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Old 02-25-2009, 02:40 AM   #1
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Smile Why you should buy a Kindle (according to xkcd)

Kindle made it into today's xkcd web comic for those of you who don't read the geeky comic strip.

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I'd say it is a Kindle 2 from the rounded corners.
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Old 02-25-2009, 04:02 AM   #2
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Ha! That's actually the first purchase I made just because I thought it would be ironic.
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Old 02-25-2009, 11:15 AM   #3
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Old 02-25-2009, 06:27 PM   #4
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Funny as it may be, the comic might hold a lot of truth. Many innovations are preceded with pre-ideas often in popular books/movies/series. Especially sciencefiction is read by techno-enabling people around the world. The hitchhikerguide might indeed have been an important milestone to the popularity of the idea of eReading.
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Old 02-26-2009, 12:40 AM   #5
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