' ...Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Kindle Director Russell Baker confirmed [at the Open Mobile Summit] that the company will no longer sell the Sprint Nextel-powered kindle..., according to a FierceWireless article.This has been clear for a few weeks but it's good that Amazon has finally made a statement about it - especially about the continued support.
The company will continue to support the Sprint-powered devices already in service but is looking to focus its efforts on its GSM-based Kindle e-reader that uses the AT&T (NYSE:T) network, which can be used internationally. Baker said that Amazon decided it was too confusing to sell one that works internationally and another that doesn't. '
Refurbished U.S. Kindle units continue to be sold, however, and might be preferred choices for some who live in areas that have good Sprint wireless access but no AT&T reception.
GOOGLE BROWSING OF MAGAZINES
This feature (older issues and sample ones, from what I saw) now has its own page. This is not a Kindle item but I thought some might be interested.
Article on Amazon's "customer focused" operation
' Though it's far from giving the store away, Amazon has responded to the recession by keeping prices low and keeping up its good deals on shipping. Revenue soared 16% for the first half of the year, and the company shredded third-quarter expectations with earnings surging by 69% 'Below are ways to Share this post if you'd like others to see it.
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