Monday, August 25, 2008

Report: A Kindle for college kids? | Crave, the gadget blog - CNET

It's only a matter of time before a device of this type is pervasive for all full-time students, imho

Amid reports that Amazon is working on new models of its e-book reader, the Kindle, one analyst says the online titan has an academic spin in mind.

Amazon's Kindle e-book reader

Amazon's Kindle e-book reader

(Credit: Amazon.com)

Amazon sees a chance to cash in by marketing the Kindle to college students, according to McAdams Wright Ragen analyst Tim Bueneman, by way of Seattlepi.com reporter Andrea James.

A collegiate version could be just one of a number of potential Kindles-to-be, apparently. "There are already several new, improved versions of the Kindle in the works," Bueneman wrote in a note Friday, per James.

Report: A Kindle for college kids? | Crave, the gadget blog - CNET

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