"Also, if you purchase neoprene sleeves be sure to remove the little dessicant packets that are shipped inside it. We accidentally left one in the sleeve. Compression against the screen caused an etch-a-sketch design, wrecking the Kindle.…"
"Actually, the tax problem is the result of the tax laws that each publisher must abide by in their individual home state. Amazon is stuck between the purchaser needs and the legal restrictions of the publisher. Yuck. I suspect this…"
"We have run into this, and are frustrated that we have to email apply for a refund on the sales tax every time. We are also frustrated that we don't know which titles we purchase will end up with sales tax on them until after the…"
I work at the Rhinelander High School LMC and loan 7 Kindles to students who are participating in the WEMTA Battle of the Books competition. We ran into a tax exempt glitch when purchasing 20 Amazon ebooks for the contest. The ebook invoices showed that we are being charged tax even though our tax exempt certificate was on file. I discovered that ebooks published by Amazon.com are not charged tax but ebooks published by other Publishers "might be". I called Amazon and they explained that…See More
A place to discuss the Kindle and how students are likely to use it. Will they read more? Will the device hold up or break easily? Will students find enough to read? Please share your thoughts and observations.
"I recently read about the same problem on the CNET website. Several individuals contacted Amazon support and are now waiting for replacement cases. The cases with a built in light do not cause re-booting (I am circulating 2 Kindles in…"