Thursday, January 29, 2009

Kindle Revamp Sparks Speculation

The portion of the book industry that’s mad for electronics is abuzz with what Amazon’s redesign of its popular Kindle e-book reader might mean in real-world terms. From Information Week:
With Amazon expected to unveil a new version of its Kindle e-book reader in less than two weeks, tech enthusiasts on the Web are taking their best guesses as to what the online retailer has planned for the popular device....

Despite the Kindle's popularity, most experts agree the $359 device is in need of a facelift. While the Kindle gets high marks for ease of use and a free wireless connection that lets users buy books from Amazon, the gadget, which is more than a year old, is ready for a redesign.
Information Week
rounds up the speculation here.



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