Mossberg Slams Amazon’s Kindle E-Book Reader

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Nov 292007
 

Amazon.com’s new e-book reader Kindle got the thumbs-down in a critical review from Wall Street Journal technology Guru Walter Mossberg today. Mossberg writes that while he liked the shopping and downloading experience, the Kindle device itself is just mediocre. While it has good readability, battery life and storage capacity, both its hardware design and its software user interface are marred by annoying flaws. It is bigger and clunkier to use than the Sony Reader, whose second version has just come out at $300. ….the device is poorly designed. It has huge buttons on both edges for turning pages forward or […]

Dell to Make Notebooks, Servers in India

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Nov 292007
 

Dell plans to expand its manufacturing facility in Sriperumbudur (near the South Indian city of Chennai) to make notebook computers and servers in 2008,  according to Live Mint. Dell currently makes desktop computers at the Sriperumbudur facility. In the wake of accounting irregularities and a resurgent HP, some of the fizz has gone out of Dell lately. Dell has a significant presence in India with over 10,000 employees involved in customer support and server and storage product development.