Technology Gadgets for the Genealogist

Amazon has released the Kindle 2, a next generation wireless reading device.

Upgrades include faster page turning rates, longer battery life and the availability of more books to download. This is a great tool for the reader who appreciates convenience and technology.

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Thinner than a magazine and lighter than a paperback, the new Kindle can hold over 1,500 of your favorite books.

Specifications:

  • Slim & Lightweight: Just over 1/3 inch and 10.2 ounces
  • Books in under 60 seconds: Get books delivered in less than 60 seconds; no PC required
  • Improved Display: Reads like real paper; now boasts 16 shades of gray for crisp images and text; even reads well in bright sunlight
  • Longer Battery Life: 25% longer battery life; read for days without recharging
  • More Storage: Take your library with you; holds over 1,500 books
  • Faster Page Turns: 20% faster page turns
  • Read-to-Me: Text-to-Speech feature means Kindle can read every book, blog, magazine, and newspaper out loud.
  • No Wireless Bills: No monthly wireless bills, data plans, or commitments. Amazon pays for Kindle’s wireless connectivity so you won’t see a monthly wireless bill.
  • Large Selection: Over 230,000 books, plus U.S. and international newspapers, magazines and blogs available
  • Low Book Prices: New York Times Best Sellers and New Releases $9.99, unless marked otherwise

A Genealogy Kindle Book

The Kindle-2 ….An interesting and unique addition to the reading experience and a great technology addition for anyone.  Click here for more information.

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