News – 1) What would the demise of Borders mean for Kindle competitor Kobo? 2 ) Kindle Nation Daily has just released its winter survey. Learn all about the survey here, or simply click here to participate.
Tech Tip – Hunter Davis provides a creative solution to last week’s query about how to take notes on your Kindle. You might also want to try Will DeLamater’s Notepad tool.
Interview (starts at 16:22) – Catherine MacDonald, who lives on the island of Gozo in the nation of Malta in the Mediterranean, spoke to me on Tuesday, January 18, 2011, by Skype about how she and her husband came to create the Kindle Lending Club. It’s one of several startups taking advantage of the Kindle’s new lending capability to put borrowers in touch with lenders. Their Facebook page already has more than 8,000 “likes”, and you can also follow the action on Twitter.
Content – Via Andrys Basten’s A Kindle World blog, I learned about the Chrome extension that enables you to move an article from your browser to your Kindle very easily. Click here for more from Lifehacker.