The Cult of Kindle

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| I’d not given Amazon’s Kindle ebook reader much chance of succeeding given
| the stratospheric price tag combined with DRM, but then I started reading the
| customer reviews for it and just realized that the Kindle has already amassed
| quite a considerable cult following, and this could be crucial to its
| success.
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| [...]
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| The DRM issue also bothers me. Well, not the DRM so much but the feeling
| that if this service did tank, you’d end up with a $400 paperweight and no
| access to the books you bought.
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http://blogs.zdnet.com/hardware/?p=1023


Related:

Kindle, Eee PC top Amazon.com 'most wanted' list

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| Ironically, perhaps, it was the N810 that was the only meachine ahead of the
| Eee PC in Amazon.com's list of best-selling notebooks. Even though the N810
| isn't a notebook, in the true, computery sense of the word. *
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http://www.reghardware.co.uk/2007/11...s_most_wanted/


Kindle sold out

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| There is no telling if this is a consequence of consumer demand exceeding
| Amazon's forecasts as to how many people would want this thing, or if Amazon
| is taking a page out of Nintendo's book and creating a little product
| scarcity to drum up business. All I know is I got mine in the mail today, and
| I'm already in love.
|
| Flop? I think not.
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http://blog.blankbaby.com/blankbaby/...-sold-out.html