Monthly Archives November 2010

TKC Video – Drew Shikoh Interview

This is the video of my interview on November 22, 2010, with Drew Shikoh, 14, an avid reader and Kindle enthusiast from Chattanooga, Tennesee.  A lightly edited audio version of the interview appears in TKC 123.

TKC 123 The Next Generation

News – 1) Black Friday’s very brief Amazon special, $89 for a Kindle 2, generates an angry hive of forum participants who did not click in time to get one. 2) According to Carolyn Kellogg of The Los Angeles Times, The Autobiography of Mark Twain – Volume I is now pretty much available only in […]

TKC 122 Peter Hildick-Smith

News – 1) Amazon as of today makes it possible to send Kindle books as gifts to anyone who has an e-mail address, whether or not they have a Kindle.¬† Click here for press release. 2) No one is calling this a Kindle Killer–or an iPad Killer, for that matter. But I’ll tell you what […]

TKC Extra: Kindle Safari

As we approached the end of our travels in South Africa and Botswana, Darlene and I talked Kindle on the porch of our cabin at Tau Game Lodge, located in Madikwe Game Reserve at the northern border of South Africa. This is the recording of our conversation on Friday, November 12, 2010. Among the books […]

TKC 121 Paging Ahead

Note: This episode was recorded in Cambridge, Mass., before we left on our trip to South Africa and Botswana, and was set for advance posting on November 12, 2010. Tech Tip – Jim Jones from Omaha discovers a handy tip for turning off Text to Speech on the Kindle by pressing a single key on […]

TKC 120 Ryan Block

Note: This episode was pre-recorded in Cambridge, Mass., before we left for our trip to South Africa and Botswana, for delayed release. Tech Tip – Listener Wayne Scott tells how to listen to your favorite podcasts on your Kindle and refers us to this tip which enables¬† Linux computers to automatically treat the Kindle as […]