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Re: Amazon Punches Up Kindle DX
Posted by: Kimberly Hill 2010-07-02 10:30:04
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Amazon.com has let loose the latest salvo in the rapidly escalating e-book reader war. The online book retailer will ship the latest version of its high-end Kindle, the DX, on July 7. The new units will sport a range of new features and a substantially lowered price: $379. Amazon already has lowered the price of its more popular, standard version of the Kindle to $189 after competitor Barnes & Noble dropped the price of its Nook reader to $199. Among the new features touted for the new DX are improved screen contrast and zoom capability for PDF files.


Selling E-Books
Posted by: Packtramp 2010-07-02 11:34:32 In reply to: Kimberly Hill
Hmm, all well and good. But until one of these ebook powerhouses come up with the ability to allow buyers to sell their books, just like with real books, I don't think college students will be interested. When I was in college, I would always purchase used books and sell used, so that, besides my initial investment, I never really had to fork over any dough. I also will not purchase and ereader for the very same reason. Some books I don't want to keep and would like to sell.
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