Britany Sweet Amazon Kindle
History • Developed by a company called Lab 126 – a subsidiary of Amazon • First generation was released November 19, 2007 • The Kindle DX (3rd Generation) was just released this past July – • July 7, 2010
Use and Purpose • An electronic device for downloading, storing, and reading electronic books (e-books) • Holds over 200 titles • Read newspapers, subscribe to magazines and blogs and even play audio files like MP3’s and audio books • Compact and light weight so it is easy to handle • Essentially a conveniently portable television for your books
How to Use Volume controls Previous page Home Next page Next page Menu 5-way controller Keyboard Back button Symbol key Kindle 2.0 Text key
Access Information • Kindle has instant wireless access to Amazon.com, using the same 3G network as a cell phone • download over 115,000 e-books • Register your Kindle to your Amazon account right from the Kindle menu • Download books, newspapers, magazines, etc. from the “Shop in Kindle Store” option under “Menu” • Your credit card that is on file on your Amazon account will be charged every time an item is purchased from the Kindle Store
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