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Old 04-01-2011, 10:23 AM   #1
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Kindle 4 Announced today

I saw it on engadget.

Instead of needing keys or a touch screen, it has an eye-tracking camera. It knows when you get to the end of the page and goes to the next page. When you want to look at the menus, just focus your eyes on the word "menu."

It's also color eink and it rolls up.

Let me go find that link....

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Old 04-01-2011, 10:40 AM   #2
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Old 04-01-2011, 10:49 AM   #3
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Is April Fools' Day a WORLD holiday?
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Old 04-01-2011, 10:57 AM   #4
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Is April Fools' Day a WORLD holiday?
I think it's an INTERNET holiday
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Old 04-01-2011, 11:03 AM   #5
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With all due respect, end gaget is not an acepted IT source, I would recommend waiting for notice from some one like: Ziff Davis, PC Magazine, PC World Magazine or Amazon before getting excited about this.
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Old 04-01-2011, 11:11 AM   #6
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With all due respect, end gaget is not an acepted IT source, I would recommend waiting for notice from some one like: Ziff Davis, PC Magazine, PC World Magazine or Amazon before getting excited about this.
Nurse! The humour implant! Quick!

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Old 04-01-2011, 11:12 AM   #7
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Old 04-01-2011, 11:12 AM   #8
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Old 04-01-2011, 11:14 AM   #9
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Curses. Took me way too long to get from to I actually googled. Gah.



You will pay, elemenoP. Somehow, someday, when you least expect it... wop.
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Old 04-01-2011, 11:16 AM   #10
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Old 04-01-2011, 11:21 AM   #11
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lol In defense of those who get owned - it's not our fault! We've been conditioned for this all year. See?

I didn't think the report was true. I just thought engadget had pulled another boner.

It had to be a set-up - meticulously plotted for months by cruel and craft souls.

I need a nap.
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Old 04-01-2011, 11:33 AM   #12
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oh yay! If I got *somebody* then my work here is done. I meticulously plotted for minutes. I thought that referencing engadget would add a touch of verité.

My daughter's birthday party is tomorrow and this morning I told her that we had written "no gifts please" on the invitations. Now THAT was a cruel joke!

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Old 04-01-2011, 11:34 AM   #13
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I've already pre-ordered 4 of them! Boy, I can't wait!
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Old 04-01-2011, 11:38 AM   #14
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Anybody else find this as lame as I me?

OK, that one line did make me smirk: ... comes pre-installed with up to 200 of your LibraryThing books already scanned in; HarperCollins titles are restricted to a 26-page sample.
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Old 04-01-2011, 11:39 AM   #15
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lol In defense of those who get owned - it's not our fault! We've been conditioned for this all year. See?

I didn't think the report was true. I just thought engadget had pulled another boner.

It had to be a set-up - meticulously plotted for months by cruel and craft souls.

I need a nap.
Oh I don't know. I never take threads like this seriously on April Fools. But it is fun reading them and laughing with the people who fall for them.
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