There are a million posts (and podcasts) in the Kindlesphere, and here are a few that caught my eye this week and seemed worth sharing with you:
- BlogKindle has a fun post referencing this very retro “new” Kindle case for the Kindle 2 and Kindle DX from Busted Typewriter. I have two recommendations for the very imaginative entrepreneurs at Busted Typewriter: (1) get these listed on Amazon’s Kindle Accessories page pronto! and (2) whatever you do, don’t offer one of these cases in the form of a copy of Gray’s Anatomy!
- If you want to follow up on my piece last week on textbooks for the Kindle and other devices, it’s worth a trip to the Kindle Worlda thoughtful analysis and plenty of information concerning some recent developments in the e-textbook sector.
- “Steve Shank of Arizona is a Kindle fan with 35 years of experience introducing new technology, dating back to his days as an early employee of Apple,” says the show notes page at The Kindle Chronicles, and Len has a relaxed, fascinating interview with him as the centerpiece of this week’s podcast. Extra bonus: great audio of the waves lapping the shore at Len’s summer retreat on the Maine coast at the end of the show.
- Over at my own indieKindle blog for authors and independent publishers, I rolled out a suite of services to help interested authors and publishers bring their books and articles before millions of ebook readers.
- Abhi’s iReaderReview blog weighs in with a piece on Amazon’s latest Kindle controversy in a piece entitled Cons of sharing Kindle subscriber information with publishers. I filed my own view of the controversy here.
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