Create an Account Nfomedia Log in  Connect with Facebook
Home Blog

ENG 577 Blog


Showing entries tagged kindle.  Show all entries

May 6, 2009

Kindle DX

Amazon (and class favorite Jeff Bezos) unveiled the new, large-form version of the Kindle this morning. It's more than twice the size of the Kindle 2, and Amazon hopes the larger reading surface will make the Kindle DX more appealing to those who read digital versions of magazines, newspapers, and textbooks.

Some links-

New product page:

NYTimes' coverage:

But the question is, how will the Kindle DX and other large-form e-readers affect the ailing newspaper industry?
For some of that debate, see: &
Posted by      Peter Z. at 11:29 AM EDT
Tags: kindle
displaying most recent comments (7 ommitted) | Comments (10)
I'm glad to see the great detail here!.
Posted on Mon, 19 Aug 2019 11:17 AM EDT by nutritions4 n.
Today, I was just browsing along and came upon your blog. Just wanted to say good blog and this article helped me a lot, due to which I have found exactly I was looking. Jill Scott Weight Loss
Posted on Mon, 19 Aug 2019 1:18 PM EDT by SexBrazzersXXX 1.
I am jovial you take pride in what you write. It makes you stand way out from many other writers that can not push high-quality content like you.
Posted on Tue, 20 Aug 2019 12:39 PM EDT by SexBrazzersXXX 1.

April 5, 2009

Kindles and Libraries

Last week we spoke a little bit about how libraries would make use of Kindles. It looks like at least one library already tried: A New Jersey Library Starts Lending Kindles. That began in 2007, with the first Kindle, but apparently the practice of sharing a Kindle loaded with e-books violates Amazon's terms of service.

So the question of how to make e-readers viable beyond personal use is still up in the air. There is a Charlie Rose interview with Jeff Bezos from 2007 in which Bezos mentions e-readers and libraries. He says that working out relationships with libraries ?is not on our roadmap.? It?s a long interview, but Bezos makes some interesting points, including some thoughts from the publishing side (e.g. books never go out of print, and publishers will never have to guess at initial print runs) and that Amazon has always recognized that ?you can?t out-book the book.?

Sorry, that interview link isn't working. It's here:
Posted by      Peter Z. at 6:51 PM EDT
Tags: kindle
displaying most recent comments (1 ommitted) | Comments (4)
  Morris Eaves  says:
But I wonder if the same dilemma doesn't arise with all such large-capacity storage devices--anybody know of a library that lends iPods? So are libraries stuck with the single-copy model? The DVD, the book, etc.
Posted on Mon, 6 Apr 2009 3:18 AM EDT by Morris E.
  Hard Work  says:
For you here we are having one of the foremost platform where you will be able to know about fix connection to bluetooth audio device and wirelesses displays in windows 10 as this feature is known to be upgraded feature of windows 10.
Posted on Tue, 12 Feb 2019 9:44 PM EST by Hard W.
  Jason Nolan  says:
Cheers pertaining to delivering the latest changes in connection with worry, My spouse and i expect go through additional. Accountants Crawley
Posted on Mon, 18 Feb 2019 9:43 AM EST by Jason N.

 Copyright © 2007-2016 Rachel Lee and Morris Eaves. All rights reserved.
  Feed — Subscribe: RSS