Service allows free checkouts from local library Web sites direct to a Kindle. This means that highlighting and margin notes in library books are no longer a problem.
The Guardian, which M-Edge bills as the world's first fully waterproof, floating case for Kindle, is now available for purchase for $79.99.
Made of molded plastic, M-Edge's new Guardian case protects the Kindle in water up to one meter deep. It's due out this spring.
High technology aside, the two great things about old-fashioned books are that they are cheap, and you can take notes in them. Can Apple's tablet offer both?
Anyway, the total geeks (that is a huge compliment) over at ifixit have gutted the Amazon Kindle 2 to see what makes it tick.
While it's still short of perfection--and has a too-high price tag--the Amazon Kindle 2 offers a range of improvements that makes it the best overall e-book reader we've seen to date.
While it's expensive, the Kindle Lighted Leather Case has an ingenious design and will be a tempting add-on purchase for buyers of the third-generation Kindle.
M-Edge announces the availability of the e-Luminator2 for the Amazon Kindle, an accessory that provides lighting for nighttime reading.
TechCrunch claims it has it on good authority that Amazon is looking into giving away Kindle e-readers to customers who subscribe to its $79 Prime service for fast, free shipping.
Redmond is reeling from the rise of cheap, single-purpose hardware, while Linux vendors stand to gain from the same phenomenon.