Has Amazon cracked the eBook nut?

It’s called the Kindle (great brand name). It’s from Amazon. It’s being described by some as the iPod of reading. It looks weirdly un-hitech but is reportedly very user friendly.

It doesn’t need a computer as it downloads books and other content from the net directly.

It won’t work in Jordan because it come with EVDO connectivity (for free, from Sprint in the US). It has no WiFi (on purpose).

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(Photo: Gizmodo)

Has Amazon finally created a viable alterantive to the printed book?

Here are two reviews (Crunch Gear, Gizmodo) to help answer this question.


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4 Responses to “Has Amazon cracked the eBook nut?”

  1. Moey Says:

    damn :(

  2. Qwaider قويدر Says:

    Also check out Sony’s sleeker, sexier e-ink reader.

  3. Mustafa Anabtawi Says:

    Its trying to compete with sony’s ebook reader, which its in it’s second version, its a much better looking device than the kindle and smaller.

  4. Fouad Masoud Says:

    this is like a dream coming true to me.

    i mean ive been dreamin about sth like this for 2 years now.
    but i guess ill wait for reviews b4 buying sth like this

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