Coverage Of The Kindle Launch

Well, it’s not an Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) product but you might call it an iPod for books: Joseph Weisenthal from our sister site PaidContent was at the launch of Kindle, a digital book reader from Amazon. The details: It costs $399, weighs 10.3 ounces device, with dimensions of a paperback and a six-inch screen. Kindle can hold as many as 200 books with 30 hours of reading on a charge. About 88,000 digital books will be on sale at the Kindle store on launch, with new books are priced generally around $9.99. It can also access the Internet via wireless, and one can subscribe to blogs at either 99 cents or $1.99 a month per blog. The bottom line:

“Although Amazon