kindle stories

 
Amazon is starting to include sounds and moving images to supplement the company's e-book offerings. The kicker? You won't be able to access said enhanced content on Amazon's own e-reader, the Kindle. Right now, the move is more for iPhone and iPad users using the Kindle app. That is, unless Amazon has a new, iPad-like Kindle coming.
 
Do you want to read on e-ink, or an LCD? That's the big question. There's a worry that Amazon could be going the way of the iPad in something of a "Me, too!" move, opting for full color and an LCD touchscreen. That's entirely the wrong move, according to author Seth Godin.
 
The major complaint about today's E Ink devices, such as the Kindle or Sony Reader, is that they have low contrast, low refresh rates and are completely rigid. Well, thanks to the unceasing march of progress, things are looking up....
 
A Japanese company called KLab managed to create a duplicate of the Kindle Development Kit, which was given out to developers on a limited basis and allows programmers to start creating alternate software for Amazon's e-reader. Using its homebrew Kindle...

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