Obviously, I have no idea – Amazon must have forgotten to post me my free review device, but I’m sure it’s on the way*.
It looks … well, it doesn’t look astonishing, really. But that’s irrelevant compared to how good it is for actually, you know, reading books on.
Initial reports seem to be positive, but until I’ve heard feedback from people I know to be serious lovers of traditional book reading, I’ll be holding back my cash. This might be the Model T of a new reading paradigm … if anyone has the clout to pull it off, it’s Bezos and Amazon.
I wonder how long it’ll take for someone to hack the Kindle for increased functionality? I doubt it’ll have the same kudos as the iPhone in that respect, but even so … [Image lifted from those jammy well-connected buggers at Engadget]
[* Little bit of wishful thinking never hurt anyone, right? 🙂 ]