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When Apple announced the iPad earlier this year, some commentators declared that it could signal the demise of Amazon.com’s Kindle e-reader. Unlike the Kindle, which could do only one thing well — display pages from books — the iPad was a multifunction device, allowing people to browse the Web, check their e-mail, read magazines, watch movies, listen to music and run a universe of applications.

Online retailer Amazon.com is opening its Kindle e-book reader to third-party application developers. The announcement comes less than a week before Apple is expected to announce a tablet device that will compete with Amazon in the e-book market

This week, Amazon.com’s Kindle e-book reader went on sale in SA and around the world. E-books are finally coming of age. Here’s why you’re going to want to buy one and why you may be better off delaying your purchase for a short while. If anyone has any doubts that the future of book publishing is electronic, consider this: where Amazon stocks both

We have a large panel for this week’s episode of SA’s favourite technology podcast. Duncan, Jon, Brett, Ben, Toby and Simon discuss Rica, Telkom cable upgrades, the interconnection debate, the Amazon Kindle, Google Wave, and much more