Tag Archive: Kindle

May 07 2011

A Closer Look at the Kindle E Ink Display

Amazon Kindle DX - Closer Look

A few days ago I got some feedback from someone who wanted to see what a PDF document looks like on the E Ink display.  E Ink is renowned for its readability and high contrast without the use for a backlit like traditional LCD or LED based displays which can cause eye discomfort after prolonged usage. However, …

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May 02 2011

Amazon Kindle DX (Second Generation – Global 3G) Preview

A few days ago I published the unboxing video for the Amazon Kindle DX (second generation global 3G model) Today, I recorded the preview video to show you around the Amazon Kindle DX and you’ll get a look at its larger E Ink display. I’ll also show you some of the experimental features including text to …

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Apr 27 2011

Amazon Kindle DX (Second Generation – Global 3G) Unboxing

It took nine days but my new Amazon Kindle DX (Second Generation – Global 3G) arrived in the mail today (which was faster than the six weeks it took for my wife to receive her Amazon Kindle (Third Generation). I did manage to hold in my excitement and urge to rip open the box at …

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Apr 18 2011

Incoming Gadget: Amazon Kindle DX

Just a quick note for tonight. My amazing wife has spoilt me (yet again) by ordering an Amazon Kindle DX (second generation model). This is the bigger brother to the third generation Kindle which has been unboxed and previewed previously on the blog. I’m planning on using it for my various reference materials that come …

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Apr 17 2011

Is An Ad-Supported Kindle a Good Proposition?

About a week ago, Amazon announced the an upcoming release of a cheaper Kindle on May 3rd for US$114 that will feature ads on the home screen (as a small banner at the bottom) and as screensavers (full screen advertisements when the device is not in use). Amazon will also push special offers of its …

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Jan 14 2011

Amazon Kindle Global 3G + Wi-Fi Preview

Yesterday I published the unboxing video for the Amazon Kindle (Global 3G + Wi-Fi model) Today, I recorded the preview video to show you around the Amazon Kindle itself. Also, you’ll get a look at its E Ink display to see how it performs as well as a peek at its experimental web browser based upon …

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Jan 13 2011

Amazon Kindle Global 3G + Wi-Fi Unboxing

It took six weeks but my wife’s brand new Amazon Kindle (3G + Wi-Fi)arrived in the mail today. Needless to say she was rather eager to use it so we recorded the unboxing video quick smart so she could start using it! As usual,  the unboxing video will give you a quick look at the …

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Dec 31 2010

Amazon: Lend a Friend an eBook

For those of you that use the Amazon Kindle platform or are in the market for a new eBook reader and have yet to make up your mind then this development may pique your interest. In a nutshell, one Amazon Kindle user can lend out a book to another Amazon Kindle user for a period …

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Nov 27 2010

Incoming Gadget Alert – Amazon Kindle

Just a brief note to let you all know that my wife has ordered an Amazon Kindle for her Christmas present this year which will mean another round of the unboxing, preview and review videos. Not being such a huge reader of books (or ebooks) myself, my wife may actually end up doing the guest …

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