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September 2009 Blog Posts (4)

Sony versus Kindle, First Impressions

I've had my Sony Pocket Edition for a couple or weeks now and I have to say that I like it. It is a handsome unit, very tight and solid. It fits in the palm of your hand and, yes, in the pocket of your pants.



I was drawn to this ereader because of the size. My Kindle DX spends most of its time on and end table in my living room because of its size--the DX is just not that convenient to carry. The DX needs to go inside my bag next to the folders and legal pads (where it fits very… Continue

Added by Will DeLamater on September 25, 2009 at 8:46am — 2 Comments

Keyboard Shortcuts for the Kindle 2 and DX

Kathy Parker in IL was looking for keyboard shortcuts for the Kindle 2s she has at her school. The list I use was compiled by Geek Tonic from a variety of Kindle resources including Kindleboards, Kindlemania, Mobileread, BlogKindle, and iReaderReview--all recommended blogs and boards for Kindle Educators. I have also created a PDF version for everyone; it can be downloaded and printed… Continue

Added by Will DeLamater on September 23, 2009 at 11:33am — No Comments

A First Look at the Sony Pocket Edition eReader

This is a video I shot of the "unboxing" of my new Sony "pocket"-sized ereader. You can read more back at the… Continue

Added by Will DeLamater on September 23, 2009 at 9:59am — No Comments

Free 3-Month Subscription to ENCOUNTER Magazine Available

As the publisher of ENCOUNTER: Education for Meaning and Social Justice (and a recent Edukindle subscriber), I would like to a free 3-month subscription to the magazine to all Edukindle subscribers.



ENCOUNTER is in the process of transforming its current paper-only edition into a unique paper/digital hybrid magazine that involves the biweekly distribution of forthcoming articles to subscribers in pdf and e-book formats, a blog that provides subscribers with the opportunity to comment… Continue

Added by Charles Jakiela on September 21, 2009 at 5:22pm — 1 Comment

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