Kindle 3 – The Best eReader on the Market

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The new Kindle 3 ebook reader is out on the market and flooding the streets with its mighty awesomeness! One of the best electronic book readers on the market today, the Amazon Kindle 3 offers stunning performance for all you book lovers out there!

The new Kindle is available in two versions; one of them is priced at around $140, and can connect to the internet exclusively through private or public WI-FI networks. The other Kindle 3 version is priced at around $190 and it comes with Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity. The free, built-in 3G connectivity uses the same technology as cell phones, making it possible to download or purchase any product or file from any location with cell service! Now that’s what I call mobility! The 3G version of this ebook reader is available in two colors, graphite and classic white!

Both of these cool gadgets use the new E-ink “Pearl” display, which offers higher contrast than precedent models and also a faster refresh rate! Despite this fact, it is in fact slower than traditional LCD displays.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Buy the Amazon Kindle Over Other Gadgets

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The Amazon Kindle has held its place at the top of the Amazon.com bestseller list for months now, and is still selling in huge numbers. With each generation, Amazon have improved the features and made it more accessible for other eBook formats. But if you’re still on the fence about whether you should buy the Kindle or another eBook reader/ tablet computer, here are five reasons why the Kindle is a winner.

1) You Only Use It To Read

There are many people out there asking why buy a Kindle when you could buy something fancy like an iPad? For a start, the Kindle costs far less. Secondly, you may not want all the bells and whistles that come with devices such as the iPad.

The truth is that the Kindle focuses on one thing: reading. Because of this, Amazon do their best to bring you the best reading experience possible. Sure, you could read eBooks on the iPad, but you wouldn’t get the benefit of the e-Ink screen, you’d find that your eyes quickly get tired out, and that you can’t read the screen out in bright sunlight.

If you love reading and want a device that won’t ruin the experience of reading physical books then the Kindle is definitely the option for you.

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Advertising Supported 6″ Kindle: Is it Worth Putting Up with The Ads for the Lower Price Tag?

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The Ad Supported Kindle – featuring special offers and screensavers – is exactly the same as its respective non-ad supported version and comes both with and without 3G connectivity. The only difference is that Amazon have agreed to lower the price of the Kindle by $25 for the permission to show you ads.

So how do the ads display on the Kindle? Amazon say that the ads won’t interrupt your reading at all. Ads will only be shown at the bottom of the home screen (so not while you’re reading), through a “special offers” menu that you can choose to view, and on screensavers when you leave your Kindle idle.

What Kind Of Ads Can You Expect To See?

Amazon are pushing the Ad Supported Kindle on the premise that the ads will even be desirable, based on the fact that they’ll be special offers relevant to you. Some of the examples of potential ads Amazon give are:

  • “$1 for a Kindle book, choose from thousands of books”
  • “$10 for $20 Amazon.com Gift Card”
  • “Save up to $500 off Amazon’s already low prices on select HDTVs”
  • “Spend $10 on Kindle books and get a free $10 Amazon.com Gift Card”

Amazon also say that users can download a free Kindle app (AdMash) that will help users to pick relevant screensavers, so that they only get the kind of offers they really want.

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Amazon Kindle With 3G + Wifi: Is the Added 3G Connectivity Really Necessary?

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Although the Kindle in general is widely regarded as the best eBook reader on the market today, you might still have a hard time deciding which model to buy. The Kindle comes in two broad types – the Wi-Fi only model, and the Wi-Fi plus 3G model.

The Benefits Of Added 3G

Amazon state that the main reason for the 3G connectivity is so that you’ll have the ability to browse the Kindle store and download both free and paid eBooks from 100 different locations around the world. Amazon have exceptionally good coverage on their 3G network. Whether you’re just away from home without a Wi-Fi connection, or you’re traveling abroad, you’ll always have access to new eBooks to read. This is very useful for true book lovers!

Another benefit is the fact that you can use the free 3G connection for purposes other than downloading new Kindle eBooks. You can open up the experimental web browser and check your emails if you have no other way of doing it. Bear in mind that the Kindle wasn’t made for web browsing – the browser is a little clunky – but it’s still better than nothing in an emergency!

If you’re reading on your Kindle away from a Wi-Fi connection then you may find it useful to quickly look up information. For example, you may want to find out more about a certain author on Wikipedia. The 3G connection means this is possible in many more locations than with the Wi-Fi only model.

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Amazon Kindle Offers Preview of Latest Software Update

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Amazon has released a software update for its popular e-reader Kindle. The software update will allow Kindle users to network with other users in the larger Kindle community and it will also convert the entire process of reading and reviewing books into a seamless whole. The major highlights of the software update are listed below. Public Notes The Public Notes feature will allow users to share book notes and remarks with other Kindle users. The feature will also allow users to track other users and access Public Notes posted by them. This Kindle meets Twitter feature is the most important aspect of the latest software update. → Read More