[clug] Using Kindle?

Felix Karpfen felix at spodzone.org.uk
Fri Mar 12 14:09:11 MST 2010

I have recently received a notification from Amazon that alerted me to 
the existence of Kindle  (http://www.amazon.com/Wireless-Reading-Display-

The (dutifully-explored) URL includes the following paragraph:

Global Coverage: Enjoy 3G wireless coverage at home or abroad in over 100 
countries. See details. *Check wireless coverage map.*

The flagged link does not work; it sends me back to the above-quoted URL.

I would therefore welcome comments from CLUG members who have explored 
what Kindle has to offer.  And are there competitors to Kindle, that 
warrant a look before I put my money down?

The following additional info is relevant to my queries:

I like reading text on a desktop-computer screen (and feel virtuous about 
saving trees).  I have no interest in portable <telephones|computers|

Felix Karpfen

Felix Karpfen
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