Tag: kindle

Look out, there’s a new tablet in town and it’s HOT!

Announcing the Kindle Fire Amazon announced a few new Kindles today, the most important, in my mind, is the Kindle Fire. It is a 7″ tablet running a specialized version of Android. The shocker was the price, \$199. With todays announcement, every school district that is looking at mobile devices will need to take a pause and examine what the… Read more →

The Kindle DX is available for pre-order, does anyone care?

Today’s announcement of the Kindle DX, a 9.7″ version of the Kindle is being hailed as some sort of savior of the newspaper industry and a breakthrough for the college textbook market. At almost \$500 I don’t see it as either. The biggest negative about the Kindle will also be the last thing fixed, if it is ever addressed, and… Read more →