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Kindle 3 Review
Kindle 3 Review
Kindle 3 Review
Kindle 3 Review
Kindle 3 Review
Kindle 3 Review
Kindle 3 Review
Kindle 3 Review
Kindle 3 Review
Kindle 3 Review
Kindle 3 Review
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Kindle 3 Review

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  • 1. Kindle 3 Review<br />Tai Tran<br />15/10/2010<br />http://www.coolthings.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/kindle3G.jpg<br />
  • 2. First Impression<br />Hey Tai, turn this thing on<br />What ya mean? It's already on!<br />Huh? Wow!<br />It looks exactly like a book, unlike a digital device at all<br />
  • 3. Size<br />Friend 2: It's portable, I like it<br />Friend 1: Ain't it too small?<br />I: If it's too small you can try DX<br />
  • 4. Display<br />Predictably, only black and white. Expect color in near future<br />Page transition isn't very smooth<br />PDF files can be copied to Kindle via USB or sent via Wi-Fi. But font size need to be enlarged in computer before being copied to Kindle<br />Graphs and formula are very well displayed<br />Graph process is slow<br />Landscape mode<br />Kindle can't improve scanned PDF quality<br />You still need to use light in darkness<br />Reading under sunlight is great, no reflection<br />
  • 5. Source: http://thekindle.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/equationmacromode.jpg<br />
  • 6. Navigation<br />Easy navigation<br />Highly intuitive<br />
  • 7. Through a microscope<br />Amazon Kindle<br />Organic, pleasant for the eyes<br />Single-purpose: books<br />Apple iPad<br />Digital<br />Multi-purpose: entertainment<br />Peters K, 2010, 'Kindle and iPad Displays: Up close and personal', BIT-101, accessed 15/10/2010, from http://www.bit-101.com/blog/?p=2722<br />
  • 8. Other features<br />Capacity: 2Gb<br />Extremely light and thin<br />
  • 9. Beyond a book reader<br />You can send your documents to your Kindle and other people's Kindles so they can read on the go<br />Example: sending your reports to your colleagues and clients real time<br />Accepted format: doc, rtf, htm, html, txt, zip (contains your files), x-zip, Mobi book, jpg, gif, bmp, png<br />You can send your documents to me via taitran@kindle.com<br />Read more here: http://www.amazon.com/kindlepersonaldocuments<br />
  • 10. Services<br />Nothing to complain about Amazon service<br />A few lot free books are offered<br />
  • 11. Value for money<br />
  • 12. Where Kindle fits in Amazon Strategy<br />Unlock a new revenue stream from hardware sale and e-book sale<br />Capture Lead the consumption trend toward mobile device<br />Extend Amazon's influence on media industry<br />Solves problem of accelerating decline of newspaper<br />
  • 13. Free books for Kindle<br />Free Kindle ebooks from Amazon http://www.amazon.com/gp/bestsellers/digital-text/154606011/ref=pd_ts_kinc_ldr_154606011<br />Project Gutenberg offers Kindle-friendly ebookshttp://www.gutenberg.org/browse/scores/top#books-last30<br />
  • 14. How to get out of Drive Mode<br />Drive mode<br />You can copy files to your Kindle via USB<br />You can't read on Kindle in this mode<br />Message: "If you want to use your Kindle and continue charging, please eject your Kindle from your computer."<br />How to eject correctly<br />"Safely remove hardware" doesn't work<br />Go to Explorer, right-click on Kindle drive and click "Reject"<br />
  • 15. Thank You!<br />Tai Tran<br />Send documents to me via taitran@kindle.com<br />Homepage: taitran.com<br />Twitter: @taitran<br />LinkedIn: taitran.com/linkedin<br />Facebook: taitran.com/facebook<br />

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