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Saturday, October 24, 2009 , Posted by Technoratti-Anuraag at 12:23 PM

Amazon Kindle is a software and hardware platform developed by subsidiary Lab126 for reading e-books and other digital media. Three hardware devices, known as "Kindle", "Kindle 2," and "Kindle DX" support this platform, as does an iPhone application called "Kindle for iPhone". The first device was released in the United States on November 19, 2007.
The Kindle hardware devices use E Ink brand electronic paper displays, and are able to download content over Amazon Whispernet using the Sprint EVDOnetwork (the international version uses AT&T's network both domestically and internationally). Kindle hardware devices can be used without a computer, and Whispernet is accessible without any fee.These devices also provide free access to the internet. Kindle devices sold prior to October 19, 2009 were sold only in the United States.On October 7, 2009, Amazon announced an international version of the Kindle 2 with a built-in 3G (HSDPA) and EDGE/GSM wireless modem for connectivity in over 100 countries, which will go on sale October 19, 2009 worldwide.
On March 3, 2009, launched an application entitled Kindle for iPhone in the App Store for iPhone and iPod Touch owners to read Kindle content. Through a technology termed "Whispersync," customers can keep their place across Kindle hardware devices and other mobile devices.
Amazon announced the Kindle DX on May 6, 2009. This device has a larger screen than its predecessors and supports PDF files natively. It is marketed as more suitable for displaying newspaper and textbook content.

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