CNET News Daily Podcast: Kindles, Droids, and gadgets for the blind

Did you hear? Motorola's Droid appears to be selling well. That's not all though. Intel's come up with a reading device for the blind using a digital camera. These stories and more in today's episode.

In today's episode, we talk about Amazon's new Kindle software application for PCs, a super cheap Windows 7 laptop that costs about the same price as a copy of the new operating system, and Google's gift of free airport Wi-Fi for the holidays.

Also--as mentioned at the end of the podcast, we want your thoughts on how to make the Daily News Podcast even better. If you have a minute, head over to this page and answer a few survey questions. It only takes a minute or two, and will help us make a more enjoyable podcast for you.

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Today's stories:

Sprint to cut 2,000 to 2,500 jobs

Amazon debuts Kindle for PC

Initial Motorola Droid sales look good

Intel Celeron chip anchors $249 Acer Windows 7 laptop

Google's holiday gift: Free airport Wi-Fi

Judge bans Twitter from court

Intel debuts text reader for the blind

About the author

Josh Lowensohn joined CNET in 2006 and now covers Apple. Before that, Josh wrote about everything from new Web start-ups, to remote-controlled robots that watch your house. Prior to joining CNET, Josh covered breaking video game news, as well as reviewing game software. His current console favorite is the Xbox 360.

 

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