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News Now Internet Report: Electronic Book Reader

Carrying several hundred books in a device the size of just one paperback book may be hard to believe, but it is possible.

Many have attempted to pull this off, not even Sony could measure up to the challenge. Now Amazon claims they have the key to electronic book success.

Amazon calls their new electronic book reader "The Kindle." Through a built in wireless cellular connection, you can download books from the Amazon store from anywhere. This gives direct access so you do not have to plug it into a computer like other electronic book readers.

You can also download newspapers, like the New York Times for a daily fee, it is word compatible and the makers believe it may be the future for children"s text books.

"The Kindle" can store thousands of books for your reading pleasure. The starting price for is $400, it is currently on the market through Amazon.


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