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Old 07-27-2009, 11:20 AM   #1
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New Yorker Article on the Kindle

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Pretty critical of the Kindle, but I find I don't disagree with a lot of what the writer says.
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Old 07-27-2009, 11:45 AM   #2
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Interestingly enough, the writer claimed that ALL Amazon Kindle books were formatted in Topaz! No mention of mobi/azw.

So much attention to trivial details - the box, the packaging, etc. - not on the reader itself.
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I was about to post this, but got too sucked into reading it instead. And like ylsul, I don't really disagree with a lot of what the author has written. And yes, the Topaz error is a bit annoying.
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Old 07-27-2009, 03:15 PM   #4
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...although in all fairness, I think some of the criticism can be applied to all readers of this type...
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...although in all fairness, I think some of the criticism can be applied to all readers of this type...
Certainly. And while I don't agree with most of the criticisms, I can understand them...and it was one of the most well-written articles critical of the Kindle that I have read.
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Old 07-28-2009, 02:31 PM   #6
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I love they way the color is described as "post-mortem gray." I nearly snarfed my coffee!
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