The new Kindle has arrived in Santa Fe! The packaging is gorgeous. The Kindle 2 is thinner and better designed (paging buttons are easier to use) than the Kindle 1. The screen is the same size but the print is crisper. Turn it on and it knows who you are. Download all the books you have on the Kindle 1 from Amazon to the Kindle 2 – and you are ready to go. It even … Continue reading Kindle 1 and Kindle 2
Comments on my earlier post about traveling with your Kindle made me realize two disadvantages for reading in bed with your Kindle. 1. This morning, reading the New York Times, I yawned and my Kindle slipped out of my hands and smacked me on the chin. I guess a book could do this too. 2. If you leave your Kindle in the unmade bed, your cat might sleep on it.
I travel with my iPod loaded up with TV shows and movies that I watch on the iPod or with the iPod hooked up to aTV set using a Monster cable (takes output from the iPod and displays it on a TV set). * Blog entry updated Feb 24 with new info on this cable. The image quality of the TV shows is very good and it is convenient watching them this way. If you … Continue reading BBC TV shows on iTunes (but only in the UK!)