Kindles can read a variety of non-proprietary, non-DRM'ed formats. They read TXT, HTML, JPEG, and non-DRM Mobi files directly.
Hack let you convert encrypted Mobipocket files that were intended for another reader so that that work on Kindle.
Amazon can do a lot of money only from selling kindle, like Apple does with the iPod.
As glued to the net as we all are, there's vast quantities of content that is not available online.
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.