When Kindle for iPhone was released, I was pleased. It doesn’t replace my Kindle, but it’s […]

revisiting the kindle

October 9, 2008

It has been nine months since I received my Amazon Kindle. It has been a great device, and I blogged some initial thoughts here, as well a post on Creativityist about how it has been helpful for research. While the Kindle has been a convenient way to read literature, both classics and contemporary, it’s main […]

musings of a kindleworm

January 12, 2008

My Amazon Kindle arrived last Monday — it has been a good week. I finished reading my first book, so here are some impressions of my experience so far. The Good The text is crisp, clean, and readable. The battery life and wireless signal have both been excellent. I’ve charged it a few times, but […]

kindle chaos

December 14, 2007

I have a Kindle on order from Amazon. Right now, they are so backordered that they aren’t even able to give me a potential shipping date. I know that is true because I check the order status about 6-10 times a day! This is the second Kindle I’ve ordered. I ordered one on Thanksgiving, because […]

kindle

November 20, 2007

As a bibliophile and technophile, I’m pretty intrugued with the idea of Amazon’s new Kindle e-reader. I’ve never been that interested in e-readers before but this one seems to capture some features that would make it more appealing — wireless shopping and downloading from anywhere, and reduced pricing on books where you are paying only […]