Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 9th Feb 2009 22:41 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless The massive success of Amazon's Kindle electronic reader caught just about everyone by surprise. The combination of an advanced e-ink display, insanely long battery life, and easy-to-use available-anywhere wireless content delivery ensured that the Kindle made its way to the hearts of many devout readers. Today, Amazon launched the Kindle 2.
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by kjamc1982 on Mon 9th Feb 2009 22:58 UTC
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I have the first gen Kindle and it is a great. However, I think they should have kept the scroll wheel myself it is easier to get to the line you want to check a definition for a word in the dictionary. Hopefully, they will keep updating the firmware in the old one because the cost to upgrade is to high for me. I just wish college textbooks would be on the Kindle and it would save me the hassle of carrying a book bag.

I see in the video of the new five-way nub and it uses the e-ink screen which probably waste the battery more than the scroll wheel thingy.

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