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The Digital Home: Amazon Kindle: Flop

Don Reisinger just manhandled the Amazon Kindle, and rightly so. All four of his points are correct, but this one (from point 3) is my favorite:

[A]re e-books that much better than books? I certainly don’t think so. I don’t know about you, but I can only read one book at a time and carrying a stack of paper is just as easy as carrying a 10 ounce device. Would it be nice to download books without going to the store? I guess. But if I buy my books from Amazon, I don’t need to leave home anyway.


November 21, 2007 - Posted by | Blogroll, Technology | , , , , ,


  1. the Kindle reminds me of something i saw in an old school Star Trek episode; and it’s so thin!

    Comment by Joe | February 23, 2009 | Reply

  2. I was on the fence for months before I finally decided to order my Kindle 2. I had been reading such mixed reviews about the device and about Amazon’s customer service that I simply could not decide about the purchase. This review is for all of those people, like me, that cannot decide if they need a Kindle 2 for themselves. Well, struggle with the decision no more and ORDER IT! I am so happy with my Kindle 2 and I look forward to reading it every single day. All of the problems that I was worried about are not problems at all. Downloading books is easy, the screen is NOT too dark, the font size is adjustable and the Kindle customer service support is terrific. I had a problem with my Kindle 2 and I was instantly connected with the most helpful representative. I did not have to wait on hold and the problem was solved in no time. I have made the highest recommendations of the Kindle 2 to my friends and family and will continue to do so in the future. I can say with absolute confidence, if you order your own Kindle 2 you will not be disappointed!!!

    Comment by malofieonline | April 5, 2010 | Reply

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