John Biggs

As we send this issue off to press, rumors of Amazon’s fall release of Kindle 2.0 and late 2008/early 2009 release of Kindle 3.0 (started by the editor-in-chief of tech blog CrunchGear.com, John Biggs), remain unconfirmed. Amazon’s press department responded to my inquiry with the usual tight-lipped, Amazon response: “… We do not comment on rumors or speculation.” According to Biggs’ blog: “An insider let slip that two new Amazon Kindle models will hit stores this holiday season, with the first coming as early as October. The first is an updated version with the same-sized screen, a smaller form factor and an improved interface.

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