Post Tagged with: "kindle"

Amazon Kindle DRM Broken

Amazon's Kindle DRM, which restricts ebooks to the device, has been broken. The hack reportedly allows ebooks stored on the reader to be transferred as PDF files to other devices.

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December 23, 2009 4 comments Must Reads

Kindle Coming To Canada, But Who Provides the Wireless?

There are multiple reports this morning that Amazon is finally selling the Kindle in Canada.  The device comes with wireless downloads, which suggests that a deal has been struck with a Canadian carrier.  But which one?

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November 17, 2009 7 comments Must Reads

Globe Confirms Kindle Delay Due to Carrier Issues

The Globe reports that the delayed availability of the Amazon Kindle in Canada is due to ongoing negotiations between Amazon and the three wireless providers.

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October 9, 2009 1 comment Must Reads

Amazon Kindle Launches in 100 Countries But Not Canada

Amazon has announced that the Kindle e-book reader is now available in 100 countries, but not Canada. It would be interesting to know the reason why, though my guess is the lack of a deal with a telecom carrier for wireless downloads.

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October 7, 2009 11 comments Must Reads

Petition Amazon Kindle DRM Launches

A petition calling on Amazon to remove all DRM from the Kindle has swiftly obtained over a thousand signatures.

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August 5, 2009 1 comment Must Reads