This was from an article detailing how Canadian publishing houses like Harper Collins and Random House of Canada are working to make titles available on the Kindle in Canada.
In a paragraph that followed several quotes from Jay Marine, director of product management for Kindle, Williams wrote:
' One key difference for Canadian customers, however, is that they won’t be able to use their Kindles to browse the Web yet, although they will be able to access Wikipedia. But Amazon says it does intend to enable its experimental browser in every country. In the meanwhile, Canadians will be able to download more than 90 newspapers and magazines with single purchases or with a subscription. 'Marine also talks about wireless coverage in Canada, which is somewhat spotty and explains that if customers in some areas are unable to get a strong enough connection, they can use their computers to download a book and move the book to the Kindle.
The Kindle finally gets library organization or folders?
For newcomers to the Kindle: here's a guide to the basic Kindle organization structure and functions.
A Facebook announcement by the Amazon Kindle account at 1:07 PM Thursday said:
' Kindle Customers, We have heard from many of you that you would like to have a better way to organize your growing Kindle libraries. We are currently working on a solution that will allow you to organize your Kindle libraries. We will be releasing this functionality as an over-the-air software update as soon as it is ready, in the first half of next year. - The Kindle Team 'This Facebook post was greeted with no small disbelief in the Amazon forums where customers had been pleading for this feature for about 2 years with no response from Amazon in that time, and some who wrote that they had called Kindle Customer Service to ask about this yesterday were told it wasn't true. In response to this thread, Amazon Kindle Customer Service posted the same announcement as the one seen on Facebook and added:
' The Kindle team maintains a Facebook and Twitter feed for customers to follow us. Here they are:At the time the International Kindle was first announced (Oct. 6, 2009), Amazon made a stand-alone Kindle Customer Service Q&A Community forum which they point to only at the right-hand side of the regular Kindle customer forum.
Twitter: http://twitter.com/KindleReads '
As of Thursday, they added the topic announcement 11/19 Q&A: Organizing Content on Kindle. The topic or thread was added at 6:32 PM PST. The announcement is the same. It's official, folks! Below are ways to Share this post if you'd like others to see it.
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