News – Via Mike Elgan and HotelChatter.com , we learn that the famed Algonquin Hotel in New York City is loaning Kindles to guests. Jan Zlendich of The Kindle Reader blog notes that 46 of the 50 titles on Bookmarks Magazine’s list of the 50 best books of 2008 are available for the Kindle.
Tech Tip – Amazon Mobile on the iPhone/iPod Touch is pretty neat, but you can’t use it yet to order a Kindle book. For the adventurous – how to update your customized photo screensavers on the Kindle. (Thanks to MobileRead forum member Phuocle for the steps.)
Interview – Will DeLamater, creater of the EduKindle blog, has evidence that the Kindle is making inroads in schools. Plus interesting educational developments for the Kindle in Utah and at the Harvard Medical School.
Quote – The beginning of The Dip by Seth Godin. How to be a successful quitter.
Comments – Karen, Linda Hopkins, and Dan.