Tech Tip – John Cog in a post at his Me and My Kindle blog tipped me off to a way to find other Kindle users on Google Maps, courtesy of a computer consultant in Croatia named Dragi Raos. I added myself in Cambridge, Mass., choosing a location with sentimental value.
Interview (7:28) – James McQuivey is vice president and principal analyst at Forrester Research, where he covers media technology. Click here for a July post about the Kindle. Click here for his tweets. We spoke by Skype on September 7, 2010 about Forrester’s major survey results confirming the Kindle’s continuing dominance of the e-book sector, as well as a surge by the Barnes & Noble nook which might propel it past Sony’s Reader for the distant Number 2 spot.
Comments – Andrew Everett, Allen MacDiarmid, and Robert Brownson comment on Kindle 3 freeze-ups. Bob Cope reports his K3 is already sporting rosewood skins and a suede jacket. William Green, who is legally blind, loves how easy to read his K3 is in low light with large print. Karen Horvath loves the Kindle’s social media capability.