Amazon’s Kindle 2 is cool and all but it’s a recession, dude.
The Kindle 2 is Amazon’s latest effort at repooling their talents and attempting to make their first Kindle a bit more realistic. They approached the task with a fervor reminiscent of a certain electronics manufacturer named after a popular fruit, that shall remain nameless. The device that was produced after those laborious efforts came together was the Kindle 2, the latest and greatest in e-reader technology.
The Kindle 2 is thinner than the original at just over a 1/3 of an inch, comparable to most magazines. This is both nice, and a bit of a worry factor. You hold the unit thinking that a swift movement will snap it in half, yet you’re mind is boggled by the features this little sliver of plastic is delivering. The Kindle 2 features an updated system of wireless information transfer, jumping on the 3G bandwagon you can now download books from Kindle anytime, anywhere with no monthly fees, service plans, or Wi-Fi hotspots necessary.
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