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Using Kindle: A Complete Guide to Amazon’s Revolutionary Wireless Reading Devices (Kindle DX, Kindle 2) by Jim Cheshire

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Chapter 1. Getting Started with the Kindle

Electronic book (e-book) readers are nothing new. In fact, e-book readers have been around for nearly a decade. The first e-book reader (the Rocket eBook) used a black-and-white LCD screen and could hold a whopping 10 books. (You could get the Pro version and increase storage to an incredible 40 books.) Your Kindle can hold over 1,500 books, newspapers, magazines, and blogs!

The Amazing Kindle

When most people first hear about the Kindle, they picture a device that is attractive only to people who love tech gadgets. However, as it turns out, the Kindle is much more attractive to readers than it is to people who love tech toys. The E Ink screen makes reading on the Kindle similar to reading a paper ...

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