There are converters available from Amazon and/or Mobi for pdf and doc files.
Think about waiting somewhere in the middle of the day, or perhaps in an airport while you're traveling, and having immediate access to 100,000 books and hundreds of newspapers and periodicals from this pad in your hand.
Kindles can read a variety of non-proprietary, non-DRM'ed formats. They read TXT, HTML, JPEG, and non-DRM Mobi files directly.
How do you load other eBooks onto the Kindle? Just add Amazon DRM.
A revolutionary portable reader that wirelessly downloads books, newspapers, magazines and blogs to a crisp, high-resolution electronic paper display that looks and reads like real paper, even in bright sunlight.