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  • Get your Kindle Notes and Highlights even in the App!

    Get your Kindle Notes and Highlights even in the App!

    Anyone reading my blog for any period of time knows that I love the Kindle’s highlight and notes features.  I wrote a macro for the original Kindles (that works on the Kindle 2 as well) to take the text file...


  • How to sort Kindle Clippings file?

    How to sort Kindle Clippings file?

    The Kindle is a great device, allowing users to not only read with the comfortable eInk display, but also to highlight and take notes.  The drawback (as I had previously noted) is that the plain text file is saved in...


  • Kindle for Android Updated! Kindle again FTW!

    Kindle for Android Updated! Kindle again FTW!

    It should be no surprise to my readers that I am a big fan of the Kindle writ large–that is, the Kindle as an ebook reading ecosystem.  I have written previously about the ability to highlight, and add notes.  I...


  • Digital Book Readers (Kindle?) in Academia (an outline of thoughts)

    Digital Book Readers (Kindle?) in Academia (an outline of thoughts)

    This post is from my “Archives of Incomplete Thoughts” but I wanted to share them with you all… I have been pondering for a while the use of the eBooks (and specifically the Kindle) in Academia.  Ever since I considered...


  • Nook Hacked — can Kindle App be Far Behind?

    Nook Hacked — can Kindle App be Far Behind?

    Several weeks ago I wrote that Jeff Bezos has said the reading of Kindle books, and the hardware we know as the Kindle, are separate businesses.  In that post I posited the idea that in addition to having Kindle apps...


  • Can Barnes and Noble Nook be used with Kindle?

    Can Barnes and Noble Nook be used with Kindle?

    The attentive reader of Kindle News knows that the Kindle (much like the Apple Mac) seems to imply hardware, or software, or both.  By this I mean we first heard about the Kindle as the digital ebook reader now known...


  • Amazon Updates Kindle Firmware for K2 and DX

    Amazon Updates Kindle Firmware for K2 and DX

    Amazon has announced a firmware update for the Kindle 2 and the Kindle DX that enhances battery life, provides native PDF support for the Kindle 2, and improves the PDF support of the DX.  You can read more about it...


  • Refurbished Kindle 1’s for only $150 (okay, $149.99)

    Refurbished Kindle 1’s for only $150 (okay, $149.99)

    UPDATE:  Apparently Amazon is no longer selling the original Kindle even as a refurb.  They are selling the Refurbished Kindle 2 and the Refurbished Kindle DX though, and so far everything I have read says that this is a GREAT...


  • Amazon Kindle’s Clippings Helper – review

    Amazon Kindle’s Clippings Helper – review

    UPDATED: 11 Jun 2009.  They have actually added a “view all on one page” feature. Go Amazon! A couple posts back I noted an email where Amazon announced they are giving web access to the clippings and notes that you...


  • Larger Kindle Panacea for Publishers?

    Larger Kindle Panacea for Publishers?

    UPDATE: It’s (semi) Official–Amazon will be holding a “Press Event” at Pace University on Wednesday, May 6th.  Why choose a University?  eTextbooks perhaps? UPDATE 2: I have the image wrong–the  one below is the rumored reader from Plastic Logic UPDATE...