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Old 02-09-2009, 11:37 AM   #31
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So do we know if they are allowing those with Kindle 1 to get Kindle 2 yet?
It looks as though it will be shipped starting the 24th and MkI owners get to elbow to the front of the line.
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Old 02-09-2009, 11:37 AM   #32
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Old 02-09-2009, 11:38 AM   #33
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Old 02-09-2009, 11:52 AM   #34
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Old 02-09-2009, 11:54 AM   #35
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Old 02-09-2009, 11:58 AM   #36
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Old 02-09-2009, 12:09 PM   #37
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Old 02-09-2009, 12:14 PM   #38
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Whispersync (name for sync to "latest page read" feature)
did you notice in the press release it says

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Automatically Syncs With Original Kindle, Kindle 2, and future devices

Amazon’s new “Whispersync” technology automatically syncs Kindle 2 and the original Kindle, which makes transitioning to the new Kindle 2 or using both devices easy for customers. Kindle 2 will also sync with a range of mobile devices in the future.
(emphasis mine) that must mean that amazon will start allowing kindle books to be read on other devices, maybe with an app for smartphones or pcs. now the million dollar question is, will they open sales to non-kindle owners ?
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Old 02-09-2009, 12:15 PM   #39
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I think the pink kindle was a one-off made specifically for the Stephen King book.
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Old 02-09-2009, 12:17 PM   #40
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did you notice in the press release it says


(emphasis mine) that must mean that amazon will start allowing kindle books to be read on other devices, maybe with an app for smartphones or pcs. now the million dollar question is, will they open sales to non-kindle owners ?
I wonder how they will manage it if "other devices" aren't on Sprint's network. That pretty much just means blackberries.
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Old 02-09-2009, 12:18 PM   #41
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that must mean that amazon will start allowing kindle books to be read on other devices
See "Kindle-Books" to be Supported on Other Devices?, although it does not contain much more information than above (which removes the ?).
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Old 02-09-2009, 12:21 PM   #42
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I wonder how they will manage it if "other devices" aren't on Sprint's network. That pretty much just means blackberries.
They were being rather coy there. They said, "3G" and not Sprint and said they had expanded their network. Which sort of implies that they are using other ports than Sprint, possibly.
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Old 02-09-2009, 12:22 PM   #43
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They were being rather coy there. They said, "3G" and not Sprint and said they had expanded their network. Which sort of implies that they are using other ports than Sprint, possibly.
That's interesting then. That could lead the way for international.
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Old 02-09-2009, 12:29 PM   #44
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