News – 1) The Department of Justice files an anti-trust suit against Apple and five publishers, three of whom have settled out of court. Click here for the 36-page Complaint and here for the Proposed Final Judgment as to defendants Hachette, HarperCollins, and Simon & Schuster. For a look at where at least one of the alleged conspirators’ meetings took place, click here. 2) Meanwhile, Jeff Bezos talks about The Power of Invention in his Letter to Shareholders.
Interview (Starts at 24:02) – I spoke with Jim Cheshire, author of My Kindle Fire, by Skype on April 10. Other links of interest: MyAmazonKindleFire.com – The My Kindle Fire companion site. The “On” podcast that Jim did for Que, including a tip on using LastPass with the Kindle Fire and also on using ES File Explorer to access files on your network without having to pay for an app. (The podcast is available via iTunes and Amazon as well.) Jim’s review of Kindle Fire. Jim’s first visit to The Kindle Chronicles in 2008.
Upcoming Guest – Mike Shatzkin for TKC 195 on April 27.