The Kindle Chronicles

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Weekly podcast comprising News of the Kindle, Tech Tips, interview with a guest, content recommendations and listener comments. Produced by Len Edgerly, co-founder of E-Books for Troops and host of The Edge of the Road podcat.

TKC 87 Joshua Tallent March 20, 2010
News - Item 1: Amazon announces the release of Kindle for Mac software. Item 2: The New York Times reports on the latest round in Amazon v. Apple and the Publishers. Item 3: Two reading features of the iPad I hadn't heard about yet, and an estimate that 200,000 iPads …
TKC 86 Elif Batuman March 12, 2010
News - A Lab 126 job posting for a browser engineer prompts David Coursey of PC World and Peter Kafka of All Things Digital, among others, to speculate on exactly what sort of "innovative web browser" may be in the works for the next version of the Kindle. Tech Tip …
TKC 86 Elif Batuman March 12, 2010
News - A Lab 126 job posting for a browser engineer prompts David Coursey of PC World and Peter Kafka of All Things Digital, among others, to speculate on exactly what sort of "innovative web browser" may be in the works for the next version of the Kindle. Tech Tip …
TKC 85 Andrys Basten March 5, 2010
News - Will the next Kindle cost less than $150? Reports from Bloomberg and Silicon Alley Insider raise that happy prospect. Also, via Kindle World, a new comparison by WalletPop of eBook prices shows that Kindle is still the best priced, but Sony and Barnes & Noble trade places for …
TKC 85 Andrys Basten March 5, 2010
News - Will the next Kindle cost less than $150? Reports from Bloomberg and Silicon Alley Insider raise that happy prospect. Also, via Kindle World, a new comparison by WalletPop of eBook prices shows that Kindle is still the best priced, but Sony and Barnes & Noble trade places for …
TKC 84 Scott Stossel Feb. 27, 2010
News - An interview with Army Sgt. Andre Corbin, who is headed for active duty in Afghanistan next month. His gear will include a new Kindle and accessories in a sponsorship by M-Edge Accessories. Andre describes how well-suited eReader technology is for military personnel serving in remote areas, and he …
TKC 84 Scott Stossel Feb. 27, 2010
News - An interview with Army Sgt. Andre Corbin, who is headed for active duty in Afghanistan next month. His gear will include a new Kindle and accessories in a sponsorship by M-Edge Accessories. Andre describes how well-suited eReader technology is for military personnel serving in remote areas, and he …
TKC 84a Your Comments Feb. 27, 2010
I’m running your comments in a separate episode this week, because the main podcast contains two interviews and runs a little long. Here’s what you’ll hear in this file: Craig Scarberry recommends You are Not a Gadget by Jaron Lanier. Jim Jones points to American Psychological Association guidelines for citing …
TKC 84a Your Comments Feb. 27, 2010
I’m running your comments in a separate episode this week, because the main podcast contains two interviews and runs a little long. Here’s what you’ll hear in this file: Craig Scarberry recommends You are Not a Gadget by Jaron Lanier. Jim Jones points to American Psychological Association guidelines for citing …
News - Amazon releases the Kindle for BlackBerry app. Lance Ulanoff worries about the screen size. Motoko Rich of The New York Times gets a scoop: Perhaps rumors of Apple's opposition to discounted prices for bestsellers was a tad exaggerated? Tech Tip - How NOT to uninstall your screensaver and …
News - Amazon releases the Kindle for BlackBerry app. Lance Ulanoff worries about the screen size. Motoko Rich of The New York Times gets a scoop: Perhaps rumors of Apple's opposition to discounted prices for bestsellers was a tad exaggerated? Tech Tip - How NOT to uninstall your screensaver and …
TKC 82 Steve Garfield Feb. 13, 2010
News - Item 1: Will Random House align with Amazon in the Great eBooks Price War? Bufo Calvin does some sleuthing on a Random House executive who worked for 18 months on the Kindle team, then returned to Random House. RH's Madeline McIntosh actually spoke out against the idea of …
TKC 82 Steve Garfield Feb. 13, 2010
News - Item 1: Will Random House align with Amazon in the Great eBooks Price War? Bufo Calvin does some sleuthing on a Random House executive who worked for 18 months on the Kindle team, then returned to Random House. RH's Madeline McIntosh actually spoke out against the idea of …
TKC 81 James McQuivey Feb. 6, 2010
News - Amazon says it will have to capitulate to Macmillan, but when? Five days after its notice of capitulation, at least two best-selling Macmillan books still have no Buy buttons at Amazon. UPDATE: Just after recording the episode, I checked Amazon for Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel, and it's …
TKC 81 James McQuivey Feb. 6, 2010
News - Amazon says it will have to capitulate to Macmillan, but when? Five days after its notice of capitulation, at least two best-selling Macmillan books still have no Buy buttons at Amazon. UPDATE: Just after recording the episode, I checked Amazon for Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel, and it's …
TKC 80 Brad Stone Jan. 30, 2010
News - Amazon beats expectations by reporting a whopping 71-percent increase in net income for the fourth quarter of 2009 and offers its first-ever information on how many Kindles the company has sold. Apple presents to the world its gorgeous tablet, the iPad. In the long-running soap opera known as …
TKC 80 Brad Stone Jan. 30, 2010
News - Amazon beats expectations by reporting a whopping 71-percent increase in net income for the fourth quarter of 2009 and offers its first-ever information on how many Kindles the company has sold. Apple presents to the world its gorgeous tablet, the iPad. In the long-running soap opera known as …
I've been reading nonstop this week about the iPad's impact on the Kindle and eReaders, and some of the smartest commentary so far comes from listeners of The Kindle Chronicles. So this is a special episode comprising just your comments. Many thanks to those who joined the conversation, namely Pastor …
I've been reading nonstop this week about the iPad's impact on the Kindle and eReaders, and some of the smartest commentary so far comes from listeners of The Kindle Chronicles. So this is a special episode comprising just your comments. Many thanks to those who joined the conversation, namely Pastor …
TKC 79 Seth Harwood Jan. 23, 2010
News - Amazon announces it will open the Kindle to application developers. Abhi has some ideas on good candidates. Authors and publishers using the Digital Text Platform for Kindle will get a sweeter deal as of June 30. David Pogue goes ballistic when his daughter discovers that Barnes & Noble …