Amazon’s brand new Kindle 2 is here, and Brad Stone says it’s “lighter, brighter, and chattier.”
I admit it…I want one, and at the same time, I feel guilty for wanting one. It’s hard not to be sucked in by hyperbolic exclamations that this e-book reader is either the savior of publishing or the harbinger of its death.
What do you think — is it harmful, helpful, or totally innocuous/inconsequential to purchase one?
If you have a Kindle 1.0, how do you like it, and are you considering an upgrade?
Here’s Stephen King at today’s launch; King scored a free Kindle by writing a short story about the Kindle, for publication exclusively on the Kindle. Wow — how many times can you use “Kindle” in a sentence?