I waited patiently for the year and a half it took the second generation Kindle to appear. This one was going to fix all the shortcomings of the Kindle 1. The new page change buttons would be harder to press by mistake and the display would support 16 shades of gray. It all seemed too hard to resist. Then the reviews emerged; Walt Mossberg of the Journal gave it a good review, David Pogue of the Times also liked it, and even Robert Scoble who had some harsh criticism of the first generation Kindle, said this one was much better.
I plunked down the $359 and now that I have a Kindle 2 of my own, I must confess, I’m not sure it’s as great as they say
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