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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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  • 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