Friday, October 07, 2011

MC2 Post 1067 Why the Kindle Touch is Bard from the internet


$50 More for 3G -- Minus Most of the Internet

3G Connectivity That Isn't

Amazon's new Kindle lineup was unveiled to great fanfare last week, including their new Kindle Fire Android tablet and the Kindle Touch. To keep the price down the Fire lacks 3G connectivity completely, while the Touch offers users both a Wi-Fi only version for $100, or a 3G version for an extra $50. Interestingly, the 3G wireless broadband connectivity that comes with the Touch comes with a number of restrictions users recently discovered over at the Amazon forums. According to a post by Amazon, the 3G connection on the device can now only be used to access the Kindle store or browse Wikipedia:



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