Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Kindle for Kollege?

Hmm. From Business Week (hat tip, Shirley Skeel in Media Relations):

Kindle may start getting a warmer reception in colleges come May 6, when Amazon (AMZN) launches what is expected to be a larger version of its Kindle e-book reader that is more suited to academic publishers. Six universities including Case Western, Pace, and Princeton are partnering with Amazon and major publishers to supply students with the new device in the fall, The Wall Street Journal reports. Details of the name of the device, as well as specific features and price, have not been released. Amazon declined to comment on the report.

Why not just wait for the Asus T91 tablet? That's what I'm waiting for: