I was a relatively early adopter of the Kindle, and although I didn’t purchase the first generation model, I jumped at the chance to get the second generation when they released the international versions. Now that the Kindle 3 (or “Kindle”, which would be really confusing in a post like this) is out, the UK (along with many other countries around the world) has its own UK Kindle store, where you can purchase titles in Pound Sterling rather than US Dollars, and save the extra “international delivery charge” that applied on some items.
This is great for new Kindle owners, as by default if you buy it from Amazon UK, it will provide you with access to the UK store. However, international Kindle 2 owners are still stuck with the US store on their devices. Although it may not occur to everyone to change it over, there are a number of benefits to doing so, and best of all, it’s ridiculously easy to do. [Read more…]
Hoping to study Computer Science at University in the near future, you’ll seldom see John without a computer in touching distance! His interests include building computers, reading all sorts of literature and of course writing for Zath to keep you updated on all the latest in the world of tech! You can follow John on Twitter as @british_geek.