With Amazon’s announcement of the new Kindle 2 on Monday, I’m having gadget envy for the latest, greatest tech toy on the market. Over at Today’s Catholic Woman, my tech column this week asks the question, “Would you use a wireless reading device?”
Here’s are some of the product specifications for this device:
Slim & Lightweight: Just over 1/3 inch and 10.2 ounces
Books in under 60 seconds: Get books delivered in less than 60 seconds; no PC required
Improved Display: Reads like real paper; now boasts 16 shades of gray for crisp images and text; even reads well in bright sunlight
Longer Battery Life: 25% longer battery life; read for days without recharging
More Storage: Take your library with you; holds over 1,500 books
Faster Page Turns: 20% faster page turns
Read-to-Me: Text-to-Speech feature means Kindle can read every book, blog, magazine, and newspaper out loud.
No Wireless Bills: No monthly wireless bills, data plans, or commitments. Amazon pays for Kindle’s wireless connectivity so you won’t see a monthly wireless bill.
Large Selection: Over 230,000 books, plus U.S. and international newspapers, magazines and blogs available
Low Book Prices: New York Times Best Sellers and New Releases $9.99, unless marked otherwise
I’d love to hear what you think of reading books, magazines or newspapers on this type of device. Chime in hear or read my article in full at Today’s Catholic Woman.