Kindle Fire: The Curated Content Device

December 13, 2011

I had one primary goal when I ordered a Kindle Fire: it would free up the iPad to leave home during the day for my wife and kids to use. (Okay, okay, stop looking at me like that. I also love shiny new things. Like you don’t?) While the iPad has held a steady place […]

Hey Publishers

October 20, 2010

Hey publishers, I would like to think of us as friends. I read lots of books, and most of them I purchase so I can mark them up and revisit them. Several of you have been kind enough to send me free books to review. That’s neat, especially when they are books that interest me. […]

kindle for iphone: first impressions

March 4, 2009

I was excited to hear about the Kindle for iPhone app that Amazon released today. I downloaded it the first chance I had to see how it would work. On the plus side, it is free. Hard to beat that. It was easy to set up. Once installed, I logged in and could see all […]

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

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 […]