News – 1) Scattered reports of Kindle 3 freeze-ups and crashes echo my own experience. Late-breaking news from Abhi indicates Amazon may be working on a software fix soon. 2) Sony announces three new Readers. 3) Staples to begin selling Kindles.
Interview (14:07) – Richard Nash is putting his visionary ideas about how to link authors with readers to work in creating his startup independent publishing business, Cursor. We spoke on August 23 about how it’s going and what’s ahead. If you’re looking for a good read, he recommends You Were Wrong by Matthew Sharpe.
Comments – Roy in L.A. passes along two links from MobileRead about reports of slow page turns on the Kindle 3. Allen MacDiarmid gives his first impressions of the Kindle 3. Jean Remple is still trying to figure out what the microphone on the Kindle 3 is for, and Nick Todd has an idea about how he’d like to use it.