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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 5. Internet and Email on the Kindle

The Kindle’s Whispernet feature makes it possible to use the Kindle for much more than just a reading device. You can browse the Internet on your Kindle and even check your email and send messages to friends and family.

Browsing the Web on the Kindle

When I show my Kindle to people, the one feature that is usually most surprising (and impressive) is that the Kindle is Internet-enabled. Internet connectivity is an integral feature of the Kindle and one that sets it apart from other e-book readers.

The capability of the Kindle to automatically transfer content from the Kindle Store directly to your Kindle is a great feature, but the Kindle’s connectivity also provides many other unique ...

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