Amazon’s Kindle e-book reader – better than the name suggests?

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.

Amazon Kindle e-book reader

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? 🙂 ]

[tags]ebook, reader, Kindle[/tags]

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