Kindle gets HUGE battery boost and true PDF support

In a demonstration of the power of software, Amazon has announced they can extend battery life on the new Kindle (presumably the Kindle 2, though that’s not spelled out) by a whopping 85% via a firmware update. The boost applies with wireless turned on, cranking it from four days to seven. With wireless turned off, […]

GBM Shortcut: Amazon Kindle 2 Unboxing


There is nothing like getting a sweet gadget snatched from your hands – one minute I had a Kindle 2, the next minute it was gone, gone, gone. Fortunately, Amazon quickly stepped in to save my broken heart and shipped me a replacement Kindle 2, which arrived just minutes ago. Checkout this GBM Shortcut where […]

Amazon Kindle 2 Available to Order Now – $359

Amazon Kindle 2

The big Amazon Kindle 2 press conference is going on right now – but you can go ahead and order yours now for $359. They start shipping on February 24. Original Kindle owners get first priority, too, if they order by midnight PST February 10th! New features: 3G – no monthly fees, no contracts, no […]