I think I first heard about the Amazon Kindle two years ago in 2007 when the first version came out. It’s this electronic device that allows you to buy e-books from Amazon through a free wireless catalogue service. Â The books are beamed to your device for free in about 1-2 minutes, and you can store quite a lot of them on your device. Â Prices are usually less than the print version.
Well, I came onto a bit of extra cash, so I sprang for the shiny new Kindle 2. Â I can’t really make a comparison, since I’ve never owned a Kindle 1, but the Kindle 2 is prettier, boasts a longer battery life, and has better image quality (more shades of gray). Â Below are the pros and cons:Â Â (more…)