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    The Send to Kindle Button

    This morning, I saw this on a blog.
    I wonder if it would be worth it.
    What are your thoughts on this?

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    Yes, I think that it is a really good idea. I have a Kindle and would like to send blog posts to my device where I wasn't inclined to commit to subscribing to all of the forthcoming blog posts. And the great content is archived on my device. Also, I think that it's possible to copy the data from the Kindle onto your PC via USB.

    Some blogs have epic posts where this feature would be great for saving them for future reference.

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    I think it is hilarious that one of the comments on the Amazon blog story is "Why don't you have a Send to Kindle button on this blog?"

    Duh, you would think that they would want to demonstrate the button on the blog post that announces it.
    "Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote." -- Benjamin Franklin

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    I may mess with it and put it on my blogs just to see what develops over the next month of so.

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