Win a copy of Murach's Java Programming this week in the Beginning Java forum!
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic

Amazon Kindle ebook reader  RSS feed

 
Pauline McNamara
Sheriff
Posts: 4012
6
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Anyone touched one of these?

http://www.amazon.com/gp/mpd/permalink/m2S5YCKCJJ64W8:m1KUZNR4TVZSMM
 
Bear Bibeault
Author and ninkuma
Marshal
Posts: 66041
140
IntelliJ IDE Java jQuery Mac Mac OS X
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Despite being an avid reader, I don't find these compelling for a number of reasons. Primarily:
  • the price point is too high
  • even though Amazon has said that they'll keep content for perpetuity, they said that about Unbox too, and...
  • restrictions on non-Amazon content and formats
  • and (least importantly) did it have to be so ugly?


  • [ November 29, 2007: Message edited by: Bear Bibeault ]
     
    Pauline McNamara
    Sheriff
    Posts: 4012
    6
    • Mark post as helpful
    • send pies
    • Quote
    • Report post to moderator
    Though ugly may be least important in that list, it's definitely an important factor. Did you ever see one up close? I've only seen the ad.
     
    You showed up just in time for the waffles! And this tiny ad:
    Thoughts on deprecation in Java
    https://coderanch.com/t/683016/java/Deprecation-Java
    • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
    • New Topic
    Boost this thread!