Feel like adding fuel to the fire? Burn your books and buy a Kindle.
Compared to the rest of the trendy gadgets out on the market, from a purely aesthetic point of view, the Kindle falls a bit flat. In a world where we walk around with all kinds of electronic devices that play music, store images, record videos and send text messages, the Kindle seems to be a one trick pony. It has clearly deviated from the shiny exteriors of the newest phones and the eye catching colours of the ipod family. In fact, holding the device feels almost a bit budget. (Never mind the fact that there was a huge waiting list to order these online at Christmas, Ebay auctions were going through the roof and the only way to find one for my mother before Santa was to buy one second hand for almost twice the price.) (more…)