Monthly Archives June 2009

TKC 49 Andrys Basten

Intro – The view out my window during a big rain in downtown Denver. Taken and uploaded from the new iPhone 3GS. News –   Abhi analyzes a recently approved patent for an amazing new Kindle pen, via TechFlash. Steve Bain of Kindle Zen finds evidence of WiFi readiness in photos of a torn-apart Kindle DX. […]

TKC 48 Will DeLamater

News – Jeff Bezos talks strategy. The DX survives a 30-inch drop AND sells out in the first three days. BYU chickens out of an innovative Kindle interlibrary loan program Tech Tip –  Via Andrei Pushkin, how to turn your Kindle DX into a calculator. (My interview with Andrei in Episode 42.) Interview – Will […]

TKC 47 Len Edgerly on the DX

News – The Kindle DX arrives. Some good reviews here, here, here, and here. and a Kindle DX Textbook store may open on about July 1.

Tech Tip – How to use the very handy Kindlepedia tool.

Interview – My wife Darlene asks me a few questions about the Kindle DX and offers her own commentary at the end of the interview.

Quote – A PDF file on the DX and comparison of the Text to Speech sound on the DX versus the Kindle 2.

Comments – Steve Shank, Drew Herdener, Brian Vallelunga, Dan Meyers, Marcy McKenzie, Bob Hare, Craig Scarberry, Larry Gross, Len Charnoff, and Rebecca Robertson.

The DX unboxing video I posted yesterday is at

TKC 46 Marion Maneker

News (2:26) – The DX is coming next week! Google throws down the gauntlet for Amazon. A new owner for eInk. A way to spend $500 on a Kindle accessory.

Tech tip (7:16) – how to listen to this podcast on your Kindle.

Interview (11:42) – Marion Maneker, author of a Kindle column at and former publisher for business imprints at Harper Collins.

Quote – George Being George, edited by Nelson W. Aldrich.

Comments – Carolyn and Linda Hopkins.