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On this blog we will track down the latest Amazon Kindle news. We will keep you up to date with whats hot in the bestsellers section, including books, ebooks and blogs... and we will also bring you great Kindle3 tips and tricks along with reviews for the latest KindleDX accessories.

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Kindle Photo of the Day #38: Cafe Kindle

Amazon Kindle Photo of the Day 38: Cafe Kindle

Photo by ko308

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Hacking the kindle.

Recently I stumbled upon a blog which describes how to hack Kindle in great details. Even though I’m not a big hacker myself it is quite interesting to see what is going on in my Kindle internals and what steps I would need to take in order to modify it.

Based on his post in order to see Kindle boot sequence you will have to do some additional electrical wiring. That’s how crude final connected version looks like.

If you want to hack you Kindle you’ll need several things:

- Some electrical engineering education… Or be a hacker in your soul.

- a TTL-RS232 or TTL-USB converter.

- a 20-pin 0.5mm pitch flat flex cable with a connector.

- Strong desire to do it.

Or you can keep it simple and send your Kindle to Igor and ask him to hack it :)

Read his entire post on connecting Kindle to a hacking device.

In the next post I’ll try to cover more aspects on kindle hack process I read about in Igor’s blog. It will include some hidden features and easter eggs you have in your Kindle.

If you have tried hacking Kindle and successfully done so please send details to me. I would love to post about them.

Kindle Photo of the Day #37

Amazon Kindle Photo of the Day 37

Photo by kipbot

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Kindle Photo of the Day #36: Color

Kindle Photo of the Day 34: JavaOne 2008

Photo by farmfoto

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Kindle Photo of the Day #35: Charge it

Kindle Photo of the Day 34: JavaOne 2008

Photo by jacksonpe

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