Amazon's Kindle: Now Brought To You By Buick?

Amazon's Kindle: Now Brought To You By Buick?

If $140 for an Amazon Kindle e-reader is still too rich for your blood, the online book-seller is starting to take pre-orders for a new $113 “Kindle with Special Offers.” What makes it cheaper (and “special”)? The new e-reader will display advertisements on the Kindle’s screensaver and at the bottom of the home page. [More]

1 EECB Does What 60 Hours, 40 Calls, And 7 Replacements Couldn't

1 EECB Does What 60 Hours, 40 Calls, And 7 Replacements Couldn't

Josh’s phone from Verizon kept crapping out and they kept giving him replacements, which also crapped out. After a year of dealing with this, a friend of his turned him on to the idea of sending an “EECB.” His letter grabbed the CEO of Verizon’s attention, and that’s when he got satisfaction. [More]

Micro Kvetch: Four Complaints, Four Answers

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