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Funny story: Libraries rebranded as a lo-tec Kindle

Libraries rebranded as a lo-tec Kindle

The British Libraries Association have undergone a major re-branding to compete head to head with Amazon's Kindle. "It's a major initiative," said Rowena Reddalot, High Priestess of Librarians. "Kindle's marketing policy is to highlight their posi...

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Funny story: Nooks Await Arrival of New Family Member, the Nook Color

Nooks Await Arrival of New Family Member, the Nook Color

Yep, the name says it all. The new Barnes & Noble Nook Color is an electronic reader that will present books in COLOR. Present Nooks can hardly wait to greet the new addition to their family. At a NY press conference, the stats on the ex...

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Funny story: Kindles Feud with Amazon Over Lending-of-Books Feature

Kindles Feud with Amazon Over Lending-of-Books Feature

Kindles, Amazon's electronic readers, are in a snit. They are appalled that Amazon has announced, ". . . later this year, we will be introducing lending for Kindle, a new feature that lets you loan your Kindle books to other Kindle device or Kindle...

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Funny story: Barnes & Noble May Be Put Up For Sale, Kindles Aid Nooks

Barnes & Noble May Be Put Up For Sale, Kindles Aid Nooks

The finance world was stunned on Tuesday to learn that Barnes & Noble, which owns 720 bookstores in the U.S., was considering selling the company. Nooks, B&N's electronic readers, were shaken to the core by the announcement. "Who know...

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Funny story: Lighter, Faster Kindle Introduced, Older Kindles Sad

Lighter, Faster Kindle Introduced, Older Kindles Sad

There were cheers and jeers when Amazon introduced a new Kindle on Wednesday. The jeers came from the older model (Kindle2) electronic readers; they feel that they may now be put out to pasture. Many of the older Kindles were too upset to talk...

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Funny story: eBooks Outsell Hardback Books, Amazon Kindles Celebrate

eBooks Outsell Hardback Books, Amazon Kindles Celebrate

Kindles were ecstatic this week when they read in The New York Times that Amazon had announced that, " . . . for the last three months, sales of books for its e-reader, the Kindle, outnumbered sales of hardcover books." To celebrate, Kindles stop...

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Funny story: Price of Kindles is Cut, iPads React

Price of Kindles is Cut, iPads React

When Amazon recently announced that it was reducing the price of its electronic reader, the Kindle, to only $189, some cheered and some jeered. Kindles were upset. It was a kick in the teeth to their self-esteem. Apple's iPads, which can also...

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Funny story: Got a Secret? Don't Share It with an iPad

Got a Secret? Don't Share It with an iPad

At least that's what Kindles (Amazon's electronic readers considered, in some quarters, to be rivals of iPads) advised when it was revealed this week that some iPad users had some of their data leaked. Head Kindle Hedda was quick to comment. "...

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Funny story: Plan to Test Drive an iPad? Fasten Your Seatbelt!

Plan to Test Drive an iPad? Fasten Your Seatbelt!

Folks who came to two Apple stores in New York City to find out what was on the iPad got their answer this week. Reps from a local newspaper had swabbed some demo iPads (a total of four, two from each of two NYC stores), then sent the swabs to...

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Funny story: Kindles Dance in Streets of NY, Mock Cheaper Rivals

Kindles Dance in Streets of NY, Mock Cheaper Rivals

It was meant for human pedestrians, but yesterday the Times Square Pedestrian Mall in New York City was taken over by pedestrians of the machine variety. Kindles, Amazon's electronic readers, staged a protest to warn the public against buying any of...

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Funny story: iPads Rejoice as Kindles Sent to Fat Camp

iPads Rejoice as Kindles Sent to Fat Camp

Kindles, Amazon's electronic readers, just got some bad news. They're too fat! They're being sent to Fat Camp in the hope that they will meet their "lighter" goals in a few months. Head Kindle Hedda is furious, pointing out that anti-discrim...

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Funny story: iPad Gets More Attention at the Louvre than Mona Lisa

iPad Gets More Attention at the Louvre than Mona Lisa

The global launch of the Apple iPad on Friday was a major event. In Paris, early crowds to buy the iPad at the Carrousel du Louvre shopping center in the museum complex outnumbered the people waiting in line to see Leonardo da Vinci's famous paintin...

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Funny story: Kindles Shop for Father's Day for Daddy, Jeff Bezos

Kindles Shop for Father's Day for Daddy, Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos, Amazon's founder and CEO, is a lucky man. Father of Amazon's Kindle (regarded by many as the world's foremost electronic reader), he'll be getting lots of presents from his "kids" on June 20. A group of Kindles was spotted Saturday in...

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Funny story: Times Square Crowds Treated to Kindle-toting Preacher

Times Square Crowds Treated to Kindle-toting Preacher

Yep, there he was -- with a long beard and a flowing, white robe -- standing on a makeshift platform, shouting to the crowd a litany of Biblical verses about hell, damnation, and repentance. But he wasn't reading from a printed Bible yesterday. No...

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Funny story: Kindles Overworked, May Go Out on Strike

Kindles Overworked, May Go Out on Strike

Kindles, Amazon's electronic readers, are not happy campers. They are disgusted that Amazon has announced a new software update for the Kindle, providing many more services. "Lots more work for the exact same pay," Head Kindle Hedda complained...

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Funny story: Kindles To Be Sold at Target, iPads Will Be There

Kindles To Be Sold at Target, iPads Will Be There

An exciting announcement from Amazon: Kindles, Amazon's electronic readers, will be sold in U. S. Target Stores. Kindles are ecstatic that they will be available in brick-and-mortar stores, and they are celebrating with parties, speeches, and publ...

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Funny story: Apple iPad Debutante Ball is April 3, Kindle Says BIG WHOOP

Apple iPad Debutante Ball is April 3, Kindle Says BIG WHOOP

The April 3 launch of the tablet computer, the Apple iPad, will be celebrated at a Debutante Ball at which the iPads will be formally introduced to society. The "Coming Out" Ball will be held at the Cupertino, CA, headquarters of Apple, Inc. App...

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