News – TechFlash brings word that Amazon has settled the “1984” lawsuit. Thoughts on settlement by Andrys Basten and Abhi. Kindle sales appear to be coming soon to the UK. The Daily Princetonian claims “many” of the 50 students using free Kindle DXs “were dissatisfied and uncomfortable with the devices.” But the article quotes only two students, and one of them has some good things to say about the DX. Ah, the media. Stephen Windwalker has his Fall 2009 Kindle Survey up till October 15. There’s even a question about The Kindle Chronicles!
Tech Tip – From Bret Ingerman at the Yahoo Kindle Korner group: move the 5-way controller to the left or right to skip behind or ahead by chapters.
Interview – My wife Darlene returns to the podcast on the occasion of her one-year anniversary as a Kindle reader. Includes snippets from Day 1 when her Kindle 1 was unboxed, and an interview after her first month. And now, she tells how the Kindle has completely changed the way she reads a series of books by the same author. She also has a good idea for a hybrid Kindle/audiobook product and a tip for an un-tech-savvy reader like herself who may be thinking about trying a Kindle.
Your Comments – Ron Molnar on refurbished Kindles, Rick Askenase’s idea for reviewing blogs available on Kindle, Al MacDiarmid on the Belmont Public Library. Audio comments from Clark Diamond and Jim Jones.