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  • Checked 28th July 2010.http://www.amazon.com/gp/search?kc=A24IB90LPZJ0BS&qid=1280279487&rh=i%3Adigital-text&x=10&y=15U.S. Blogs: 9663 ; Books: 665,816 ; Magazines: 65 ; Newspapers: 134Aust. Blogs: N/A ; Books: 403,306 ; Magazines: 41 ; Newspapers: 116
  • SWEDEN'S Stieg Larsson is the first author to sell more than one million books in Amazon's Kindle electronic bookstore, the online retail giant said today. 28th July.Read more: http://www.news.com.au/business/breaking-news/swede-larsson-sells-1m-kindle-books/story-e6frfkur-1225897791228#ixzz0uvzUDmxM
  • e.g. Peter Carey 6 titles available in U.S. none in Australia.
  • Released July 2010http://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=hp_krec_su?nodeId=200324680
  • Comes pre-loaded with BookmarksAustralia used to be blocked except for Amazon and Wikipedia
  • http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003FSUDM4/ref=sv_kinc_0Due to strong customer demand, Kindle is temporarily sold out. Order now to reserve your place in line. Orders are prioritized on a first come, first served basis. Orders placed today are expected to ship on or before September 4th.

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  • Kindle 2
    Another LRMS Knowledge Café
    Brought to you by
    Andrew Holmick
  • Amazon Kindle 2 International Version
    Kindle 2 Presentation -- Knowledge Cafe 30 July 2010
    Kindle 2 International October 2009
    Available in Over 100 Countries
    3G Network--Get Books in Under 60 Seconds
    Free 3G No Monthly Fees or Contracts
    Holds Over 1,500 Books
    Original Kindle 1 late 2007 US$399
    Kindle 2 Was $299, $245, Now $189
  • Kindle 2 Presentation -- Knowledge Cafe 30 July 2010
    6" Display, 600 x 800 Pixels
    8" x 5.3" x 0.36“ Overall
    10.2 Ounces, lighter than typical paperback
    Barely 0.33" Thick
    E Ink Technology
    Long Battery Life
    1 Week with Wireless On
    2 Weeks with Wireless Off
  • Kindle 2 Presentation -- Knowledge Cafe 30 July 2010
    Easy Navigation
    QWERTY Keyboard
    Search within a book or across your library
    Built-in Dictionary
    Add Bookmarks, Highlights, Annotations
    Clip Sections or Whole Periodical Articles
    Text-to-Speech Feature
  • Kindle 2 Presentation -- Knowledge Cafe 30 July 2010
    Available in 2 Screen Sizes: 6” and 9.7”
    Larger Kindle DX 9.7”
    Ideal for Newspapers, Magazines and PDFs
    9.7” Screen Same Size as iPad
    Automatic Rotation for Portrait and Landscape
    1200 x 824 pixels
    16 Shades of Gray
  • Kindle 2 Presentation -- Knowledge Cafe 30 July 2010
    Kindle DX Graphite (3rd Gen)
    Launched 7th July 2010
    New e-ink screen
    50% Better Contrast
    Holds Over 3,500 Books
    Price Reduced from $489 to US $379
    Any Colour as long as it’s Graphite
  • E-ink means ultra-low power consumption
    Battery lasts up o 2 weeks if wireless OFF
    Kindle 2 Presentation -- Knowledge Cafe 30 July 2010
    Unlike backlit LCD displays, can be read in strong sunlight
    E-ink has ultra-low power consumption
    Means battery lasts up to 2 weeks with Wireless OFF
    Unlike LCD screens, e-paper can be read in strong sunlight
    Capable of holding text and images indefinitely without drawing power
    Capable of holding text and images indefinitely without drawing power
  • Kindle 2 Presentation -- Knowledge Cafe 30 July 2010
    Content is King
    Over 665,000 Books (U.S.)
    Over 403,000 Books (Australia)
    116 Newspapers (Australia)
    41 Magazines (Australia)
    Blogs not available in Australia
  • Kindle 2 Presentation -- Knowledge Cafe 30 July 2010
    Best Sellers in Kindle Store
    5 Authors Sold Over 500,000 Kindle Books
    Stieg Larsson (First to sell Over 1 Million)
    Charlaine Harris
    StephenieMeyer
    James Patterson
    Nora Roberts
  • Kindle 2 Presentation -- Knowledge Cafe 30 July 2010
    Buy with one click
    International Price $2.00 more than U.S.
    Can Shop via PC or via Kindle
    Apps to read your Kindle books
    On PC, iPad, iPhone, BlackBerry or Android
    Multple Devices can be Synched
    Seamlessly read were you left off on one device
  • Kindle 2 Presentation -- Knowledge Cafe 30 July 2010
    Not All Titles Available in Australia
    Depends on Individual Agreements
  • Kindle 2 Presentation -- Knowledge Cafe 30 July 2010
    What‘s New in Software Update Version 2.5
    July 2010 release
    Collections: Organize your books, audiobooks, etc.
    PDF Pan and Zoom
    Password Protection
    Facebook & Twitter Posts: Share book passages with friends on Facebook and Twitter directly from your Kindle
    Popular Highlights: See what the Kindle community thinks are the most interesting passages in the books you're reading
  • Kindle 2 Presentation -- Knowledge Cafe 30 July 2010
    It‘s Not a Web Browser But...
    Basic Browsing Available in “Experimental”
    Used to be Restricted to Wikipedia
    Best for Text-based sites
    No Support for Flash, Shockwave etc.
  • Kindle 2 Presentation -- Knowledge Cafe 30 July 2010
    New Generation Kindle 3 Announced 28th July!
    Pre-order to Ship 27th August 2010
    Smaller, Lighter, Cheaper, Faster
    New WebKit-Based Browser
    50% Better Contrast
    Double the Storage 3,500 Books
    Price US$139 WiFi ; $189 3G + WiFi
    2 Colours Graphite or White