News – 1) Early reviews of the Kindle 3 are uniformly positive, including judgments by David Pogue, Wired Magazine, Fast Company, and The Telegraph. 2) The Jackal backpedals with Random House, putting a premature end to a Kindle exclusive on some great backlist titles. 3) Amazon touts record sales of the Kindle 3 without saying how many they sold. 4) J. A. Konrath reports that he sells 60 times more of his books at the Kindle Store than he does at Apple’s iBooks store. 5) Seth Godin has had it with traditional publishing.
Tech Tip – Paul Levin provides my first Kindle 3 tip, using the WiFi to transfer personal documents without a charge.
Interview (10:55) – My wife Darlene and I compare notes after a week of trying out a review copy of the Kindle 3.
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