Unlike a laptop or an iPhone, the screen is not illuminated, so there’s no glare, no eyestrain — and no battery consumption. You use power only when you actually turn the page, causing millions of black particles to realign. The rest of the time, the ink pattern remains on the screen without power. You can set it on your bedside table without worrying about turning it off.State of the Art - Amazon.com’s Kindle Goes From Good to Better - NYTimes.com
The big Kindle breakthrough was its wireless connection. Thanks to Sprint’s cellular Internet service, the Kindle is always online: indoors, outdoors, miles from the nearest Wi-Fi hot spot.
Thursday, February 26, 2009
State of the Art - Amazon.com’s Kindle Goes From Good to Better - NYTimes.com
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