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240k Kindles with books on the wall, 240k Kindles with books


OK, so now TechCrunch is reporting that their secret source informs them that Amazon has sold  240k Kindles in less than a year.   That would be pretty good though it does not lead me to retract my May suggestion … Continue reading

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Analysts Drinking Badly: Kindle Profit Nonsense


This incomprehensibly strange analysis of the potential for the Kindle strains the technological imagination.   The idea that this device doesn’t suck is foolish enough, but more importantly it can’t possibly have half the sales of the wildly popular iPOD, which debuted … Continue reading

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Mossberg on Amazon’s Kindle book reader – just fair.


Bloggers roundly panned the Kindle a few weeks ago during it’s launch, and then Amazon sold out of them almost immediately.  However many (including me) suspect they just didn’t build that many.   Given the negative initial reactions from so many, … Continue reading

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Kindle – market mini-analysis


OK, I just got it. The Kindle does have a market. Bezos is correct of course that the reason books persist in the digital world is their ergonomic appeal. With the Kindle he’s working to maintain that book advantage while … Continue reading

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Kindle debut kindles more skepticism than interest


Amazon’s Kindle just does not make sense to a lot of folks blogging about it.  Including me.   Today the device was introduced by Jeff Bezos of Amazon via a presentation that appears to suggest he thinks this is the new evolution of … Continue reading

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Kindle as “Future of Reading”? More like Present … of stupidity.


I don’t usually pan products here but the Kindle coming out from Amazon tomorrow is *really* a bad idea.   Not because it wouldn’t be neat to have a great reading device to replace books, but because of the demographics involved … Continue reading

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