May 04, 2009

Large-Screen Kindle Fail

Can the new Kindle device save newspapers? Of course not. I delve into why not at

Posted by Stephen Silver at May 4, 2009 04:15 PM

The new kindle is pretty cool. I'd love to try, but not ready to plunk down the dough.

I may agree with you on the newspaper, but I see it making an impact on the feature writing formats (magazines). Two issues that should eventually resolve themselves: 1) cost, 2) available e-media. Both are preventing me from hopping on.

I'm tempted, but my alternative is ~$5 per book currently - which I'm fine with.

Once someone invents the software to take any book and digitize it - then I'd be on board, but I am still catching up on the older literature that was published before I was an avid reader.

Posted by: Jeff S at May 6, 2009 03:24 PM
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