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Is a Kindle bullet proof? There’s one quick way to find out.

“Can a book save your life?” That’s what Tom Shillue of the literary journal Electric Literature asks in the clip above, and you can tell he should be taken very seriously because he does that TV news journalist walk toward … Continue reading

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Where to find that $89 Kindle 2 on Amazon today

Update: If you’re reading this sentence, it’s too late–all the Kindles were sold within the first minute. It was like a Ticketmaster stampede for a Springsteen concert. Better luck next time! [Original post follows.] By now, you’ve probably read that … Continue reading

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Scrabble now available for the Kindle

The first official paid game for the Kindle has been released, and it’s the classic word lover’s game SCRABBLE. There’s not much to say about it other than it serves up Scrabble’s standard gameplay, albeit in a no-frills presentation: there’s … Continue reading

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Trading up? You can donate your used Kindle 2 to deployed military personnel

Earlier this year, Len Edgerly of The Kindle Chronicles partnered with Ken Clark to create a non-profit group called E-Books for Troops. Its purpose is fairly self-explanatory: to provide free ebooks, and devices on which to read them, to deployed … Continue reading

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Two free word games for your Kindle (yes, games!)

Do you remember earlier this year when Amazon announced that it was going to start letting developers create apps for the Kindle platform? Not much has been publicized since then, and with the number of price drops, exclusive publishing agreements, … Continue reading

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Review: Guardian waterproof case from M-Edge

Summary This well-built, premium priced case promises to keep your Kindle 2 dry in up to 3 feet of water. It does its job well, but might seem like overkill for many Kindle owners. Pros It works! Very sturdy construction … Continue reading

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Just how cheap will the Kindle get?

One dollar! Okay, maybe not, at least not any time in the near future. But after Monday’s surprise $70 price cut on the Kindle 2–which makes it $10 less than the Nook from Barnes & Noble–pundits and analysts are wondering … Continue reading

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Amazon drops price of Kindle 2 to $189

It’s been an interesting day so far for ebook devices. Barnes & Noble started it by pulling a fast one this morning, at least on Amazon, when it announced a new Wi-Fi-only version of the Nook for only $149. B&N … Continue reading

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