Definition of Kindle
Kindle is an e-book accessing terminal technology that helps learners and scholars to have in depth search and access to knowledge over the internet. Due to current global trends in learning and research, the Kindle of Amazon has made a move to serve its clients and customers beyond Canadian boarders. This strategy has promised Canadians seeking to pick up e-reader, ought not to wait any longer.
Kindle was not available outside the United States before October, 2009. However, the technology was introduced in Canada at around November, 2009 when Amazon started offering it using its global site. This was made possible by Amazon’s AT and T services technology. The technology commonly referred to as Whispernet that enabled worldwide access to e -books.
Tips on buying kindle.
Since kindle is not available in any other retailers, Canadians who seek to purchase the kindle are advised to buy it on Amazon’s international site rather than the Canadian websites. This because, a number of companies have already given a trial to delivering quality content through a bundled browser of kindles.
Steps in purchaseof a Kindle.
Anybody seeking to buy the kindle e-reader can do so using a Canadian credit card and then upload it to the Canadian address. A 3G wireless technology remains free of charge, even though the pool of topics accessible is restricted but growing. This is because Amazon is making deals on a country- to-country basis with publishers. In addition, kindle books, newspapers and magazines are dollar priced which can incur a premium if purchased with a Canadian currency credit card.
Kindle in Canada.
Since February, 2012, Amazon has been shipping kindle touch to Canada, eliminating unnecessary long wait. While it was possible to buy it from other sources before, the price was extremely unreasonable, especially if compared to amazon.com website. Before on the display, were Kindle Keyboard 3G, kindle DX and the new Kindle Wi- Fi 6”, the Kindle Touch and Fire was the ultimate target. With the advent of international shipping of Kindle Touch, there is surety that the Kindle Fire will also get into the international market very soon.
Types of Kindle available in Canada.
All versions of Kindle in Canada use an e-Ink technology that is capable to eliminate glare from its screen, downloads fast, have long-life battery, performs text-to-speech, they are as slim as an ordinary magazine and they are lightweight.
1. The New Kindle Wi-Fi – This kind has the same features as the original Kindle but with added Wi-Fi connectivity and a two-month battery life.
2. Kindle Touch 3G/Wi-Fi- This model uses technology that other versions have only with added technology of infrared touch.
3. Kindle Keyboard 3G- The Kindle 3G in addition to its Wi-Fi connection, uses mobile Global Positioning System (GPS) network technology to download and buy e-materials from Amazon.com any time, from any point where GPS signal is available.
4. The Kindle DX- it is the most expensive version of Kindle because it features e-Ink pearl technology, has larger screen and an accelerometer that enables it to display the screen in either portrait format or landscape formats depending on how you hold it or turn it around