Kindle eReader Michelle McKinney Raymond Walters College Library [email_address]  513-936-1546
<ul><li>$189.00 </li></ul><ul><li>2 GB, holds 1,500 books  </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless Access  </li></ul><ul><li>Storage Ca...
<ul><li>Battery Life </li></ul><ul><li>Graphics </li></ul><ul><li>Picture Books </li></ul><ul><li>Textbooks </li></ul><ul>...
Kindle DX www.amazon.com/kindledx <ul><li>Same basic Kindle features plus… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Larger, auto-rotating scr...
<ul><li>Nook </li></ul><ul><li>$149 (wifi), $199 (3G) </li></ul><ul><li>Holds 1,500 books </li></ul><ul><li>Memory card sl...
 
Resources <ul><li>Product Info, Apps, Support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Amazon Kindle -  www.amazon.com/kindle </li></ul></ul>...
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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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  • Kindle eReader

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