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Old 11-19-2007, 06:46 AM   #16
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Also, it looks like there are newspapers from outside the US on board as well...
I agree; why would Amazon form partnerships with foreign dailies if they didn't plan to sell it abroad. Though obvious something has to be changed since EVDO isn't going to work everywhere (e.g. in Germany).
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Old 11-19-2007, 07:31 AM   #17
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Old 11-19-2007, 08:19 AM   #19
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are you serious...or is this about that lamp thing again...
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Old 11-19-2007, 08:28 AM   #20
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are you serious...or is this about that lamp thing again...
No joke. I ordered "Kindle: Amazon's New Wireless Reading Device".
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Great news then Nate...I just discovered your other thread...^^

did it give you any indication as to when it should be ready for shipping?
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Old 11-19-2007, 08:40 AM   #23
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Great news then Nate...I just discovered your other thread...^^

did it give you any indication as to when it should be ready for shipping?
Theoretically, it should arrive tomorrow. But there is a chance that the order might be canceled; they might cancel all sales that occur before the announcement.

I'll update y'all as I get more info from Amazon.
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Old 11-19-2007, 09:00 AM   #24
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A link back would have been nice. Oh well.
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Old 11-19-2007, 09:00 AM   #25
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No joke. I ordered "Kindle: Amazon's New Wireless Reading Device".
Nate, I cannot wait to hear from your first-hands experience
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Old 11-19-2007, 09:09 AM   #26
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Newspapers, eh?

I wonder how difficult it would be for Amazon to tweak their newspaper subscriptions and delivery so that an Iliad owner could partake.... of course, whether or not that's something they'd want to do is a different question.
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I just ordered one, too! No, wait. It's just that lamp thing again. Sorry.

Seriously, you guys are great! Excellent job, Alexander. And congratulations to you, Nate.
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Hey, I still love my Amiga! There might even have been a time when the beige color was considered modern
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Also, it looks like there are newspapers from outside the US on board as well...
In another thread, TallMomof2 posted the e-mail he she received from Amazon upon ordering the Kindle. It reveals that the two foreign newspapers will be Le Monde (FR), and Frankfurter Allgemeine (DE).
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In another thread, TallMomof2 posted the e-mail he received from Amazon upon ordering the Kindle. It reveals that the two foreign newspapers will be Le Monde (FR), and Frankfurter Allgemeine (DE).
I strongly doubt that TallMomof2 is a "he".
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