30 Joshua Topolsky

josh-thumbNews – Stephen King’s tech review of the Kindle 2, why I’m not bothered by the missing SD card slot, and Lance Ulanoff’s best-of-show review of the Kindle 2.

Tech Tip – Exploring the “Sort Options” while you wait for Amazon to bring a user-defined folders capability to the Kindle home page. Click here for the User Manual for the Kindle 2.

InterviewJoshua Topolksy, editor-in-chief of Engadget and the best liveblogger at the Kindle 2 press conference, talks about his impressions of the unit he had a chance to try, along with why he expects Kindle 2 to sell out in the face of huge demand. Click here to subscribe to the Engadget weekly podcast at the iTunes Store.

Quote – The opening of Ur by Stephen King.

Comments – April Dorris, David Emberson, Rebecca Robertson, Paul Higginbotham, Janet Williams, Randy Mohn, Allen MacDiarmid, Dan Meyers, Greg Vann (click here for Amazon video that includes text to speech sample – go to the video of the girl reading on a beach), Linda Hopkins, and an audio comment from Gunnison, Colorado.

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  1. Pam wrote:

    Hi Len,
    I was really looking forward to your podcast this week because of the release of the Kindle 2 and enjoyed your interview with Joshua Topolsky. I also followed his live blog last Monday and found it to be the best on the web. I was torn about buying the Kindle 2, but can’t get the idea out of my head that I could buy 36 or more books for the money I would be spending on something I already have. My Kindle 1 does everything I want it to and the new features of the Kindle 2 don’t excite me enough to buy. Maybe Kindle 3 will be more enticing. Thanks for your very interesting and always educational podcast.
    Pam from Minnesota

    Posted 15 Feb 2009 at 7:12 pm

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