It has been a while since Amazon Kindle was released.  For those who don’t know, it’s an ebook reader that can download ebooks from Amazon’s ebook store using GSM.

There were a couple of criticisms to Kindle, like it could not view PDF’s and other ebook formats (unlike Sony’s Reader) – but rumors say that it will soon support various formats for ebooks.  Recent hacking done by

Apparently, Kindle is running linux, and this will probably allow for hacked firmwares to appear – for more functionality. So, check Igor’s blog for more info to see the hidden features in Kindle.


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