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Overview of the Kindle eReader.

Overview of the Kindle eReader.

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  • Image credits: http://www.alatechsource.org/blog/2009/10/barnes-and-nobles-nook-steps-into-the-ring-with-kindle.html
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  • Image credit: https://larryfire.wordpress.com/2009/02/09/amazon-kindle-2/
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  • Image Credits: Nook http://www.alatechsource.org/blog/2009/10/barnes-and-nobles-nook-steps-into-the-ring-with-kindle.html, Sony http://www.lesen.net/tag/sony-reader-touch-edition/, iPad http://macficionado.wordpress.com/2010/01/27/apple-does-it-again-with-the-new-ipad/
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    • 1. Kindle eReader Michelle McKinney Raymond Walters College Library [email_address] 513-936-1546
    • 2.
      • $189.00
      • 2 GB, holds 1,500 books
      • Wireless Access
      • Storage Capacity, Archiving
      • Size, buttons
      • E-Ink, paper-like display
      • Supports Various Formats
      • Reading Bookmarks
      • Dictionary
      • Notes and Highlights
      • Search capabilities
      • Text-to-Speech / Audiobooks
      • Kindle Apps for multiple devices
      • Manage library online
      Features www.amazon.com/kindle
    • 3.
      • Battery Life
      • Graphics
      • Picture Books
      • Textbooks
      • PDF Conversion
      • Page Numbering
      • Limited book sorting
      • Costs
      • Book Sharing
      • Accessories
      • Available only at Amazon.com
      Drawbacks
    • 4. Kindle DX www.amazon.com/kindledx
      • Same basic Kindle features plus…
        • Larger, auto-rotating screen
        • Built in PDF converter
        • Keyboard takes up less space
        • 4 GB, holds 3,500 books
      • Some basic Kindle drawbacks plus…
        • Higher Price $379
        • Non-QWERTY keyboard
        • Bigger and heavier
    • 5.
      • Nook
      • $149 (wifi), $199 (3G)
      • Holds 1,500 books
      • Memory card slot
      • Color touchscreen
      • eBook sharing
      • Nook wifi, AT&T hotspots
      • Available at Barnes & Noble
      Other Options
      • Sony Reader (Touch)
      • $169
      • Holds 350 books
      • 512 MB, Memory card slots
      • No Wikif/3G connection;
      • USB file transfer
      • Reader Store, Google Books
      • Touchscreen
      • Available at local retailers
      • iPad
      • $499 - $829
      • 16-64 Gb storage
      • Wifi/3G, fee
      • iBooks store
      • Large LCD touchscreen
      • Other Apps and features,
      • (including Kindle App)
      • Available at Apple store
    • 6.  
    • 7. Resources
      • Product Info, Apps, Support
        • Amazon Kindle - www.amazon.com/kindle
        • Amazon Kindle DX - www.amazon.com/kindledx
        • AmazonKindle - http://kindle.amazon.com
        • Kindle Boards - www.kindleboards.com/index.php
        • Kindle Buzz - http://kindlebuzz.com
        • Kindle Reading Apps - www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html?ie=UTF8&docId=1000493771
      • News, Trends, Reviews, Accessories
        • eReader Chat - www.ereaderchat.com
        • Engadget News Magazine - www.engadget.com
        • Good eReader - http://goodereader.com/blog
        • iReader Review - http://ireaderreview.com
        • M-Edge Accessories - www.medgestore.com
        • PC World - www.pcworld.com
        • Unofficial Blog Kindle - http://blogkindle.com/category/kindle-community
        • Wired Magazine - www.wired.com
    • 8. Michelle McKinney Raymond Walters College Library [email_address] 513-936-1546

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