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Kindle Gains Longer Battery Life, PDF Support

Article Source LinuxDevices
November 25, 2009, 2:33 pm

Amazon.com announced two enhancements to its Linux-based Kindle e-book reader, offering 85 percent more battery life, as well as a native PDF reader. The Kindle can now last seven days even with wireless turned on, claims Amazon, which is offering the enhancements to current users via firmware upgrades.

The enhancements apply only to the 6-inch screen Kindle 2, which is now referred to simply as the Kindle, replacing the earlier version. They do not apply to the 9.7-inch Kindle DX...

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